Many consumer products are now customizable; clothes, shoes, jewelry… The automobile is obviously no exception. And even less in the luxury sector. Rolls-Royce customers can attest to this, each of their wishes, more or less in good taste, being orders duly executed and applied to their mount. But the British firm wishes to further broaden the field of possibilities by offering its pure bodybuilder services.
It was through this kiss that the Boat Tail was born, an exclusive discoverable built in only three copies. A tiny amount that owes nothing to chance, but rather to the number of loyal customers, largely involved throughout the process of creating this tribute to the original 1932 model owned by two of them.
Under the dress of this large two-door nearly 5.80 m long hides the house modular platform, mainly using aluminum, and the V12 6.75 biturbo officiating in particular under the hood of the emblematic Phantom, here with a power of 570 hp. For the rest, apart from the safety components, the Boat Tail does not share any of its bodywork elements, some hand painted, or even its headlights and lights, with the rest of the range. Precisely, 1,813 unpublished pieces were created specifically for the occasion.
Its very streamlined line obviously draws its inspiration from the heart of the nautical world in general and class J sailboats in particular. The most obvious stylistic references are the enveloping windshield and the stern covered with wooden slats in the style of a yacht deck, which gives full meaning to the surname of this rolling gem.
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