• Feb 19, 2009
The oft-spied Rolls-Royce RR4 finally has a name -- 200 EX -- and will be unveiled in concept form at the Geneva Motor Show in a couple of weeks. The 200EX will be a new, smaller model to slot in below the current Phantom sedan and coupe, riding on a new platform and with an all-new engine. The underpinnings are believed to be derived from the just launched 7 Series and may be powered by a newly designed V12 engine. If 12 cylinders are employed, the engine will not be a variant of the motor used in the Phantom, but an all-new design.

Judging from the teaser, Rolls-Royce is sticking with the lower wider grille look that debuted on the 100EX and then the Phantom coupes and lighting is likely to come from a full LED array rather than the usual xenons. Steel is believed to replace much of the aluminum used in the Phantom for improved durability and a power closing "coach" doors will carry over from the Phantom. We should be seeing more complete photographs and other details of the 200EX in the coming days.

[Source: World Car Fans]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      Check this out:

      http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/news/4690442/Smaller-Rolls-Royce-nears-production.html

      Full, undisguised glory. Source is quite legitimate too.
        • 5 Years Ago
        thanks for the link, i could roll in that.
      • 5 Years Ago
      The 200EX is revealed in full in the April Automobile issue I got yesterday.
      Forget teasers, it's all there, including interior shots!!
      • 5 Years Ago
      That is absolutely gorgeous. It'll be interesting to see these driving around L.A. The current Phantom is sooo large and imposing that when you see one on the road, it's almost impossible not to notice it. This much smaller model seems like it'll be more stately than a Continental Flying Spur but will still be able to slip by a bit more unnoticed (not that that is neccessarily what people want here). I personally think that this will really appeal to people here that want something super luxurious but easier to drive (I see more owners here driving them than I see people being driven in them) in traffic. Good job Rolls Royce!
      • 5 Years Ago
      What constitutes a $300,000 car in these times, seriously?