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First Drive: 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost is smaller in size, still larger than life

Rich people are different from the rest of us. Their wants and needs involve parameters and details completely foreign to the proletariat. While we use our vehicles for transportation, utility and sport, the rich view their automobiles as a necessary accoutrement to their elevated lifestyles. For the ultra-wealthy, an appropriate equivalent might be an original Remington bronze or Picasso painting. And just as they need art in their mansions, they need beautiful transportation. The 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost lives up to those lofty requirements by simultaneously being a rolling work of art... Read More

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    Report: Rolls-Royce Ghost to spawn coupe, convertible, long-wheelbase versions
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    Rolls-Royce introduced the Ghost sedan to the world a scant six months ago, but there's already talk about expanding the model range beyond the traditional four-door variant. Autocar reports that sources have revealed plans to create coupe, convertible, and even long-wheelbase versions of the new Ghost, which we will likely see in the form of concept ...

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    Wald International takes on Rolls, Porsche, Jaguar, BMW and Infiniti... all at the same time
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    Tuners typically roll out one package at a time. When a big tuner show like SEMA comes around, maybe a couple at a time. But Japanese tuning firm Wald International is launching five body kits for some of the most desirable top-of-the-line luxury sedans, all at the same time. Included in Wald's plans are aero kits for the Rolls-Royce Ghost, Porsche ...

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    Rolls-Royce Ghost could go hybrid sooner rather than later
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    Rolls-Royce unveiled the production version of its new "smaller" car, the Ghost, at the Frankfurt Motor Show and it goes into production next year. AutoCar is now reporting that the Rolls engineers are working on a hybrid version of the Ghost using BMW's mild hybrid system. The mild hybrid is getting its first application in a BMW right about now in the ...

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    Rolls-Royce gives up the Ghost... performance numbers
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    The official numbers for the Rolls-Royce Ghost have been revealed, and as expected, you won't need to worry about getting embarrassed. The 6.6-liter, twin-turbo V12 is rated at 563 hp and 575 lb-ft, that latter number, in typical Rolls fashion, being available practically at idle – just 1,500 rpm.The run to 60 mph takes 4.8 seconds in North America ...

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    Rolls-Royce launches configurator for 200EX/Ghost
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    Looking for a spectacularly useless way to waste some time? Online car configurators are one of our favorites. You can sit for an hour or more playing with different color combinations and options on a car you're never going to buy, and have absolutely nothing to show for it when you're done. The most alluring are the configurators for the most exclusive ...

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    No Surprise: Rolls-Royce reportedly planning coupe and cabrio versions of Ghost
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    Without catching anyone off guard, an exterior stylist for Rolls-Royce disclosed that the company is planning both coupe and convertible variants of its upcoming all-new Ghost sedan. Andreas Thurner, responsible for penning the new four-door, told Autocar that, "...the Ghost was designed in a way to make other body styles... we have to build up a family ...

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    Shanghai 2009: Rolls-Royce ditches RR4 for Ghost nameplate
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    At the Shanghai Motor Show this morning, Rolls-Royce finally put the temporary RR4 moniker to rest by officially naming its new Flying Spur-fighting sedan the "Ghost." Shown in concept form as the 200EX at last month's Geneva Motor Show, the Ghost will be built later this year on a separate assembly line at the automaker's newly expanded Goodwood ...

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    Now you see it, now you don't: Koenigsegg's transparent watch
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    var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/design/Koenigsegg_s_Amazing_Invisible_Watch_PIC'; You might have thought that building one of the very best-performing exotic supercars in the world would be enough to put a company like Koenigsegg on the map, but apparently no sportscar-maker has really made it until they've got their own laptop and wristwatch. ...

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