Final 12 months, Rolls-Royce shocked the world by revealing a restricted version automobile with the best value ever placed on a brand new automobile. It’s known as the Rolls-Royce Boat Tail.
Solely 3 might be made, the primary one was revealed final 12 months completed in blue. Right now at Lake Como (Villa d’Este 2022), they’ve revealed the second fee this time completed in delicate rose with cognac distinction.
The shopper wished to proprietor his father and their household enterprise, the brand new acquisition will quickly be part of their non-public automobile museum.
1. Rolls-Royce Boat Tail – $28 million
2. Bugatti La Voiture Noire – $18.7 million
3. Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta – $17.6 million
4. Rolls-Royce Sweptail – $13 million
5. Bugatti Centodieci – $9 million
Rolls Royce coachbuilding is the basis of the model and it represents a possibility for a particular few to participate in creating distinctive commissions of future historic significance. The brand new Boat Tail is the last word pinnacle of a 4 12 months collaboration with three particular purchasers and it’s not an idea created to be bought.
Rolls Royce Coachbuilding requires elite creative abilities, the marquee has to interrogate and perceive the 2 worlds deeply earlier than he can start. First is the context of the shopper i.e their particular person life house, how they have fun, who they encompass themselves with and the experiences that outline their finest second. The second is a broader cultural context by which the Coachbuilt automobile will exist i.e colour palettes, couture, creative style, hospitality and actions in structure.
The Boat tail was constructed and designed for 3 potential purchasers who shared a deep appreciation of nautical design, J-Class yachts was referenced as inspiration factors and the the purchasers shared the identical demand to create a mannequin by no means seen earlier than. After session, an settlement was reached to construct three vehicles with related our bodies however extremely customized individually.
The automobile is sort of 5.8 metres lengthy and the entrance profile is centered on the brand new iconic Pantheon grille and lights. The grille is an integral a part of the entrance created with the liberty of design used solely on fashions inside the Coachbuild portfolio. As well as, the horizontal daytime operating lights type a powerful forehead line for the automobile and frames the classical spherical headlights.
Within the rear a part of the automobile, the aft deck which is a contemporary interpretation of the picket rear decks of historic boat tails consists of enormous swathes of wooden. For this automobile, the rear deck with butterfly design options Royal Walnut veneer with rose gold pinstripes.
Rose gold theme continues to the entrance the place it’s used on the Spirit of Ecstasy, the Pantheon Grille however is manufactured from aluminum. The inside carries over the theme from the surface, bringing rose gold accents with cognac and oyster-coloured leathers. Royal Walnut veneer can be used inside the place it’s largely used on the transmission tunnel.
Lastly, there’s a distinctive timepiece comprised of mother-of-pearl and it was supplied by the shopper from his private assortment.