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Tuning Firm Spofec May Have Turned The Rolls Royce Ghost Into A Better-Looking Car

Novitec’s Rolls Royce Division - Spofec - came up with a classy new Look for the Ghost

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Modifying the appearance of high-end cars can lead to controversial results. This, of course, hasn’t stopped tuning companies from engaging in such practices. However, sometimes such companies do it right. The German tuning house Novitec is among them and their Spofec department, which specializes in Rolls Royce vehicles, has just introduced a subtly modified version of the Rolls Royce Ghost, once again.

Tuning Firm Spofec May Have Turned The Rolls Royce Ghost Into A Better-Looking Car Exterior
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This is not the first time Spofec has worked on a Ghost
Spofec previously enhanced the 2014 Ghost and now the same has been done the 2020 model

We say “once again” because, back in 2014, the tuning company introduced another interpretation of the luxury sedan, based on the 2014 Ghost. We should point out that we love some of Mansory’s work too. However, some of their projects are a bit over the top, such as their own interpretation of the Rolls Ghost. What Spofec has done is much more toned-down and subtle, as befits a Rolls – just a few small touches in all the right places.

Spofec has blessed the Ghost with new carbon-fiber bodywork that gives the car a slightly more aggressive look, without being in your face. The visual alterations include a new front fascia with a larger intake, new front fenders with air outlets, rocker panels, and a subtle rear spoiler. And let’s not forget the 22-inch Vossen wheels, featuring Spofec’s SP2 design with nine pairs of twin-spokes, and a chrome finish matching the front grille.

Tuning Firm Spofec May Have Turned The Rolls Royce Ghost Into A Better-Looking Car Interior
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Everything is customizable
Novitec’s sub-division offers even more options for interior personalization

The modifications are not just visual. The people at Spofec have played around with the Ghost’s 6.75-liter twin-turbo V-12, which in stock form makes 571 horsepower (420 kilowatts) at 5,000 RPM and 627 pound-feet (850 Nm) from as early as 1,600 RPM.

Through Spofec’s plug-and-play N-TRONIC module, for the car’s electronic control module, they’ve managed to extract 114 horsepower and 78 pound-feet (106 Nm) more. This translates into 685 horsepower (504 kilowatts) and 707 pound-feet (958 Nm), which is enough to rocket the Ghost to 60 mph in the low 4.0 seconds. Meanwhile, the top speed remains limited to 155 mph (250 km/h).

Tuning Firm Spofec May Have Turned The Rolls Royce Ghost Into A Better-Looking Car Exterior
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It extends to the Ghost’s side profile
The new front fenders now feature air outlets. There are new rocker panels and 22-inch Vossen forged wheels

But there’s more! Spofec has also fitted the Ghost with clever adaptive suspension, courtesy of a CAN-Tronic suspension module, calibrated to work with the new set of 22-inch “shoes”. It lowers the car by 1.57 inches (40 mm), at speeds of up to 87 mph (140 km/h).

Being a Rolls Royce and a custom one at that, everything is customizable. This includes the interior, for which Spofec has provided only two images. We see the usual highly finished saloon atmosphere, but this time with some contrasting stitching for added sportiness. That said, it’s still very much a proper Rolls.

Tuning Firm Spofec May Have Turned The Rolls Royce Ghost Into A Better-Looking Car Exterior
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Price-wise? Spofec hasn’t come up with any official figures, but does it really need to, considering who is buying cars like this? Rolls Royce will sell you a Ghost for anywhere between $316,500 and $428,625, so you can bet the Spofec treatment will probably cost around $100,000 on top of that.

Dim Angelov
Dim Angelov
Born in 1992, I come from a family of motoring enthusiasts. My passion for cars was awoken at the age of six, when I saw a Lamborghini Diablo SV in a magazine. After high school I earned a master’s degree in marketing and a Master of Arts in Media and Communications. Over the years, I’ve practiced and become skilled in precision driving and to date have test driven more than 250 cars across the globe. Over the years, I’ve picked up basic mechanical knowledge and have even taken part in the restoration of a 1964 Jaguar E-Type and an Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint. Lately, I’ve taken a fancy to automotive photography, and while modern cars are my primary passion, I also have a love for Asian Martial Arts, swimming, war history, craft beer, historical weapons, and car restoration. In time, I plan my own classic car restoration and hope to earn my racing certificate, after which I expect to establish my own racing team.  Read full bio
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