All-new Rolls-Royce Ghost descends onto Singapore

Ben Chia

The all-new second-generation Rolls-Royce Ghost has arrived in Singapore; prices start from S$1,258,888 including COE

Photos: Rolls-Royce


The all-new Rolls-Royce Ghost has arrived in Singapore, and the second-generation version of Rolls-Royce’s best-selling car can be yours if you have S$1.3 million in spare change.

Details of the new Ghost first emerged in September, but the car made its official South East Asian debut at an event held at the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Singapore showroom at Leng Kee Road on November 9.

Two versions of the Ghost were unveiled at the event, the standard wheelbase version (above left), which starts at S$1,258,888 inclusive of COE, and the Extended long wheelbase model (above right), which retails for $1,398,888 with COE. The latter model is some 170mm longer than the regular Ghost, with all of the length going into the wheelbase for maximum legroom.

Despite boasting similar looks to its predecessor, Rolls-Royce claims that the new Ghost has been completely redesigned from the ground up, and it is both longer and wider than the outgoing car. In fact, the only items brought over from the previous model are the hidden umbrellas in the doors, and the Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament.

The more significant changes are found under the skin, and the Ghost now sits on the same aluminium-spaceframe architecture platform that underpins the Phantom and Cullinan models. It incorporates over 100kg of acoustic damping material, and cabin noise has been engineered to be reduced down to a whisper.

The Ghost also now features four-wheel-drive and four-wheel-steering, allowing for greater manoeuvrability. There is also the self-levelling air suspension that works with a set of cameras that scan the road surface ahead and ‘pre-adjust’ the suspension setup to soothe out bumps on the road.

Power comes from a 6.75-litre twin-turbo V12 engine that produces 571hp and 850Nm of torque, and propels the standard Ghost from 0-100km/h in just 4.8 seconds, despite the car weighing nearly 2.5 tonnes.

Rolls-Royce has peppered the Ghost with lots of neat little thoughtful touches to further elevate the experience. For instance, it now comes with power-assisted opening doors to make egress a much easier affair.

Other highlights include an air purifier system, and the Starlight headliner that was first seen on the Phantom. Champagne connoisseurs can also spec a champagne fridge to be installed between the rear seats, which can chill the bubbly to its optimum temperature according to its vintage.

The Ghost has become Rolls-Royce’s most successful model in the company’s 116-year history, and while Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Singapore remain tight-lipped on the number of orders it has received for the new Ghost, it states that customer response has been ‘extremely positive’. One unit has reportedly already been sold to a customer who placed his order well before the car arrived in Singapore.


Ghost Rolls-Royce

About the Author

Ben Chia

CarBuyer's senior staff writer went out to explore the Great Big World, including a stint working in China (despite his limited Mandarin). Now he's back, ready to foist upon you his takes on everything good and wonderful about the automotive world. Follow Ben on Instagram @carbuyer.ben

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

CarBuyer – Revolutionizing The Online Car Marketplace In Singapore

Buy Used And New Cars Online
Start your car buying journey with CarBuyer as we connect you seamlessly to the industry’s best CaseTrust-SVTA accredited car dealerships. As a one stop car online portal you can now buy your new ride, be it a pre-owned car or a brand new car from trusted dealers all over Singapore, all in one place. Our ever expanding listing of quality and covet-worthy cars, new and second hand, from both owners and trusted car dealers, will leave you spoilt for choice. Refine your search by vehicle type, registration year, price, mileage, engine type, transmission, annual depreciation value and more to find the car that best suits your needs, taste and lifestyle. You can even search for your car by dealer or directly by owner.

Sell Your Car In An Instant With Confidence
We all know how selling a car in Singapore can be a daunting task especially for a first time car seller; from trying to get a valuation for your car, finding a trusted dealer, to getting the best quote on your vehicle. CarBuyer understands the hassle and even the costs involved and have as such partnered with Huawei to develop a FIRST in Southeast Asia AI car valuation tool that is able to provide a car’s resale value at the snap of a finger. Backed with a consortium of trusted CaseTrust-SVTA accredited car dealers you can be assured that you are getting the best price for your vehicle and do not have to worry about any hidden costs.

The Ultimate Car Shopping Experience Online
CarBuyer platform is the first of its kind to be backed by Huawei’s Artificial Intelligence and cloud computing, enabling it to be able to offer users transparency and enhanced security, all with the one aim of enhancing customer experience. So come on over to buy and sell used cars online at the best prices at CarBuyer Singapore. Connect easily with dealers in real-time via our online video call feature, or schedule a test drive when you’re ready. Have some questions? Get them answered instantly with our chatbot moderated by our responsive team. Stay in the loop with our car-related tips, reviews and news. Learn the ins-and-outs of your car, as well as global and Singapore’s car updates at your own pace.