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Rolls-Royce Celestial Phantom Is Diamond Encrusted

Rolls-Royce Celestial Phantom Is Diamond Encrusted

Nov 6 2013, 12:49pm CST | by

Car is filled with real diamonds

In the Middle East a lot of people are insanely wealthy. For these incredibly wealthy people, you can't simply use LED lights inside of a Rolls-Royce Phantom to make the headliner in other places to...

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Rolls-Royce Celestial Phantom Is Diamond Encrusted

Nov 6 2013, 12:49pm CST | by

Car is filled with real diamonds

In the Middle East a lot of people are insanely wealthy. For these incredibly wealthy people, you can't simply use LED lights inside of a Rolls-Royce Phantom to make the headliner in other places to look like the nighttime sky. For these incredibly wealthy oil barons, you have to use diamonds.

Rolls-Royce has unveiled the Celestial Phantom with 446 diamonds placed into the door caps, center console, and the rear privacy divider. The vehicle was unveiled at the Dubai Motor Show.

There's no indication of exactly how many carats of diamonds are inside the vehicle or how much it costs. When you are talking about incredibly wealthy middle Easterners cost really isn't an issue. The vehicle also promises to use the finest leather on the inside and has huge amounts of luxurious features.


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Bentley Mulsanne Convertible

Aug 29 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

It appears Bentley’s Mulsanne Convertible Concept is back on the drawing board. This comes after the project was killed by Bentley’s then-new CEO Wolfgang Schreiber back in 2012. Originally debuted to a small number of customers at the Concours d’Elegance a few months prior, the project went cold when Bentley’s former CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer left the company.With Duerheimer gone, Schreiber told journalists “we ...
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Rolls-Royce Wraith: Silent running

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Crescent Beach Concours d’Elegance is not to be missed

Aug 27 2014 6:23pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Peter Boyle isn’t going to miss one of British Columbia’s premier classic car and motorcycle shows. He’s bringing three of his best classics all the way from Covington, Ohio to tomorrow’s fourth annual Crescent Beach Concours d’Elegance at Blackie Spit Park on the shore of Boundary Bay south of Vancouver. The event has grown to be one of the best concours car shows anywhere, and seeing Boyle’s three cars is reason enough to attend. The invitation- ...
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1 week ago

​James May's Cars Of The People, Episode 3, Open Thread

Aug 25 2014 8:00pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Three episodes in and James May's Cars of the People has already deviated a bit. This episode includes such proletariat rides as the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, Lamborghini Countach, and Porsche 911 Turbo. But as with all things James May, there's a ...
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1 week ago

Rolls-Royce Phantom rolls onto field in China

Aug 22 2014 8:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A Rolls-Royce Phantom plunged into a farmland in Dongyang, a large city in the Zhejiang Province in China, and landed with the wheels facing the s ...
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1 week ago

Blancfleet Launches Uber-Style Car Sharing For The Rich

Aug 21 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Blancfleet's business model of funding supercar rental through pre-reserved slots is already innovative, and makes renting out that dream car surprisingly affordable. Now the firm is extending that to a different service which it calls Mogul—an Uber-style service for a wealthier client. DON'T ...
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1 week ago

NHTSA Launches VIN Lookup Tool for Uncompleted Recall Repairs

Aug 20 2014 4:18pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Wonder if that 2004 Corolla had its shrapnel-exploding airbag replaced? Or if the bolts connecting the control arm to the steering knuckle on that brand-new Chevy Spark are tight enough? Starting today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is empowering anyone with a valid a VIN to find out. Entering a vehicle’s VIN (vehicle identification number) at safercar.gov will show what recall repairs have yet to be completed, without any need to pay for a Carfax report. ...
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2 weeks ago

We obsessively covered the 2014 Monterey Car Week

Aug 18 2014 7:02pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, Motorsports, Classics, Auctions, Misc. Auto Shows, Design/Style With each passing year, things just get more and more interesting at the annual Monterey Car Week. As we've seen yet again, it's not just about the historic automobiles anymore - new vehicles certainly have big presences at the various events. Beyond that, with a wide variety of sights to take in, there really is something for ev ...
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