Founded in 1904 Rolls Royce is the world’s most luxurious and premium car brand. It has come a very long way and seen so many ups and downs but when we see the car market today Rolls Royce is still considered one of the best Car brands in the world.
From the classic Silver Ghost to the modern-day Phantom, Rolls Royce has always made the engineering world stunned by making impossible things in their cars. So sit back and let us take you on the incredible ride of 11 Best Rolls Royce Cars of All Time.
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11 – Rolls Royce Silver Ghost
Coming in at number 11 on our list is the Silver Ghost, It was first produced in 1908, but later the company started again the production of this model in 1921 until 1926. The car has a six-cylinder 7036 cc engine (7428 cc from 1910) and can reach speeds of up to 80 mph (128 kph). This was the first car of Rolls Royce by which they started the claim of making the “best car in the world” but this phrase was first given to Rolls Royce by Autocar publication in 1907.
10- Rolls Royce Corniche
Corniche was a classic luxury car that was produced between 1971 and 1995. If you were rich enough you had two options to buy this car with a two-door convertible or coupé. Corniche was based on the Silver Shadow platform. Corniche was powered by a 6.75-liter V8 engine and it had a top speed of around 118 mph (190 kph). Like all other Rolls Royce cars The Corniche was also known for its premium-ness, luxurious interior, and comfortable ride. Famous people who had owned Rolls Royce Corniche were Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, and David Bowie. Even today classic car collectors love to own this car.
09- Rolls Royce Twenty
It was one of the oldest Rolls Royce cars even in the car industry you can consider the earliest comer, the Twenty was produced between 1922 to 1929, in these years Rolls Royce was able to sell around 2940 units of this model. Like today this car was also produced after customers’ suggestion on customization. It was powered by a 3.1-liter engine and can produce up to 20 Horsepower which was good at that time. It has a top speed of around 60 miles per hour (96.5kmph)
08- Rolls Royce Silver Shadow –
This car was also known as Silver Wraith II, this vehicle was launched in 1965 and produced in 1980 this was the most successful Rolls Royce model ever with over 30000+ units sold worldwide.
The car was offered in 3 variants 2 door saloon and convertible and 4 door saloon. It was powered by 6.2 and 6.7 litre V8 engines and has a top speed of 118mph (190km/h)
07- Rolls Royce Phantom IV
Phantom IV was one of the rarest Rolls Royce, It was launched on 1950 and produced until 1956 during these years only 18 Rolls Royce Phantom IVs were made because the company is selling this car exclusively to Royal People hence these 18 rare Phantoms were only owned by British Royal Family including queen. The car has 5.7L and 6.5 L engines.
6- Rolls Royce Phantom Current Generation
Friends current Rolls Royce Phantom is one of the most popular and most successful Rolls Royce. You can buy it from any local rolls royce dealer it has a full aluminum interior and most powerful V12 engine which can produce 453 horsepower. This generation of Phantom was first introduced in 2003 since then its popularity is increasing day by day. Only slight updates was given to this car, it has top speed of 155mph (250 km/h)
5 – Rolls Royce Wraith
Rolls Royce Wraith is one of the most popular full-size ultra-luxury cars, it was first launched in 1938 and again after decades it was launched in 2013, the car has a 6.6 litre V12 engine and 8-speed automatic transmission with the help of this powerful engine Wraith can go from 0 to 60 mph (0 to 97 km/h) in 4.4 seconds. It has a top speed of 160 mph (250 kph). Wraith has some incredible luxury features like handcrafted leather upholstery, a premium audio system, and advanced driver-assistance technologies. Like most Rolls Royce cars it also has a beautiful Starlight roof that mimics the beautiful night sky.
In short, the Wraith is an expensive work of art that surely is a head-turner on the road.
4- Rolls Royce Phantom 1
Phantom 1 was also one of the earliest comers in Rolls Royce history..the car was introduced in 1925 and was the second model in the series of Phantom. It had a larger engine compared to Rolls Royce’s previous models like the Silver Ghost. After the launch car became an instant success over 2250 units were built in the UK and 1200 were in the US and that was a good number around that time. It was also the beginning of the signature Rolls Royce Look
3- Rolls Royce Cullinan
One of the Latest Cars by Rolls Royce and the first SUV in the history of this brand Cullinan became an instant success and most selling Rolls Royce model. The Car was named after the largest rough diamond ever discovered Cullinan. It was launched in 2018 and offered 4 wheel drive option, the first Rolls Royce to do so. It has 6.75 litre V12 petrol engine that can produce 563 hp with the help of this engine Cullinan can go upto155 mph (250 km/h)
2- Rolls Royce Swept tail
Production Started in 2017 this was the world’s most expensive car with a price of around US$12 million but later in 2019, this title was overtaken by Bugatti La Voiture Noire which has a pricing of US$18.7 million. The car is powered by a 6.75-litre V12 engine that delivers a smooth and powerful ride. It is powered by a 6.75 L V12 engine and can produce 453 horsepower. This car looks so beautiful but even if you are Elon Musk you still can’t buy this car because company made only one Sweptail.
1- Rolls Royce Boat Tail
Another great example of luxury and money, the Boat tail is currently the world’s most expensive automobile. Launched in 2021 only three Boat Tail will be made and Two are already sold. Boat Tail has a price tag of US$28 Million. It was designed by companies Goodwood Plant and took inspiration from yachts of the 1920s. The car has the chassis and engine of Rolls Royce Phantom but luxury features are so unique you have to spend millions of dollars to feel them. It was powered by 6.75 Litre twin-turbocharged V12 engine. But who owns this masterpiece of engineering rumpus suggests that first boattail belongs to Jayz and Beyonce and the owner of the second boat tail is still unknown.
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