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Rolls-Royce Phantom – Subtle Name for the Unsubtle Car
When it comes to the best in luxury cars, there is one name that stands out from all the others. The Rolls-Royce Phantom has been in production since 1925 in one model or another and its current model is the still the top of the class for luxury.
The Rolls-Royce Phantom is a car that can be both driven and driven in in equal comfort, opulence and luxury.
The beating heart
To power the massive beauty that is the Phantom requires a 6.75-litre V12 petrol engine. This engine is known for being an all-round star, developing a 459 bhp. The engine is highly refined and incredibly smooth, whilst also being rather silent.
The car weighs 2.6 tonnes, but thanks to its powerful engine, the Phantom can accelerate from 0-60 in 5.7 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 150 mph.
The place to be
When it comes to beauty, opulence and superb luxury, there is no better car to sit in than the Phantom. The attention to detail demonstrated in the cabin as well as the quality of the materials used with ensure that you are sat in the nicest place a car can offer.
The craftsmanship is impeccable, with Rolls Royce delivering the finest, softest leather available for its seats, matching well with the high quality wood and chrome’s lustre. The carpet is made from luxury thick wool that absorbs you into the true comfort offered by the Phantom.
To drive or be driven?
That is the question When it comes to the Rolls Royce, it is generally understood that the owner will not be driving it, but their personal driver to chauffeur them. However, for those who are interested in driving their own Rolls Royce, then you will not be disappointed.
Now considering the Phantom weights 2.6 tonnes, you might not expect it to handle well, but Rolls-Royce has ensured it handles superbly. This is down to the steering being impressive and spot on and the brakes are excellent. The Phantom comes with an 8-speed automatic gearbox and it shifts seamlessly, helping put the power of the V12 engine on the road.
However, when it comes to being driven in the Phantom, refinement is essential and this vehicle proves itself best in its class here. The ride is extremely comfortable thanks to its air suspension and overall comfort of the cabin. Overall if you are looking for a luxury car to drive or be driven in, there is no car better than the Rolls-Royce Phantom.
Rolls-Royce Phantom is the leading luxury car for both drivers and those being driven. Rolls-Royce for sale are available and ready for your attention.