Rolls-Royce builts bespoke Phantom for billionaire Jack Boyd Smith Jr.

Rolls-Royce builts bespoke Phantom for billionaire Jack Boyd Smith Jr.

KUALA LUMPUR: Yes, you read it right. We now have an all-new bespoke Phantom that Rolls-Royce has built exclusively for billionaire Jack Boyd Smith Jr. For those of you who don't know, Jack is a classic car enthusiast and has several one-of-a-kinds four-wheeled beauties. One can explore his car collection 'The JBS Collection' at thejbscollection.com - a dedicated website.

RR Phantom for Jack Boyd Smith Jr

Torsten Muller-Otvos, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars CEO said, “It is our honour to present Jack Boyd Smith Jr with his latest Rolls-Royce Phantom. This Bespoke creation joins a collection of truly notable and historic motor cars.”

Rolls-Royce Koa Phantom side

He further added that “The Koa Phantom demonstrates the extraordinary skill of the Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective – a precious and rare example of a naturally sourced material, Koa Wood, is masterfully incorporated into Phantom’s contemporary interior. It took more than three years for this commission to come to life and we are delighted that it will take an important place in The JBS Collection of Jack Boyd Smith Jr,”

What's the highlighting feature of this Jack Smith exclusive RR Phantom?

Rolls-Royce Koa Phantom features

Well, this particular Bespoke Phantom Extended model uses an unusually rare and protected species of Koa wood found only in the Hawaii region. Thus, making it the first Phantom to feature this ultra-exclusive material.

From where RR sourced the rare Koa wood?

Rolls-Royce Koa Phantom cabin

RR wood specialist got the rare wood log from a supplier. It is its highly unique velvety character that makes it so special and is said to be found 'in a million chance'.

Where in the bespoke Phantom, the rare Koa wood can be found/seen?

Rolls-Royce Koa Phantom cabin

The designer has used it through the Phantom cabin - dashboard, door handles, rear seat trays, front & rear centre console, and seat inserts.

Rolls-Royce Koa Phantom rear

The bespoke Phantom also comes with a hand-crafted Koa wood picnic hamper that took 500 hours to complete. It includes a 12-piece stainless steel cutlery set and saddle leather.

Rolls-Royce Koa Phantom picnic box

Other key highlights of the Koa Phantom -

  • It took RR three-years to complete the Koa Phantom
  • It is the fifth Rolls-Royce model to join the JBS Collection
  • The RR Koa Phantom features Packard Blue exterior hue that matches Smith's 1934 Packard Twelve Coupe
  • While Smith's initial - JBS Jr is found on the driver's door, his wife's initials (LAS) is embossed on the front passenger door

Rolls-Royce Koa Phantom highlights

  • The cabin gets a handcrafted starlight headliner with over 1400 fiber-optic lights on navy-blue leather
  • The leather upholstery is sprayed in Drove Grey tone and comes with Navy Blue piping and highlights
  • Coming back to Smith's initials, they can be found on the pair of crystal champagne flutes and decanter

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