Rolls-Royce Motor Cars rolled out its Rolls Royce Phantom Series II in India on Friday with a price tag starting from ₹45 million.

This is the first time that a Rolls Royce vehicle hit the Indian market. The car will be made available in India as a completely built unit (CBU).Although the new series has features similar to that of the Phantom series, but have some additional features like 8-speed automatic gearbox under the Bonnet and the redesigned multimedia user interface.

With the launch of Rolls Royce Phantom Series, it became the costliest car to sell in Indian market.

The Phantom sports a new camera system where the camera has been placed in five different locations to give the driver an extensive view of obstacles which are otherwise not seen. The super luxury car features 6.75-litre V12 engine producing 453PS of maximum power and a bigger LCD screen. The navigation system is updated with the BMW iDrive system.

Volkswagen group-owned Bentley Mulsanne would pose as the competitor to the new series of Rolls Royce Phantom. The car was launched in India through their dealer Navnit Motors. Buyers have the extreme choices of 44,000 external paint hues as well as the limitless options available for the interiors.

The Phantom II is priced ₹45 million whereas the extended wheelbase version has a price tag of ₹51 million. The model will be available in four variants in India - the Phantom, the Phantom Extended Wheelbase, the Phantom Drophead Coupe and the Phantom Coupe.