2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom – Release Date, Review and Specs

The new 2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom is powerful and lavish, and is blessed with solid BMW hand-crafted designs and engineering elements that cover every inch of its vast exterior and interior, making it nearly as enjoyable from the driver seat as it is from the backseat. Some of its strengths include infinite customization options, an utterly silent cabin and tranquil ride, an impressive performance, and peerless craftsmanship and materials quality. Its release date should be expected in early 2017.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom exterior, blue color

Prestigious, stately, and ultra-luxurious are some of the defining attributes you here around every time the Rolls-Royce Phantom passes by. It is perhaps the most customizable machine on the planet. Even without the optional packages and standalone features, the relentlessly impressive craftsmanship which, by the way, is largely done by hand, and extensive use of high-end materials are enough to offer you a high-end luxury and comfort.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom front view, headlights and grille

And regardless of whether you ponder the lambs-wool floor mats or a cigar humidor in the glove box to be gratuitously ostentatious or gloriously opulent, there is now denying the posh excellence the Phantom can offer. The hush interior and the ride quality make for a memorable driving experience regardless of whether you are driving on asphalt or dirt.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom rear view, taillights and tailpipe

The interior room is plenty and even the 6-foot millionaires will be hard-pressed to find a nicer place to sit while they’re stuck in traffic. It is simply in its own league whether you are looking at performance or luxury.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom exterior

It’s difficult to compare it with any other car on the road by nature of its status, but if you feel the need to, there are a handful of rival vehicles worth considering. They include the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the 2017 Bentley Mulsanne. The latter is somehow sportier and commands the same attention as the Phantom, while the former may seem as a bargain and is an appealing choice though the material quality might be modest relative to the Phantom.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom blue color, side angle

Offered Trims – Rolls-Royce Phantom

The four/five passenger 2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom is available in two body styles: ultra-luxury and extended-wheelbase. Only one well-equipped trim level is provided.

Interior Serenity & 2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom Exterior Changes

Standard features available on the 2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom include front and rear parking sensors, an electronically adjustable air suspension, a 10-way power front seats, power-closing trunk lid, adaptive and automatic LED headlights, two umbrellas, cashmere and wool headliner, automatic dual-zone climate control, a sunroof, and multiple parking and maneuvering cameras.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom dashboard and steering wheel

Standard electronics include an 8.8-inch display, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, satellite and HD radio, voice controls,  multi-function electronics interface, a six-DVD changer, a Harman Kardon Lexico Logic 7 audio system, a navigation system, iPod/USB interface, and a 360-degree camera. Of course more equipment should be expected on its release date.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom interior, dashboard and leather seats

The only difference between the ultra-luxury and the EWB is the latter’s exclusive features such as reversible foot rests, automatic four-zone climate control, and additional 10-inches of rear legroom.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom front angle, grille and headlights

Pending further additions on its release date, there is a massive list of options available for a vehicle such as the Phantom. The list includes power-adjustable rear seats, a rear bar, a center partition, 12-inch DVD screens, embedded LED lights emulating nighttime stars, trunk-mounted parasols, color combinations, Rolls-Royce Bespoke program, mother of pearl inlays, visible exhaust tips, a thicker-rimmed steering wheel, a sportier suspension, and stiffer antiroll bars, veneer ‘picnic’ tables, a rear bar, a glovebox cigar humidor, and a “rear theatre.”

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom side view, alloy wheels

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom Engine Specs

Under the hood of the 2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom is a 6.7L V-12 engine good for 453 hp and 531 lbs. ft. of torque. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission system which then sends the power generated to the rear wheels.

According to various sources, a time of about 5.7 seconds is required for the base Phantom to get past 60 mph, and about a tenth of a second later for the EWB version.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom engine

Regardless of the body style chose, EPA says you should expect a fuel return of 11/19/14 mpg in the city/highway/combined.

Its curb weight is speculated to be around 5,840 lbs.

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom Release Date & Price

2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom release date

Industry pundits have recently been quoted saying the 2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom will probably hit our dealerships sometime in early 2017. As for the window sticker, expect it to go for sale for a starting MSRP of around $407,400. The Phantom Drophead Coupe is rumored to cost $492,000.

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New 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith – Release Date and Info

Staying true to Rolls-Royce tradition, the new 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith continues to deliver incompatible luxury, and astonishing power and presence in a hulking grand touring package. And unlike before, it is sportier than the Ghost sedan upon which it’s based. Other strengths include an illustrious Rolls-Royce badge, silent and lush cabin, a swift acceleration, and a better handling. The Rolls-Royce Wraith release date should be expected sometime in the second half of 2017. 

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith side view, auto show, alloy wheels

While Rolls-Royce has a long history of building driver-centric two-door coupes as well, its nameplate has long been associated with ultra-luxury sedans that are expressly designed to be chauffeured at owner’s direct specification. In its portfolio are two driver-centric coupes: the Phantom Wraith and the Coupe.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith side view, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

Relative to the coupe, the Phantom Wraith is more powerful and makes about 624 hp and 590 lbs. ft. of torque thanks to its turbocharged V12 engine. The 2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe 0-60 mph is rated at just 5.6 seconds, and 4.7 seconds for the Wraith. The Wraith also features such as GPS capability that enables it pull prevailing road conditions data and select the optimal gear.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith side view, blue color, alloy wheels

Being a Rolls-Royce means the new model comes with creature comforts, features and technologies. The cabin is detailed and comes with surfaces covered in eye-catching wood veneers and natural grain leather. The floor mats are ultra-comfy and made of lambswool. Other features include an 18-speaker sound system, ventilated massaging and heated seats.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith rear view, taailpipe and alloy wheels

Very few competitors are available if you’re considering to buy the Wraith. They include the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, and the Bentley Continental GT.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith Exterior Changes & Interior Review

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith interior, steering wheel, dashboard

Standard accessories available on the 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith include an eight-way heated front seats, automatic wipers, twenty-inch wheels, a leather upholstery, automatic headlights and wipers, front and rear wipers, self-adjusting air suspension systems, wood accents, front seat massage functions, upcoming curve detection, driver memory settings, a power telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, auto-dimming mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, a power closing hinged “coach” doors, and adaptive xenon headlights.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith front angle, headlights and grille

Others include voice controls, a 10.3” center display screen, an automatic four-zone climate control, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, a surround-view camera system, an auxiliary audio jack, a CD/DVD player, a navigation system, dual USB port, eighteen-speaker sound system, and satellite and HD radio.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith interior, leather seats, roof

The Driver Assistance package bundles adaptive cruise control, a navigation system, automatic high-beam control, a lane-departure warning and mitigation system, a heads-up display, infrared night-vision display, 21” wheels, lambswool floor mats, a Rolls-Royce “RR” logo embroidered headrests, a fixed glass roof, polished steel tread plates, and Bespoke Audio.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

Standalone options include door sills, ventilated front seats, interior customization options, a gold-plated Spirit hood ornament, a polycarbonated figurine, two-tone paint schemes, a leather trunk floor, custom wood veneers, and paint-matched center caps for the wheels.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith spy shots, front view

Interior wise, the new 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith comes with lots of premium surfaces ranging from buttery-soft leather seating to lambswool floor carpeting. And because of Rolls-Royce links with BMW, much of the navigation and infotainment electronics are user-friendly and generally impressive. Both the Phantom coupe and Wraith come with a high-resolution display and multi-level menus that operate through a uniquely British interpretation system.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith rear view, taillights and alloy wheels

The only notable drawback to owing the 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith seems to be its modest cargo space relative to its competition.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith Engine Specs & Fuel Economy

Motivation for the 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith is offered by a 6.6L turbocharged V12 engine rated at 624 horsepower and 590 pounds-ft. of torque. The rear-wheel drive is standard, as is the eight-speed automatic transmission system.

Zipping from 0-60 mph with Wraith takes a blistering 4.7 seconds.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith engine

When we come to the fuel economy, expect the vehicle to return 13/21/15 mpg in the city/highway/combined, at least according to Rolls-Royce.

Some of the safety technologies include side curtain airbags, side- and rearview cameras, front-seat side and knee airbags, stability and traction control, a night vision camera, adaptive cruise control, animal detection , a heads-up display, automatic high beams control, and lane departure warning.

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith front view, blue color, alloy wheels and headlights

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith Release Date & Price

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith Release date

Rumors in industry circles allege the vehicle will probably be offered for sale sometime in the second half of 2017. As for the 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith price, expect it to start from $304,350.

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2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith side view, exterior, alloy wheels

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith side view, black color, alloy wheels and headlights

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith black color, front view, headlights and grille

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith rear view, blue color, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith front view, red color, grille

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith front view, alloy wheels and grille

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith trunk

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith interior, lcd screen, gear shift knob

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith interior, leather rear seats, white color

2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith interior, leather rear seats