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Rolls-Royce has unveiled a selection of Art Deco-style Ghost and Phantom family cars aqt the Paris Motor Show.
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A Phantom Series II Saloon, Phantom Series II Drophead Coupé and Ghost models were all shown off, each with their own bespoke style. The cars have been designed in homage to the 1925 Paris Exhibition, which gave the Art Deco movement its name and identity.
The Phantom Saloon features a black and arctic-white interior and, most incredibly, a beautiful telephone drawer. Its elegance at its finest, with other design quirks including stainless-steel inlays, door cappings and rear picnic table backs.
The Ghost's features are a lot more simple, but executed just as well by the Rolls-Royce craftspeople. The Ghost is presented in Jubilee Silver atop Cobalto Blue. The Phantom Series II Drophead includes mother of pearl onlays.
The cars' interiors feature cashmere and fine leathers, whilst specially-sourced wood veneers complement the vehicles' inlays. Ghost Art Deco collection cars are available in either Infinity Black or Arctic White with dual bespoke coach line and an illuminated Spirit of Ecstasy.
Interior styling on the car includes handcrafted Art Deco inlays, as well as a black and white interior scheme featuring a choice of four seat piping colours.
"For over a century a Rolls-Royce motor car has taken inspiration from the prevailing style of its time whilst retaining the marque's unique design aesthetic," says Giles Taylor, Design Director at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
"Art Deco was defined by theatre, glamour and a sense of excitement. Working to create contemporary interpretations of these classic themes has been enormously rewarding for everyone in my bespoke design team."
Written by John Meadowcroft