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Purchasing Your First Luxury Automobile

Once you have enough invested that price is no longer an issue, you may want to shop around for a luxury vehicle. Here are the specifications for a few different levels luxury automobiles so you can compare:

2019 rolls royce cullinan front exterior
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2023 Rolls-Royce Phantom

Specifications

ESTIMATED BASE PRICES: Phantom, $450,000;
Phantom EWB, $500,000

2023 rollsroyce phantom front threequarters
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ENGINE TYPE: twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 48-valve V-12, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection

Displacement: 412 cu in, 6749 cc
Power: 563 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque: 664 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic

DIMENSIONS:
Wheelbase: 139.8-148.5 in
Length: 227.2-235.8 in
Width: 79.4 in Height: 64.8-65.2 in
Trunk volume: 19 cu ft
Curb weight (C/D est): 5650-5750 lb

PERFORMANCE (C/D EST):
Zero to 60 mph: 4.5-4.6 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 9.5-9.6 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 12.8-12.9 sec
Top speed: 155 mph

EPA FUEL ECONOMY:
Combined/city/highway: 14/12/19 mpg

2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge

Specifications

Vehicle Type: front-engine, all-wheel-drive, 4- or 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

PRICE
Base: $442,700

2022 rolls royce ghost black badge front exterior
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ENGINE
twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 48-valve V-12, aluminum block and head, direct fuel injection
Displacement: 412 in3, 6749 cm3
Power: 591 hp @ 5250 rpm
Torque: 664 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm

TRANSMISSION
8-speed automatic

2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Specifications

VEHICLE TYPE
front-engine, all-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door hatchback

PRICE AS TESTED
$410,575 (base price: $327,750)

V12 Engine (source: caranddriver.com)

ENGINE TYPE
twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 48-valve V-12, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection
Displacement
412 cu in, 6749 cc
Power
563 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
627 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm

TRANSMISSION
8-speed automatic

CHASSIS
Suspension (F/R): multilink/multilink
Brakes (F/R): 15.6-in vented disc/15.7-in vented disc
Tires: Continental ContiSportContact 5, F: 255/45R-22 107Y ★ R: 285/40R-22 110Y ★

DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase: 210.3 in
Length: 129.7 in
Width: 78.7 in
Height: 72.2 in
Cargo volume: 21 cu ft
Curb weight: 6086 lb

C/D
TEST RESULTS
Rollout, 1 ft: 0.3 sec
60 mph: 4.5 sec
100 mph: 10.5 sec
130 mph: 18.5 sec
Rolling start, 5–60 mph: 5.2 sec
Top gear, 30–50 mph: 2.6 sec
Top gear, 50–70 mph: 3.4 sec
¼-mile: 12.9 sec @ 111 mph
Top speed (governor limited): 151 mph
Braking, 70–0 mph: 159 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.83 g

C/D
FUEL ECONOMY
Observed: 12 mpg
75-mph highway driving: 21 mpg
Highway range: 490 miles

EPA FUEL ECONOMY
Combined/city/highway: 14/12/20 mpg

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