The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail is a mid-sized luxury coach built grand tourer car made by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. It is the world’s most expensive street legal new car at US$28 million.The car was designed by the company’s specialised coachbuild division at its Goodwood plant, reinterpreting the 1910s Rolls-Royce Ltd Boat Tail car design.
source/image: Automotive Mike
It draws aesthetic inspiration from yachts of the 1920s and 1930s. The car shares its chassis and engine with the Rolls-Royce Phantom but has 1,813 bespoke parts,including five electronic control units in the rear deck.A picnic set located on the deck features Porcelain glasses and plates with a rose gold finish.
The deck is finished in Caleidolegno veneer and hinges towards the centre in a butterfly shape, at an angle of 67 degrees.
The car has a bespoke Bose Corporation sound system which uses the car’s floor structure as a resonance chamber. The car includes a Montblanc pen housed in a hand-crafted case inside the glove box. The instrument panel dials feature guilloché decorative work.