2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom Video Review

CARS.COM — Whenever you see a Rolls-Royce driving by, even an old one, it has a certain stately, imposing allure to it. Well, there’s nothing old about the eighth-generation redesign of Rolls-Royce’s flagship sedan, the Phantom. Rolls-Royce says the 2018 Phantom rides on an all-new, bespoke platform that doesn’t underpin anything else yet, but it will underpin Rolls-Royce models to come.

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The model we saw at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit earlier this week was the regular-wheelbase version of the car, which is a little bit shorter than the outgoing model, believe it or not. But make no mistake: It’s still a gigantic car.

For more on the new exterior design, as well as the cabin appointments for which “extravagant” is far too tame a term — there’s an LED night-sky headliner customizable with your favorite constellations — watch the video above.’s Editorial department is your source for automotive news and reviews. In line with’s long-standing ethics policy, editors and reviewers don’t accept gifts or free trips from automakers. The Editorial department is independent of’s advertising, sales and sponsored content departments.

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