This 1925 Rolls Royce Phantom I was originally fitted with a convertible by Hooper, but in 1934, that body was scrapped and was sent to Jonckheere in Belgium for a complete overhaul. From the huge front fenders on to the oval doors to the tall fin on the back, this vehicle is luxury at its finest. After being completed, it won the 1934 Prix de Cannes Concours d’Elegance, and was shortly after sold to an American auto enthusiast. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for another video and more information.
During the 1950s it was painted gold and used in an automotive freak show together with a number of other striking 1930s designs, which people could look at after paying $1. Much later, in 1991, the golden Rolls was auctioned to a Japanese collector for $1.5 million. It disappeared in a private collection for many years,” according to Coach Build.