The glorious British extravagance, Rolls-Royce, is going to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club band by bringing the delightful Phantom V back home to London. The visit of this legendary car will be short, but it will surely give Britishers a great opportunity to enjoy.
John Winston Ono Lennon was an English singer-songwriter and activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful and musically influential band in the history of popular music.
The Royal British Columbia Museum in Canada is now the caretaker of this iconic car, originally owned by Lennon once. ‘The John Lennon Phantom V’ will come to the home from Canada to attend ‘The Great Eight Phantoms’.
Lennon would not like to settle with a “standard” Rolls-Royce, so he’d customised it. The back seat was transformed into a double bed; a TV, phone and a refrigerator were fitted, and a “floating” phonograph with custom sound framework that includes an external noisy hailer.
However, the iconic car has been painted in the psychedelic livery. Lennon decided to have it done by Surrey coachbuilders, JP Fallon, which he asked for in April 1967 as the recording of the game-changing Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album was concluding.