The Nine

Rolls Royce Wraith

The Nazgûl were they, the Ringwraiths, the Enemy’s most terrible servants; darkness went with them, and they cried with the voices of death.― The SilmarillionOf the Rings of Power and the Third Age

Rolls Royce Wraith
“Hinder me? Thou fool. No living man may hinder me!”—The Return of the King, “The Battle of the Pelennor Fields”

This is Wraith.  It is otherworldly in power and effortless comfort.  We 90% like this car. The quiet menace of that face.  The relentless fury belied by that grill,  The unseemly shrieks of speed and combustion that no one will ever hear, but will wither the souls of those it passes nonetheless.

Except for the ass.  Come on now Rolls.  Do a flat deck, er, boot with C-pillar buttresses, a la Jaguar XJ-S and we have the car of the year. Instead, they channeled the 1983 Mercury Capri and the 2002 BMW 7-series for the rear.  Avert your eyes; the view from behind is Medusan. Continue reading “The Nine”

Wraith Arrives

2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith
Shi-i-i-i-r-e… B-a-a-a-gins-s-s-s

Rolls-Royce Wraith
You’re supposed to kneel.
Rolls-Royce Wraith
The same guys that brought you the 1983 Capri?
Rolls-Royce Wraith
Boring Ghost/Phantom-lite tails.
Rolls-Royce Wraith
the grille IS indented an extra 1/2 inch, if you must know
Rolls-Royce Wraith
Rolls-Royce Wraith
Rolls-Royce Wraith
Rolls-Royce Wraith
Rolls-Royce Wraith
Steerage isn’t so bad…