Current Rolls-Royce Phantom to Live Until 2020

Rolls-Royce Phantom drift 1 photo
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Rolls-Royce recently let it slip that its flagship, the Phantom, is set to stay with us until around 2020.
Richard Carter, Director of Rolls-Royce Global Communications, recently explained that the Phantom has a life cycle of 17 years. The main reason for the decision is the same one that stood behind the facelift only bringing minor changes - respect for customers.

Rolls-Royce doesn’t want owners of the current model to go through the same “my car is now old” ordeal experienced by “normal” car buyers.

Like we said, this is also why the revamp received by the Phantom last year only included small updates, especially in the visual area. The refresh saw the Phantom Series II being gifted with an eight-speed automatic transmission, new electronic goodies and minor cosmetic touches.

Since we’re talking about the Phantom, we wanted to remind you that, among many other assets, this can pull quite some drifting moves - the video below tells the story.

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