For seven years, Rolls-Royce got by on the Phantom line alone, expanding on the original saloon with a long-wheelbase version, a coupe and the convertible. But now that the Ghost is part of the family, Goodwood seems to be following a similar expansion.

What started with the Ghost sedan has since been joined by the extended-wheelbase model and the Wraith fastback coupe. And now we're receiving spy shots of a Wraith-based convertible undergoing testing.

Potentially to be called the Wraith Drophead Coupe like its larger Phantom-based counterpart, the cabrio is likely to borrow much from the Wraith fastback – including its 6.6-liter twin-turbo V12 producing 624 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque – but with a folding cloth roof mechanism to let the wind and engine note in, although the prototype pictured here is wearing a makeshift hardtop.

Just when the Wraith DHC will join the lineup in Rolls-Royce showrooms, we don't know. But whenever it does, expect a price tag to hover around $320,000 – a good $40k more than the fastback, a substantial $150k less than the Phantom Drophead Coupe, but around $120k more than Bentley gets for the Continental GTC.


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      Lachmund
      • 7 Months Ago
      never liked the wraith's rear...this looks much better
      Jai
      • 7 Months Ago
      Not everyone who can afford a Bentley can afford a Rolls Royce. A Rolls sells for about $100-150k more than a comparable Bentley. Rolls is in a league of it's own, but Bentley is sportier and competes more with Aston Martin than with Rolls Royce in my opinion.
        mikeam91
        • 7 Months Ago
        @Jai
        Rolls and Bentley are very much competitors... How in the world can you say Bentley competes with Aston? That is just laughable! Completely different target customer and product. The most they have in common is that they are both expensive and English.
        Jj008
        • 7 Months Ago
        @Jai
        If you can't afford to buy a $300,000 car you should be getting a $200,000 car either.
      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 7 Months Ago
      Still a 6 series
      OptimusPrimeRib
      • 7 Months Ago
      Maybe Rolls-Royce Siren? I actually like the sound of that.
      SpaceGhost
      • 7 Months Ago
      The Wraith is hands down the best fastback to own. It's a shame that Bentley manages to sell so many Continentals with the same 10 year design and I've yet to see a Wraith in NYC. The rich are really slipping up.
      Rajat Motwani
      • 7 Months Ago
      ROLLS
      d.hollywood
      • 7 Months Ago
      Even in camouflage trim...it already looks way better than it's hardtop sibling. Can't wait to see the finished product in a showroom.I could be made to lust for this critter...if they get it right.
      mikeam91
      • 7 Months Ago
      I love me a Rolls and when it comes to the Phantom, nothing can touch it (although its about time for a redesign). What I don't understand is how someone can justify 120k price over the Conti GT for the Wraith. Obviously, the Rolls name and even more exclusivity at the country club are worth something, but I don't think the Rolls is 120K more luxurious or feature-filled. However, I guess to the jet set 120k is chump change for upstaging there lowly Bentley owning neighbor.
        OptimusPrimeRib
        • 7 Months Ago
        @mikeam91
        Sit in a Continental and then a Wraith and you'll see why. You can still fee a touch of VW here and there but the Wraith is super special. I sat in a Ghost and it was just beyond good. The materials were flawless the assembly was past perfect, and everything was extra special. I was fascinated by how perfect the stitching was.