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Old 31st March 2009, 21:12   #1
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Just like some folks in the U.S. buy the Chrysler 300C for its supposed resemblance to more expensive machinery, Geely has designed a faux Phantom for the Chinese market. The 17.5-foot long executive mover comes loaded for bear, with isolation glass and wool carpet just like a real Rolls-Royce.

If you're interested, you better like traveling alone the rear compartment has one center-mounted seat tucked between a contoured bulkhead, like a throne. It even has what appears to be a starlight headliner, but only above the emperor's chair. According to the Chinese site, when compared to the Phantom, the Geely GE "gives the very same feeling of luxury." It might even come with a scepter. Check out the gallery of photos below, and then let us know how to say "Wow..." in Chinese.
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Hideous !

They even tried to copy the Spirit of Ecstasy as well !!!
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i dunno, it reminds me of a toilet seat for some reason
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I guess the car would cost as much as the 'Spirit of Ecstasy"
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one seater on the back, how does that work?
the driver can get a partner along, the boss can't?!?
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I wouldnt mind. If I had to give my , er companion a lift, guess where she would have to sit?

Hint: not with the driver
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I wouldnt mind. If I had to give my , er companion a lift, guess where she would have to sit?

Hint: not with the driver
i guess you are referring to the console next to the seat right

I didn't liked this a bit. on second thoughts i liked the alloys
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I wouldnt mind. If I had to give my , er companion a lift, guess where she would have to sit?

Hint: not with the driver
They must have a system to increase the opacity the glass separation at the push of a button then...
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No high-power conferences in the back seat i guess.Bummer!
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i dunno, it reminds me of a toilet seat for some reason
Agree with you.
Its totally crap.
A very sad attempt.
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Neat job,none-the-less. Single seat ought to have been thrown out,and a regular 2-3 seater would have been much better.
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speaking of pirated rolls royce's, did anyone catch that episode of top gear where james may tests a japanese copy of the rolls?
IMO, the jap looked better than this!

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Looks horrid, but nice interiors.
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the reason for a single seat at the back is for safety of the owner since the car cannot pass euro NCAP side crash tests and will get zero stars, just like any Chinese car.

so, this layout does guarantee certain level of production because you never know whether the side airbags may deflate or not.
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That is so ghetto. Imagine just having people lick your feet, only to enter you Geely and sit, legs spread, arms stretched, in the MIDDLE of the back. That is so badarse!

There's even enough room for feet lickers to continue to do what they do best.

However, would I be seen dead in one? Heck no.
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