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The Top Gear car review:Rolls-Royce Ghost

Overall verdict
A Rolls-Royce for our more economically aware times – yeah right.


Even closer to the Phantom after 2015 facelift


Every now and then, you'll regret not getting a Phantom


What is it?

The Ghost is a Rolls to take when the parking is tighter and the chauffeur’s got the day off. Smaller, in the same way a tanker is to a supertanker, the Ghost keeps Rolls-Royce’s imperious manner but with slightly more bluff edges and not quite as aggrandising a front grille. coming from a company that still refers to its products as ‘motor cars’ the Ghost retains old-world charm and luxury despite being largely based on a BMw 7-Series’s gubbins.

Now in 2015 Series II guise, the Ghost is closer than ever before to its big brother - the venerable Phantom. Every single panel on the front of the car has been changed. There’s new LED headlights, some new interior tech’, and even a satellite-aided gearbox.

Highlights from the range

Title 0–62 CO2 MPG BHP Price
The fastest
Black Badge 4dr Auto
4.6s 324g/km 20.0 603 £260,768
The cheapest
II 4dr Auto
4.7s 327g/km 20.2 563 £225,368
The greenest
Black Badge 4dr Auto
4.6s 324g/km 20.0 603 £260,768
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