And what a ride it had been. Yes, when the 1964 Rolls Royce Phantom V rolled out of the Crewe, England factory, its manufacturer had been effectively in business for nearly sixty years time. Across those decades, a few operating tenets established by founders Charles Rolls and Henry Royce were had resonated loudly and would continue their resonation for still more decades to come. For the 1964 Rolls Royce Phantom V was nothing if not an accumulation of class and engineering excellence that had been initiated by Rolls and Royce when automobile technology was in its infancy. Besides demonstrating that commitment to perfection and to its achievement was a solid business cornerstone, the 1964 Rolls Royce Phantom V also demonstrated that automotive technology was no longer in its infancy. Not by any measure.
A close cousin of the Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II, the Phantom V was larger and differed aesthetically, as it had been designed and conceived of as a luxury land vessel for an exclusive market. As for commonality, the Phantom V was indeed a 4-door saloon and featured the FR layout. It also cruised about the roads under the power of a forceful 6.2-liter V-8 engine, which also utilized General Motors Hydramatic transmission (automatic), affording the Americans an opportunity to play their role in British automotive history. Several coachbuilders were also involved, as the car was constructed in a body-on-frame manner. First-rate coachwork was a hallmark of the Phantom V and contributed to its being sought after by wealthy owners around the globe. In this, coachbuilders like Park Ward and Mulliner could take considerable pride.
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And where pride is concerned, the Beverly Hills Car Club, a highly regarded operation within its industry, is also entitled to a modicum of it. Not that you would ever know it. The Beverly Hills Car Club staff members, despite their knowledge and expertise, are modest to a fault and commit themselves solely to the work of doing good work new customers and longtime clients alike. Visit the showroom today and marvel at the considerable inventory on display, or simply tour the website for a little while. Either way, you are certain to find something worth exploring at greater length.
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