It’s a problem we all have to face sooner or later. The time has come to buy a Rolls-Royce, but which one? Even now that the Phantom has gone out of production after a 13-year run, there are still several to choose from.

You could, of course, buy two or three and store each of them at a suitable home in different countries, or perhaps even continents. Some customers with particularly high levels of disposable income do just that.

Let’s say, though, that just one will do. Here, based on driving them in and around Edinburgh, is our guide to the Wraith, the Ghost Black Badge and the Ghost Extended Wheelbase, which we hope will help you make an informed choice.

Are they good in traffic jams? What is best for the supermarket run? We have the answers.

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