Rolls-Royce from 2003 onwards, the Phantom models


Phantom Series II
Phantom VIII

Phantom Extended wheelbase
Phantom Series II EWB
Phantom VIII EWB


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Phantom Series II DHC

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Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII
2018 -

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance


576 cm
202 cm
165 cm

Wheel base

355 cm


548 litre

Kerb weight

2560 kg

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

5.3 seconds

Top speed

155 mph, 250 km/h

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
The Phantom VIII is the successor of the Phantom Series II, incorporating numerous new concepts and technologies.

Original characteristics
- The Architecture of Luxury, an all-aluminium spaceframe architecture, designed by Rolls-Royce, that will underpin every future Rolls-Royce, beginning with the Phantom VIII. It is scalable to the size and weight requirements of different future Rolls-Royce models, including those with different propulsion, traction and control systems.
- The most silent motor car in the world, including 6mm two-layer glazing all around the car, more than 130kg of sound insulation, the largest ever cast aluminium joints in a body-in-white for better sound insulation, and use of high absorption materials.
- A completely new 6.75-litre V12 twin turbo engine with a ZF 8-speed automatic gearbox, delivering 900Nm at 1,700rpm of torque and 563bhp or 420kW of power.
- The grille is for the first time integrated into the surrounding bodywork.
- Improved Magic carpet ride.
- New concepts, like "The Embrace", for new ideas regarding entry of the vehicle, and "The Suite", regarding comfort and refinement inside.
- An incorporated drinks cabinet in the rear, with whisky glasses and decanter, champagne flutes and coolbox.
- The Gallery, a reinterpretation of a motor car's dashboard and instrument panel area. All of the elements within The Gallery are enclosed in an uninterrupted swathe of toughened glass that runs the full width of the dash area.

Production and chassis numbers

- The Phantom VIII was announced on 27th July 2017. All cars have a VIN (identification number) from model year 2018 onwards.
- In 2018 till mid 2020 Phantoms for different markets have different VIN series. From mid 2020 the VIN series were renewed, with the numbers of all models mixed.

Details of the Phantom VIII, model year 2018.

Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII, model year 2018, press photos.


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