Wheels News July 2017

ROLLS-ROYCE ‘SWEPTAIL’ – An $18m COACHBUILDING EXTRAORDINAIRE With the 103EX, Rolls-Royce presented to the world a coachbuilding platform to inspire its future clientele. This Vision Vehicle envisaged a world of completely personal luxury mobility where new technologies would allow every Rolls-Royce to be designed in their owners’ image, should they wish. However, the mere idea of a modern coachbuilt Rolls-Royce was not enough for one Rolls-Royce connoisseur. This individual approached the marque with his own idea of a two-seat Rolls-Royce that he wanted created in the here and now. That car is here now, and has been christened Sweptail, in…