Greater than six years after Malaysian launch of the eighth-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom, the up to date Sequence II has now been made landfall right here. First introduced globally in Might 2022, the Phantom Sequence II is being supplied right here in two variations with costs ranging from RM2.5 million unique of tax and any choices.
The beginning price ticket is for the standard-wheelbase model, however when you want much more legroom within the rear, there’s the Prolonged variant which has an elevated wheelbase of three,772 mm in comparison with the SWB that has 3,552 mm between its wheels. The Phantom Prolonged Sequence II begins from RM2.9 million, which is RM400,000 greater than SWB.
As with all Rolls-Royce fashions, personalisation choices are seemingly infinite in case your checking account is crammed sufficient. As a begin, there are 44,000 colors so that you can select from, with the one pictured right here being Tempest Gray.
The Phantom Sequence II is powered by a 6.75 litre twin-turbo V12 that serves up 571 PS (563 hp or 420 kW) and 900 Nm of torque, with drive going to the rear wheels through a ZF eight-speed automated transmission. When urgency is most popular over wafting, the posh palace on wheels will get from 0-100 km/h in 5.3 seconds (SWB) or 5.4 seconds (EWB) on their solution to a high velocity of 250 km/h.
Whereas the powertrain stays acquainted, there are some slight design modifications that will not be apparent at first look. For starters, there’s a brand new polished horizontal line between the daytime working lights above the Pantheon grille, which itself has been refined reshaped to make sure the ‘RR Badge of Honour’ and Spirit of Ecstasy mascot seem extra outstanding when seen from the entrance.
Different revisions contain the headlamps, which now sport an intricate laser-cut bezel to create a visible reference to the Starlight Headliner on the within. Rolls-Royce has additionally expanded its catalogue to characteristic new wheels, together with a 3D-effect, milled stainless-steel possibility with triangular sides – this may be ordered in a totally or part-polished end.
An alternative choice highlighted is a disc wheel for individuals who want to “recall the romance” of 1920’s Rolls-Royce fashions. Look intently on the house between the wheels and also you’ll additionally spot the what’s known as a closely undercut “waft line” that visually alerts the marque’s famed “magic carpet journey” supplied by self-levelling air suspension.
The British carmaker additionally welcomed the suggestions of its purchasers who’ve beforehand requested for a darkened chrome grille encompass in addition to black bonnet reins, windscreen encompass and aspect body finishers, all of which can now be commissioned when you desire a stealthy look.
Shifting inside, you’ll discover that the luxurious cabin appears nearly unaltered, with one change being identified. For the individual doing the driving, the steering wheel is now barely thicker, which Rolls-Royce says gives “a extra linked and quick level for contact for the owner-driver.”
Stepping away from the bodily modifications, the Phantom Sequence II comes with Rolls-Royce Linked, which allows house owners to ship an tackle on to the automobile through Whispers, which is the model’s “non-public members software.” If it feels like a posher companion app, that’s as a result of it’s, with different out there features being telematics and the flexibility to guide a service appointment.
“We’re excited to rejoice the arrival of Phantom Sequence II to Malaysia. With its wealthy heritage and commanding design, a clean canvas for bespoke options, this pinnacle Rolls-Royce represents the epitome of timeless luxurious, tailor-made to the discerning preferences of our distinguished clientele,” stated Anas Zawawi Khalid, director of Rolls-Royce Motor Vehicles Kuala Lumpur.
As soon as once more, the Phantom Sequence II in SWB type begins from RM2.5 million, with the beginning value rising to RM2.9 million if you would like the EWB variant. With taxes and choices, the ultimate asking sum will undoubtedly shoot up significantly.
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