Rolls-Royce 200EX: Baby Phantom leaked before Geneva debut

Earlier this morning we showed you a teaser for the “baby Phantom” which now has an official concept name – the Rolls-Royce 200EX. Well it seems like some of the European publications, including our friends at CAR, have broken the embargo and released the images and details on Rolls-Royce’s Geneva Motor Show star.

The production model of the 200EX will arrive in spring 2010 with very little changes. A production name has yet to be revealed but according to CAR, pricing will start around £180,000 (around $257,658 USD).

While the new baby Rolls rides on a new bespoke unitary chassis, it shares about 21 percent of its components with the BMW 7-Series including and not limited to some suspension hardware, steering rack and the electronics.

Under the hood is a new BMW V12 engine that will find its way under the new 2009 7-Series in the near future. The engine is expected to be mated to BMW’s ZF 7-speed automatic. More details will be available at the Rolls-Royce 200EX Geneva Motor Show launch early next month.

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Source: CAR