13 May 2004

Rolls-Royce doesn’t normally go in for special editions – but it has done just that with the Centenary Phantom. Only 35 will be made and the car was unveiled on 4 May, 100 years after Henry Royce first met Charles Rolls in Manchester.

The Centenary gets cosmetic tweaks including red-on-chrome badging, indigo paintwork, mahogany veneer and a solid sterling silver Spirit of Ecstasy. All for a £16,800 premium, swelling the price from £214,400.

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