British luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce has launched the Phantom II in Mumbai featuring a few improvements including luxury customizations, a new 8-speed ZF automatic gearbox and a redesigned media controller.
Unveiled on Friday, the new Phantom II has been launched in Mumbai. Catering to elite customers, Rolls-Royce has made the new model better, without making too many changes in the already popular Phantom car.
According to the Regional Director, Herfried Hasenoehrl, who recognizes the emerging Asian market, “our customers did not want anything to change in the Phantom. They just wanted it better.”
Revisions include full LED headlights with adaptive and cornering function, a redesigned media controller, an improved Satnav systems, cameras at various points of the vehicle to assist with parking and driving, power being transmitted to the wheels from a new 8-speed ZP automatic gearbox, 44,000 external paint schemes to choose from, a long list of wood and leather combinations for the interior and more.
In 2011, Rolls-Royce saw the highest annual sales in the 108 year history with 3,538 cars being sold worldwide. This is the largest numbers the company has recorded since 1978.
The new Phantom II was unveiled at an exclusive media event held at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai. Speaking at the occasion, Sharad Kachalia of Navnit Motors said, “Our business is thriving and we have already received orders for the car.”