Rolls-Royce registered in Germany the name Silent Shadow, which would be the name of the future range of electric vehicles.
Rolls-Royce will enter the era of electric cars, and everything indicates that the name of its first vehicle is Silent Shadow.
The English company registered the name in Germany, according to the Spanish portal Motor. It did so through the BMW group, with which it works in continental Europe.
The Silent Shadow would be the electric version of the Rolls-Royce Ghost, and could be released in 2024.
It would have a 100kWh lithium-ion battery, which would give the vehicle a maximum range of 500 kilometers on a single charge. But this could change over the months, in order to give it more autonomy.
« We have already confirmed that we will have a fully electric Rolls-Royce, » a company spokesman told Robb Report USA.
This is how the Rolls-Royce Silent Shadow could be seen
What would the Silent Shadow look like? Well, very similar to the Rolls-Royce 103EX, with an impressive silhouette based on curves. It would be, properly, a style similar to that of the 30-40s, according to the photographs.
Point to the Spanish page Motor that the car would have two electric motors to generate all-wheel drive on demand. The rear would be the main one for most trips.
Part of the Silent Shadow technology will be seen in the BMW17, according to the Hybrid and Electric portal. Because of this, the model would compete directly with the Mercedes-Benz EQS.
Confirmation of the electric car from Rolls-Royce is expected by the end of 2021.