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A Rolls Royce

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: 2023 Rolls-Royce Phantom Specifications ESTIMATED BASE PRICES: Phantom, $450,000;Phantom EWB, $500,000 ENGINE TYPE: twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 48-valve V-12, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection Displacement: 412 cu in, 6749 ccPower: 563 hp @ 5000 rpmTorque: 664 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm TRANSMISSION: 8-speed automatic DIMENSIONS:Wheelbase: 139.8-148.5 inLength: 227.2-235.8 inWidth: 79.4 in Height: 64.8-65.2 inTrunk volume: 19 cu ftCurb weight (C/D est): 5650-5750 lb PERFORMANCE (C/D EST):Zero to 60 mph: 4.5-4.6...

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A Family With Their Car

Choosing Between a Hybrid and Electric Vehicle

The difference between hybrid and electric cars comes down to how the car is powered. A hybrid is powered by both a combustion engine and electric motor, with separate batteries for each. An electric vehicle uses only a battery and an electric motor to run. Both have a lower environmental impact than gas-only cars, but they differ in upfront cost, driving ranges, maintenance costs, and ease of refueling or charging. Pros and cons of hybrid vs. electric cars Consider these factors when deciding which is better for you, hybrid or electric cars: Homeowner...

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