The overly elegant Rolls-Royce Wraith coupe has been messed up – or possibly enhanced – by tuning specialist SPOFEC using a wide body conversion kit.
Since we’re dealing here with a Rolls-Royce model any conversion has the potential to be polarizing and the debate is still out if this model has gone through the changes and came out better or worse. We’ll let you call the shots and only describe the process. No matter what, the aftermarket package comes with a rather appropriate name, which may include a healthy dose of self-irony: “Overdose.” At least craftsmanship is up to snuff, with all the added pieces made out of carbon fiber in order to keep the scales from tipping too much. Now the body is five inches (13 centimeters) wider at the back. The huge wheel arches are now home to a set of 22-inch alloys and at the back there’s a carbon spoiler lip and a custom exhaust system.
The design alternations might not bode well with everyone, but at least the mechanical modifications should get unanimous approval. SPOFEC cranked the biturbo 6.6-liter V12 engine to an impressive level of 717 hp (527 kW) – which is 85 horsepower (62.5 kilowatts) more than in the regular model. The toque figure of course exploded as well, from the usual 590 pound-feet (800 Newton meters) to a very impressive 728 pound-feet (986 Nm). The sprint to 62 mph (100 km/h) is now 0.2 seconds faster at 4.2 seconds and the maximum speed has been kept at the electronically-capped 155 mph (250 km/h) level.