Unique creation on the basis of a phantom coupe, the 2019 Rolls-Royce Sweptail evokes some drawings of the 1930s. With an obvious anchorage in the world of yachting.
Presented at Villa D Este as was the Drophead Coupe in 2008, this Rolls-Royce Sweptail is a unique creation. Made at the request of a customer, it will undoubtedly be the last appearance of a derivative of the Phantom Cut in an international event, its production having ceased a few months ago.
If the name evokes some designs of models, including Rolls-Royce, at the rear called “swept-tail”, we also immediately think of the series of “boat-tail” with the tip formed at the back by the fully glazed pavilion. Back in the tip so, but not necessarily of a great lightness, both the back seems interminable.
At the front, the Rolls-Royce Grille is enlarged with the integration of the registration area. And on that subject, no regulatory plaque here. The personalized registration, 08, is directly integrated into the bodywork.
And despite its proportions more than respectable, it remains a strict two-seater. The rear seats are replaced by a space for placing luggage. The woodwork is more than generous since the different essences dress large surfaces. In this way one finds both the dark Macassar, or the clearest walnut of New Guinea.
Among the small customization added to the customer’s request, there are two small luggage housed in the flanks, just behind the doors. and a central console hosting a bottle of champagne and two crystal cups. More refined than a simple cup holder with a soda can it’s true