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Rolls-Royce Phantom Review: New Rolls-Royce Phantom:Crazy yet stylish

When it comes to the brand that has been toppling most of its competitors for a long time, Rolls-Royce will definitely strike your mind. This car manufacturer has created a stable niche amongst its global audience. Its recent launch, 2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom Sedan, is yet another example of their prowess in the automobile industry. The design of this car is not crazy yet stylish appearance is visible.

It is really surprising that a huge car like 2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom Sedan can be handled with such simplicity. With 6.75 liter V12 standard engine, it is a giant pair of wheels having a power of 453 hp. The car gives 11mpg within the city limits and 18mpg on the highway. Again, the 6-speed automatic transmission is immaculate. It can be electronically controlled with Steptronic manual interacting features.

Its transmission features of 2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom Sedan are ably matched with its power or automatic steering column, which have tilt and telescopic features. The suspensions at both ends are independent and have air springs. Its shifting is controlled by wire driven controls. Again, it has a battery saver and power outlets at its rear.

Its trunk lid doors are powered and the ones at the rear close automatically. Having bumpers at both the end, it has Goodyear tires for all seasons with alloy wheels. These are complemented by defogger at the rear window and power window along with dual sun-visors at two ends and rain-sensing wipers.

Headlights are automatically leveled and are provided with washers. Its discharge lights are bi-Xenon type and the car also includes fog-lights. The interior includes trunk lights and reading lights at both the back and the front with delayed courtesy lights.

The parking brake for the New Rolls-Royce Phantom is auto engaged. The car includes control systems for the stability of your vehicle. The traction system is controlled by engine management and ABS. There are anti-lock brakes on each of the four wheels, coupled by powered and vented disc brakes at both the ends. There is also an electronic assistance for the braking system.

The seating at the back of 2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom Sedan will remind you of your experiences in a theatre. The seats at the front are powered and include dual headrests and lumbar support. On top of that, its seats are also leathered. The storage option includes locking storage at the front and within the armrest at rear. There is a glove-box and four cup-holders for storing small items.

2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom Sedan considers safety and security with equal detailing. There are airbags for each seats and 3-point seatbelts at both ends, which consist of a center lap-belt at the back. These features are coupled with an emergency fuel-cutoff device and guard door-beams at the sides. The powered deck-lid release and panic alarm looks after the security along with various remote controlled gadgets.

Having a lamb-wool floor matting and carpeting in the cargo area and passenger cabin along with auto climate-control and leathered steering wheel, 2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom Sedan defines the term ‘royal luxury’.

Tech Specs

Body: 4-door sedan

Engine: 6.75 liter V12 453 hp

Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Torque: 531 units

Power: 453 horse power

Tires: SBRP255/50R21

Verdict:

For: It is sure to give you a luxury ride.

Against: Its price is a bit on the high side. Still, it is worth every penny of its price.

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