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Unbelievable Roll Royce

Source Autoevolution.Com
Saturday, December 22, 2012

The Rolls-Royce Phantom is not the first car which springs to mind when you picture an empty British field, damp grass, lots of mud and sideways action.

However, suggestively named Youtube user TaxTheRich100 begs to differ, and has uploaded a video of a Series II Phantom, being driven like we've never seen before.

The car does burnouts on the paved farm tracks, and the driver even takes onto the damp field for a spot of drifting. It is truly a spectacular sight, to see such a big barge, sideways, with mud and broken grass flying everywhere, and sticking to the otherwise very clean bodywork.

It is truly a spectacular sight, and we are grateful that its wealthy owner took his Phantom where no Phantom had gone before. The video also shows just how much power and torque it has, and while it may not be turbocharged and quite heavy, it can still shift its massive bulk with ease.

Taking inspiration from one of the defining movements of the 20th century, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly presents a selection of Ghost and Phantom family cars that celebrate the Art Deco era.

The highly bespoke Phantom Saloon, Phantom Drophead Coupé and Ghost models were unveiled at the Paris Motor Show 2012, in homage to the 1925 Paris Exhibition or Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes that gave the movement its name.

Phantom Saloon's black and arctic white interior hints at the visual language of the movement while a suite of Art Deco-inspired interior detailing points to the creativity, skill and attention to detail employed by Rolls-Royce craftspeople.