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Rolls-Royce reveals Phantom impressed by Italian Riviera


Rolls-Royce this week unveiled its newest one-off fee, the Phantom Impressed by Cinque Terre, which pulls its inspiration from the Italian Riviera and its winemaking custom.

The Cinque Terre—Italian for “5 lands”—consists of the fishing villages of Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore, positioned on the coast of Liguria in Northern Italy. They’re identified for picturesque terraced vineyards overlooking the Mediterranean.

Rolls-Royce tried to channel the ambiance of the Cinque Terre with numerous bespoke parts on the Phantom sedan, together with a paint coloration appropriately named Ligurian blue. It is accented with a hand-painted double pin stripe of Navy Blue and Jasmine, together with some hand-painted grapes.

The inside is completed in Grace White and Navy Blue leather-based with Jasmine accents. A grape-branch design is embroidered on the rear door panels, with every bit requiring 9,215 stitches made utilizing two completely different methods. The grapes within the design are embroidered in satin sew, with threads aligned on the angle at which gentle strikes their floor to provide them a shiny end. The grape leaves had been made with a tatami sew, making a flatter end.

Rolls-Royce Phantom Inspired by Cinque Terre

Rolls-Royce Phantom Impressed by Cinque Terre

The identical grape design used with the outside pin striping is repeated on fold-out picnic tables, constituted of stainless-steel and gold plating. The Phantom additionally options Rolls’ signature Starlight Headliner depicting a map of Italy constituted of 14,338 particular person stitches. 5 stars symbolize the Cinque Terre villages.

Rolls-Royce crammed the gallery on the Phantom’s dashboard with paintings representing an amalgamation of the Cinque Terre villages. The composition was first digitally sketched, then hand airbrushed utilizing water-based acrylic paint, and sealed with a number of coats of clear lacquer. The villages are additionally proven in a silver debossing within the glovebox.

Rolls-Royce Phantom Inspired by Cinque Terre

Rolls-Royce Phantom Impressed by Cinque Terre

Rolls-Royce’s bespoke builds typically do not concentrate on mechanical adjustments, so the powertrain wasn’t touched. The Phantom is motivated by a twin-turbocharged 6.75-liter V-12 producing 563 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. Energy is shipped to the rear wheels through an 8-speed automated transmission.

Rolls-Royce claims the Phantom Impressed by Cinque Terre will not be replicated, however it will not be lengthy earlier than we see one other extravagant one off from this most decadent of automakers.




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