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Supercar Blondie’s Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge is for sale

The Wraith Black Badge is accepting offers from just $1.
  • A Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge belonging to Supercar Blondie is heading to auction over at SBX Cars
  • It features a white and black exterior over a white and black interior, with Starlight headliner
  • Under the hood is a 6.6-liter, twin-turbocharged V12 engine, producing 624 horsepower

Published on Apr 9, 2024 at 8:21PM (UTC+4)

Last updated on Apr 16, 2024 at 12:19PM (UTC+4)

Edited by Amelia Jean Hershman-Jones
Supercar Blondie's Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge is for sale

A Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge belonging to Supercar Blondie is heading to auction.

The special-edition Wraith – Alex Hirschi’s personal car – is coming up for grabs over at SBX Cars.

It’s one of a number of supercool cars, including a coveted Porsche 964 Turbo S Lightweight, heading to auction this week.

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When Rolls-Royce first introduced the Wraith name in 1938, the model was sold as a rolling chassis with an inline six-cylinder engine and four-speed manual gearbbox.

Typical of fine cars of that era, those chassis were then finished with hand-built bodies crafted by one of numerous coachbuilders.

Therefore, there’s no definitive body style for the first-generation Wraith, which was only built until 1939.

The name was revived after WWII, this time as the Silver Wraith produced from 1946 to 1955, again as a coach-ready chassis.

It would remain dormant until 2013, when the modern Rolls-Royce Mot Cars needed a designation for its graceful new smaller Ghost-based coupe.

In-keeping with the theme of naming its vehicles after spirits, the Wraith (a Scottish word for ghost) wafted onto the market as a 2014 model, eventually replacing the more formal Phantom Coupe.

Powered by a BMW-developed 6.6-liter twin-turbo V12, the Wraith was conceived as a sporty Rolls-Royce to be driven by its owner rather than a chauffeur.

Its fast-sweeping hardtop roofline suggested it was built for speed, and the numbers backed it up.

Despite a weight of more than two and a half tons, it could sprint from 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) in around 4.4 seconds.

A pair of rear-hinged coach doors welcomed up to four people into the intimate cockpit, outfitted with typical Rolls-Royce appointments.

From 2016 onward, an optional Black Badge model featured black design elements, including the iconic Spirit of Ecstasy hood mascot.

It also gained more than 50 lb-ft (70 Nm) of torque from the V12 through factory engine tuning enhancements.

This particular example, a 2017 Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge, has been Alex’s personal vehicle.

She took delivery of this car as its second owner in 2021 in Dubai, chronicling her purchase and ownership in multiple video episodes.

Originally finished with White lowers and Black hood, roof, and trunk, the car was subsequently wrapped in Nardo Grey vinyl film with Hermès Orange accents.

This not only personalized the Wraith to the owner’s unique taste, it also protected the original paintwork from becoming damaged by Dubai’s intense sun and sand.

The wrap film has been professionally removed and the vehicle once again presents in its original finishes.

Inside, the cabin is outfitted in two-tone Ivory and Black leather, with the wood veneer accents you might expect to see in a Rolls-Royce interior instead finished in glossy carbon fiber.

This example is also fitted with the Starlight headliner for a mesmerizing passenger experience, day or night.

The custom-installed Hèrmes-inspired Orange seatbelts remain, however.

With 65,044 km showing on its odometer (around 40,416 mi), this Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge is being offered with no reserve as an introduction to SBX Cars.

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