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Through Ian's Lens: 2009 Rolls Royce Phantom

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As a historical design icon, Rolls-Royce keeps up its legacy while adding cutting-edge technology that puts a modern twist on a classic look. As new screens, buttons and creatively lit headliners are added, the wood, fine leather, lamb’s wool carpet and plush interior quality reinforce the fact that the current Phantom is still, above all else, a Rolls-Royce: Decadent, over-the-top and way too comfortable — three things my car will never be. But I can envy them, right? And how can you not adore that hood ornament? On these models, you can even electronically retract it before it ends up on a chain around some suburban kid’s neck.

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