As I have extensively documented before, riding in cars is extremely difficult for me. Not only do they place the masses directly in my line of sight, but I also have the driver to contend with. Usually, I just hire ones that don’t speak any English to ensure maximum privacy, but then there’s still the issue of them…
The Phantom VII was introduced over 13 years ago and is now approaching the end of its production. Its successor is getting an all new aluminum spaceframe, but the Phantom Coupé and the Drophead Coupé will not be renewed.
This bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom was specially designed for the Vietnamese market is seriously called the Phantom Sacred Fire, because when you throw special paint on a special car for a special market, it deserves a special name.
English investigators are treating a recent blaze that destroyed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of supercars as arson, according to reports.
The latest Rolls-Royce series, the Phantom Limelight, comes with what it calls Ladies’ and Gentleman’s panniers, plus the most comfortable rear seats your butt has ever encountered. Anybody can buy a Maybach, but to get this, you’ll need to hurry because RR is only make 25 of them.
Here's the ultimate capitalist car. Capitalist, as in somebody who lives in a capital (financial, cultural, political), because the Rolls-Royce Phantom Metropolitan Collection is all about the celebration of large cities around the world with images of skyscrapers cut into wood and leather.
Some things in life are so terrible, so awful, so delightfully vulgar that they go full-circle, and become great. The movie Starship Troopers, for example, or a Fluffernutter sandwich. Add to the list, then, Rolls-Royce's newest order for 30 Extended-Wheelbase Phantoms, its biggest and most expensive ever.
This is what a repossessed Rolls-Royce Phantom looks like. It's also probably one of the cheapest Phantoms you'll ever see. Because it's practically worthless.
While most Chinese customers order their Rolls-Royces in one of the many shades of black they have, the Pinnacle Travel Phantom uses a much more exciting combination of the finest woodwork and a two-tone exterior finish.
Last year, almost 95% of Rolls-Royce cars purchased were personalized by their bespoke workshop. The Phantom was the most popular subject, with 99% of Middle-Eastern, 98% of North American, 95% of European and 86% of Asian buyers individualizing their cars, while Rolls-Royce also increased their revenue by 30%.
I never the desire of luxury automakers to stick their engines, the heart and soul of their cars, under vast acreage of plastic. That's one of the (very many) reasons why I've always liked cars from the hyper-luxury automakers. They let you see all of that engineering beauty and perfection for yourself.
The video of a Rolls-Royce Phantom tearing sideways through the British countryside went viral and for good reason. The real mystery of the video was who was behind the wheel of the $400,000 car. Now we think we know the identity of the Stig's uppercrust cousin.
The 2012 Rolls-Royce Phantom has a new bumper, some changes in the interior, and a rectangular LED lower light instead of the round one from before. You can even order it with an eight-speed automatic in case the six-speed ZF unit seems prehistoric.
Rolls-Royce — the luxury car brand that makes all other luxury carmakers feel young, vibrant and West Egg-ish — saw a seemingly astounding 31% increase in sales in 2011. Rolls sold 3,538 Spirit of Ecstasy-ornamented barges of bountiful bank accounts — making it the best year of sales in the brand's 107-year-old…
Communism fading into the past, Russia has become one of the most decadent consumer markets in the world. Want some proof? Here's a customized $450,000 Rolls Royce Centurion left as garbage by the side of a commuter rail line.
If you answered "three" without skipping a beat, with nary a hint of sarcasm and you found your nose turning slightly upward, then you're just the kind of person Rolls is looking for to buy a Phantom. [via TwitPic]