The Black Badge Wraith, Photo Credit: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars
LAS VEGAS (July 18, 2016) – The Rolls-Royce Black Badge Wraith makes its official global drive debut to a select group of media, VIPs and executives from around the world on Sunday, July 24. The group will be hosted by Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Encore and Wynn Las Vegas, which also boasts the largest fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms in North America and SPEEDVEGAS, the brand new, first-of-its-kind, designed and built supercar track experience. The debut will take place at SPEEDVEGAS, the award-winning $30 million motorsports complex, where the Black Badge Wraith will be driven on its Formula One-inspired 1.5 mile track.
Rolls-Royce describes the Black Badge as "an aspect of the brand that appeals to those people who are elusive and defiant, the risk takers and disruptors who break the rules and laugh in the face of convention. They play hard and they change the world. Technically and aesthetically Black Badge is the alter ego of Rolls-Royce: darker, more assertive, more confident and powerful and more demanding.” Black Badge Wraith is the most powerful Rolls-Royce in the world, delivering a phenomenal 624bhp (465kw), this car is already the most powerful Rolls-Royce in the world. But with engineering enhancements Black Badge delivers even more excitement. Torque is increased to 870Nm, handling is more dynamic and contact with the road intensified for a thrilling driving experience.
Attendees will be the first to witness the Black Badge Wraith's stunning performance as it drives around SPEEDVEGAS track during this complete Las Vegas experience. The Black Badge Wraith's performance will be put to the test as its driven on a track that features 12 sweeping turns, 15 degree banked turns, 60 feet of total elevation change and a half-mile straightaway. In addition, attendees will receive exclusive information regarding the car's engineering and driving characteristics from Rolls-Royce Motor Cars executives and engineering team.
During their stay in Las Vegas, the group will experience Wynn's unique clubs featuring the hottest entertainment, cutting edge technology and the most luxurious spaces that have put Wynn on the map as the ultimate party destination. XS Nightclub features the newly unveiled, multi-million dollar redesign that includes state-of-the-art technology and top-of-the-line production elements like pyrotechnics, LEDs, lasers and an in-the-round DJ booth that can be seen from anywhere in the club. The plush indoor atmosphere of Surrender Nightclub radiates with energy and the intimate setting is embodied by the club’s signature icon: a 90-foot snake that winds over the back bar. The newest nightclub at Wynn, Intrigue, offers 14,000 square feet of stunning interiors and high-energy excitement bathed in state-of-the-art light and sound.
"We had the opportunity to go anywhere in the world but we chose Las Vegas as the city that best suits the Black Badge lifestyle. Wynn Las Vegas features the world's finest in entertainment while SPEEDVEGAS' track is perfectly suited to show the world’s media what the Black Badge Wraith is capable of. We're looking forward to an unforgettable launch," says Richard Carter, global director of communications, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
ABOUT ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is the premier luxury brand in the word, producing Bespoke Motor Cars for clients in Goodwood, UK, “The Home of Rolls-Royce.” The brand delivers around four thousand exclusive vehicles each year through more than 130 retail partners. Nearly every Rolls-Royce motor car delivered features Bespoke design, including Phantom, Ghost, Wraith and the just launched Dawn Drophead Coupe. Black Badge, is a permanent Bespoke Series for Ghost and Wraith models and will be available late in 2016.
ABOUT WYNN LAS VEGAS
Wynn and Encore Las Vegas are two luxury hotel and casino resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. The iconic travel destinations are operated by international resort developer Wynn Resorts, recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Las Vegas opened on April 28, 2005 and has been recognized as the best resort in Nevada on Condé Nast Traveler’s “Gold List” for six consecutive years. The resort features 2,714 lavish guest rooms and suites, more than 111,000 square feet of state-of-the-art casino space, 14 casual and fine dining restaurants, a spa and salon and an on-site 18-hole golf course. Wynn Las Vegas is home to Le Rêve – The Dream, the aquatic and aerial theatrical experience named Best Show in Las Vegas for six consecutive years, and Steve Wynn’s ShowStoppers, a production with 35 singers and dancers and a full 31-piece on-stage orchestra composed of quintessential numbers from some of the most celebrated composers and lyricists to ever grace American theater stages. Encore, an expansion of Wynn Las Vegas, opened on Dec. 22, 2008. Featuring an additional 2,034 all-suite accommodations, a 72,000-square-foot casino, five restaurants and a spa and salon, Encore is located adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas. Combined, the two resorts boast four distinct nightlife and day club experiences, including Intrigue debuting April 2016, approximately 283,000 square feet of meeting space and 98,000 square feet of retail space. For more information on Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, visit www.wynnpressroom.com, follow on Twitter and Instagram at @WynnLasVegas and www.facebook.com/wynnlasvegas.
SPEEDVEGAS is the new, award-winning 100-acre motorsports complex. Guests at SPEEDVEGAS experience the world’s most sought-after muscle cars and exotic supercars from Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Audi, Corvette and more. The $30 million SPEEDVEGAS experience features an impressive 1.5 mile (2.4 km) Formula One-inspired racetrack comparable to top circuits in the world and includes 12 sweeping turns, 15 degree banked turns, 60 feet of total elevation change and a half-mile straightaway. In addition, the 20,000-square-foot, 2-story welcome center features indoor and outdoor observation decks, food and beverage selections at a well-appointed café, meetings and event space and much more. SPEEDVEGAS is located on Las Vegas Boulevard South, just 10 minutes from the world-famous “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign (Exit 25 on Interstate 15). Learn more at speedvegas.com, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest (#SPEEDVEGAS, #SPEEDVEGAS2016).