Rolls-Royce today announced at the 2018 Chengdu Motor Show that its new extended-wheelbase version of the Phantom luxury limousine will be offered with a new ‘Privacy Suite’ that will separate the rear cabin from the front to provide unrivalled levels of privacy to the rear passengers. The Privacy suit features a state-of-the-art electrochromatic glass right behind the driver’s seat which acts like a screen to visually separate the two sections of the cabin at the touch of a button. The rear occupants have the option to see through the glass and on to the road ahead or to instantly transform the glass to opaque, providing a highly sophisticated and absolute level of privacy.
The new Rolls-Royce Phantom has already been hailed as the world’s quietest luxury car, and the new Privacy Suit takes sound insulation of the cabin to a whole new level. A frequency-specific compound provides complete sound insulation from the rear cabin to the front. A fully integrated Intercom System allows communication on demand, which is controlled by the rear passenger. Pressing a button allows the passengers to speak to the driver instantly, while the driver can to ‘call’ the rear cabin should he or she wish to communicate with passengers. Those in the rear can then choose whether to accept or reject the driver’s call. Additionally, a Bespoke Rear Theatre Entertainment system has also been integrated into the Privacy Suite, which includes two high definition 12-inch monitors linked to the car’s suite of fully connected software as well as an HDMI port that allows passengers to synchronize their highly secure personal devices.