18 September 2012

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to present Phantom Venus – a one-of-a-kind motor car inspired by the legend of the Queen of Sheba.

Revered without parallel in Middle Eastern cultures, the story of Balqis, Queen of Sheba has been celebrated in a car that embodies the beauty and grace, intrinsic to the Queen’s legacy.

Conceived, designed and crafted by the Bespoke team at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, Phantom Series II Venus is adorned in ethereal White Pearl exterior, completed by Oak Burr veneer and Forest Fall leather – creating a luxurious interior ambiance without peer.

Hand-painted twin-coachline, finished with gold crown emblem, exclusive to Phantom Venus, elegantly illustrates a story that has been weaved through dynasties and mythology alike.

Geoff Briscoe, Regional Director Middle East, Africa and Latin America for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars said: “It gives me great pleasure to present a car that so elegantly celebrates an incredible part of Middle Eastern folklore.”

He added: “This exceptional motor car serves to display the creativity and attention-to-detail employed by Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke craftspeople. Demand from customers wishing to commission personalised, one-of-a-kind motoring masterpieces has led to significant expansion at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England.”

Perfectly complimenting the theme of the motor car, British luxury goods house Asprey has created an exquisitely crafted handbag stitched in Seashell, finished in Forest Fall and White Pearl and embellished with the crown emblem. This exclusive piece perfectly encapsulates the story of a woman who ruled as both king and queen with authority and poise.

Phantom Series II Venus will be officially unveiled in Abu Dhabi later this year.