Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph
The Silver Seraph
The first new model from Rolls-Royce for 18 years
The Silver Seraph has a new V 12 engine and 5 speed transmission.
The engine, which is 5.4 litre, is an original design by BMW and
has been further developed by a joint team of engineers working
at Crewe and Munich.
Alluminium alloy 5,379cc V12 60 degree configuration, 24 valves,
single overhead camshaft to each bank, Stroke 79mm, bore 85mm, compression ratio 10:1
5 speed automatic with electronic actuation. Adaptive gear
shift management. Transmission torque reduction control.
Power boost control system with 4-channel anti-lock (ABS).
Large diameter ventilated micro alloy disc brakes with "single
fist" callipers. Front diameter 314mm, rear 305mm, pad wear
Automatic Stability Control (ASC) via engine torque reduction
control and braking intervention to rear wheels. Speed sensors on
all wheels. Aquaplaning detection
Independent double wishbone, front and rear. Computer
controlled adaptive hydraulic damping system with response time
of 1/100th of a second. Automatic ride height control with
automatic load compensation.Weight distribution front-rear
Power assisted rack and pinion. Rotary open-centre type
hydraulic control valve. 3.55 turns, lock to lock. Three section
steering column; lower section de-couples on impact. Electric
rake adjustment of steering wheel with automatic easy entry/exit
feature - memory linked to settings for the drivers seat.
||0-60mph - 6.9secs |
0-100mph - 17.2secs
30-50mph - 2.5secs
50-70mph - 3.5secs
||Urban: 11.1 miles/gallon|
||Overall length: 17ft 8.2in |
Width: 7ft 0.7in
Height: 4ft 11.6in
Boot volume: 13.2 cu ft
Turning circle: 41ft 5in
Wheelbase: 10ft 2.7in
Front track: 5ft 3.3in
The power output: 322 bhp (240kW) at 5,000 rpm with maximum torque rated at 361 lbft (490Nm).
Acceleration: 0 to 60 mph in less than 7 seconds
Maximum Speed: up to 140 mph
It also has new Rolls-Royce Motors designed adaptive
suspension and new braking and traction systems.
Styling: The Silver Seraph has a shouldered waistline which sweeps from front to rear with a traditional Rolls-Royce styled boot and rounded tail lamps.