Rolls-Royce brings spirit of electric to new Spectre

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Car Design News talks to designer Anders Warming about the new Spectre, a car that is a Rolls-Royce first and electric second

The Spectre is not only the first battery-electric model for Rolls-Royce, it also ushers in a number of key design language changes. Some of these have come about because of the need to optimise aerodynamics to enhance the electric driving range.

Director of design for Rolls-Royce, Anders Warming, and his team spent a great deal of time in a wind tunnel perfecting the design to the point where the aerodynamic co-efficient is just 0.25 without compromising on the key design elements a Rolls-Royce client expects. But at the same time, the Spectre also gave him the opportunity to try something different.

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