Base Spec Rolls-Royce Phantom Still Looks More Expensive Than Your Home

For the sake of all things pointless, here’s a look at the all-new Rolls-Royce Phantom rendered as a cheaper-looking pièce de résistance.

While we understand that whole base-spec movement when it comes to renderings, replacing chrome with black on a Rolls-Royce might actually push the price upwards instead of down.

Sure, these wheels would definitely not cost as much as the all-new Phantom’s 22″ alloys, but at the end of the day you’d still be looking at a V12-powered luxury car, one that seems much improved compared to its iconic predecessor.

Imagined this way by X-Tomi Design, this base-spec Phantom also lacks the real model’s dual-tone bodywork and laser light headlights. In fact, it is a bit comical to see a modern-day Rolls-Royce packing halogen light bulbs.

This render is merely the latest in a string of digitally altered new Phantom versions, such as the so-called Phantom Wagon or the Drophead Coupe we saw last week.

  • Dariush

    i like to think this spirit of extasy is made of rubber.

  • Marty

    It actually looks good! Probably because the black surfaces in the front mask some of the clunky truck-like lines and simplifies it.

  • sidewaysspin

    That’s how Germans like it.

  • Galip

    1.400 cc engine?….

  • Galip

    1.400 cc Engine?…

  • Julien Lachemoi

    It looks better for me.

  • salamOOn

    PLEASE! stop with this BS articles……. PLEASE stop posting here every stupid photoshopped nonsense! Its annoying content.

    • Obsequious Lickspittle

      True. Perhaps a reflection of the lack of genuine articles/news on interesting cars available in a given day.

    • Tinky-Winky

      This is not “every stupid photoshopped nonsense”, X-Tomi Design’s base models are a long tradition already. So calm down and eat a Snickers or something.

      • salamOOn

        yeah, you are right. its the same thing again and again….

        • Tinky-Winky

          Yes, the same thing done with different cars and different/unexpected/surprising outcomes. No need to be so cynical.

          • salamOOn

            well, for me some plastic (black) bumpers and basic steel wheels are not different/unexpected/surprising outcomes….
            its so predictable and boring.

    • Bash

      You need to calm down, chill man.

    • Nordschleife

      Well just like you don’t like these, some of us don’t like Doug videos and just like Doug videos still show up on this site as will these. Don’t like it, skip over it.

  • Khanaar

    Spirit of Plasticy

  • EL MATADOR

    U know where I live?Dumb Fc BtC#?

  • YUDHA BAGASKARA

    RR for third world country

  • Ilbirs

    At least this chop tell us a thing: the looks of some cars are per se indicative of a intrisic nobility and this thing manifests even when the lines of a certain version show that we’re talking about a basic spec. The Phantom is an example of this, but we could extend this to Bimmers and Mercedes made until the first half of the 1990s (yes, the basic ones and even not so basic trims used to have black bumpers and people were OK with this), but there are even some non-premium models that say this thing in a non-verbal way. After the first half of the 1990s, we still have some good examples of cars that look great without painted bumpers, like the first-gen Audi A6 Allroad Quattro. It isn’t that impossible to make cars that look classy even by today styling standards.

  • LJ

    No car is worth more than a house, sorry.

  • pcurve

    haha would’ve loved to have seen it in nonmetallic white.

  • PB

    Well I quite like some of these photoshop things. Don’t see the problem with mixing up news and some general interest/curiosity articles.

    I also think this looks better then the bling covered Detroit pimpmobile they’ve put forward.

  • FunctionForm

    That does not look better than my home. That looks terrible.

  • Cobrajet
  • I’d actually buy one of these for those steel wheels alone. Though, with all this plastic cladding, I’d like to see what this would be like as a Paris-Dakar monster.