Legend says if you own a Rolls Royce, you are already a nobleman. The elite company is considered synonymous to regality and is known globally for producing elegant cars larger than most of the sedans embedded with more luxury than a private jet. Rolls Royce Phantom, the exquisite saloon, has been successful in keeping alive the sanctity of the elite company. The car was first introduced in 1925 and ever since then, Rolls Royce Phantom has been successful in seizing millions of hearts worldwide; kudos to its exceptional aesthetics, excellent power, sumptuous interiors and advanced comfort features which make Rolls Royce Phantom a car to endeavor for.
Phantom comes in 4 classic variants namely Phantom, Phantom Extended Wheelbase, Phantom Drophead Coupe and Phantom Coupe. The strong character of Rolls Royce Phantom is reflected in the beast of an engine hidden inside the car. With the powerful twin turbo V12 engine, one is bound to experience the thrill offered by the car. The sole 6.8-litre V12 engine deployed in the car can punch a maximum power of 460 PS at 5350 rpm coupled with a colossal torque of 720 Nm at 3500 rpm. Rolls Royce Phantom can make long distances a sprint. Just a brief press on accelerator and you can feel the brisk acceleration provided by the powerful V12 engine. The car reaches 0-100 km/hr mark in mere 5.9 seconds and can clock a top speed of 240 kmph which is praiseworthy. When it comes to fuel economy, Phantom doesn't disappoint and offers a mileage ranging from 5.2-6.7 kmpl.
Just one brief gaze and you will fall head over heels for the overall aesthetics of the car. With 5 layers of elegant primer paint along with the sublime hand polished finishing, Rolls Royce Phantom looks flawless from every angle. The trademark Rolls Royce Spirit of Ecstasy is placed imposingly on the elegant bonnet which embodies elegance. The aerodynamic side profile, the elongated bonnet and the chrome plated exhaust pipe gives the car an air of heavenly presence. Rolls Royce Phantom is quite an imposing saloon which is quite evident from its dimensions that stand out to be 5842 mm x 1990 mm x 1638 mm (L x W x H) and the wheelbase measures 3570 mm which is laudable. The Elongated Wheelbase version comes with a huge wheelbase of 3820 mm and dimensions measuring 6092 mm x 1990 mm x 1640 mm(L x W x H). The car comes employed with 21-inch elegantly finished alloy wheels which are available in 12 different wheel specifications, including different designs, colors and finishes, to complement any specification.
The British automakers have designed the interiors in such a way that elevates the driving experience along with a supreme comfort and is a perfect amalgamation of modern design and contemporary Rolls Royce heritage. A detailed attention has been given to even the smallest of the parts. Above you on the inner roof is the signature Rolls Royce Starlight Headliner with upto 800 optic fibres positioned ergonomically to give an impression of a delightful night sky. The optionally available ventilated and massage seats further aggrandize the comfort level. The wooden finish throughout the cabin alongwith the hand stitched leather upholstery adds to the elegance. A crystal clear 8.8-inch touchscreen has been provided that serves as an interface for audio, communication and navigation controls. Also, two 12-inch screens are provided at the rear of the front seats to increment your royalty as an optional package. The boot space provided in the car is laudable and measures 460-litres.
The British automakers haven't compromised safety of the riders with high power and performance. Phantom's unique aluminum space-frame is hand welded from over 500 separate parts with over 100 metres of weld that provides rigidity to the car. Phantom has been embedded with dual front, side, full length curtain airbags which ensure maximum safety of the passengers. The ventilated disc brakes work in harmonics with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), traction and stability control systems to deliver a sublime control over the vehicle. The driver's assistance system includes lane departure warning system, automatic high beams, rear and front parking sensors for secure driving experience in various situations. For better handling the car is installed with Hydraulic rear axle bearings along with redesigned struts and adjusted dampers that helps in effortless turning around every corner.
Rolls Royce - the name itself is enough. Nothing more needs to be said. In layman terms, Phantom is a machine that blends high power and performance with everlasting comfort and advanced infotainment features which makes it one of the best chauffeur driven vehicle.