Monday, June 25, 2007

Rolls Royce Phantom

The Rolls-Royce Phantom is an ultra-luxury saloon automobile made by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars a BMW subsidiary, in the United Kingdom. It was launched in 2003 and is the first Rolls-Royce branded car made under the ownership of BMW. This car might be called an extremely luxurious car of which only 10,000 will be made.


The car isnt all luxury, along with that Rolls Royce Corporation have managed also to give it the sporty touch so that you can feel the kick, when you decide you want to drive yourself rather being chauffer driven. The car has a 6.75 litre, 48 valve engine, which has also been taken from the BMW's factory. The Engine produces 453 horse power which is quite respectable for a car that weighs nearly 2.5 tonns. This engine can accelerate this car from 0-100 km/h in 5.7 seconds.


The car has a six speed automatic transmission and double wishbone suspension. It is 1.63 m (63 in) tall, 1.99 m (74.8 in) wide, 5.83 m (228 in) long, and weighs 2485 kg. The body of the car is built on an aluminium space frame.

The base price is £250,000 in the uk and $300,000 in the us.

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