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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce
  • The Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence” uses natural materials to create an art piece.

  • Inside, you’ll find more than 3,000 sustainably sourced feathers and mother of pearl inlay.

  • The car is on display at Abu Dhabi Motors.

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You read it and maybe stopped and thought, “3,000 iridescent tail feathers”? In a car? How? Why? Well, here’s your closer look at the Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.”

The car was delivered to Abu Dhabi Motors on Monday. It is the production version of a 2017 design concept from Nature Squared, a Swiss company that incorporates natural materials into interior surfaces, according to a company press release. The buyer wasn’t named and neither was the price, but a regular Phantom starts at about $460,000.

The feathers were hand-sewn onto open-pore fabric. The dashboard clock is inlaid with mother of pearl. It is, frankly, quite stunning.

Keep scrolling to see more of the Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.”

The Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence” is a customized Phantom that was delivered to Abu Dhabi Motors on February 1.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

The car’s exterior color is meant to match the brilliance of its interior materials.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

It’s unclear who the “Iridescent Opulence” was commissioned for, and Rolls-Royce didn’t mention a price. But a regular Phantom starts at about $460,000.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

In traditional Rolls-Royce fashion, the paint is two-tone.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

The blue-green paint complements the silver.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

The feather detailing on the coachline appears to be hand painted.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

The car was designed by a Swiss company that incorporates natural elements into surfaces called Nature Squared.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

Inside, you get your Starlight headliner.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

But here on the dash, the team found a bird from which they could sustainably procure more than 3,000 tail feathers.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

The feathers were hand-sewn into open pore fabric and designed to emulate a bird’s wing.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

The dashboard clock is inlaid with mother of pearl.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

The Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence” is being shown at Abu Dhabi Motors. Drop by for a visit if you’re in town.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom “Iridescent Opulence.” Rolls-Royce

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