The Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe Series II was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, right alongside the Phantom Sedan. Just like the sedan version, the coupe has also received a few cosmetic updates, as well as a series of engine updates to help improve fuel economy.

This is the first update the Phantom Coupe has received ever since its official launch back in 2007. The model has made such an impression on the market, Rolls Royce decided to keep the car’s essence and only make a few changes here and there. Exterior changes include a single piece grille surround, presenting a smoother, more contemporary front end that arch into sculpted front wings, the usual redesigned bumpers, and a new set of full LED headlights.

Powering this luxurious coupe is the same 6.75-liter V12 that produces 453 HP, however, fuel consumption has been improved by 10%.

UPDATE 03/08/2012: This review has been updated with the official details and images of the Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe Series II.

Hit the jump to read more about the new Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe Series II.

Exterior and Interior

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Just like the sedan version, the coupe features the famous Rolls Royce Pantheon grille, as well as a re-designed front bumper and new rectangular light apertures. Rolls Royce has also added a single piece grille surround, presenting a smoother, more contemporary front end that arch into sculpted front wings. Customers will have to choose between three new wheels, including painted, part-polished, and polished, with sizes going up to 21" - the largest fitted as standard to any production car.

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The coupe version still won’t offer the same rear room as the sedan, but it will combine the highest quality wood, chrome, and leather. The car gets a new chrome controller, discreetly hidden within the center console and rear-center arm rests when not in use. A larger 8.8-inch control center now features 3D maps with landscape topography that will provide better guidance on long journeys. All models now feature improved interfaces and interaction with wireless technology.

Engine

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The Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe retains its usual 6.75-liter V12 that produces 453 HP at 5,350 rpm and 531 lb-ft of torque - delivered between 1,000 and 3,000 rpm. The sprint from 0 to 60 mph will be made in just 5.7 seconds, while top speed goes up to 155 mph.

The engine is mated to a new 8-speed auto ZF-gearbox, electronically controlled to manage the extraordinary power delivered by the V12 power plant. This new transmission helps reduce fuel economy by about 10%.

Rolls Royce has also added double-wishbone front suspensions featuring optimized mounts to minimize vibrations through the steering wheel.

Prices

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Prices for the new Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe Series II will be announced closer to its market launch.

Competition

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The main competitor for the new Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe Series II is the Bentley Continental GT. The Continental GT is powered by a 6.0 liter W12 powertrain that delivers a total of 567 HP and 700 NM/516 lb-ft of torque. The car sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds and can hit a top speed of 198 mph.

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22 comments:

  (762) posted on 07.3.2012

Unexpectedly, it’s more of comfortable than classy.

  (402) posted on 06.29.2012

I love the cozy ambiance that resonates from it.

  (630) posted on 05.31.2012

This coupe is very luxurious indeed. It’s been a lot more elegant in the inside. 

  (502) posted on 05.29.2012

This series has not improved from the previous. I guess at least, none of its qualities have been degraded?

  (600) posted on 05.29.2012

For me, it’s like the driving area is at the wrong side. They should make a proper variant of it.

  (434) posted on 05.14.2012

Aside from its appearance, I can say that its performance is also phantasmal as it is unbelievably vicious!

  (427) posted on 04.19.2012

This has truly stuck with its name; the style actually exudes a phantom feel, and it is oddly attractive.

  (306) posted on 03.28.2012

Rolls Royce really knows how to apply their ideas to their innovations. This Phantom Coupe certainly has that phantom feel. In spite of that, the luxurious aspect is kept.

  (728) posted on 03.16.2012

The color really brings glamour to this Phantom coupe. Furthermore, they added the elegant design of the interior. The engine’s performance is superb.

  (532) posted on 03.14.2012

It looks vintage even on the interior. Out of all the Rolls Royce cars, I think this is the least luxurious.

  (532) posted on 03.14.2012

It looks vintage even on the interior. Out of all the Rolls Royce cars, I think this is the least luxurious.

  (559) posted on 03.13.2012

I actually don’t see how it has improved on its appearance. That is not a bad thing, nevertheless; the retrospective image is soothing.

  (559) posted on 03.13.2012

I actually don’t see how it has improved on its appearance. That is not a bad thing, nevertheless; the retrospective image is soothing.

  (197) posted on 03.13.2012

I actually don’t see how it has improved on its appearance. That is not a bad thing, nevertheless; the retrospective image is soothing.

  (714) posted on 03.12.2012

Getting yourself a car like Rolls Royce is almost like you’re a rich person that has a lot of girls around. I only see this brand in music videos.

  (449) posted on 03.12.2012

It creates a nostalgic ambiance on the inside. However, looking at it from the outside (side view), it looks plain and dull. Furthermore, the only update it has for five long years is the 10 percent reduction of its fuel consumption?

  (526) posted on 03.9.2012

I’m not a fan of Rolls Royce although they are known for their luxury cars. Moreover, if I’m going to buy this car, I hope that the driving seat is located on the left.

  (531) posted on 03.6.2012

The facelift created a more phantom effect on the car. So with that, I can say Rolls Royce has done a good job. Additionally, the performance is also wicked.

  (447) posted on 02.22.2012

It looks so elegant and luxurious. I don’t know if it’s just me, but I just came to realize, most of the elegant and luxurious cars I’ve seen like limos seems to all have similar grills.

  (365) posted on 02.15.2012

What happen to the headlights? It looks like no power to light on. It’s very lifeless to look at. I hope that they could do few changes on its exterior looks especially the headlights.

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