2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Gets Lavish Black Badge Model

2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge – It was announced that the Black Badge moniker joined the Rolls-Royce lineup in the year 2016 first on the Wraith coupe, and then the Dawn convertible and Cullinan SUV, and finally the latest version of the Ghost sedan. Five years later, it’s still the Black Badge trim is still making huge profits for the company. Rolls-Royce states it has 27 percent of its cars it sells globally are Black Badge models.

2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge
2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge

2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge Review

Engine & Performance

With that in mind, the brand new and significantly improved Ghost is the most recent car to receive the terrifying treatment. It’s The 2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge which builds upon the popularity that came from Black Badge models before it by increasing power, improving the design, and as we discovered during a short cruise on the beach, enhanced performance.

The engine that powers it is Ghost Black Badge is the identical twin-turbocharged 6.8-liter V12 that is in the base version. It’s just that the engine produces 592 horsepower (435 Kilowatts) and 664 pounds-feet (900 newton-meters) that’s an improvement of 29 horsepower and 37 lb-ft compared to the base Ghost. It’s coupled to a revised ZF eight-speed auto that has the “Low” mode – the Rolls equivalent of Sport that applies the power 50 percent more quickly and is only available to Black Badge models.

2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge Redesign
2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge Redesign

We took a spin on the road with the latest Ghost Black Badge briefly – but don’t worry, the full test drive will be available at the end of next month and drove the big automobile down an improvised “drag strip” adjacent to Miami Beach. The power gains were immediately apparent; the torque at lower speeds was more abundant and available at only 1,900 RPM. The engine produced a slightly loud sound due to the upgraded exhaust system, and there was a noticeable improvement in the lower-end power applications. It was also noticeable that the Ghost Black Badge felt a little more responsive, and. Engineers modified the suspension to reduce body roll, and also made the steering heftier to assist in ensuring agility. We tossed the four-door across an empty parking space near the beach, and it was clear that the Ghost Black Badge displayed more stability and greater performance than the non-Black Badge counterparts. We’d like to describe it as “sporty,” although Rolls-Royce would probably not use the term.

Exterior

Initial impressions suggest that the Black Badge variant doesn’t stray away from the typical Ghost regarding design. If you examine it closer, some key elements help this version make a statement. The 21-inch high-spoke wheels are a slick design, with carbon-fiber barrels that are made up of 22 carbon layers. The front grille that is illuminated of the standard Ghost is also present by illuminating the vertical slats using 150 LED lights. The sheet metal that is dragged over is a unique “signature black” hue that Rolls-Royce declares is the darkest color in the entire business. The process begins by applying 100 pounds (45 kilograms) of paint that is atomized before being applied (twice) onto the car and four employees who polish the paint completely. The process takes between three and five hours and gives that amazing deepness.

2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge Review
2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge Review

Interior

Apart from pure black, customers can personalize the appearance and interior Ghost Black Badge with up to 44,000 shades which include two-tone paints of course. Like all Black Badge models before it, Rolls-Royce has darkened all the badges that are visible including the Spirit of Ecstasy on the front hood, to the double ‘R monogram on the rear. Its Shooting Star headliner is still the focal point inside, however, this Black Badge model swaps the glowing “Ghost” motif on the side of the passenger to the Black Badge infinity logo instead and also infinity logos on the sill plates as well as other places in the interior. As with all Ghost cars, the color scheme of the seats is customizable in hundreds of options, including the vibrant neon teal finish that is found in the particular car.

2022 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge Price

The cost? Make sure you know this: Black Badge is an extra cost. Black Badge option is an extra $43,000 in addition to the regular Rolls-Royce Ghost, which starts at $332,500. Anyone interested in purchasing the brand new Ghost Black Badge can begin making their purchases today.