2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost vs. Its Competition

2013 Rolls-Royce Ghost
Nelson Ireson Nelson Ireson Senior Editor

The Ghosts only remaining direct competitor is the Bentley Continental Flying Spur sedan.

The Bentley offers comparable refinement, luxury and performance, but the Ghost may be the more exclusive choice as Bentley's sales increase.

The BMW 7-Series and Maserati Quattroporte both offer driver-centric, luxurious full-size sedan accommodations, but neither carry the Ghost's cachet.

They may be considered a little less ostentatious, though–flying under the radar with fewer points and stares.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been redesigned for 2014, and can be fitted with appointments similar to the BMW, or dressed all the way into S600 guise, which competes more easily with the Ghost.

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Quick Specs
The 2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost is a hyperluxury sedan that commands the attention, but unlike most other vehicles in its class, it doesn't mind to let the driver have a little bit of fun.
The 2014 BMW 7-Series is not just luxurious and comfortable, but exceptionally quick and technologically advanced.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class makes an emotional appeal for its claim as the best sedan in the world, and we're feeling it.
The 2014 Bentley Flying Spur has lost none of its continental appeal, despite the name change.
The 2014 Maserati Quattroporte is staged to impress once more, with a selection of strong twin-turbo engines and a bold new look, inside and out.
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Gas Mileage    
13 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-12Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8N/ATwin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
EPA Class    
Large CarsLarge CarsLarge CarsN/ALarge Cars
Style Name    
4-Door Sedan4-Door Sedan 740i RWD4-Door Sedan S 550 RWDN/A4-Door Sedan Quattroporte S Q4
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveN/AAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODN/AAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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