First Rolls-Royce Phantom Hearse Rental in the World Stars in Majestic Photo Shoot

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Photo: GF Williams Photography
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For those who want to be chauffeured into eternity in style, the UK now brings a world first, in the form of a Rolls-Royce Phantom hearse you can hire. Earlier this week, the vehicle was the star of a majestic photo shoot in Nottingham’s Old Market Square and now we can show it to you.
The Phantom hearse was commissioned by the A W Lymn The Family Funeral Service, a company that has been handling obituaries since 1907.

As for this... Spirit of Ecstasy, its price sits somewhere around half a million pounds (that’s EUR 635,000 or $800,000, depending on where you’re reading this from).

While the Phantom appears to have been left untouched up to the C-pillar, what goes beyond and above that is new. Of course, the chassis has been strengthened to cope with the new structure. The styling is as elegant as expected - for instance, the rear overhang appears to have kept the dimensions of the one on the original car.

The details of the hearse

The conversion is handled by Biemme Special Cars, which actually calls this the Phantom Hearse B12 - it was unveiled back in 2012. The vehicle measures 23 feet (7.01 meters ) in length, which makes it 3 feet (0.9 meters) longer than the long-wheelbase version of the Phantom.

The hearse is far from being the company’s first venture into the world of lavish motoring. In fact, this joins a fleet of 39 vehicles wearing the Rolls-Royce and Bentley badges. In case you were wondering, these luxury sedans are also available for rent.

As for the photo shoot, this was taken care of by a man who knows his way around shooting a car, GF Williams. So far, he’s only released the image above, with the rest of the pics in our gallery coming from other sources.

For one thing, the Rolls-Royce Phantom is one of the quietest and most refined vehicles on the market, so at least the “Peace” part of “RIP” is covered here.

There are only two issues we see here. First of all, we’re not quite sure the “Phantom” designation is all that appropriate for something that helps you travel to the other side. Then there are the suicide doors...
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