Rolls-Royce is so used to being in limelight that the British luxury auto maker has unveiled a new collection to raise the bar of stardom. The Rolls-Royce Phantom Limelight Collection has been conceived to cater to the demanding lifestyle of people who spend their lives in the public eye and on the world stage.
Christened after the famous term ‘limelight effect’ which was coined in the 1820s by Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, a prototypical British gentleman scientist and inventor of the Victorian era, the newest Bespoke Rolls-Royce is a beautiful, discreet motor car in which the famous owners can prepare, relax and arrive in the finest luxury and style for their moment in limelight.The Bespoke designers at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood have seriously taken in consideration the lifestyle of powerful, influential people to create a car that will effortlessly cater directly to their expectations.Targeting the demanding and exacting people in the world along with the existing Rolls-Royce customers, Phantom Limelight has been conceived as the ultimate travelling companion. The special Phantom Suite has been created to exceed the demands of super-luxury customers who are always on the move.It comprises of unique personalized rear door panniers to keep cherished personal possessions handy. Door pannier customization goes a step further by offering Ladies’ and Gentleman’s panniers that best suit specific gender preferences. The designers have fitted the door with the Concealed Fragrance Holder for three individual fragrances in the top left pocket in the feminine edition while the male version has space reserved for watches.
The top right pocket contains the fragrance bottles in the Gentlemen’s pannier whilst in the Ladies’ are two watch or jewelry holders. More specifications can be found in form a universal vanity pouch to hold credit cards, business cards, spectacle storage or makeup as well as carbon fiber accessory Z-Boxes hand covered in the finest leathers.
Phantom Limelight is also fitted with a first of its kind rear seat that is designed to recline the body by a recommended 27° helping to rest the head on the headrest cushion. More comfort and support is provided with a new calf rest and a foot rest to the perfect relaxed posture in motion.Another first for Rolls-Royce Phantom and exclusive to Limelight is a two-veneer finish. The car also keeps a tab on time in style with the Limelight Bespoke Clock that draws influence from the rich Gala Blue paint exterior and the diamond motif design that runs throughout the collection.Complex embroidery inspired by a diamond shape, in homage to the legacy of great Rolls-Royce motor cars of the past, has been applied to the central seat flutes, door cards, rear console and for the first time to the Picnic Table backs.
Offered in two color schemes, the Light Limelight features Seashell with Navy Blue Contrast Leather and Seashell tone-on-tone stitching, whilst the Dark Limelight sports Navy Blue with Seashell Contrast Leather and Navy tone-on-tone stitching.
Rolling to a halt on its unique nine-spoke alloy wheels, the beautiful motor car features a Seashell and Navy Blue hand-painted coachline with a diamond motif, creating a three dimensional illusion of a diamond bracelet draped over the surface of the car.
Only 25 Roll-Royce Phantom Limelight cars will be made to boost its exclusivity and make sure that it will also be in limelight!
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