The Truth About Cars » Wraith http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 13:00:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Bark’s Bites: Miami’s Secret For Ridiculous Rides? Better Know ‘A Guy’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/barks-bites-want-car-noticed-miami-better-guy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/barks-bites-want-car-noticed-miami-better-guy/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1228513 “Rolls-Royce sold 4,000 cars last year.” Carlos, a handsome, Cuban gentleman sitting across from me wanted to make sure that I understood this fact. He said it so intensely that I never even thought to question his number (which was accurate). “Four thousand. That’s it. Do you know how many of them were sold to people on my […]

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“Rolls-Royce sold 4,000 cars last year.” Carlos, a handsome, Cuban gentleman sitting across from me wanted to make sure that I understood this fact. He said it so intensely that I never even thought to question his number (which was accurate). “Four thousand. That’s it. Do you know how many of them were sold to people on my […]

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Meet The New Rolls-Royce, Same As The Old Rolls-Royce http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/meet-new-rolls-royce-old-rolls-royce/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/meet-new-rolls-royce-old-rolls-royce/#comments Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:30:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1163754 Rolls-Royce took the cover off its new Dawn convertible (see what we did there?) Tuesday in an online reveal ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The car, which is powered by a 6.6-liter V-12 that produces 563 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque married to a ZF 8-speed transmission, is Rolls-Royce’s answer […]

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Rolls-Royce took the cover off its new Dawn convertible (see what we did there?) Tuesday in an online reveal ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The car, which is powered by a 6.6-liter V-12 that produces 563 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque married to a ZF 8-speed transmission, is Rolls-Royce’s answer […]

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Rolls-Royce Unveils Wraith ‘Inspired by Sajeev’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/rolls-royce-unveils-wraith-inspired-by-sajeev/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/rolls-royce-unveils-wraith-inspired-by-sajeev/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1133433 The latest creation as part of Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke Collections might as well have come from the Fox-body-loving garage of our own Sanjeev Sajeev Mehta. Showered in a svelte shade of heavy-metal brown, this Wraith ‘Inspired by Music’ model is just as inspired by the Brown Car Appreciation Society as it is Rock & Roll. Starting with […]

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The latest creation as part of Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke Collections might as well have come from the Fox-body-loving garage of our own Sanjeev Sajeev Mehta. Showered in a svelte shade of heavy-metal brown, this Wraith ‘Inspired by Music’ model is just as inspired by the Brown Car Appreciation Society as it is Rock & Roll. Starting with […]

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Vellum Venom: 2014 Rolls Royce Wraith http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/vellum-venom-2014-rolls-royce-wraith/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/vellum-venom-2014-rolls-royce-wraith/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1039961   While designing top-dollar luxury cars was a rare success during my year at CCS, it’s gotta be tough to get these into production.  Consider competition from lower-rung manufacturers, namely those parent companies owning the likes of Rolls Royce. How much shared engineering is forced upon them?  What financial (beancounting) and legal (pedestrian safety, carbon emission) […]

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  While designing top-dollar luxury cars was a rare success during my year at CCS, it’s gotta be tough to get these into production.  Consider competition from lower-rung manufacturers, namely those parent companies owning the likes of Rolls Royce. How much shared engineering is forced upon them?  What financial (beancounting) and legal (pedestrian safety, carbon emission) […]

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Wanna Wraith? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/wanna-wraith/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/wanna-wraith/#comments Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:11:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480143   Not to be outdone by the bull from Wolfsburg, BMW’s adopted super-luxury brand, Rolls Royce, offers its “most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history.” The Wraith, a car “with just a hint of the noir,” as Rolls says in an email. The car looks a little bit like when a Plymouth Barracuda went to […]

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  Not to be outdone by the bull from Wolfsburg, BMW’s adopted super-luxury brand, Rolls Royce, offers its “most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history.” The Wraith, a car “with just a hint of the noir,” as Rolls says in an email. The car looks a little bit like when a Plymouth Barracuda went to […]

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