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parking This automatically deploys on the control centre display when reverse
gear is selected and highlights the optimum reversing trajectory as well as the
location of obstacles, helping prevent scuffs and alloy damage preserving the
high value of a client’s investment – and the inherent beauty of the car.
Engineering excellence:
Originally conceived by the Rolls-Royce engineering team, an advanced
aluminium spaceframe retains its position at Phantom’s core, serving as the
foundation for the car’s extraordinary driving prowess. Strong, lightweight
and as rigid as a Formula 1 car, the spaceframe has been further reinforced,
with the addition of brace bars that enable a dynamic package to be offered
as an option for Phantom Saloon for the first time.
Drive-train and suspension:
“For my team this was a question of what we could do to improve a drive-
train that we believed was close to perfection, both in terms of its dynamic
performance and outstanding ride characteristics,” – Helmut Riedl, Director
of Engineering
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