More

    This One-Off Rolls Royce Phantom Has One Million Stitches

    An enchanting new Rolls-Royce Phantom has been commissioned by a Stockholm-based entrepreneur with an extraordinary passion for flowers. The patron, with a wife and two of four children named after flowers, challenged the Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective comprising designers, craftspeople and engineers, to envision a car that immerses its occupants in a beguiling floral scene. The result is a sanctuary of true luxury, a vision of flowers, created with a million embroidered stitches.

    Torsten Müller Ötvös, Chief Executive, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, commented, “The Rose Phantom is a stunning iteration of a contemporary Rolls-Royce. Our extraordinary craftspeople at the Home of Rolls-Royce have achieved, with this car, something which can only be described as sublime. The work of our Bespoke Collective is the best in the world. When I look at creations like this car, it is with a sense of pride that I know that these skills could not be replicated anywhere else in the world. This is undoubtedly one of the greatest Rolls-Royce Phantoms of its generation.”

    - Advertisement -

    The Rose Garden at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex, served as the primary point of inspiration for Ieuan Hatherall, a Bespoke Designer for Rolls-Royce. This Rose Garden is the only place in the world that the Phantom Rose is grown. Bred exclusively for Rolls-Royce by British Rose Breeder Philip Harkness of Harkness Roses, the Phantom Rose grows in the courtyard of the marque’s Global Centre of Luxury Manufacturing Excellence at Goodwood in West Sussex, England.

    Ieuan Hatherall commented, “There is a transcendent beauty when a rose garden is in full bloom. The patron wanted to create that same feeling of awe; an abundance of flowers to lift the spirit and celebrate nature’s decadent beauty, in the Rose Phantom’s serene interior.”

    The Peacock Blue exterior of the Rose Phantom is punctuated with a Charles Blue twinned-coachline that intertwines organically like the stem of a rose, combining to introduce the rose motif, an indication of both the colours and the treatment within. The wheels echo the design and are embellished with a twinned pinstripe, also in Charles Blue.

    On opening the coach doors, one first encounters the embroidery on the inside of the rear doors, but it is not until entering the rear cabin that one fully encounters the extraordinary extent of the satin stitch creation. The Phantom Rose is illustrated in varying stages of maturity, from bud to full bloom, in an asymmetrical design that appears to grow across the roof lining, from the rear of the car. The marque’s fabled starlight headliner illuminates the scene as the roses are interspersed with individually placed fibre-optic lights.

    In the rear compartment, Serenity Seating with a soft calf rest cushion adopts the inverted colour-way of the exterior as sumptuous Charles Blue leather is accented with Peacock Blue piping. From here, one can admire Phantom’s Gallery, created as a centrepiece of the interior. Stems of embroidered roses climb through the glass fronted fascia, providing a spectacle for the motor car’s occupants.

    At the request of the patron, colour is introduced in the form of Peacock and Adonis Blue butterflies, imbuing movement to the elegant motif. The patron’s family also played a creative role; his wife designed the umbrellas whilst his daughter, Magnolia, defined the exterior hue of this Phantom. The patron commented, “I wanted to have flowers and roses everywhere. It became an amazing piece of art.”

    This One-Off Rolls Royce Phantom Has One Million Stitches picture gallery

    Trending News

    One-Off Pagani Zonda Zun Proves Purple Is The Color For A Supercar

    Pagani unveiled the Zonda supercar back in 1999 at the Geneva Motor Show, so in 2019 it was 20 years old. This is for sure the "oldest" supercar still into production - a proof that Pagani is doing things right! During...

    2020 Audi S4 Arrives In The U.S. At A Price Of $37,400

    After being launched back in May 2019, the 2020 A4 will finally be available on the U.S. market. The American customers will have to choose between the A4 sedan, A4 allroad and S4, but the RS4 will not be offered. Prices...

    Nissan Just Teased the 2021 Qashqai SUV and 2022 Rogue Sport

    The Nissan Qashqai, which is the European name for Nissan’s Rogue Sport here in the U.S. is due for generational update. The Qashqai will arrive in Europe in 2021 while we won’t see the new Rogue Sport arrive until sometime in...

    Introducing the Digital Lamborghini V12 Vision Gran Turismo Concept

    Automobili Lamborghini presents its new concept car, the Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo, ahead of the World Finals of the 2019 FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships taking place in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The Lambo V12 Vision GT is a highly...

    2020 Jeep Gladiator Maximus By Hennessey Delivers 1000 HP

    Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) has created the ultimate Jeep Gladiator: MAXIMUS. The Texas tuning powerhouse has taken the new Jeep Gladiator truck and installed the 6.2L supercharged V8 Hellcat engine and turned the power up to 11. Hennessey will unveil the...

    2021 Ford Bronco Teased In New Off-Road Testing Video

    As everyone knows by now Ford will revive the Bronco name with the launch of a new generation in the spring of 2020. The new Bronco is supposed to attack cars like the Jeep Wrangler and will be built on the...

    Video: Watch The 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 On The Dyno

    A Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 delivers a total of 760 horsepower and 625 pound-feet of torque - amazing numbers for a muscle car. But what if, with just some simple work, you can increase that final output? This is exactly...

    2020 Ferrari SF90Stradale Hybrid Official Video

    Ferrari introduces a new chapter in its history with the introduction of its first series production PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), the SF90 Stradale, images, videos and information on which can be seen on the dedicated web site: SF90stradale.com. The new...

    2020 BMW X1 official video

    The current BMW X1 wasted no time post-launch in winning over customers with its distinctive design. And the model update ensures the compact Sports Activity Vehicle now cuts an even more handsome figure. The X1’s new look is immediately clear,...