Whether you’ve got just completed lovingly restoring an older vehicle, or simply pushed a sparkly new one out of the showroom, your first thought is probable to be the way to maintain it in that same pristine situation. You will possibly choose a car cowl, but how are you going to pass approximately selecting the only this is right for your vehicle? A surprising variety of human beings buy car covers at the spur of the instant, believing that any cowl will do the process and could surely be higher than no cover in any respect. This is a fallacy.
When buying a automobile cowl it’s miles important to do your previous studies into the differing types available – and there are many. Although there are apparent principal classes: indoor and outdoor, there are wide variety of subcategories: water-proof; ‘breathable’ water-resistant and material, frequently cotton, acrylic or polyester, which is non-water-resistant. Choosing the proper type in your vehicle method analyzing what you assume the duvet to do.
If you maintain your car in a garage, you likely need to defend it from dirt, gadgets falling or brushing towards it, and in all likelihood family pets. In this situation a thick, gentle cover, preferably coated with fleece to make it extra ‘breathable’ (thus preventing trapped moisture), ought to supply your car all of the safety it needs indoors. The outer cover may be cotton or cotton mix cloth, or flannel for softness and warmth.
For vehicles kept outside, the choice of covers is extra complex. You may be searching for protection from any number of elemental dangers: rain, snow, sleet, solar, falling tree sap, fowl droppings or wind-borne objects. Damage from UV rays, acid rain, industrial pollution or even volcanic dirt should all be considered. Claws and paws of small animals also can scratch and mark the paintwork of your automobile. If you live near the ocean, you could have the greater disadvantage of excess salt in the air at the same time as just about anyone, anywhere may additionally want protection from curious eyes or opportunist thieves.
Outdoor covers want to be water-proof or waterproof, but at the equal time must permit the circulation of air round the auto to prevent condensation which can damage the paintwork over an extended time period. A water resistant cowl alone consequently isn’t sufficient. This can also defend from some of detrimental outcomes however for full paintwork safety, a tender, ‘breathable’ inner lining is vital.
Getting the right in shape is also critical. Do no longer be taken in by using ‘one length fits all’ claims as those are not often proper. Often those covers are not at ease and might carry in gusty weather and flap around, which also can harm the paintwork. It is constantly well worth a touch greater outlay to ensure the cover is tailored in your vehicle.
No depend how properly the auto cowl fits, it could still purpose scratches if the paintwork is dirty. Keeping the paintwork easy will consequently maintain it for longer. Existing dirt can effortlessly rub in opposition to the paintwork when becoming and getting rid of the duvet or if the quilt is buffeted via sturdy winds. Learning the satisfactory manner to in shape and take away the cover to motive minimum scratching may also shield the paintwork and prevent time.
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM COUPE AL-ADIYAT
– The Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Al-Adiyat is a unique (one-off) edition with details linked to the equestrian world
The Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Al-Adiyat is a one-off painted red and with the outlines of brushed aluminum windows and the detailed waistline with a thin white line that reaffirms its power. Another model customized by the British brand and delivered to another eccentric customer. His name, Al-Adiyat, comes from an Arabic expression that represents the sound a horse’s hooves make when striking the ground. This explains the references and equestrian embroideries that can be seen in the interior. It is precisely in the interior that the most important changes are found. The Phantom Coupe features two-tone leather seats, wood and red details in combination with the exterior paint. The definitive quality detail of this Al-Adiyat version of the Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe are the gold-plated horseshoes that are on the doorsteps.
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM COUPE TIGER
The Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Tiger and Rolls-Royce Ghost Golf Edition are the two new features that the British brand has led to the Dubai Salon 2015. Undoubtedly, the event is very important for luxury brands, since it is in this region of the world that focuses much of its sales. It is a tradition that Rolls-Royce always offers the Arab markets with special and specific versions made with the collaboration of their local dealers. The Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Tiger Edition is a unique color combination inspired by tigers, hence its name. At the bottom of the vehicle comes an orange named ‘Burnt Orange’, while for the top of the body was chosen a golden tone called ‘Arizona Sun’. The centers of the titanium wheels also take a color in the same tone of the body, and the tires count on an exclusive white range, like the older vehicles. Inside, luxury reaches its maximum level. Remembering that the Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe is the most expensive model of the British brand, along with the long version of the Rolls-Royce Phantom. That’s why, in its interior, the luxury reaches a new level, with a perfectly matched brown and cream leather upholstery. To emphasize the exclusivity of the model, two cards have been installed that identify the version. The other novelty is based on Rolls-Royce Ghost and was christened Golf Edition. The model was commissioned by the distributor of the brand in the United Arab Emirates and has a combination of colors also very interesting. The green color, called ‘Brooklands Green’, evokes the mood of golf courses, while the greenish-white contrast roof, hood and bonnet endow the model with an exclusive and very elegant image. Although no photos were provided, the interior combines cream and green. As in the Phantom Coupe Tiger, a badge identifies this exclusive version, which will certainly feature golf equipment in the trunk on chrysler 300 car covers.
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM DROPHEAD COUPE NIGHTHAWK
– Rolls-Royce introduces Phantom Drophead Coupe Nighthawk in the USA. A limited series of nine units, which will be sold exclusively in the US market
The Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe Nighthawk is a special version that counts on its interior with carbon fiber finishes. The material was installed on the door panels, the dashboard, the steering wheel, combined with a double shade of red and black on the seats. All Phantom Drophead Coupe Nighthawk will feature adaptive LED lights and matt Black Diamond paint. It will be equipped with a 6.75 liter V12 engine, producing 453 hp and 719 Nm of maximum torque, accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.6 seconds.
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM EWB ZAHRA
That Rolls-Royce customers can customize their future cars to their liking is nothing new, as the British brand has been doing so since its inception. However, what has changed is that now the technology allows to share with these brand followers these unique vehicles with greater ease thanks to social networks. And the Goodwood brand is enjoying it, as the models like the Phantom Nautica that was presented last week or the new Rolls-Royce Phantom EWB Zahra that was revealed this week demonstrate . As can be deduced by its name, the Phantom EWB Zahra was developed on the basis of the largest vehicle in the British manufacturer’s line, the Rolls-Royce Phantom Extended Wheelbase, the Phantom with extended wheelbase. Visually it is distinguished by its exterior combination of colors, its specific alloy wheels and the series of logos that are distributed throughout its body. But the best is inside. As you can see in the image gallery, the Rolls-Royce Phantom EWB Zahra lavishes luxury and refinement on all sides. The spacious interior is replete with details of an exceptional craftsmanship, being completely covered with noble materials such as leather, wood and different metals. The inspiration for the creation of this model comes from the owner’s passion for art and culture, as the Bespoke staff, the brand’s personalization division, informs.
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM LIMELIGHT COLLECTION
– The edition is limited to 25 units, and has countless elements with the emblem of Bespoke, division of personalization of the British mark, that reinforce the luxury of the model.
The Phantom Limelight is characterized by its high degree of customization. The most obvious example is the Phantom Suite, which accommodates drawers in the rear doors and new solutions in the seats. The storage spaces of the doors include a space for three fragrances (for ladies) and a suitcase with watches (for men) in the lower zone. Engineers and ergonomists of the British brand have worked closely with medical professionals to develop the position that most relaxes the body while the car is moving. The result is a new rear seat that reclines the body up to 27 degrees, also having a cushion on the headrest. There is also an electronically operable leg rest that rises up to 68 degrees. From the floor of the car, a platform rises to rest the feet up to 30 degrees, for an even more relaxing posture. The interior has two color schemes to choose from: one darker and one lighter, with contrast stitched leather. Exclusive to Limelight is the chestnut wood finish with two-tier finish. On the outside, the changes are very subtle compared to the conventional Phantom, highlighting the blue Gala painting with waistline in navy blue with the design of a diamond, and nine-spoke wheels.
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM NAUTICA
The unique Phantom model created by the Bespoke personalization division of the British brand intends to pay homage to the classic yachts.
Rolls-Royce, through its customization division Bespoke, presented a special edition of the Phantom called Nautica. The unique edition was created in honor of the classic yachts, immediately revealing its maritime inspiration by the two-tone exterior painting, which on the bottom features the “Orchida White” color and on the top and on the wheels contemplates the “Arabian Blue”. With a blue frieze that accompanies the sides of the model and includes a symbol with an anchor, the interior of the luxurious vehicle also gains inspiration in the nautical world, with a panel of instruments in two tones of wood that resembles the design of the old yachts. The “Forest Fall” leather seats also receive contrasting inserts in “Navy Blue”, making the interior design homogeneous with the theme displayed on the exterior, including with the anchor resurfacing in wood on the instrument panel. The Rolls-Royce Phantom Nautica uses the same 6.75-liter V12 engine producing 435 hp, which delivers power to the rear wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission, allowing it to reach 100 km / h in a time under six seconds, while the maximum speed is limited to 250 km / h. Before being delivered to its owner – whose name was not revealed by the brand – the maritime-inspired Phantom should be presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which takes place in September.
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM SERENITY
– Rolls-Royce has just revealed yet another unique Phantom. This time the British luxury brand intends to use silk as an element of refinement, distinction and even a certain opulence.
Named Serenity, the “one-off” edition of the Phantom has a specific exterior color that recreates the mother-of-pearl effect and that Rolls-Royce informs that it is the most complex and expensive tone ever produced by the British brand, layers, the body is polished manually for 12 hours. But if the exterior impresses, what about an interior practically all covered in wild silk, embellished with floral motifs and various applications in laser cut mother-of-pearl and placed manually in the mosaics embedded in cherry wood, bamboo or even as background for the clock or instrumentation. Even the luggage compartment did not come to the attention of the Rolls-Royce artisans, and was covered in white leather with a rug in the same shade. Mechanically, there are no changes to register. The Phantom continues with the V12 engine coupled to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM SUNRISE EXTENDED WHEELBASE
A Rolls-Royce Phantom in a golden pink tone, this is the latest creation of Bespoke, the personalization division of the British luxury brand, which it calls the model intended to reach the female audience as Rolls-Royce Phantom Sunrise Extended Wheelbase. The color is the big highlight, with the manufacturer ensuring that its moment of greatest beauty is when the sunlight is reflected in the car, making it shine. Inside, the details were not careless. The seats are leather in the same tone of body paint, extending into A pillars, door panels, central console components and transmission tunnel. Also noteworthy for the wood finishes in the center console which includes the emblem ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’, characteristic of Rolls-Royce.
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE SUHAIL COLLECTION
Rolls-Royce introduced the new Suhail Collection, a series of special editions of all the models of its line (Phantom, Ghost and Wraith), to mark the thousand years of the birth of the astronomer, physicist and mathematician Ibn al-Haitham. The name Suhail refers us to a constellation of stars, one of the brightest, discovered by the Arab. These versions are characterized by the unique exterior color Moonstone pearl (the color of the stars at night) with turquoise waistline (inspired by the color of the night sky when the Suhail is visible) and the emblem with the star in the – Front shock. The interior also features custom-made seats such as cream-colored leather seats with turquoise details, Ash Burr wood-trim applications, navy dashboard and rugs, and Suhail star logos. The Phantom and the Wraith also have a panoramic Starlight Headliner ceiling, plus a custom clock depicting the constellations Ursa Major and Ursa Minor. Luxury brand CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös justified his choice: “the Suhail constellation served as inspiration for a very special collection to mark the influence of Ibn al-Haitham on Western and Eastern science.”
2015 – ROLLS-ROYCE WRAITH ‘HISTORY OF RUGBY’ EDITION
This is not the first time Rolls-Royce has released a special edition of one of its models. The brand’s Bespoke Design Studio department is in charge of customizing vehicles to the taste of customers and also giving life to the special editions. This time it’s the Rolls-Royce Wraith ‘History of Rugby’, a unique model that serves as homage to the Rugby World Cup. The international tournament, which is held every four years, now arrives in the UK and the British manufacturer did not want to pass up the opportunity to honor the sport with one of its luxurious vehicles. The very special Wraith is painted in English White color, since white is a color closely tied to the uniform of England’s national rugby team. Another characteristic element is the red rose, which appears on the outside, on the benches and even on the doorsteps. This symbol comes from the time of Queen Elizabeth I and the Rugby School of Warwickshire, historical place where the sport was created. Outside the Wraith also stand out the huge 21-inch wheels with five spokes. The interior gets the luxury we usually see on Rolls-Royce models. The seats are lined with white leather, while the rest of the tapestry contrasts with Blue Navy color. The instrument panel receives a Piano Black color with the pink engraved on the touch screen cover. One of the most representative details is that Gilbert – a well-known manufacturer of rugby balls – has created a limited series of matching balls with the vehicle. In the Rolls-Royce Wraith ‘History of Rugby’ all changes were made aesthetically, under the hood remains the well-known V12 twin-turbo 6.6-liter engine used in the series model, which develops 632 hp and 800 Nm of torque.