Rolls-Royce Phantom 2023: slight tweaks for Her Majesty

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Rolls-Royce Phantom 2023: slight tweaks for Her Majesty

Five years after its launch, the eighth generation of the Rolls-Royce Phantom is brought up to date. Contrary to what usually happens in these cases, the British sedan only receives minor modifications to update and remain the most luxurious car in the world. Also still available with two cartsocerías: the normal one and the extended battle one.

Rolls-Royce continues to do things its way. While almost all manufacturers undergo a major upgrade to their cars in the middle of their business cycle, the English firm has chosen to make minimal changes to its flagshipthe Rolls-Royce Phantom.

How could it be otherwise, Goodwood have taken into account the requests of their customers to update the Phantom, which they refer to as the Phantom Series II to distinguish it from the previous model. Of course, At first glance it is difficult to differentiate it because it has not been redesigned, it has simply been made up a littleor to modernize its image, but always with the premise of not losing its DNA.

Embrace the new trends

Thus, debuts a redrawn and backlit front grille, like that of the Rolls-Royce Ghost and some of his BWM relatives. The lights that flank the grille are also new. For its part, the Spirit of Ecstasy continues to preside over the hood, already with its new proportions after the revision it received a few months ago.

The facelifted Rolls-Royce Phantom is otherwise identical to its predecessor. They do not change neither its side nor its rear, although Rolls-Royce expands the catalog of alloy wheels with unprecedented designs, including one that is inspired by the Rolls-Royce of the 1920s. There are also more customization options in the form of new color combinations.

Almost six meters long for the Rolls-Royce Phantom

What does not change are its dimensions. The short wheelbase Rolls-Royce Phantom SWB (Short Wheel Base) measures 5.76 meters long, 2.01 meters wide, 1.64 meters high and has a wheelbase of 3.55 meters. The extended wheelbase Rolls-Royce Phantom EWB (Extended Wheel Base) is 5.98 meters long, 2.01 meters wide, 1.65 meters high and has a wheelbase of 3.77 meters. Both exceed 2.5 tons of weight.

The interior of the Rolls-Royce Phantom follows the same line. The most important thing, apart from the new steering wheel with a thicker rim, is the incorporation of the Rolls-Royce Connected functionality. Through the exclusive Whispers mobile application for brand owners, this technology allows directions to be sent directly to the car.

The Rolls-Royce Phantom is more connected

Keep in mind that the Rolls-Royce Phantom is often enjoyed from the back seat. Therefore, their owners will find this technology especially useful. In this way, they will be able to send the address of the event, restaurant, dealership or even the house itself to save explanations and have their driver drive there directly.

Besides, will be able to see the location of your Rolls-Royce Phantomits current status or contact your favorite dealer for any request or information about the car at the touch of a button.

Another novelty hidden inside the Rolls-Royce Phantom 2023 is Italian fabric upholstery added to the extensive catalog of materials that can dress up your luxurious interior. In terms of habitability there are no changes. It remains exceptional with either of its two bodies.

Keep betting on the twelve cylinders

The engine also receives modifications. The Rolls-Royce Phantom continues to hide under its long hood a V12 biturbo petrol block that develops 570 hp and 900 Nm of maximum torque. It is associated with an automatic gearbox synchronized with the browser and rear-wheel drive.

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