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ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM II

Saloon, enclosed limousine.

An old fashioned car, really a modernised Phantom I with all the Ghost influences swept away, but very desirable all the same. Two chassis lengths, 144ins and 150ins, there was a four speed 'box with rh change, servo mechanical brakes, the engine had seven main bearings and dual ignition, and the ohv head was a one piece aluminium casting. Braking and handling were superb, as was top gear performance, and the car was a coachbuilder's dream, witness the superb Barker bodied cars with elegant scalloped wings and perfect proportions. A standard saloon cost £2425...

Technical Specifications

Engine:
7668cc (S6 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1930 to 1935  
Number produced:
1767