2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom review - verdict
Rolls-Royce replaces its flagship saloon car with an all-new model that remain...
How do you give a purely objective verdict to a car where objectivity barely comes into the equation?
Where it does, the Phantom scores well. No other modern car rides like it, or is as quiet as it, or cossets its passengers or proves quite so easy to drive very, very smoothly. But, then, it’s £360,000, so it should be good, right?
Right. But the Phantom has set out to do one thing: provide more luxury than any other new car. It does that, and it does it brilliantly, so if you have the wherewithal to do so, fill your boots.
What Car? says...
Rated 5 out of 5
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Engine 12cyl, 6749cc, petrol
Power 563bhp at 5000rpm
Torque 664lb ft at 1700rpm
Gearbox 8-spd automatic
Top speed 155mph
Official economy 20.3mpg
CO2, tax band 318g/km, 37%
Release date On sale now