Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II: Geneva 2014

A new face for the Rolls-Royce Ghost, now called the Series II, has made its debut at the Geneva motor show

Rolls Royce has revealed a re-designed and updated Ghost to the public at the 2014 Geneva motor show.

Featuring new, sleeker LED daytime-running lights, a tapered ‘wake channel’ on the bonnet, subtly re-sculptured bumpers and new chrome inserts, the Ghost Series II is more substantial facelift than new car. Nevertheless, Rolls believes the Series II will consolidate the car’s ‘position as the most popular car in the €200,000+ class’. Clearly, it’s all about the accessories.

Subscribe to evo magazine

evo is 21 and to celebrate, we're returning to 1998 prices! Subscribe now to SAVE 39% on the shop price and get evo for its original cover price of £3.00 an issue, plus get a FREE gift worth £25!

Inside, the Series II has on-board wifi, an updated satnav, and a satellite-aided transmission (SAT) – as seen on the Wraith – which uses GPS signal to determine what cog the automatic eight-speed ‘box should be using in preparation for upcoming corners.

It seems likely the Series II will get the same 6.6-litre V12 engine from the Series I, enough to produce 563bhp and 575lb ft of torque, to no doubt gently-thrust its passengers up to 62 in a license losing 4.7secs.

Advertisement
Advertisement - Article continues below

Rolls humbly states that the Ghost’s target market includes ‘captains of Industry, entrepreneurs and successful business men and women who are the wealth and job creators in our economies.’ But even these lucky-few customers will have to wait until later in the year for the circa £200,000 Ghost Series II to go on sale.

Advertisement

Recommended

Visit/rolls-royce/ghost/22242/all-new-rolls-royce-ghost-spotted-testing-to-rival-next-bentley-flying-spur
Rolls-Royce Ghost saloon

All-new Rolls-Royce Ghost spotted testing

6 Feb 2019
Advertisement

Most Popular

Visit/ford/focus-hatchback/202030/2019-ford-focus-ecoboost-review-a-family-favourite-past-its-prime
Ford Focus Hatchback

2019 Ford Focus EcoBoost review

Some might suggest the UK is falling out of love with family hatchbacks, but the Focus EcoBoost is a good reminder of why it remains a compelling pack…
9 Dec 2019
Visit/news/22743/first-details-of-the-gordon-murray-automotive-t50-hypercar-revealed
News

Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 hypercar revealed

A true successor to the McLaren F1, Gordon Murray Automotive has revealed more about its spectacular T.50 hypercar
10 Dec 2019
Visit/mclaren/202028/mclaren-620r-goes-for-the-gt3-rs-jugular
McLaren

McLaren 620R goes for the GT3 RS jugular

Limited run extreme Sports Series McLaren 620R road car brings GT4 aero to the road.
9 Dec 2019
Visit/hyundai/201819/hyundai-i30-fastback-n-versus-the-nurburgring
Hyundai i30 N

Hyundai i30 Fastback N versus the Nurburgring

We brought the Hyundai i30 Fastback back to its spiritual home in Germany's Eifel mountains, where there is a racing track you might well have heard o…
7 Oct 2019