Rolls-Royce: Finally Joining the Electric Party with the All-New Spectre

Rolls-Royce: Finally Joining the Electric Party with the All-New Spectre

The Rolls-Royce Spectre, its first electric vehicle in 113 years, is finally merging with electrification, according to CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös. The 65% pre-production model, 5 meters long and 2 meters wide, is the company's premium electric car statement and a dramatic departure from lead acid battery-powered vehicles. The fashionable and environmentally sensitive Rolls-Royce customer will love the Spectre's sleek and aerodynamic design, modular aluminum spaceframe chassis, finely crafted body, and excellent performance.

It's about time, don't you think? Rolls-Royce, the most prestigious automobile manufacturer in the world, has decided to join the electrification movement with the release of their most recent model, the Spectre.

Adding an electric option to the mix of their Ferrari, Range Rover, and who knows what else is just another day in the life of luxury for the typical Rolls-Royce customer, who presumably has a garage full of seven cars already.

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However, the process of developing this automobile was not like any other. To provide you with the smoothest ride and most responsive handling possible, the Spectre has been painstakingly constructed and refined over an extended period of time.

The Phantom Coupe has been replaced by the Spectre, a supercoupe that is both more powerful and larger than its predecessor. The Spectre is also a four-seater vehicle, unlike the Phantom Coupe, which only had two seats.

Rolls-Royce has been able to bring down the average age of their customers from 56 to 42 over the course of the past decade, and with the introduction of the Spectre, we are wagering that this pattern will only continue to get stronger.

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The pre-production model of the electric Spectre measures 5 meters in length and 2 meters in width, and it is "65% there" in terms of completion. It is now ready to make a statement.

The contoured body panels, the low drag coefficient of 0.25, and the modular aluminum spaceframe chassis are just a few of the amazing elements that make this automobile stand out from others on the market. And while we're talking about the outside, let's talk about that grille.

It's the largest one that Rolls-Royce has ever put on one of their cars, and there's a vent between the bumper and the grille. Even the well-known Spirit of Ecstasy mascot has been given a makeover in order to improve the operation of the character.

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WIRED recently conducted a series of tests on the pre-production prototype in South Africa as part of a hot-weather testing program. The crew is hard at work upgrading door seals and hardware after a scorching trip to Augrabies where temperatures can reach over 250 degrees Fahrenheit.

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While they are still working on removing "hidden inputs" and finding the ideal balance of silence and safety noise, the crew has been busy working on upgrading door seals and hardware.

The all-electric Spectre will be the first vehicle of its kind and will set a new standard for both style and functionality when it is released. The Rolls-Royce Spectre is not just any automobile; rather, it is a super-coupe that has been converted into an electric vehicle for the first time. Get ready to make a statement when you drive it.

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