Rolls Royce Phantom V Mulliner Landaulette (1:43, British Heritage Models)

  • Rolls Royce Phantom V Mulliner Landaulette (from 1966)
  • British Heritage Models
  • 1:43
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • red (brilliant finish)
  • The Britannia Collection
  • BC05
  • Limited (pieces not known)
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original package exists
  • Not for sale
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Source - Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited
The Rolls-Royce Phantom V was introduced in 1959 with a huge wheelbase of 145 inches, and a markedly rigid and strong chassis. A total of 516 of these models were produced during its production run until 1968. The Phantom V was based on the Silver Cloud II and shared its V8 engine and the automatic gearbox to GM's Hydra-matic design. The chassis was the same as the Silver Cloud's layout, but it was lengthened and strengthened significantly by massive reinforcements. The front and rear track were also improved by greater dimensions. The overall length of the Phantom V was increased by 10 inches in comparison to the Phantom IV. Measuring 19 feet long, the Phantom V weighed three tons.

Manufactured in 1965 by the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited, Crewe, Cheshire, the Phantom 5 was fitted with a limousine body by Mulltner Park Ward. The Phantom V received the 7% more powerful Silver Cloud III engine in 1963 along with new front winds that incorporated twin headlamps.

The Phantom V was placed at the top of the Rolls-Royce hierarchy. An ultra-luxurious Rolls-Royce model, the Phantom V came with drum brakes and featured a wheelbase of 3,683 mm. The featured engine was a 90 degree V8 with a capacity of 5,230 cc and twin SU carburetors with a 4-speed automatic transmission.

Proud owners of the Phantom V included John Lennon, Queen Elizabeth II and the Governor of Hong Kong. It has appeared in movies such as 1965 ‘Help!', ‘Steptoe and Son' in 1972, ‘Herbie Rides Again' in 1974, ‘Rosebud' in 1975, ‘The Toy' in 1982, ‘Trading Places' in 1983, ‘Spiderman' in 2001 and ‘What a Girl Wants' in 2003.

Author: wolfram

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