Comments - Entry Level Exotics: Rolls-Royce Ghost

Published: Oct 17, 2012
Description: It's not just supercar makers who see the advantage of offering a cheaper car, luxury brands have something to gain from it as well. In the case of Bentley, one could say that the Continental Fly...
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Jon Wheel Oct 19, 2012
So now are they gonna do the BMW 7-series next?
Jeffrey Frank Oct 18, 2012
Yes. It's about entry into a brand not a segment.
Manish Jaiswal Oct 17, 2012
If this is about entry level on the manufacturer basis then really feeling sorry for v8 vantage waiter, I hope they will not feel sorry to see cygnet aka rebadged Toyota iq
Carlos Gallego Rodriguez Oct 17, 2012
For entry level exotic i'd say a lotus exige/evora, or the ariel atom, who knows, but not this expensive cars
Alex Leu Oct 17, 2012
Haha entry level rolls royce..
Anthony Palmisano Oct 17, 2012
How is this entry level again?
Michele Moro Oct 17, 2012
This article is for all the people who said gallardo cost wa too high for entry level ;)
Thibault Leroy Oct 17, 2012
It'll probly come later
Tyler Tarbox Oct 17, 2012
I was thinking the same thing
Colby Church Oct 18, 2012
Learn how to drive it and you won't be embarrassed. If you want to learn how to drive, firstly, you need to get a REAL car.
Saif Altaeef Oct 17, 2012
Ya man I took my landaulet off road and it was embarrassing
Saqar Khudairy Oct 17, 2012
Yeah but this is better for off roading
Saif Altaeef Oct 17, 2012
Man if you want something unique just get the Maybach 62s landaulet
Dennis Choong Oct 17, 2012
@Johnny- you think the 6.75L V12 of the Phantom is bespoke? It's a bore out 760's V12 without the twin turbo... as special as the Ghost's twin turbo 6.6L V12 is related to The 760. What's unique is the Phantom's aluminum monocoque chassis
Saqar Khudairy Oct 17, 2012
It's good daily driver, great first car. But it was worth it upgrading to the Phantom
Kwesi Desmond Prempeh Oct 17, 2012
I'm glad you don't bare grudges for opinions . It's Kwes sounding like yes and ending sounding ee. We are all car nuts and it's a great forum for us that I am glad I stumbled across.
Shelby Cassandra Oct 17, 2012
@Kwesi. I would have said that to anyone. I don't hold grudges against people for stupid things. Also, how is your name pronounced? Just curious.
John Serely Oct 17, 2012
In my opinion, I would want a mulsanne if I wanted a big luxury car meant to be driven. If I was going to buy a rolls Royce sedan, I would want it to be chauffeur driven (only sedans).
Tanton Stoneman Oct 17, 2012
I know someone has already probably said this, but i wouldn't say the Ghost is entry-level. I would rather one of these than a phantom actually...
Kwesi Desmond Prempeh Oct 17, 2012
@shelby. In a word "No"! How long have you been waiting to contradict me since the last time we exchanged words/word(No). No need to reply.
Zachary Maurer Oct 17, 2012
@erich, no cheaper means small in RR case, you know you are carbuzzs a$$hole commenter, right?
Zachary Maurer Oct 17, 2012
I have never seen this as the poor mans phantom, more of a more "driver oriented" mini phantom, this is the car in the RR lineup that has 4 doors, and is more focused to the driver actually driving it, not ur personal assistant
Shelby Cassandra Oct 17, 2012
And I didn't realize that it was explained in the article. Awesome.
Shelby Cassandra Oct 17, 2012
@Kwesi. This car practically does share the engine out of a 7 series. The difference being that this is stroked up to a 6.6L up from a 6.0L ( not 100% sure on the exact sizes). It also has a couple different internal components as well.
Kwesi Desmond Prempeh Oct 17, 2012
Moreover, your statement poor mans phantom . I haven't seen a poor man yet owning one. Unless you do?
Kwesi Desmond Prempeh Oct 17, 2012
@johnny please state facts when it comes opinions on matters of fact. The engine is not the same as in the Seven series. It may share some parts, however that doesn't make it a seven series engine. Tired of hearing the same old drivel.
Author Norman R. Colson Oct 17, 2012
Rolls royce is cheaper than a phantom? Wtf!? How is that possible...?
Ben Mossing Oct 17, 2012
I remember when these had those terrible circle headlights
Tyler Tarbox Oct 17, 2012
I've always preferred this to the Phantom
Fawaz Alkraidees Oct 17, 2012
You summed my answer up perfectly. I agree
Thibault Leroy Oct 17, 2012
@Spencer if you see both of them side by side you will understand why people would rather have a Phantom (if they have the money)
Spencer Warkentin Oct 17, 2012
I don't really see much of a reason to buy a Phantom when they make this as well. Something just looks more right with this IMO
Description: The name of the car comes from the Silver Ghost, which dates all the way back to 1906 and was eventually replaced by the original Phantom in 1926. In its day, the Silver Ghost was actually Rolls-Royce...
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Description: However, these sell in much bigger numbers than anything ever made by Rolls. In fact, this is almost literally the case. The Ghost is actually built on the same platform as the BMW 7 Series, although ...
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Stephen Reed Warren II Oct 18, 2012
Sooo...you're exact feeling is that the similarities of the 760 and the ghost are hardly noticeable? The ghost should be priced higher and should be for the rich. Make it special
Sebastian Grey Oct 17, 2012
This page expresses no feelings. What are you talking about.
Cody Gillard Oct 17, 2012
I would have never considered it an exotic i always thought it was a super sedan
Kwesi Desmond Prempeh Oct 17, 2012
Can't wait for the coupe. I'll join the waiting list.
Description: Yes, there is some sharing in the engine, but most of the internals are different, and even the displacement isn't the same. The engine is a 6.6-liter twin-turbo V12 which produces 563 horsepower...
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John Jenkins Oct 17, 2012
Ahhh it's as fast as my s4:(
Description: One could therefore think of it as competing more directly with the Flying Spur than the S-Class, being more similar to the Bentley in every way, including price. But the approach taken to these cars ...
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Kyle McCullough Oct 17, 2012
Why offer a long wheelbase ghost. Isn't that basically a Phantom?
Kyle McCullough Oct 17, 2012
This color is gorgeous. And unique, instead of being black, like most RRs
Jonathan Gomez Oct 17, 2012
For a second I thought that that pillar was the hood
Thibault Leroy Oct 17, 2012
Beautiful interior
Fawaz Alkraidees Oct 17, 2012
Classsssssssssssss in its best
Description: Just the same, the car is designed to be equally enjoyable for drivers and passengers, and the cabin is refined and sumptuously comfortable as Rolls-Royce customers demand. There are other differences...
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Description: But you would never notice this without a side-by-side comparison or someone telling you, it's not as though the folks at Goodwood are asking you to sit on recycled baseball gloves. Platform shar...
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Description: The Ghost, unlike some other cars in this series, does unfortunately feel a bit like a watered-down Phantom. The styling is sufficiently different, and the bit of added sportiness does help make it a ...
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Killian Wright Oct 17, 2012
My favorite version of the ghost...ever
John Jenkins Oct 17, 2012
Like it actualy