Few names in the automotive word are as evocative of luxury and class as Rolls Royce. The top-of-the-line model for Rolls Royce, the Phantom, motors ahead in the time-honored tradition of offering the very best in construction and design, barring no expense. The 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom is an updated model that improves on the timeless design of the automaker, drawing its modern innovations close to its iconic legacy. Stately, stylish, and powerful, the 2013 Phantom may be best described as an improvement upon excellence. The 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom is a car designed for the most discerning automotive shopper, a clientele that the English automaker has spent its existence addressing. The results show favorably in the Phantom, a luxury car a notch above all others.
New For 2013
For 2013, the Rolls Royce Phantom receives a variety of new updates, including:
- An eight-speed automatic transmission is added
- New full-LED headlamp clusters are set in redesigned rectangular surroundings
- New custom wheel paint options are offered, along with 21-inch wheels
- Interior seat trim is revised
- A larger monitor is introduced, along with front, top, and rear cameras for increased visibility
The look of the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom pay homage to the maker’s past – and a beautiful example that proves to be much more than an affection of former models. Owing a nod to the Silver Wraiths and Silver Spurs of yesteryear, the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom is a luxury car from the company that defined the term. Stately and stylish, the Phantom is everything a Rolls Royce is supposed to be: a striking specter of class that conjures envy and intrigue in all those who lay eyes upon it. Available as a standard sedan, extended wheel-base sedan, coupe, and convertible (known as a ""Drop Head Coupe"" in Rolls Royce-speak), the 2013 Phantom can suit a variety of customer applications. From the Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament to the chrome trim, the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom brings the company’s signature symbols into the modern age. Rolls Royce will customize each new car to the point of ridicule, at the behest of its customers’ whims. Custom paint, wheels, and trim details are all available – for a price.
Interior & Cargo
The interior of the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom is the epitome of comfort and class. Leather upholstery is standard on the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom. Standard interior complements include cruise control, remote trunk release, and a telescopic steering wheel. The front seats in the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom are heated, power-adjustable, and offer power lumbar support for the utmost comfort. Creature comforts include air conditioning, real alloy, leather, and wood dash trim, front and rear reading lights, and leather steering wheel covering. Entertainment amenities in the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom include 16 speakers, an AM/FM/CD with high-output amplifier (600W) radio data system, and USB connectivity. Telematics inside the cabin include a hard-drive based navigation with turn-by-turn directions, Bluetooth connectivity, and phone hookup. Standard options for the 2013 Phantom include front or rear massage seats, picnic tables, custom Rolls Royce Inlays, seat piping, black cashmere headlining, stainless steel pinstripes, and rear compartment curtains. Just as is the case with the exterior, the interior of any new Rolls Royce can be customized with virtually limitless options at the customer’s request, including among other features, custom-embroidered seats, custom color configurations, and exotic interior fabrics. Much like its stable mate, the Ghost, the 2013 Phantom can be tailored to suit any owner.
Safety in the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom begins with a strong steel body panels and a full complement of driver and passenger airbags. Other safety considerations built into the 2013 Phantom include a four-wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), an engine immobilizer, Xenon headlamps, electronic brake force distribution, whiplash protection, and automatic brake drying. Traction and stability control are included in the design of the 2013 Phantom.
When driving the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom, one cannot help but feel empowered – as if you are owning the landscape with each moment of acceleration. The 2013 Phantom’s 6.7-liter, 12-cylinder engine pairs seamlessly with the automatic transmission. The resulting effect is a feeling of purpose, an air of urgency, and a ride of confidence in steering and handling. Every detail is designed for driver comfort, with low road noise, intuitive controls, and stellar sound.
The top-of-the-line Rolls Royce may well be the most elegant production car currently being manufactured. The powerful engine, quiet ride, and uncompromisingly luxurious interior combine to produce everything one would expect from the famous manufacturer and more. Priced out of reach of most, the 2013 Rolls Royce Phantom, in all of its trim levels, is the apex of what a luxury car can and should be – which is what makes it so desirable.
Key Competitors For The 2013 Rolls-Royce Phantom
- Bentley Continental GT
- Aston Martin Rapide
- Maybach 57