About the car
This car was built by British luxury automobile manufacturer Roll-Royce Ltd as a replacement for the initial Silver Ghost model. The Phantom I is a luxury 4-door saloon car and was built in Derby, England and Springfield, Massachusetts, USA, however there was a number of distinctions between the American and English specifications of the Phantoms.
The Phantom I included one major improvement from its predecessor which was the new pushrod-OHV straight-6 engine, assembled as two groups of three cylinders with a single set disengaged head. It was introduced by Rolls-Royce to produce sufficient power. This was Rolls-Royce’s second 40/50 bhp model.
In the UK, the Phantom I was produced 2269 times, while the US version was produced 1240 times. The Rolls-Royce Phantom I came in a variety of colours, this one specifically being dark red.
About the Brand
Rolls-Royce was a British car manufacturer of high-end, exclusive automobiles, established through a partnership between Charles Rolls and Henry Royce in 1904. The brand has predominantly focused on exceeding the limits of luxury and inspiring innovation in their designs. Famous Rolls-Royces include the Corniche, the Twenty, the Phantoms and the Silver collections.
About the Manufacturer
Kyosho Corporation was founded by Hisashi Suzuki in October 1963. The Japanese based company is in the model car manufacturing industry and is one of the oldest model car makers in Japan. Despite the company starting from 1963, production of die-cast models began in 1992. Since then Kyosho have endured great experience in creating high end collectors models, offering a wide variety of different scaled replicas.