Roll down your local Main Street in a Rolls-Royce Wraith and watch the reaction. Eyeballs bulge. Faces contort with envy and scorn. You are instantly the most—and least—popular man in town. Few cars could cause such a visceral response. So is the Rolls all that? And where does RR’s legendary reputation come from? We drive the Wraith—the most powerful and technologically advanced Rolls-Royce ever—to find out.
By A.J. Baime