Rolls-Royce Phantom News

  • Rolls Royce Phantom with bespoke picnic set

    (To get yourself into this scene, follow the link below.) MARIAH: Looka here: I said you'd best find us a Mickey D's, and you'd best do it now. NICK: Aw, c'mon, baby. Ain't none of my homeboys ever seen a Rolls-Royce, much less a Phantom Drophead Coupe. MARIAH: It's "Coupé", dummy. NICK: Coupe, coupé: don't get all highfalutin' on me, Miss Long Island. Just because your mama was an opera singer -- MARIAH: Watch the road, Jeeves. NICK: Look, my peeps are up here havin' a little Memorial Day pizz-ow-wow. I just wanna stop by for a sec so they can get worked up over this ride...

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    A Five-Star Life Needs A Five-Star Car: Top Five New Luxury Cars

    A five-star life needs a five-star car and if you're lucky enough to have the former, then here are our five luxury runabout recommendations that will have people's eyes on stalks while their wallets wince in shame as you waft on by. Chauffeur not included. Jaguar XJFor those who hanker for a Rolls...

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    RM Auctions To Hold Classic Car Auction During Historic Monaco GP Weekend

    In a fit that would make Cinderella proud, RM Auctions has announced it will hold a classic and collector car auction during the 7th Historic Monaco Grand Prix. Over 100 of the finest cars currently available will be up for grabs, paired with an audience that undeniably appreciates their worth. Of...

  • TheCarLoft: Rob Van Winkle's Live-In Social Garage Project
    TheCarLoft: Vanilla Ice's Live-In Social Garage Project

    It's a classic first-world dilemma: you have all your dream cars, but you can only drive one at a time, and they live in a garage, out of sight of your friends and family. How to get the full enjoyment of displaying them in a social environment? Rob Van Winkle--perhaps most widely known as Vanilla...

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    Electric Rolls-Royce Phantom In the Works

    Old-world charm, resolute styling and blue-blooded buyers may not be the first things one mentally associates with electric-powered cars, but Rolls-Royce CEO Tom Purves thinks the combination makes perfect sense. Instantaneous torque, quiet operation and urban propriety all work in favor of an...

  • Mutec Rolls-Royce Phantom Armored
    Video: Mutec Shows Off Armored Rolls-Royce Phantom

    As an official Rolls-Royce coachbuilder, Mutec features world class craftsmanship with modifications that look like they came straight from the factory. One of the German-based coachbuilder’s most important modified vehicles is the armored version of the Rolls-Royce Phantom. Engineered to VR7...

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    Silently cruising in a seemingly impregnable fortress of fine leather, sensuous wood and hand-built steel and glass is the ultimate goal of the hyper-luxury carmakers like Rolls-Royce and Bentley, so it's not surprising that talk of an all-electric Rolls-Royce Phantom is once again emerging from the company. Captured at the Goodwood Revival by Auto Express, the talk reiterates the key points we brought you from Rolls-Royce CEO Tom Purves last October: the silent, smooth and clean power provided by electricity fits hand-in-glove with the company's mission statement of stylish, luxurious...

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    Hamann tunes the Rolls-Royce Phantom for more power, less class

    German tuner Hamann is known for its work with a number of brands, including Porsche, Mercedes Benz, BMW and Fiat, but now the company has turned its attention to an unlikely candidate for tuning work - the Rolls-Royce Phantom. The company is offering a number of upgrades for both the Phantom and...

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    Geely says Rolls Royce's copy claims are baseless

    China's car industry is infamous for its tendency to 'borrow' details from European carmakers, often to the point where the word 'clone' is used with some accuracy. The latest car to catch legal heat for the practice: Geely's GE, a remarkably obvious take on the Rolls Royce Phantom. But Geely...

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    One-off Hyperion Rolls-Royce by Pininfarina on sale for €4.5 million

    Named for a Titan in Greek mythology, the Pininfarina-etched Hyperion from 2008 was designed to evoke memories of cars from the 1930s with its long majestic bonnet, short rear overhang and low rooflines. Based on the Rolls-Royce Drophead Coupe, the changes needed to create the Hyperion included the...

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    Geely goes for the gusto with throne-equipped GE limo

    Building a successful hyper-luxury limousine is a tricky game. While brands like Maybach and Bentley are struggling to find success, Rolls Royce is posting year after banner year of sales improvements. Now a newcomer has entered the game, and the result is catastrophically interesting. Built by...

  • Rolls-Royce 200EX Concept Geneva
    Rolls-Royce 200EX: A Silver Ghost Return?

    A new small Rolls-Royce headed for motorways next year has gone on display at the 2009 Geneva motor show, prior to a world debut later this fall. The new 200EX concept, Rolls-Royce announced this week, is officially a concept vehicle. It's hard to see what might change as Rolls-Royce engineers...

  • Project Kahn Rolls-Royce Phantom

    Afzal Kahn, owner of the eponymous 'Project Kahn outfit, has unveiled his latest creation in what has come to be a long line of customized luxury vehicles. This time around the Project Kahn team has taken Rolls-Royce’s ultra-luxurious Phantom saloon and tinkered with its appearance and handling slightly, although the overall package retains its stock, yet still imposing, appearance. The foremost feature of the Project Kahn–enhanced Rolls Royce Phantom is the new 22in ‘Silver Mist’ alloy wheels. These take the original centre cap and add a meticulous diamond polish to...

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    What financial crisis? Rolls-Royce sells 1212 cars, reveals updated Phantom range

    With all the doom and gloom surrounding the auto industry and the economy in general, it is interesting to see that Rolls-Royce, the manufacturer of some of the most lavish cars on the planet, is enjoying record sales. Last year, the carmaker from Goodwood, UK, sold a total of 1,212 cars, its fifth...

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    Rolls Royce set sales records in 2008 despite economic downturn

    The automotive industry's story in 2008 has become a familiar one: high hopes dashed on the rocks of a stormy economy. But not all brands and carmakers fared poorly despite the general malaise - including some, like Rolls Royce, that actually set new records. Total sales for Rolls Royce cars were...

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    Project Kahn unveils modified Drophead Coupe

    With such an opulent base as a Rolls Royce to begin with, many modification houses - even Rolls Royce's own Bespoke program - end up with creations so extravagant they are nearly obscene. Project Kahn has dodged that bullet with the Phantom Drophead Coupe, however, keeping to the minimalist styling...

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    Rolls-Royce CEO: electric Phantom 'would be ideal'

    Old-world charm, resolute styling and blue-blooded buyers may not be the first things one mentally associates with electric-powered cars, but Rolls-Royce CEO Tom Purves thinks the combination makes perfect sense. Instantaneous torque, quiet operation and urban propriety all work in favor of an...

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    New Mirage adds sporty touch to Phantom saloon

    Due to popular demand, Rolls Royce has commissioned yet another special edition Phantom saloon under its official ‘Bespoke Programme’ designed specifically for Middle-Eastern customers. The region is a haven for those seeking unique Rolls-Royce models, with a couple of special vehicles...

  • Rolls Royce builds limited edition 'Peony' Phantom

    Due to popular demand, Rolls Royce has commissioned a new special edition Phantom saloon under its official ‘Bespoke Programme’ that has been designed specifically for United Arab Emirates customers. The limited edition model is called the ‘Peony’ and it features a two-tone exterior of Pearl Blue with a contrasting Moonstone Pearl Blue and Seashell interior. The ‘Peony’ flower design is an ancient oriental motif that represents royalty, wealth and distinction. The motif, in traditional blue and yellow, is used throughout the vehicle, featuring as an...

  • Golden Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe lands in Abu Dhabi
    Golden Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe lands in Abu Dhabi

    Not content with the boundless luxury exuded by the standard Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, the sole dealer of the bespoke cars in Abu Dhabi has taken delivery of a unique version decked in a gold metallic paint scheme and finished off with a gold-plated Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament. Almost...

  • Rolls Royce unveils new Phantom Coupe
    Rolls Royce unveils new Phantom Coupe

    Rolls Royce first teased us with the idea of a lavish two-door based on its Phantom saloon back in 2006 with the unveiling of the stunning 101EX Concept. Almost a year after the debut of the original concept, Rolls Royce announced that a convertible version of the 101EX, dubbed the Phantom Drophead...

  • EDAG Rolls-Royce Phantom takes pride in comfort
    EDAG Rolls-Royce Phantom Takes Pride In Comfort

    As peak oil and global warming concerns become nearly universal, car makers and customizers are working to find ways to keep their products relevant. One way is to seek greener solutions. Another, and the way chosen by EDAG for their Rolls-Royce Phantom, is to make the car relevant to the modern...

  • Stretched Rolls Royce Phantom by Mutec
    Stretched Rolls Royce Phantom by Mutec

    The Rolls Royce Phantom saloon is commonly referred to as a limo or limousine but to most people the word limousine conjures up images of stretched vehicles with three or more rows of windows and a chauffeur behind the wheel. The longest Phantom model made by Rolls Royce, however, is only 25cm...

  • Rolls-Royce Phantom Tungsten edition
    Rolls-Royce Phantom Tungsten edition

    Rolls-Royce has used this year’s Middle East Motor Show in Dubai to announce the launch of a limited edition version of its already exclusive Phantom saloon. The new car is called the Phantom Tungsten and it wears many of the dynamic styling features of the 101EX concept car. First up is the...

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