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Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe Shaheen and Baynunah bespoke editions

For the UAE

Rolls-Royce has unveiled two bespoke Phantoms for the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The Baynunah Phantom features BMW-sourced Milano Beige paint, an Everflex tan roof, a gold plated Spirit of Ecstasy, and 21-inch seven-spoke wheels. Interior goodies include Walnut bur trim, a camel harness-inspired wood inlay, a Starlight headliner, rear lounge seats, and RR logo embroidered headrests.

On the other hand, the falcon inspired Shaheen Phantom Coupe has Orchid Pearl paint, Tudor Red accents, and 21-inch polished wheels. Inside, the cabin boasts Mugello Red / Seashell leather upholstery, a red carbon fiber instrument panel, Marine White veneers, and falcon embroidered headrests (which have 11-thread colors and require 21,011 stitches each).

Check out the press release for additional information

Source: Rolls Royce

Abu Dhabi Inspired Bespoke Phantoms Debut

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that new Bespoke Phantoms have arrived in Abu Dhabi. The cars are based on two different motifs which are inspired by the city's rich culture and natural landscape.

The four-door Phantom draws its inspiration from the stunning landscape of the Baynunah area in the western region of Abu Dhabi, UAE. With a history that dates back centuries, the region is renowned for the majesty of its sand dunes, captured through the interior and exterior styling of the car which incorporates shades of beige and brown, further complemented by a tan ever-flex roof.

The inlay and marquetry, inspired by the traditional, vibrant colours of an Arabian camel harness, were hand-crafted at Rolls-Royce's Goodwood plant. At Goodwood, attention to detail is paramount; as such the marquetry for the Phantom was made using individually cut pieces of coloured veneer and hand assembled, using tweezers to ensure maximum precision.

Swift, agile and powerful characteristics of the region's famous falcon, called Shaheen, are mirrored in Rolls-Royce's driver-oriented Phantom Coupé. With a marquise-white exterior, featuring a twin coach line in Tudor red and offset by a red and Seashell leather interior, the Phantom Coupé is designed to make a statement.

With a view to highlighting the falcon and also the art of falconry, all the elements feature a distinctive, falcon motif. From the falcon inlay in brass, chemically etched from a single piece of stainless steel, to the falcon embroidered head-rests, which encompass 11-thread colours and boast a staggering 21,011 stitches per head-rest, it is a true representation of the skill and creativity of the artisans at Goodwood.

"The Bespoke programme continues to be a consistent driver for our business in the region, with four of the world's top 10 selling Bespoke dealers based in the Arabian Peninsula," said James Crichton, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Regional Director for the Middle East. "The first half of 2010 saw our best sales result ever for the Middle East region, having doubled our sales in comparison to the same period in 2009."

The Bespoke Programme, which has the highest global uptake in the Middle East, is a service offered to Rolls-Royce clients for individualization beyond the option list; the client may specify features of the car, in order to create one's own, unique model.

 

Some of the Bespoke elements in the Shaheen Phantom Coupe are:

  • Shaheen falcon inlay in brass on Phantom plate. Red carbon fibre.
  • Embroidered headrests with Shaheen Falcon design.
  • Shaheen Motif, especially hand built for Abu Dhabi Motors.
  • Description pers. glovebox One of One Mugello stitching

Exterior

  • Orchid Pearl Colour
  • Twin Coachline in Tudor Red
  • 21" Part Polished Star Wheels
  • Brushed Steel Package


Interior

  • Mugello Red with Seashell Leather
  • Carpets, Mats & Starlight in Seashell
  • Instrument Panel in Red Carbon Fibre
  • White Instrument Dials
  • Marine White Veneer
  • Veneered Steering Wheel Spokes
  • Veneered Interior Cappings

 

Some of the Bespoke elements in theBaynunah Phantom are:

Exterior color: Milano Beige (BMW Colour)

Interior colour: (Tan)

  • The RR logo in front & rear of the Head rests, Seat piping, Stitching, Inner door pockets, Steering Wheel, and upper part of IP-Top in Dark spice.
  • Dark spice carpet with dark spice Lambswool floor mats.
  • The Remainder of Interior in Tan.

OPTIONS

  • Language Version English
  • ArabicOwners Handbook
  • Veneered Instrument Panel
  • Veneered Steering Wheele spoke
  • Colour - keyed boot trim
  • Coachlines in Tan
  • Six DVD Changer
  • Walnut bur Veneer
  • Rear climate Control
  • Automatic Boot Lid
  • 21" forged, part polish seven spoke
  • Theatre Configuration-Lounge seat
  • Steering Wheel in Dark spice
  • RR Logo in the front & rear of the Head rests in dark spice
  • Everflex Roof in Tan
  • Gold plated SoE
  • Tan Stitching inside the Glove Box mentions "One of One "
  • Starlight headlining in Banbo
  • IP-Top in Preshrunk leather Fleet Dark spice/ Tan
  • Seat piping in dark spice
  • Customized Inlay in all the Fascia & the door capping in Baynounah Design

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Comments (16)

waleed_wales
BTW who says those ppl are nouveau riche??? and u really think RR are lowering themselves to produce cars for the royalty??? just remember mate,, those nouveau riche as u like to call them,, been pumping gas to u since it was discovered in mega masses,, why wouldnt u give RR a call and enlighten them whome to deserve a coupe Rolls... good luck in life lol
Aug 24, 2010 10:55 pm
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waleed_wales
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Yeah it looks like daqoos
Aug 24, 2010 10:50 pm
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Raven
STUPIED design, it looks like "daqoos" chilli sauce car
Aug 21, 2010 2:29 am
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najdier
I hold my own people's immature taste and intoxication with wealth responsible for those gaudy designs. RR is only guilty of feeding that taste. Wait until they start creating designs for the Chinese nouveau riche.
Aug 20, 2010 10:39 pm
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mikemikemike
So two tone interior, a hideous paintjob and rims and this is a special edition? Give me a break. I could design a much better car, give it a non-ridiculous upcharge and call it a Mike edition. It would look much better than this ghoulish color scheme.
Aug 20, 2010 5:56 pm
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SPORTINGUISTA_29
nice car
Aug 20, 2010 12:08 pm
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deandunbar
TACKY, but they'll sell every one they make (one). And now I won't have to visit Scottsdale or the South Bronx to see a fabulous vinyl top.
Aug 20, 2010 11:59 am
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Shaktiman
ewww!!! my retinas are about to explode.
Aug 20, 2010 11:40 am
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M!
reminds me of some 80's exotic car custom interior scheme.
Aug 20, 2010 5:06 am
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Prancing Horse
Can that Falcon drive me home when im drunk,if not hes getting berbecued and served with a nice salad.
Aug 20, 2010 3:21 am
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Qatar001
haha! that made me blast laughing, because the arab saying matches your comment, the arabs say "When an idiot doesn't know what the heck is an eagle, he will put it in the grill" no offense.
Aug 20, 2010 10:05 pm
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najdier
Actually, the saying is about the hawk/falcon, not the eagle. To grill here is to eat. He who does not recognize a falcon would grill it, thinking it is a pheasant or other edible fowl rather than a bird of prey. Is the eagle indigenous to Arabia? News to me.
Aug 26, 2010 11:20 pm
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zozie
i love falcons :) hey thats not a falcon on the headrest its an eagle whos tht stupid sticher who did that ill fire him if i was the boss.
Aug 20, 2010 1:37 am
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Hellbound
They race/compete/breed Falcons in the middle east. It's a very popular pass time. They're quite majestic birds of prey.
Aug 20, 2010 1:30 am
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inlinesix
The point is that, the mighty Rolls Royce, which for a very long period of time wouldn't sell to the nouveau riche, have now lowered themselves to such a level to allow this kind of tackiness to be made from their factory.
Aug 20, 2010 8:40 pm
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inlinesix
Are these for real? A falcon? If someone wanted chrome paint, a turtle embroidered on the headrests, and a plate that said "especially made fo Rappa dirty lil, 1/1", would RR do it?
Aug 19, 2010 11:36 pm
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