Rolls-Royce announces its second custom boat tail

Over the years, Rolls-Royce has established a reputation as a premium car manufacturer. More recently, they have returned to the world of customization, which has led to even higher-end work. If you’re a car enthusiast and have a good amount of cash, a bespoke Rolls-Royce might look quite appealing. , for obvious reasons.

All of which makes this week’s announcement of a second Custom Boat Tail all the more intriguing. An article on Autoblog on the news offers some additional details, namely that the convertibles in question were made in a very limited edition of three, and that there is one still waiting to be unveiled.

The Boat Tail announced this week will be presented to the public on Saturday at Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance. According to Rolls Royce announcement, the buyer wanted something that would honor his father, who spent years working in the pearl business. This resulted in a color palette reminiscent of mother-of-pearl, with the designers working from a quartet of pearly shells. Mother-of-pearl was also used for several elements of the dashboard.

This is one of many aquatic aspects of this particular automobile. The Boat Tail name is tied to the material and inspiration of cars, with aluminum panels creating a tribute to the style of yacht used for racing a century ago.

“To create an automobile in honor of the father and family history of a revered customer is an extraordinary privilege. a responsibility we take very seriously,” said Alex Innes, head of body design for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. “The sponsor’s deep connection to Boat Tail is inspiring – the result goes far beyond a means of transportation to become, quite literally, a moving work of art.”

As for what the third Boat Tail might look like, that remains to be seen.

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