At the 2014 Geneva Salon, Rolls-Royce unveiled the Ghost Series II to the world. The facelifted luxury car offers a discreet and considered update of this iconic car’s exterior appearance, as well as the latest technological advances.

The new Ghost stands out with its re-sculpted headlights, with unbroken daytime running lights framing a new, more dynamic shape, giving Ghost Series II a distinct visual signature from the front. This blends perfectly with revised surface treatments to the front of the car. A tapered ‘wake channel’ on the bonnet, emanating from the Spirit of Ecstasy’s wings, evokes the sight of a jet’s vapour trail, hinting at the car’s dynamism.

2014 ROLLS ROYCE GHOST SERIES II Facelift LCI Genf Autosalon LIVE 01 750x500

Subtle re-sculpting of Ghost’s bumpers creates a stronger stance and a sense of extra width and height, whilst the contemporary aesthetic is further enhanced with the addition of chrome inserts to the front air intakes, which now feed more air cooling to the front brakes.

Interior comfort and style are enhanced with re-designed seats. Electronically adjustable thigh supports for front seat passengers complement a new seat structure, enhancing Ghost’s unchallenged interior comfort levels. A revised rear seat design ensures absolute comfort for those wishing to conduct business or simply relax. In ‘lounge seat’ configuration, the seats are gently angled towards each other to create a more intimate setting, allowing passengers to communicate more easily.

The instrument dials and clock have also undergone subtle enhancements with individually applied polished metal chaplets around the dials evoking the precision design of hand-made, luxury wrist watches, whilst the matte chrome centers ‘float’ in the middle of each instrument.

Here are the full specs and a photo gallery:

Ghost Series II SWB 
  
Dimensions 
Vehicle length5399 mm / 17 ft.9in
Vehicle width1948 mm / 6 ft 5in
Vehicle height (unladen)1550 mm / 5 ft 1in
Wheelbase3295 mm / 10 ft 10in
Turning circle13.4 m / 44 ft
Boot Volume (DIN)490 ltr / 17.3 ft3
  
Weight 
Unladen Weight (DIN)2360 kg / 5203 lb
Engine
Engine / cylinders / valvesV / 12 / 48
Fuel managementDirect injection
Max power @ engine speed  563bhp /570 PS(DIN)/420 kW@ 5,250 rpm
Max torque @ engine speed780 Nm / 575 lb ft @  1,500 rpm
Fuel typeSuper unleaded1
  
Performance 
Top speed250 km/h / 155 mph (governed)
Acceleration 0 – 60 mph (UK)4.7 sec
Acceleration 0 – 100 km/h4.9 sec
  
Fuel Consumption 
Urban21.2 ltr/100 km / 13.3 mpg (Imp.)
Extra urban9.8 ltr/100 km / 28.8 mpg (Imp.)
Combined consumption / range14.0 ltr/100 km / 20.2 mpg (Imp.)
CO2 emissions327 g/km

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS  

Ghost Series II EWB 
  
Dimensions 
Vehicle length5569 mm/17 ft.3”
Vehicle width1948 mm/6 ft 5”
Vehicle height (unladen)1550 mm/4 ft 11”
Wheelbase3465 mm/10 ft 2”
Turning circle14 m/45.9 ft
Boot Volume (DIN)490 ltr/17.3 ft3
  
Weight 
Unladen Weight (DIN)2420 kg/5335 lb
  
Engine 
Engine / cylinders / valvesV / 12 / 48
Fuel managementDirect injection
Power output @ engine speed563bhp/570 PS (DIN)/420 kW@ 5,250 rpm
Max torque @ engine speed780 Nm/575 lb ft @ 1,500 rpm
Fuel typeSuper unleaded1
  
Performance 
Top speed250 km/h/155 mph (governed)
Acceleration 0 – 60 mph (UK)4.8 sec
Acceleration 0 – 100 km/h5.0 sec
  
Fuel Consumption 
Urban21.4 ltr/100 km/13.2 mpg (Imp.)
Extra urban9.8 ltr/100 km/28.8 mpg (Imp.)
Combined consumption / range14.1 ltr/100 km/20 mpg (Imp.)
CO2 emissions329 g/km