Whats New for the 2005 Rolls-Royce Phantom?
All-new last year, the Phantom is unchanged for 2005.Advantages of the 2005 Rolls-Royce Phantom: BMW engineering underneath the sheetmetalBold yet elegant design formsTraditional cabin appointments combined with modern technologyObjections to the 2005 Rolls-Royce Phantom: Hard to objectively justify a price tag that’s three times as much as those of the top conventional luxury sedansEditor’s Advice: This is a car with presence. It has imposing size (it’s 10 inches longer than a Chevrolet Suburban), a 2.75-ton curb weight, a front grille the size of a big-screen TV and a price tag higher than most American homes. While other premium brands are trying to extend their reach by producing more niche vehicles, Rolls-Royce has just one product (for now, anyway). The Phantom undoubtedly represents automotive excess. For the same price, one could purchase a BMW 760Li and have enough pocket change left over for a very fast Italian sports car. But “value” in the traditional sense doesn’t really a