Rolls-Royce is getting ready to unveil the Spectre, its first series-produced electrical automotive. The large coupe is scheduled to make its world debut on-line tomorrow (Tuesday, October 18) at 8 a.m. Jap, and you’ll watch the livestream proper right here to get all the particulars.
Official particulars concerning the Spectre stay few and much between; Rolls-Royce has carried out a great job retaining the EV underneath wraps. Official spy pictures revealed by the British firm in July 2022 counsel that the mannequin will put on a futuristic-looking design, although it’ll stay recognizable as a member of the Rolls-Royce vary, and will probably be the model’s most aerodynamic automotive due to a 0.25 drag coefficient.
Inside, the Spectre can be principally customary Rolls-Royce fare. One of many exceptions is a digital instrument cluster.
Rolls-Royce famous that it put the Spectre via essentially the most rigorous testing program it has ever subjected a brand new mannequin to; prototypes may have coated over 1.5 million miles by the point deliveries start. Whereas which may sound like overkill, there’s loads to check: Along with a battery-powered drivetrain, the Spectre options “141,200 sender-receiver relations and has greater than 1,000 capabilities and greater than 25,000 sub-functions,” in line with the corporate, and it’ll inaugurate a brand new suspension system able to disconnecting the roll bars.
Particulars comparable to horsepower and driving vary can be introduced in the course of the unveiling. One of many figures that we do know is that the 59-inch-long doorways are the longest models ever fitted to a manufacturing Rolls-Royce; put one other approach, they’re practically so long as a Good Fortwo is vast.
Tune in tomorrow to observe the Spectre make its debut. Deliveries will start within the fourth quarter of 2023, and pricing hasn’t been introduced — although Rolls-Royce patrons aren’t price-sensitive.