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Rolls Royce Phantom Hyperion Pininfarina

• The most expensive Rolls-Royce on the list and indeed one of the most expensive cars to be found anywhere, is this special Rolls-Royce Hyperion. The word “unique” gets thrown around a lot in the car world, but rarely is a car actually one of a kind. This one, though, is truly unique in every sense of the word.

• Unveiled at the 2008 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and based on the Phantom Drophead Coupe, it wears special bodywork from Pininfarina, the Italian design firm and coachbuilder best known for clothing some of Ferrari’s greatest designs. The Rolls-Royce Phantom is a full-sized luxury saloon manufactured by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

• It is the eighth and current generation of the Rolls-Royce Phantom, debuting in 2017, and the second launched by Rolls-Royce under BMW ownership. It is offered in two wheelbase lengths. This is the current flagship model made by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Design

• The body panels are carbon fiber, and Pininfarina reworked the shape with new recessed headlights, a slightly inclined grille, shorter tail, more rounded fenders, and raised beltline for a substantially different look than the original car.

• Inside, there is ample wood trim and even a special Girard-Perregaux clock designed specifically for this car. Located in Dubai, the one-off Rolls is also represented with 0 km and is essentially in brand new condition. The Phantom VIII's styling has been described as an evolution of the Phantom VII's as it bears most of the design features of its predecessor.

• Like its predecessor, the Phantom VIII has a short front overhang and upright front end, a long bonnet and set-back passenger compartment as well as a long wheelbase and a flowing rear end. It also uses rear-opening "coach doors". For the first time on a Phantom, Rolls-Royce's trademark "Parthenon" radiator grille is integrated into the surrounding bodywork. The Phantom is available in two wheelbase lengths.

• The interior is fully bespoke and personalised to the clientele like previous and current Rolls Royce models offer. It has the BMW iDrive infotainment system with 3D camera view. They also have "The Gallery", a display section in the vehicle in the front seat veneer with experimentation of different materials and artwork to be integrated with the vehicle and all the options are limitless.

Performance

• Both the Rolls-Royce Phantom and Phantom Extended have a top speed of 155 miles per hour. The Phantom can break 60 mph in about 5.1 seconds, while the Phantom Extended model can hit the same mark in 5.2 seconds

Production

• The Phantom is assembled by hand at Rolls-Royce's plant in Goodwood, West Sussex, England. Customer deliveries commenced in January 2018. According to own Statement of BMW AG, Rolls Royce and similar institutions, this generation of automobile with combustion engine has a preview to an end until 2030, due the company only producing electric models.