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Old 07-27-2017, 09:35 PM
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Default 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom



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Old 07-27-2017, 09:40 PM
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I watched the live reveal. Granted, this car is not even in my realm, but it essentially looks no different than a 14 year old Phantom. With a new Rolls Royce coming every decade and a half, you'd think they'd actually do something new.
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Old 07-27-2017, 10:05 PM
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I watched the live reveal. Granted, this car is not even in my realm, but it essentially looks no different than a 14 year old Phantom. With a new Rolls Royce coming every decade and a half, you'd think they'd actually do something new.
As much as I criticize other makes for designs that look like a rehash of the past, this might be an example where a lack of originality probably works heavily in their favor (a la Porsche 911).

The tech seems fun (nearly 300 lbs of sound deadening??? Rear suicide doors that close themselves so that the attendants have to sweat too much???). Interesting that RR apparently thinks enough of MB's Magic Carpet ride to use the same idea.

I'd love to be able to take a ride around the block in one of these.
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:14 AM
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its good to see that they still have that bench seat option.
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:37 AM
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its good to see that they still have that bench seat option.
wish more attainable vehicles were offered with a bench seat as part of a dog owner package... looking at you Subaru...
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Old 07-28-2017, 01:58 AM
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Have sedans switched to 2+2 configurations? I always thought that most have bench seats even if contoured, in the back
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Old 07-28-2017, 03:30 PM
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Have sedans switched to 2+2 configurations? I always thought that most have bench seats even if contoured, in the back
Nope, they have bench seats.
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Old 07-28-2017, 04:17 PM
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As much as I criticize other makes for designs that look like a rehash of the past, this might be an example where a lack of originality probably works heavily in their favor (a la Porsche 911).
To be fair, there's not much you can do with a big, rectangular slab of metal on four wheels, which the RR pretty much is.
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Old 07-28-2017, 04:20 PM
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Have sedans switched to 2+2 configurations? I always thought that most have bench seats even if contoured, in the back
no just very contoured typically.
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Old 07-29-2017, 02:01 AM
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To be fair, there's not much you can do with a big, rectangular slab of metal on four wheels, which the RR pretty much is.
Well its not exactly a milk truck either :p
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