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Rolls-Royce Drives Up Car Luxury With ‘Boat Tail’

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, which along with the wider luxury goods sector is recovering strongly from pandemic fallout, has launched a “Boat Tail” automobile — tailor-made for just three ultra-wealthy clients.

With a rear resembling a yacht deck and opening up for alfresco dining, the Boat Tail’s opulent design features also hand-crafted aluminium panels and Swiss timepieces.

Fashioned by Rolls’ Coachbuild unit, the blue-painted car has been made for three clients who drove its design, according to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars chief executive Torsten Muller-Otvos.

With a rear resembling a yacht deck and opening up for alfresco dining, Rolls-Royce's Boat Tail's opulent design features also hand-crafted aluminium panels and Swiss timepieces. With a rear resembling a yacht deck and opening up for alfresco dining, Rolls-Royce’s Boat Tail’s opulent design features also hand-crafted aluminium panels and Swiss timepieces. Photo: AFP / Adrian DENNIS

“The client comes to us with an idea in mind, exactly what happened 100 years ago when clients commissioned the bodies they wanted to see,” Muller-Otvos told AFP during the car’s launch this week at the

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