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Old 30th December 2007, 10:53   #1
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The Rolls-Royce may have been the epitome of luxurious motoring for more than 100 years, but for a new breed of super-rich oligarchs and Middle-Eastern royalty, it seems a standard version of the world's most famous car is no longer enough.
Having snapped up country estates and football clubs, the nouveau riche now want what is set to become the must-have status symbol of 2008, a customised Rolls-Royce.

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The opulence of the Crown Prince of Brunei's wedding car is too dense for the tastes of a commoner like me
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It's this sort of blatant racism that does these oh-so-British brands in. Just read the article. John Lennon's car was ok, but how dare those dirty brown men defile our Rollers. Which is why all the major Brit brands are now owned by Germans, Americans, or Indians.
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that pink rolls is FAB 1 ryt??? from the original thunderbird series
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Too much of Pimpin - In fact - A plain Black Phantom just looks too good. No Mods for me.
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YUCK YUCK YUCK!
Why don't these fellows buy the Victoria 203 types and implement their fugly fetishes on those? The world should have a "Prevention of Cruelty Against Cars" organization!
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The world should have a "Prevention of Cruelty Against Cars" organization!
SPCC !
What a thought! shuvd, hats off !
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We all pooh pooh it now, but a couple of generations later, people will look in awe and amazement as to what level of wealth the royal famlies once held, and how opulent their lives were, much as we do today with ex Maharaja Rollers, like Bharatpur cars, which all had a large silver bell in front, like the rewa Daimler, finished in pure silver, or this intricately decorated Rolls.





At the same time, I too think it looks terrible!
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SPCC !
What a thought! shuvd, hats off !

or PETV( People for the Ethical Treatment of Vehicles)
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Wasn't there a Rolls with a swan like body work? Gross, IMHO.
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Wasn't there a Rolls with a swan like body work? Gross, IMHO.
That was a Brooke, more here, and a good example of what I was talking about.

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Heres the middle eastern variety
Pimped up ugly Diamond studded wheels, amongst other things..







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Ooh !!!! That is Wicked.

The black one looks FAB !!! I don't mind getting these Diamond Alloys ( Are those real ? )
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[quote=V-16;671847]Heres the middle eastern variety
Pimped up ugly Diamond studded wheels, amongst other things..



i beg to differ sir. i don't know what the interiors are like, but both the black phantoms look complete GANGSTA.
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Opulence & show off at its best? or the may be the worst!
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