Road Tests Real world tests of Wraith vs Phantom

0-60mph

Wraith
4.92 s
Phantom
5.6 s

Top speed

Wraith
155 mph
Phantom
148 mph

1/4 mile

Wraith
13.41 s
Phantom
14.3 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Rolls-Royce Wraith

Reasons to consider the
Rolls-Royce Wraith

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Faster in the quarter mile 13.41 s vs 14.3 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 624 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 453 HP @ 5,350 RPM Around 40% stronger engine
Faster to 60mph 4.92 s vs 5.6 s More than 10% faster to 60mph
Faster top speed 155 mph vs 148 mph 7 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More torque 590 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 533 ft-lb @ 3,500 RPM More than 10% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Front view of Rolls-Royce Phantom

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More expensive sticker price $350k vs $285k Around 25% more expensive harder to own

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Wraith  vs
Phantom 
Brand Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce
Price 284,900 350,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2014 2003-2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.62 lb/hp 12.07 lb/hp
Maximum hp 624 HP @ 5,600 RPM 453 HP @ 5,350 RPM
Maximum torque 590 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 533 ft-lb @ 3,500 RPM
Steering system Unknown Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,593 cc 6,800 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.1:1 11:1
Bore/stroke 3.48 in / 3.5 in 3.33 in / 3.62 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC

physical dimensions

Curb weight 5,380 lb 5,467 lb
Width 76.7 in 78.3 in
Height 59.3 in 64.3 in
Length 207.9 in 229.7 in
Front track width 63.9 in 66.3 in
Wheelbase 122.5 in 140.6 in

road tests

Wraith  vs
Phantom 
Top speed 155 mph 148 mph
1/4 mile 13.41 s 14.3 s
0-60mph 4.92 s 5.6 s

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 8 6
Gear ratios
1: 4.72:1
2: 3.14:1
3: 2.11:1
4: 1.67:1
5: 1.28:1
6: 1:1
7: 0.84:1
8: 0.67:1
Axle ratio 3.81:1 3.46:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 255/45 20 265/? 540
Rear wheels 508/? 241 264/? 541
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