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2008 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe

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  • Low mileage with attractive specification 
  • 12 Months MOT, 0 Advisories 
  • Full service history 
  • Superb, barely used condition 
  • Rare and sumptuous convertible four seater 

The Appeal 

The Phantom Drophead Coupe was a statement of intent. Under BMW control Rolls-Royce would reclaim its place at the very top of the motoring firmament as purveyor of the most luxurious cars in the world. 
The new four seater convertible was hand-crafted, four wheeled jewellery as much as a mode of transport. At over $500,000 for the basic car, its price reflected its aspirations and the highly detailed construction. Just 200 left the Goodwood factory between 2008 and 2016. 
This is one of the first cars, beautifully appointed in Metropolitan Blue over crème and with exceptionally low mileage. The full service history – by the factory and specialists – supports the impression of an impeccably maintained car that presents, 15 years on, much as it surely did the day it left the factory.  

The History and Paperwork 

  • First UK registered on 1st March 2008 
  • 12 Months MOT, 0 Advisories and very few through MOT history
  • Previously sold by the vendor and bought back for resale 
  • Face-lifted to 2015 model by Rolls Royce which includes facelift wheels, colour coded bonnet and window surrounds which costs in excess of £15,000
  • For sale from a high end marque specialist 
  • Seven service stamps by Rolls-Royce and marque specialists 
  • Most recently serviced in June 2022 
  • 2 keys with fobs 

The Condition 

  • Tastefully appointed in Metropolitan Blue with crème leather and chrome alloys 
  • Remains in superb condition with no noticeable signs of age or wear 
  • Beautifully preserved interior with crème leather and blue highlights 
  • Acres of carefully inlaid teak veneer echo 60s speedboats by Riva 
  • Blue mohair roof in unmarked and uncreased condition 
  • Even retains its two chrome-handled Rolls-Royce umbrellas 
  • Two tone dashboard with blue leather above and crème leather knee roll 
  • Unmarked carpets through cabin and boot area 
  • Factory tool kit and first aid kit appear unused 
  • Classic design evokes 20s elegance with its rear hinged doors 
High specification includes: 
  • Electrically operated Spirit of Ecstasy 
  • Heated seats with front electric operation and memory function 
  • Power closing doors with soft close function 
  • Cruise control 
  • Runflat Goodyear tyres 
  • Electric folding mirrors 
  • BMW iDrive system concealed in armrest with navigation 
  • High end Lexicom sound system 
  • Chromed 21in factory alloy wheels in unmarked condition 
This car may be 15 years old and have covered – admittedly very low – 44,000 miles but you would be very hard pressed to know that by looking at it. The elegant lines retain a timeless, modern quality and even a close inspection of oft-used trim areas like the driver’s seat and steering wheel betray few if any signs of wear. 
That is, of course, welcome but it surely this car’s tasteful specification that make it really stand out. The Metropolitan Blue over crème colour scheme, with subtle blue highlights inside, is enhanced by the purposeful and gleaming chrome 21in factory alloys.  
This car has clearly been very well cared for and offers the buyer the chance to enjoy something very close to a new car experience.  

The Mechanics 

  • Super-smooth 6,749cc V12 engine 
  • Euro 4 compliant specification 
  • 6spd automatic gearbox with column shift 
  • Full service history with seven stamps from factory and specialists 
  • Most recently serviced in June 2022 
  • Previously sold by the vendor who has long experience of this car 
The key to any Rolls-Royce is unruffled progress and the 6.7litre V12 beneath this car’s expansive bonnet surely fulfils that brief. It has covered a very low mileage yet comes with the reassurance of a full service history. There are seven stamps from the factory and marque specialists. 
The car was previously sold by the vendor in 2017 before being bought back for resale. The seller is a high end marque specialist with considerable experience of these rarified cars.  

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2008
  • Make Rolls Royce
  • Model Phantom Drophead Coupe
  • Colour Blue
  • Odometer 44,704 Miles
  • Engine size 6749
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Doncaster
  • Location Yorkshire
  • Country United Kingdom

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