To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the famous Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, Rolls Royce have released a limited edition version of their Phantom and called it the Phantom Silver. You may be thinking that a car like this is not really relevant in the ?real world? inhabited by the average person and you're probably right but the Roller is considered one of the world's best cars and thats a fact that should command a little respect.
The original Silver Ghost first appeared in 1907 and was named by Rolls-Royce Managing Director of the time, Claude Johnson. Claude came up with the ?ethereal? name in reference to the original cars silver coachwork and quiet operation.
According to the Rolls Royce press release more than 6000 ?ghosts? were built between 1907 and 1925 and the majority still survive to this day. A feat of endurance not shared with your average Holden or Ford.
If you are able to stump up the readies (around $1million) for the normal Rolls Royce Phantom then the extra $50,000 or so required to buy a ?Phantom Silver? will probably seem like a relative bargain.
Buying a limited edition Rolls Royce Phantom Silver will mean that you are even more bespoke than your bespoke neighbour and their bespoke but standard Phantom. Limited edition bespokedness includes the following:
? Bespoke Ghost Silver paintwork
? 21-inch alloy wheels & chrome centre caps
? Roseleaf or Cr?me Light leather interior trim
? Santos Palissanader veneered wood
? Solid silver & enamel Conway Stewart pen
? Solid silver key fob
? Solid silver Spirit of Ecstacy
? Bespoke drinks holder
? Bespoke champagne flutes and tumblers
? White instrument dials
? Bespoke clock matched to instruments
? Phantom Silver tread plates
Word is that the limited edition is a very limited edition and all of the Rolls Royce Phantom Silvers are bespoken for?so put your chequebook back in your pocket.