2009 Rolls-Royce Phantom unveiled

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 29, 2010

Details of the Phantom and Phantom Extended Wheelbase for the 2009 model year have been released by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Following the sales success of the previous year Rolls-Royce will introduce several model year improvements in stages to strengthen its status as the top product of the super luxury class.

The front face of the supercar received a freshly updated front bumper that comes with a shallower grill and is stainless steel finished. Other standard features on the exterior consist of LED door handle lighting and 21-inch cast aluminum wheel.

The wheel comes with two optional forged alloys and offered in two finishes: painted or part polished. In the interior, an RCA component input will be available for rear passengers which is equipped with auxiliary audio and visual link to the 12-inch screen fixed within the picnic tables.

More highlights include new cappings for front and rear door with built-in grab handles and new two-directional double reading lights mounted on the C-pillar for extra lighting.

Rear passengers will enjoy climate control, volume control and electric window switches which have been relocated, housed in wood veener panel in the door. These marvelous vehicles will see production this coming spring at Goodwood.

Press Release

Rolls-Royce Phantom

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced details of a product update to the 2009 model year Rolls-Royce Phantom and Phantom Extended Wheelbase. Building on a successful sales year in 2008, the phased introduction of a number of subtle model year enhancements will reinforce Rolls-Royce Phantom's position as the pinnacle product of the super luxury segment.

Harmonising the front appearance of the car with that of the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé and Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé, a new streamlined front bumper has been designed and integrated with a shallower grille, finished in stainless steel.

Other new exterior features include LED door handle illumination and the fitting of 21-inch cast aluminium wheels as standard. Two further wheel options exist, both manufactured in forged alloy and available in either painted or part polished finishes.

Inside the updated Rolls-Royce Phantom, rear passengers will benefit from a new RCA component input which provides auxiliary audio and visual connectivity to the 12-inch monitors mounted within the picnic tables. Further features include new front and rear door cappings with integrated grab handles and new bi-directional double reading lights in the C-pillar provide additional illumination. Rear climate control, volume control and electric window switches are now conveniently repositioned, housed in a wood veneer panel in the door.

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