Impossible not to think of Rolls-Royce when we want an exclusive and especially distinguished car. The elegance of the English firm is unmatched, and for over a century has maintained high standards of quality, where excellence meets personalized art. Founded in 1906 by Henry Royce, Charles Stewart Rolls, and Claude Godman in Derby (UK), Rolls-Royce is one of the few luxury car brands that has been able to survive and remain in production uninterrupted throughout its history. It is one of the best-known brands in the automotive world, always associated with style and prestige, and with one of the most striking signs of representation: the Spirit of Ecstasy, the statuette in the shape of a woman that has presided over its hulls since 1911.
Always at the forefront but keeping their well-known line, they have been able to mix the highest technology with the most delicate handmade details. Customization is one of the factors that increase the brand’s relevance making it, without a doubt, one of the most legendary in the world.
Based on a model launched in 1932, the firm again surpasses itself by presenting a very ambitious project. Its design takes inspiration from the most elegant yachts to create a product and an unsurpassed experience. It is a series limited to three units, using handmade and personalized techniques, making them unique pieces. Coachbuild, the way in which the detail of the cars they make are done by hand and following certain specifications, presents extraordinary achievements, culture, and vision to create an original motor car and brings to life the brand’s legendary history.
The Boat Tail is inspired by the past, incorporating designs from the J-class yachts that were taken as a reference by buyers. Each of the 3 cars produced is customized with specific details but will be similar in many ways. It takes its reference after the no longer available Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé convertible, which was itself based on the previous-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom.
The interior of the car has been thought out to the last detail. The materials used in its construction are noble and harmonize chromatically with the exterior. The first model created from the limited series features cognac-colored leather upholstery combined with walnut wood and details in rose gold and mother-of-pearl, and the centerpiece of the dashboard is a mother-of-pearl clock, chosen and supplied by the first customer from his own collection. This finish also adorns the control switches and instrumentation dials, creating a strong visual and material connection between the car, the owner, and his family heritage. The creation of the car makes the consumer part of the creative process and the development of their dream car. It is a way to own a car in which you leave your personal touch on its history.
This four-seater convertible measures 5.80 meters and is equipped with a hand-operated manual roof. They use wood with a linear grain and brushed stainless steel inlays to mimic the roof of a yacht, while the hood, with its arched rear, is reminiscent of the hood of some boats. The deck allows synchronized butterfly panels to move up to 15 degrees to reveal a temperature-controlled suite, a champagne cooler, and deck tables, so you feel like you’re on a luxury yacht. It includes the highest quality glasses, plates, silverware, tablecloths, and napkins. It also includes a retractable umbrella to protect diners from the sun on their picnic outings. It features the highest quality essentials for celebratory occasions and outdoor dining.
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