Rolls-Royce Spectre launched in India for ₹7.5 cr (ex-showroom)

Luxury in essence!

Rolls-Royce's inaugural all-electric vehicle, Spectre, has officially arrived in the Indian market, and you can have it for ₹7.5 crore (ex-showroom). This hefty price tag crowns it as the priciest electric four-wheeler (available to private buyers) currently up for grabs in the country. 

Bookings are now open, so if you're feeling the electric vibes, it's time to make your move! The Spectre, serving as the spiritual heir to the Phantom Coupe, exhibits the iconic Rolls-Royce silhouette and design elements. It has a lengthy bonnet, clean profile, and a fastback tail. This luxurious ride measures 5,475mm in length and 2,017mm in width.
The interior of the Spectre mirrors the opulence found in existing Rolls-Royce models. A noteworthy addition is the extension of the starlight liner, previously exclusive to the roof, now integrated into the door pads. You can also choose wood panelling for the doors. The Spectre introduces a distinctive feature in the form of an illuminated dashboard panel on the passenger side, adorned with the 'Spectre' nameplate and surrounded by a constellation of over 5,500 star-like illuminations.

The standout feature of the Spectre's interior is Rolls-Royce's new software platform, named 'Spirit.' Departing from the BMW-derived infotainment software used in previous models, Spirit represents a digital interface equipped with connected car technology, overseeing all vehicle functions. Rolls-Royce goes the extra mile by offering bespoke services within the Spirit software, providing you the flexibility to customise even the colour of the dials.

At the forefront, the Spectre showcases the widest-ever grille featured on a Rolls-Royce. Illuminated by 22 LEDs, the grille offers a soft glow during nighttime adventures. The Spirit of Ecstasy, a symbol of Rolls-Royce elegance, has undergone aero-tuning, harmonising with the swooping bonnet. Together, these elements contribute to a drag coefficient of 0.25.

Featuring ultra-slim high-mounted LED DRLs, the Spectre presents a sleek and modern front profile, with the primary headlamp cluster positioned below. The aerodynamic efficiency of the vehicle is also enhanced by the glasshouse and the fastback tail at the rear. Notably, the fastback roof panel, extending from the A-pillar to the luggage compartment, stands as the largest single-body panel ever incorporated into a Rolls-Royce.

The Spectre is equipped with a 102kWh battery pack, boasting a range of 530km on the WLTP cycle. Charging the Spectre's battery from 10-80 percent can be accomplished in just 34 minutes using a 195kW charger, while a 50kW DC charger extends the charging time to 95 minutes, as per Rolls Royce. Marking Rolls-Royce's foray into electric vehicles, the Spectre features two electric motors, one on each axle, delivering a combined power output of 585hp and an impressive torque of 900Nm. The luxury automaker claims that the 2,890kg Spectre can accelerate from 0 to 100kph in just 4.5 seconds.