Comfort and reliability level of the car are the most important features for modern drivers. If the vehicle is can’t provide comfortable driving, then a journey turns into a challenge, and may cause irritation, a feeling of weakness, as well as fatigue. This is especially true for a long distance trip.
The importance of this feature is clearly understood by car manufacturers. That’s why they try to make the car as comfortable as possible. Of course, this also affects the value of the car, so this review includes 3 Rolls-Royce Motor Cars models: Phantom Series 2, Ghost and Wraith. If you are a fan of this legendary brand, then Rolls Royce car rental Memphis TN will satisfy your needs in a super-comfortable car.
Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II
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The first Rolls-Royce Phantom appeared in 2003. This is the flagship limousine, after which the manufacturer released several Phantom cars: Extended Wheelbase in 2005, Drophead Coupé Convertible in 2007 and Coupé in 2008. The Phantom Series 2 was released in 2012.
There are no external differences between Phantom and Phantom Series 2. According to the creators, customers didn’t want any serious changes. The main thing that distinguishes these cars: LED headlights with a horizontal strip of diodes in the middle. In addition, they are adaptive and can change the direction and intensity of illumination when changing from the speed of movement. Thanks to this, comfortable ride in the Phantom Series II becomes also maximally safe.
The interior of the first Phantom model had a small miscalculation: the armrests on the doors are comfortable for the hand, but when driving fast, the passenger sitting in front has nothing to hold on to. Despite this fact, the flaw wasn’t corrected with the release of the Series 2, but in the opinion of many Phantom owners, the interior of the Phantom is still the most comfortable.
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Changes of Phantom Series 2 have affected multimedia: an advanced navigation system has been installed, and the screen also increased from 6.5 to 8.8 inches. Also, the Series 2 was equipped with five video cameras: in front, at the corners of the bumper, under the side mirrors and in the trunk lid.
All versions of the new Phantom are equipped an eight-speed gearbox instead of a six-speed one in the previous release.
Noise insulation of the car is outstanding: when testing cars, some participants accidentally stopped the engine, because they didn’t hear its work.
Rolls-Royce Ghost 2019
(photo by The Luxury Collection Los Gatos)
The Rolls-Royce Ghost first appeared in Frankfurt in 2009. All sedans produced by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars are not self-drive cars. The Ghost creates the feeling that a professional driver should control the car and the owner – enjoy the most comfortable rear seats.
In 2014 in Geneva, Rolls-Royce was offered to critics and buyers of the updated Rolls-Royce Ghost Series 2. Externally, there were almost no updates, but a few things have been changed: the headlamps were given a new shape and a fringe of running LED lights was added. Also, new design of the bumper and wheels was introduced.
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The Ghost can also be included into the rating of comfortable cars because it has a rather spacious trunk for a car of this class – its volume is 490 liters. The 563-hps engine made the Rolls-Royce Ghost the most powerful car of the company.
The Ghost 2019 has been changed inside. In order to facilitate the communication of passengers, manufacturers have provided the car with the most comfortable seats. Thus, now there’s enough space in the cabin for a comfortable traveling of five passengers.
Rolls-Royce has always been famous for the best car interiors and the Ghost is not an exception. Handmade trim with the use of leather and wood looks just incredible.
Rolls-Royce Wraith was developed based on the Rolls-Royce Ghost in 2013. The model has an innovative 8-speed gearbox working together with 635-hps power unit. As a result, Rolls-Royce Wraith in considered to be the most dynamic and fast car from the company. Along with such excellent power parameters, Wraith boasts a classic charm and aristocracy. Some customers even call it a sports car provided by the luxury-car manufacturer.
If comparing the Ghost sedan and the Wraith coupe handling was greatly improved. The fact is that the center of gravity of the car became lower. Among the other interesting and unique features of the vehicle is that you can select a keyless trunk-opening system, a HUD projecting the data on the windshield, adaptive headlights, and a voice-controlled navigation.
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The design of the Wraith’s salon is considered to be the best car interior. The ceiling is similar to the Phantom series’ solution and imitates the starry sky. Climate control has separate settings for each of the four passengers, which also gives the Wraith extra points in terms of interior.