Rolls Royce Phantom VIII Launched, Prices Start at Rs 9.5 Crore

The Rolls Royce Phantom comes with a 6.75 litre, V-12 engine that can take it from 0-100 kmph in 5.4 seconds. 

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The eight-generation Rolls Royce Phantom offers multiple customisation options. 

If you just have to have the best, most expensive things in life, then a Rolls Royce Phantom should be on that list. The eighth-generation Rolls Royce Phantom has just been launched in India at a sticker price between Rs 9.5 crore and Rs 11.35 crore. The car is the epitome of luxury in the automobile world.

The variable price is because the car can be customised in any way that a customer wants. From different shades of leather from specific livestock in certain regions of the globe, to the exact shade and pattern of wood finish on the inside, the car offers multiple levels of customisation.

The Rolls Royce Phantom has a 6.75 litre, V-12 engine. 
The Rolls Royce Phantom has a 6.75 litre, V-12 engine. 
(Photo Courtesy: Rolls Royce)

Who would buy one at that price, you say? Consider this, Rolls Royce has a production capacity of only 4,000 cars annually, and if you want one, you will have to wait about 10 months, as it already has its order books full.

What makes the Rolls Royce Phantom so special? It sports air suspension all around, which can iron out even the harshest of roads. It comes with 130 Kg of sound insulation material and double laminated glass all around. This makes it exceptionally quiet, claims the company.

In fact, a company statement says that Rolls Royce engineers had to check if their equipment was correctly calibrated after noticing the exceptionally low sound levels in tests. Marketing spiel? Perhaps, but the cars are pretty quiet.

The Rolls Royce Phantom is powered by a 6.75 litre, twin-turbo, 12-cylinder engine that puts out 563PS of power and 900 Nm of torque. It can go from 0-100 kmph in 5.4 seconds. It sports a new chassis that’s lighter, yet 30 percent stiffer, than its predecessor the company claims.

Time to start looking for letters of understanding, if you want one!

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