Talk about everyone’s dream car and your mind will immediately see the 2018 rolls Royce sweptail,if you have seen the car before that is. This car is the most expensive car in the world right now at the price of $13 million dollars. That’s around 4.5 billion naira,wow. Why so expensive? you may ask. Now read on let me enlighten you.
The rolls Royce sweptail is a luxurious car that was specially ordered for by a mysterious millionaire who’s name has been anonymous. The millionaire who is a collector of rare and distinctive items,went to the house of Rolls Royce with an idea and the sweptail was born. This car took an entire team of engineers 4 years to build.
The rolls Royce sweptail was hand crafted which means every curve,every stitch and cut in the car was done entirely by hand. This car is the ultimate definition of luxury at its peak. The Rolls Royce sweptail was built under the “bespoke” line which is a line of custom built cars by the Rolls Royce brand.
Judging from the insane price tag and the fact that it took the company an entire four years to build this masterpiece, speaks volume of how unique the rolls Royce sweptail. One look at this vehicle will show you that this car looks like no other rolls Royce of this modern era.
Its design was actually gotten from a combination of the cars from its coach-built models of the 1920s and 1930s and also designs from modern and classic yatchs. The idea for the design of the body of the sweptail was taking from the 1925 phantom I, 1934 Gurney Nutting Phantom II and the 1934 Park Ward 20/25 Limousine Coupé. The panoramic roof of the sweptail will leave you gasping in awe as it makes you wonder if this is actually a car or a yacht.
It also possesses a front grill that is larger than any seen on a Rolls Royce yet and a distinctive inscription “08” at the back between the tail light. The “08” was permanently inscribed to the body of the car and serves as the number plate
Engine and Transmission
The engine of the Rolls Royce sweptail bears striking resemblance to that of the phantom coupe. Its powered by the same 6.75 litre twin turbo charged W12 engine producing a whooping 453 horsepower and 532 pound per foot of torque. The engine is able to shoot the sweptail from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.6 seconds. The top speed of the sweptail rest at 150 mph (240km/h)
The interior of the Rolls-Royce sweptail is totally awesome. From the use of poised Macassar Ebony and open-pore Paldao which is considered as one of the most luxurious and most popular wood veneers in the world today to the use of moccasin and Dark Spice leathers as covering for the seats, armrests, and the top section of the dashboard.
In the center console of the car, there’s a hand-built mechanism that actually deploys a bottle of champagne and a pair of crystal champagne flutes when prompted, isn’t that awesome guys? There’s also two identical panniers hidden at either side of the wall which the owner can deploy by the touch of a button.
The entire rear section of the car is custom made to look like a sort of wooden cabinet and a polished hat shelf with what looks like a luggage rail. The dashboard appears to be one of the cleanest dashboard on a Rolls Royce claims the company, with only one control button to be seen while other buttons and switched are expertly hidden.
Everything you’ve read in this post should convince you that this monster on wheels is arguably the most expensive car in the world. A true masterpiece