2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom  -  $345,000


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $345,000
Base Invoice: $0
Destination Charge: $2,000
Options: $3,000
Trim: 4dr Sdn
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 11 | Hwy: 18
Body Style: 4dr Sdn
Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission w/OD, steering column mounted shifter
Engine: 6.7L DOHC DI 48-valve V12 engine

Model Highlights

The 2008 Phantom carries on Rolls-Royce's traditional, conservative shape but with thoroughly modern mechanical components co-developed with BMW.

The Phantom is powered by a 6.7L V12 engine that has direct injection, variable valve control, and variable valve timing, and makes 453 horsepower and 531 lb-ft of torque, delivered though a six-speed automatic transmission. As such, it can accelerate to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds and on to an electronically limited 149-mph top speed. According to Rolls, 75 percent (398 lb-ft) of its torque is available at only 1,000 rpm for effortless and quiet acceleration, and the engine is matched with an especially quiet exhaust system that has special "whisper-valves" to make it almost silent when stationary or moving slowly away.

The Phantom is built on a hand-welded aluminum alloy spaceframe. With a double wishbone front suspension and multi-link rear arrangement, combined with air springs and a continuous electronic damping system, the body is kept level and the ride is kept smooth while allowing responsive handling. On command, the suspension can be raised by an inch at low speeds for more clearance.

Michelin PAX run-flat tires are standard; Goodyear's Extended Mobility Technology (EMT) run-flat tires are also available. Both tire systems can be driven at 55 mph for up to 100 miles without inflation or a spare. The standard wheels are also distinctive, with weighted center caps that always stay righted; they can be chrome-plated or finished in silver.

The Phantom is available in two primary models--standard-length and Extended Wheelbase (EWB), which gains nearly ten inches in rear legroom. Rear entry is made easier with the rear-hinged rear doors. On either model, the rear doors can be automatically closed with a button from inside the car. The trunklid has powered, soft-close operation and is finished in black wool or teak, with two hidden lower compartments.

The Phantom's instrument panel mixes old and new, with a very traditional-looking set of gauges and central clock, but the clock folds away to reveal a screen system--similar to that used by parent BMW--to access some functions, especially those for entertainment.

Luxurious appointments are expected inside; outside of the expected audio/video entertainment systems, standout options include a drinks cabinet, theater seating, a curtain divider, a picnic table, front and rear camera systems, and various wood veneers for trim. On the outside, the Phantom is available with a monotone look, or the hood, roof, trunk, or sides can be painted in a contrasting tone.

To help power all the Phantom's electrical accessories, there are two liquid-cooled alternators, along with a main battery (for accessories and entertainment systems) and a dedicated starter battery.


Value Writeup

Starting at about a third of a million dollars--and likely costing much more in most cases as customization is the name of the game here--the 2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom is only on the list of a very small crowd with both the means and the desire to flaunt it. With the new EWB model, the Phantom will be an even better way to arrive in style--with a driver, of course.


Pros

Quiet inside and out; tremendous torque and effortless acceleration; highly customizable; vast back-seat space (EWB).


Model News

For 2008, both the Phantom and Phantom Extended Wheelbase (EWB) models now ride on impressive 21-inch alloy wheels. Otherwise, the model lineup is largely carried over from 2007.


Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
18 MPG

Cruising Range - City
290.40 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
11 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
475.20 mi

Engine Type
Gas V12

Displacement
6.7L/412

Fuel System
DI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
453 @ 5350

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
531 @ 3500

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
2 @ 180

Total Cooling System Capacity
14.8 qts

EPA Classification
Compact

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
103 ft³

Front Head Room
40.2 in

Front Leg Room
40.5 in

Front Shoulder Room
59.4 in

Second Head Room
38.5 in

Second Leg Room
37.3 in

Second Shoulder Room
56.3 in

Wheelbase
140.6 in

Length, Overall
229.7 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.3 in

Height, Overall
64.3 in

Track Width, Front
66.3 in

Track Width, Rear
65.7 in

Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

Base Curb Weight
5798 lbs

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size
265/790 R540

Rear Tire Size
265/790 R540

Front Wheel Size
21 x 8 in

Rear Wheel Size
21 x 8 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
45.3 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.7 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.6 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
26.4 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
Unlimited

Basic Note
4 Years free service

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V447000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 30, 2010

Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Potential Number of Units Affected
2552

Summary
ROLLS-ROYCE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2003-2010 PHANTOM, MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 PHANTOM DROPHEAD COUPE, AND MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 PHANTOM COUPE VEHICLES. A CHECK VALVE OF THE BRAKE VACUUM PUMP MAY LEAK A SMALL AMOUNT OF LUBRICATING OIL. OVER TIME THIS COULD RESULT IN CONTAMINATION OF THE BRAKE BOOSTER.

Consequence
POWER ASSIST BRAKING PERFORMANCE COULD BE ADVERSELY AFFECTED. IN EXTREME CASES THERE COULD BE A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER ASSIST BRAKING. AN UNEXPECTED REDUCTION OR LOSS IN POWER BRAKING ASSIST MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A REMEDY OR AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

6.7L DOHC DI 48-valve V12 engine

6-speed automatic transmission w/OD, steering column mounted shifter

Stability control

Traction control

Rear wheel drive

Front double wishbone suspension, rear multi-link suspension

Active self-leveling air suspension w/height-adjustable shock absorbers

Front/rear stabilizer bars

265/790 R540 A Michelin PAX run-flat tires

21" aluminum wheels w/partial wheel covers

Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering

4-wheel anti-lock ventilated disc brakes

Emergency brake assistance

Electronic brake distribution

Body-color front/rear bumpers

Programmable auto on/off bi-xenon projector beam headlights w/washers

Daytime running lights

Driver electrochromic, pwr retractable heated body-color exterior mirrors w/memory

Heat reflective tinted glass

Rain-sensing variable intermittent wipers w/heated jets

Chrome side window trim

Pwr trunk pull down

Rolls Royce Assist telematics service -inc: location-based automatic collision notification, direction services, emergency response, roadside assistance

8-way pwr heated driver/front passenger bucket seats-inc: adjustable lumbar, pwr adjustable head restraints, memory

Rear bench seat w/folding center armrest, height adjustable head restraints

Leather seat upholstery

Front console w/storage, armrest

Front/rear floor mats

Pwr adjustable steering wheel w/memory, audio controls

Instrumentation-inc: service interval indicator, external temp, clock, compass, low tire pressure indicator

Trip computer w/average speed, average fuel consumption, instantaneous fuel consumption, range for remaining fuel

Front/rear parking distance sensors

Pwr windows w/front/rear 1-touch

Cruise control

Pwr trunk lid release

Auto climate control-inc: rear seat controls, active carbon micro filter

Rear window defogger

Harman/Kardon AM/FM/CD stereo-inc: remote 6-disc CD changer, radio data system, satellite radio, (15) speakers

Diversity antenna

DVD navigation system w/video monitor, voice & touchscreen controls

Leather-wrapped dashboard w/wood instrument panel insert, leather/wood door panel insert, wood console insert

Hands-free telephone

Front/rear cigar lighters

Front/rear cup holders

Auto door closing

Front/rear door storage bins

Overhead console

Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Front/rear reading lights

(2) seatback storage pockets

Illuminated rear vanity mirror

Courtesy lights w/delay fade

(2) curb lights

Cargo area light

4-wheel anti-lock ventilated disc brakes

Front impact airbags w/occupant sensor

Front side-impact airbags w/occupant sensor

Front/rear side curtain airbags

Stability control

Traction control

3-point seat belts w/pretensioners for outboard seating positions

Front/rear active head restraints

Daytime running lights

 
GAS GUZZLER TAX
$3,000

 
OAK BURR VENEER
$0

 
BIRDS EYE MAPLE VENEER
$0

 
ELM CLUSTER VENEER
$0

 
WALNUT BURR VENEER
$0

 
BLACK TULIP VENEER
$0

 
CROSSBANDED OAK BURR VENEER
$2,700

 
CROSSBANDED BIRDS EYE MAPLE VENEER
$2,700

 
CROSSBANDED ELM CLUSTER VENEER
$2,700

 
CROSSBANDED WALNUT BURR VENEER
$2,700

 
CROSSBANDED MAHOGANY VENEER
$2,700

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
SIDE TWO-TONE PAINT SCHEME
$3,900

 
UPPER TWO-TONE PAINT SCHEME
$3,900

 
FRONT/REAR CAMERA SYSTEM
$3,300

 
REFRIGERATED CONSOLE COOLBOX
$5,200

 
VISIBLE EXHAUST
$6,000

 
STARLIGHT HEADLINER
$7,200

 
THEATER CONFIGURATION
$11,950

 
21" ALUMINUM WHEELS
$3,100

 
21" CHROME ALUMINUM WHEELS
$6,250

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