LYNDHURST, NJ – The all-aluminum V-12 for Rolls-Royce’s all-new luxury Phantom is a formidable powerplant, an example of how the latest technologies combine to deliver brute force and excellent refinement. In the force part of the equation, the 453-hp DOHC V-12 can accelerate the upcoming new Rolls – which, despite aluminum-intensive construction, is working toward 3 tons – from 0-60 mph (97 km) in 5.7 seconds. The normally aspirated 6.75L 60-degree V-12 produces 531 lb.-ft. (720 Nm) of ...
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