Extreme vehicle testing was also carried out by British manufacturer of masterpiece car specialists, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Yup, the Rolls-Royce Spectre electric car which is predicted as ‘the best car in the world’ is being tested in the coldest place of -40 degrees Celsius, in Arjeplog, Sweden.
The reason it’s done in the coldest location in the world is because the technicians want to know how tough the system can work in this kind of environment. Although it doesn’t rule out getting input noise, vibration, and harshness.
“An extraordinary effort to educate Spectre to think and behave like a Rolls-Royce about to cover a distance of 2.5 million kilometers. It is a simulation of Rolls-Royce usage for more than 400 years. Today, I can confirm that 25% of the journey has been completed, and the results have met our most ambitious expectations,” said Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
In this cold condition, such as manifold rubber, door rubber, bushing compound, bolt material and also other adhesive materials. Rolls-Royce argues that testing in these extreme conditions will make many components experience changes in structure and durability.
Likewise, the efficiency level of engine heating, ventilation, cabin conditioning and cooling systems. As a luxury car brand, it is imperative to carry out proving tests in the winter, to demonstrate perfection in the manufacture of every Rolls-Royce vehicle. As well as Spectre driving experience in the chassis control system, power source management and electronic control.
Driving in conditions of minimal traction such as on ice and snow tested the stability of the Spectre , engineers were able to design the dynamics of driving at low speeds and staying steady at high speeds.
Rolls-Royce ensured that the test target of 2,500,000 km was achieved by about 25%, the Spectre demonstrated its performance such as control, control, stability, prediction and a different experience.
Spectre revealed that it carries with it Rolls-Royce’s cultural heritage, including the historic moment of electrification – a technology that is also now part of the Rolls-Royce experience. In addition, for the first time since 1926, the Spectre will install 23-inch alloy wheels on the coupe model.
The weight distribution has also been designed, with the placement of the battery on the floor but still providing a low and spacious sitting position. Aerodynamic design, for this prototype model the air resistance value is 0.26 cd.
“Our job is to teach every component and system how to think, behave and communicate like Rolls-Royce, which saw a lot of engineering from the workshop shift to the digital space. Here at Arjeplog we have built a significant foundation on which to create a true Rolls-Royce. This is a huge step forward for our brand, but also for electrification – although the Spectre is still in its infancy, I can confirm that this technology is able to keep pace with the Rolls-Royce experience,” said Mihiar Ayoubi, Director of Engineering, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.