The recession hasn’t got Rolls-Royce yet. The Phantom was the model that re-launched the luxury brand back in 2003. And the Phantom has since been rejuvenated, refined and re-released for 2009.Â The latest Phantom received a new streamlined stainless steel front bumper and grille, LED illumination door handles and 21-inch aluminum wheels, standard. The 2009 Phantom got an upgraded RCA component input that gives auxiliary audio and visual connectivity to 12-inch monitors mounted in the car’s picnic tables. What’s more, new electronic controls, bi-directional reading lamps and redesigned door panels with door cappings and integrated grab handles. The 2009 Rolls-Royce Phantom features a 6.7-liter V12 engine at a cost between $350,000 and $423,000. The Phantom is all new for 2009 but nothing too evolutionary because why mess with perfection? If you’re into premier luxury cars then get into the 2009 Phantom.