Ever wondered what the expression “more than just a car” means? Search no further, Royce Royce’s handbuilt Boat Tail answers that.
With a retail price of $28 million (N11,494,000,000), the luxurious vehicle has been reported to be the world’s most expensive car as at the time this report was written.
In this report, Legit.ng will be presenting 6 things that make this vehicle so special that the whole media is abuzz about it.
1. It has a hosting suite
This car could as well serve as a resort centre. Forbes report that in a manner inspired by Santiago Calatravia, the deck opens in a butterfly shape to reveal a champagne chest with the press of a remote control. The sides of the deck has picnic stools
2. Not a means to a destination but the destination
The head of Rolls-Royce Coachbuild design said that the Tail Boat is not just a simple means to get to a place but it the place the owner should look forward too as it offers a better experience wherever the driver packs it.
3. 563 horsepower
Like the popular Rolls-Rolls Phantom, The National News reports that the world’s most expensive car has a twin turbo V12 engine with 6.75-litre while packing an enormous horsepower of 563.
4. It took 4 years to build
Muller-Otvos, the chief executive of Rolls-Royce revealed that the vehicle came into life from the four year collaboration with three of their most special clients.
“Rolls-Royce Coachbuild clients are intimately and personally involved at each step of the creative and engineering process.
“We work in harmony with the client to gain complete fluency in the nuances of their character and personality.”
5. The clients influenced the nautical theme of the car
According to Forbes, three clients approached the company after the car maker released the Sweptail edition. They wanted a car that would have a boat design like that of a J-Class yatchs. The clients also agreed that while the cars would reflect their peculiar personalities, it would have the same body structure.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Beyoncé and Jay-Z, according to rumours, ordered the first Rolls-Royce Boat Tail.
The couple was said to have paid for the first Boat Tail unit. The ultra-luxurious vehicle was handcrafted by the company’s Coachbuilding section, which specialises in hand-building cars and setting a new standard for personalisation.
The vehicle is perfect for Jay Z and Beyoncé. Since their daughter Blue Ivy was born, they’ve been passionate about boats, enjoy champagne and have an unabashed passion for all things blue.