The first Rolls Royce Phantom ever built replaced the 40/50 horsepower Rolls Royce Silver Ghost in 1925. Known as the Phantom 1, the Rolls Royce Phantom retained much of the superior capabilities of the Rolls Royce Ghost combined with impressive scale with refined lines. Autocar’s 22 May 1925 review of the new Phantom review stated that a road trial “indicates further progress towards perfection. Acceleration and speed improved without sacrifice of comfort and refinement”.
With a 6-cylinder engine producing 108 HP and cantilever springing, the Phantom 1 had a magnificent chassis, appealing to owners who wished to make a […]