|Manufacturer||Rolls-Royce Motor Cars|
|Assembly||Goodwood plant, Chichester, West Sussex, England|
|Body and chassis|
|Class||Full-size luxury car/grand tourer (GT)|
|Body style||2-door coupé|
|Related||Rolls-Royce Phantom VII|
|Engine||6.75 L V12|
|Power output||338 kW (453 bhp)|
|Transmission||ZF 8-speed automatic|
The Rolls-Royce Sweptail is a one-off large luxury car made in the United Kingdom by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. At the time of its May 2017 debut at the yearly Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este event, it was the most expensive new automobile in the world, costing around US$12.8 million.
The Sweptail is based on the Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé and hand-built over 4 years. Inspired by coachbuilding of the 1920s and 1930s. The car was commissioned bespoke in 2013 as a one-off automobile, at the request of a super-yacht and aircraft specialist, who had an unique idea in mind.
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