Rolls Royce Phantom Limelight Collection Unveiled At Shanghai Auto Show

To gain maximum attention under the limelight of Shanghai Auto Show, Rolls-Royce has unveiled the Limelight Collection to highlight the bespoke personalization option.

Based on the extended wheelbase version of Phantom, the Limelight collection comes draped in blue shade with a tint of purple. The white coach line contrasts the entire theme very elusively. The 21-inch rims further demonstrate the RR’s message of devotion to customization.

Reportedly, most changes lie inside the cabin than on outside. The seats in white gets diamond embroidery where the same design is also carried over on the door panels. Other elements are contrasted in the dark blue shade with white stitches running across.

Rolls Royce Phantom Limelight Collection Unveiled At Shanghai Auto Show

Hence, likewise to other special models no changes made under the bonnet. A 6.75-litre V12 engine of 453bhp and 719Nm of torque continue to do the job after mated to an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission.

Rolls Royce Phantom Limelight Collection Unveiled At Shanghai Auto Show Rolls Royce Phantom Limelight Collection Unveiled At Shanghai Auto Show

Rolls Royce Phantom Limelight Collection Unveiled At Shanghai Auto Show

Abu Dhabi Police Add Rolls-Royce Phantom To The Fleet

Just as we confirmed BMW i8 is added to the list of Dubai Police, we took note of a one more prestigious addition to one of the finest yet richest police fleets of Middle East. It’s the Abu Dhabi that got their hands on a Rolls-Royce Phantom. Colored in burgundy red and white, with golden Spirit of Ecstasy, they say this heavy luxury symbol consisted with a V12 engine will be used for tourism purpose to show the country’s wealth and prosperity to outsiders.

Hence, as far as we believe, Dubai Police and other fleets out there across the world have acquired machines which are fast in clicking number and miles, but this seems to be the only model from a proper luxury-emblem that the Abu Dhabi just added for a unique resemblance. If we aren’t wrong about the said, one can go through the models included in the fleet of Dubai Police, and can name anyone of the true blue luxury car that is not aimed at speed for any of the given reason: Ferrari FF, Audi R8, Nissan GT-R, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, BMW M6 GranCoupe, Bentley Continental, Lexus RC F, Aston Martin One-77, Bugatti Veyron and a Lamborghini Aventador.

Abu Dhabi Police Add Rolls-Royce Phantom To The Fleet

Abu Dhabi Police Add Rolls-Royce Phantom To The Fleet Abu Dhabi Police Add Rolls-Royce Phantom To The Fleet

Abu Dhabi Police Add Rolls-Royce Phantom To The Fleet

Rolls-Royce Phantom Serenity Concept Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

Rolls-Royce’s meaning of Serenity is certainly a one-off Phantom for the Geneva Motor Show. Unveiled this new concept car based on the Phantom Series II, the Phantom features extensive use of silk, bamboo and white arctic leather inside the cabin. But on the outers, it claimed to have used the costliest paint shade ever made by the company, called as Mother of Pearl. Motif is also selected carefully to suit the interiors.

The imported silk of China being used in the cabin can be found only on rear seats, where the front row is covered in Arctic white leather, but the bamboo is used all over wherever it was needed. Some trim even sported the rare smoked cherry wood for creating a better piece of exclusivity. Though, needed not to mention, crimson blossoms had been hand painted on the silk fabric. They even said, boot too features the white Arctic leather that too is used for the floor mats. Members of the Rolls-Royce had spent almost 600 man hours in designing every panel of the car. Just to say about the last excitement about the king-sixe luxury sedan of Rolls-Royce, which too is a one-off piece in the world, sported the motif in the cabin painted by the brush that used squirrel hair.

Hence, none of the reports confirmed of any change under the hoods or its engine specifications. It’s just the company that wanted to give spectators a view how one feels standing before the car that literally belongs to the taste of a super rich monarch or a seriously wealthy businessman redefining the term of luxury once again.

Rolls-Royce Phantom Serenity Concept Unveiled At Geneva Motor Show

Well, as per to us the Serenity design may appeal more of the wealthy ladies than those gentlemen. Feel free to mention your feedback in the comments section below…

First Rolls-Royce Phantom Hearse Rental Service Launched

The charismatic aura of Rolls-Royce reminds of those who had achieved the worldly acquaintances and are on the top level of pyramid that defines the social status. What’s the point when they leave behind them when making the last trip to eternity? Well, that too has to be special and A.W.Lymn The Family taken a leap further to invent such a service that will even bring liveliness even to the after-death.

As launches a one of its kind, Rolls-Royce Phantom hearse service, that company of UK asked the Italian company Biemme Special Cars to built-up their special coaches. Terming aesthetic changes, the sedan is similar to the stock version of Phantom Series I up to C-pillar, but it goes dramatically in a new avatar further onwards. Suicide doors are retained with silver finish paint on outer. Inside the cabin, it holds black veneers and matching carpets. For the coffin compartment, illuminate lighting, polished stainless steel finish, crystal glass and automated door along with microphone are given away for the most soulful journey.

First Rolls-Royce Phantom Hearse Rental Service Launched

On the apparent note, Rolls-Royce Phantom is one of the best sedans to ride in with ‘peace’, of which the one initial of RIP seems covered here.

Keep pouring your suggestions in comments section below…

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British Luxury Cars: Part 1

Those who had driven British-made luxury cars will never ever switch to something else. England has a long history of best hand craftsmanship and their disciplines are observed till date. Listed here are the best examples of British luxury cars that have came across to us, and are profound to be a perfect choice for echelons of the society.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom

British accents can be firmly experienced while pronouncing the Roll-Royce and its flagship Phantom is a yardstick to define terms of automotive luxury. The never ending dimensions and timeless design is worth to splurge chunk of fortunes on it.

Rolls-Royce Phantom

Rolls-Royce Wraith

It’s not only luxury served on the platter of Rolls-Royce; one can have that delivered on a racetrack too – in a Wraith. The only sports machine built by the company, it is a rare combination of sheer power and opulence.

Rolls-Royce Wraith

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe and Drophead Coupe

It is of very fine stature Phantom sedan cannot stand to every miniscule route of job creators, so those who at times want to free themselves from the clutter and spend their personal moments in a lovable automobile, obviously with near and dear one, Phantom Coupe and Drophead Coupe are the best host to surge towards.

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe and Drophead Coupe

Rolls-Royce Ghost

Yet a Rolls-Royce despite being so small on its body frame, Ghost has silently cut down the vast difference between the aspirations and affordability. Young and practical in its gene, it sells in most numbers.

Rolls-Royce Ghost

Bentley Mulsanne

On terms of exclusivity they offer, Bentley is a direct rival to Rolls-Royce. The flagship Mulsanne stands head-to-head with Phantom, but this Crewe based automaker differs with the other Ghost of Ecstasy only in terms self-drivability that sends core focus to the power and ample of luxury.

Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley Continental GT

Continental GT is meant to cover the max distance in a shorter span of time, that too without harnessing the level of hedonism. Available in coupe and convertible versions both, it tears apart the competition and let the sports machines bow down their heads failing attention to luxury.

Bentley Continental GT

Bentley Flying Spur

The smallest of its line-up but still of the same standard to that Continental, Flying Spur delivers the means of most comfortable transportation for four most-fortunate passengers.

Bentley Flying Spur

Rolls-Royce Phantom Tumbles Over A Farm In China

The liberated audience doesn’t make a comparison between a Rolls-Royce owners and a poor peasant considerable, and the ‘Phantom’ too tend to believe so.

Hopefully, the owner that still held his perception in the light of such differentiating transcriptions even in these modern days faced serious casualties in the fields of those poor farmers.

Hence proven, an accident in Zhejiang Province of China, a Rolls-Royce Phantom tumbled down in a farm after skidding off the tarmac and wheels seen facing the sky. The rains may have taken the toil as well in teaching that owner a lesson. As per the sources, no one is injured and the car is wrecked a lot on the left side.

Rolls-Royce Phantom Tumbles Over A Farm In China

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Gets Into Ferrari Skin

What will happen when the Rolls-Royce’ Sprit of Ecstasy will meet the Prancing of Ferrari?

Needed not to scratch the brains; one example is just created by a Rolls owner who wanted to have both of them at the cost of one.

The model underneath the Ferrari skin is Phantom Coupe. On the outer, it is given inspirations of racing with Ferrari. Stickers and decals from Ferrari’s F1 car and Shell badges are initials to be conveying so. And to further make it more of Italian, wrap is doing the job very well.

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Gets Into Ferrari Skin

However, British and Italian cannot be alike, just in that same manner the Rolls-Royce and Ferrari happened not to go hand in hand in real. But that was on the outer; under the hoods both the cars has same number of cylinders i.e. twelve.

New Rolls Royce Phantom to use BMW 7 Series platform, to arrive in 2016: Report

New Rolls Royce Phantom is going to be based on the BMW 7 Series platform, says a report in the industry.

Phantom is there in the industry for a decade and is enjoying a status of an ultra niche car exquisite which is meant to be the final word on luxury. Though, making it in line on the platform of 7 Series, the car is said to enjoy a lot of benefits of its younger sibling. Specifically, those are termed as deduction of 204 kgs from the existing model which in return would also give in added notch of mileage, and deployment of BMW’s latest infotainment and safety technologies.

In addition, Rolls Royce Ghost is also being based on that same BMW’s 7 Series platform, but the present model Phantom uses a unique one to create its distinct marquee in the market.

The ultimate advantage of getting Phantom dwelled into the 7 Series platform, it would become possible for the carmaker to engulf BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system, which possibly we are expecting it roll out after the new Phantom’s arrival in 2016. However, the convertible model is also there in the pipeline of Rolls Royce (which too is said to arrive by 2016) but the speculations aren’t very sure about the Phantom to drop its top in the four-door version or the two-door one.

New Rolls Royce Phantom
We hope some more of the words may come from the official bay of Rolls Royce soon, till then we had kept our eyes roving in the air to give you the best of industry.

Source: Automotive News

Rolls Royce Celebrates a decade of Phantom

Rolls Royce has something more to celebrate this New Year. Company’s Good wood assembly plant has now completed its 10 years. This is the plant that first delivered Phantom back in 2003. The Rolls Royce Phantom Saloon is the sixth generation of the legend dry Phantom brand of cars.

At the time of the launch production of Phantom was noted as “the last greatest adventure in the history of automobile”. Initially Rolls Royce made single car each day but later it was increased to 3 by the end of 2003. Currently the production stands with two car ranges; Ghost and Phantom and six models. A row of craftsman and women hand made about 20 cars each day. In 2011, Rolls Royce witnessed second consecutive sales record and the best results in the 107 year history of the company.

The incredible response to the company’s portfolio has been excitingly overwhelming and positive throughout the decade of business. Each new model has been appreciated and has attracted a lot of audiences and had grabbed tons of awards in design and luxury category. Company’s growing network has been providing effortless experience to the customers throughout the world.

Rolls Royce Celebrates a decade of Phantom

The company commenced with the workforce of about and now hires about 1400 people at the Good wood plant. More than 100 new jobs were created in the 2012 alone. The company has invested highly in the upcoming talent via its graduate, apprenticeship and internship programs. Nearly all the workers live around the plant only and a staff turnover is lowest in the industry.

Company has made significant positive impact on the local area and British economy also with over 90 percent of the cars being built for export. Investment has also been increased to the plant with the new manufacturing area coming up just in time. This will help the company to tackle increasing worldwide demands and in building highly personalized version of the Phantom and Ghost models.

CEO, Rolls Royce Motor Cars, Mr. Torsten Muller-Otvos said that Rolls Royce has become the synonym for the success and company is quite proud to celebrate the decade of the automotive excellence. The revival of the world’s most famous auto brand and the development of the Rolls Royce home have proved to be an extra ordinary successful journey. He further congratulated the Rolls Royce team at its Goodwood plant and around the world for their passion and the spirit of Rolls Royce. He also added that together they can look ahead for the next decade with greater optimism and faith.

2013 Rolls Royce Phantom II Launched in India for Rs 4.5 Crore

Legendary luxury car maker Rolls Royce has launched its 2013 Phantom II saloon in India today. Price of this super-luxury saloon has been fixed at Rs.4.5 crores (ex-showroom Mumbai) for the standard wheelbase version, which makes it obvious that like most Rolls Royce products, this one too will target only the super-rich in the country. The car will be shipped to India through the CBU route.

While the standard version has been priced at Rs.4.5 crores, the long wheelbase version will cost you a sum of Rs.5.1 crore, which makes this Rolls Royce the costliest vehicle to be sold in India. The biggest competition to the Rolls Royce Phantom will certainly come from the equally well-known name in this segment, the Bentley.

2013 Rolls Royce Phantom II

The all-new 2013 Phantom II has seen changes on both the inside and outside. While the overall appearance of the vehicle still retains that typical Rolls Royce look, certain changes made to the car do make it different from other Roll Royce babies. Redesigned curved headlamps and a new bumper adorns the front of the car.

2013 Rolls Royce Phantom II

The power to this vehicle comes from a hand-built 6.75-liter naturally-aspirated V12 petrol engine with improved performance and fuel-efficiency figures. The engine delivers a peak torque of 720Nm, almost 180Nm more than the previous version. A ZF 8-speed automatic transmission has been mated with the engine. The car will have a top speed of 240kmph.

2013 Rolls Royce Phantom II

The outer luxury is reflected on the inside of the car as well. A mix of steel, wood and leather makes gives that quintessential Rolls Royce look on the inside as well. The car has five different cameras positioned all around it for extra security. These cameras help the driver keep a check on the blind spots of the car.