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25 Feb 2018

Rolls-Royce launches 'most advanced car' in India at Rs. 9.50crore

Rolls-Royce unveils new ultra luxury car

Rolls-Royce has launched the eighth generation Phantom in India at a starting price of Rs. 9.50 crore.

Touted as the "most advanced luxury motor car available," it retains Rolls-Royce's ultra-luxury bespoke user experience and new-age automotive technologies.

The Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII, which will first make its way to Chennai, comes after a period of 16 years. Here is more on it.

In context

Rolls-Royce unveils new ultra luxury car
The car has Rolls-Royce's iconic suicide doors

Exterior

The car has Rolls-Royce's iconic suicide doors

The new-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom is based on the company's new aluminum space frame platform or the "Architecture of Luxury."

It is 30% more rigid than its predecessor and features a larger 24-slat chrome grille, new LED projector headlamps, and new LED taillights.

Its design is derived from a yacht with a two-tone shade and the iconic suicide doors.

Interior

Phantom VIII is the world's most silent motor car

Inside, the car gets a 6mm two-layered glazing on every window.

It has over 130 kg of sound insulation to be the "most silent motor car in the world."

It features a digital instrument console, a massive infotainment display, and most importantly, a new glass-encased space or "gallery." Situated on the dashboard, the gallery can be used to display anything like artwork or trophies.

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It can go from 0-100 kmph in just 5.4 seconds

On the technical side, the Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII has a 6.75-litre twin-turbocharged V12 engine with 563 bhp and 900 Nm of peak torque. It can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in just 5.4 seconds. The luxury vehicle has an 8-speed, satellite-aided transmission.

All the driver assistance systems you can think of!

Safety

All the driver assistance systems you can think of!

It features a host of safety systems like alertness assistance, active cruise control, cross-traffic warning, and lane change warning.

It also has visibility assistance in place like panoramic view, helicopter view, all-around visibility, and night vision assistance.

The Phantom VIII can be completely customized. Users can choose from 44,000 exterior colors and request personalized designs from the company's bespoke designers.

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Most expensive Rolls Royce car in india?

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Rolls-Royce unveiled a one-off custom build called the Sweptail. At a reported price of nearly $13 million, it is believed to be the most expensive new car ever commissioned.

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