• Inventory Prices: N/A
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 14
  • Engine: 453-hp, 6.8-liter V-12 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2012 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe

Our Take on the Latest Model 2012 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Gas mileage

Notable Features

  • 453-hp V-12
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Aluminum space-frame construction
  • Run-flat tires

2012 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Reviews

Vehicle Overview

Rolls-Royce's Phantom Coupe was introduced for the 2009 model year. It is a highly customizable, hand-built model with high-end build quality and materials.

New for 2012
There are no significant changes for 2012.

Exterior
Rolls designed the Phantom Coupe to look like it was moving even at a standstill. Its exterior can be painted in a dizzying number of colors. The paint process includes five individual coats of paint and lacquer with hand finishing between layers, followed by a five-hour hand polish. Exterior features include:

  • Rear-hinged doors
  • Picnic trunk that lowers to seat two
  • Doors can be remotely closed
  • Stainless-steel and aluminum accents
  • 21-inch wheels
  • Available brushed stainless steel hood and A-pillars

Interior
A maximum of four occupants are surrounded in a hand-built interior covered in real leather, wood and chrome. The 15-speaker Logic 7 sound system includes two subwoofers mounted under the seats and numerous tweeters around the interior. The stereo is controlled through a single dial, and a navigation system with media display can be hidden. When the screen is hidden, an analog clock is displayed. Interior features include:

  • Automatic dual-zone front air conditioning
  • Driver and passenger heated seats
  • Leather dashboard
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with aluminum accents
  • Available leather headliner
  • Available Rolls-Royce stitching in head restraints

Under the Hood
The Phantom Coupe uses the same 6.8-liter V-12 engine as the Phantom sedan. Coupes ride on an all-aluminum space frame built by hand and checked by computer to ensure accuracy.

Designed for a dynamic driving experience compared to the sedan, the Coupe features stiffer rear shocks, modified spring rates, larger anti-roll bars and tuned steering for quicker response. Mechanical features include:

  • 453-horsepower, 6.8-liter V-12
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Adaptive suspension
  • Auto-leveling suspension

Safety
Safety features include:

  • Antilock brakes
  • Brake assist
  • Seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Side curtain airbags for front and rear rows
  • Electronic stability system
  • Traction control
  • Security system with vehicle tracking

Consumer Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Write a Review

1 Trim Available

Photo of undefined
Wondering which configuration is right for you?
Our 2012 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe trim comparison will help you decide.
 

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Articles

2012 Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,000 per year.

Save on maintenance costs and do your own repairs.

Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

48mo/unlimited

Powertrain

48mo/unlimited

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48mo/unlimited

Free Scheduled Maintenance

48mo/unlimited

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

Learn More About Warranties

Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

Other Years