And as the lights go down and the new Rolls-Royce Ghost takes its place 850 stars come out on the Ghost dash joining the thousands already on the roof on the Starlight headliner – it is truly a magical moment.
Por Maggie Barry
The Rolls-Royce Ghost first made its appearance in 2009 in direct response to customer demand for a more minimalist vehicle – one they could drive themselves, and why not?
With a whopping 6.75-litre V12 engine under the bonnet delivering 563bhp why on earth would you want someone else in the driving seat?
That Ghost was a huge success – the most successful product in the company’s 116-year-old history.
Today’s Ghost is pared back in looks yet with more tech, more luxury and even more bespoke options for a truly one-off unique machine.
The bodywork is smooth and clean helped by the aluminium spaceframe being hand-welded together at the same time by four of Rolls-Royce’s renowned craftsmen.
The bonnet is smooth with the Spirit of Ecstasy embedded at the front above a smaller backlit Pantheon grille. The lines hug the body, tapering off at the rear for an elegant finish.
The legendary attention to detail is in the chromework surrounding the windows. With such a smooth finish… Read more