Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé

Style and Grace

Pete Weishaupt
2 min readApr 9, 2023

Few names that evoke as much veneration and reverence as that of Rolls-Royce. One would be hard-pressed to find a marque more synonymous with luxury, elegance, and engineering excellence. And the Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé does not disappoint. Unveiled at the 2008 Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on 6 March 2008, the Phantom remained in production until 2016.

The Phantom Coupé exudes a timeless grace, paying homage to its forebears, the Silver Clouds and Silver Shadows of yesteryear. But its proportions are decisively modern.

The Coupé’s bold, yet elegant grille, seems to gaze regally down upon lesser conveyances, as if to say, “I am the monarch of the road, and you are my subjects.” The Spirit of Ecstasy leading the way like a herald announcing the arrival of a great king.

You can’t help but marvel at the engineering prowess that lies beneath Phantom’s ample hood. The 6.75-litre V12 engine provides a seemingly limitless reserve of power, propelling the Coupé from naught to 60 mph in a mere 5.6 seconds — despite its considerable heft.

The ride is nothing short of extraordinary. The engineers at Goodwood have crafted a suspension system so refined and so perfectly tuned that it seems to defy the laws of physics.

The interior is swathed in the finest leathers, woods, and metals; the cabin is an oasis of luxury. The attention to detail is staggering — from the exquisitely crafted switches and knobs to the lambswool carpeting.

All in all, the 2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé is a motorcar that stands as a testament to the ingenuity, artistry, and passion that have defined the Rolls-Royce brand for over a century. It is, in every sense, a masterwork — a symphony of engineering and design that invites one to embark on a journey of endless discovery.


This 2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé recently crossed the block on Bring a Trailer for $179,000.00.


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