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9 Things To Know About Rolls-Royce Spectre, The Brand's First All-electric Car - autojosh

9 things to know about Rolls-Royce Spectre Coupe, the british brand’s first all-electric car.

9 Things To Know About Rolls-Royce Spectre, The Brand's First All-electric Car - autojosh

9 Things To Know About Rolls-Royce Spectre, The Brand's First All-electric Car - autojosh

Last month, Rolls-Royce announced that the all-electric Spectre has now concluded its 2.5-million-km (1.5-Million Miles) testing programme that began in 2021, simulating more than 400 years of normal use.





Ahead of first deliveries of the Rolls-Royce Spectre in the autumn, Autojosh brings you 9 things to know about the British luxury marque’s genre-defining all-electric super Coupé.

9 Things To Know About Rolls-Royce Spectre, The Brand's First All-electric Car - autojosh

1) All-electric drivetrain

The Spectre is fitted with two Separately Excited Synchronous Motors (SSMs). While the front electric motor produces 190kW (258hp)/ 365 Nm, the rear motor delivers 360kW (489hp)/ 710 Nm.

2) Performance

In performance terms, the Spectre’s all-electric drivetrain equates to an internal combustion engine of 430kW (584 hp) with 900Nm of torque, which allows the Spectre to achieve 0-60mph in 4.4 seconds (0-100km/h in 4.5 seconds).

9 Things To Know About Rolls-Royce Spectre, The Brand's First All-electric Car - autojosh





3) Battery

Spectre uses a 102kWh lithium-ion battery, made using cobalt and lithium. When fully charged, the 2.9-tonne all-electric two-door, four-seat Coupé to go 530 kilometers (329 miles).

4) Charging time

With a 195 kW (DC) fast charger, the charging time from 10-80% is 34 minutes. This charging system will also produce a sufficient charge for 100km in around nine minutes.

9 Things To Know About Rolls-Royce Spectre, The Brand's First All-electric Car - autojosh

5) Door

At almost 1.5 metres in length, Spectre’s laser-welded pillarless coach doors, made from 100% aluminum, are the largest ever fitted to a Rolls-Royce.

According to the brand, the driver’s door closes automatically when the driver presses the brake pedal, a feature that is unique to Spectre Coupe.

6) Grille

Spectre’s Pantheon grille is the widest ever fitted to a Rolls-Royce. When softly illuminated with 22 LEDs, the polished stainless-steel vanes creates a subtle three-dimensional signature at night.

9 Things To Know About Rolls-Royce Spectre, The Brand's First All-electric Car - autojosh

7) Starlight Doors

It features a Starlight Doors, which incorporate 4,796 softly illuminated ‘stars’, a first on a series production Rolls-Royce. Customers can alternatively choose a backdrop of Canadel panelling, hand-crafted from a range of exquisite wood.

8) It is expensive

The base price of an all-electric Rolls-Royce Spectre Coupe with ultra-premium options is £330,000 ($420,000), which is about £100k costlier than the Cadillac Celestiq. Speccing the car will take the price to as much as £450k ($572,000).

9 Things To Know About Rolls-Royce Spectre, The Brand's First All-electric Car - autojosh

9) Competitors

The Rolls-Royce Spectre will compete with the likes of $300,000 Cadillac Celestiq EV. But its closest rival will be an all-electric car from Bentley, which the brand will be bringing to market in 2025.





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