From built-in fridges to partition walls, Rolls Royce owners in China are investing a sizable sum of cash to soup up the interiors of their ultra-luxury vehicles, the company's CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos said.

"In China, people are investing quite substantial money in the interior in the cars - not so much flashy colors on exteriors - very much interior driven: fridges, (safe) boxes, humidors, partition walls, are attractive in the market," Muller-Otvos told CNBC on the sidelines of the Shanghai Auto Sow on Friday.

(Read More: New Study Finds China Manufacturing Costs Rising to US Level)

Outside the mainland, he added, some high net worth individuals are going to even greater lengths to embellish their Phantom or Ghost, pointing to extravagances including starlight headliners, customized embroidery of family crests, jewelry boxes and champagne coolers as the most popular.

Muller-Otvos noted that while China - the company's second largest market after the United States - has witnessed a pullback in sales following the government's recent crackdown on conspicuous consumption among government officials, he is not worried about the slowdown in demand.

Read Article

Starlight Headliners, Jewelry Boxes and Champagne Coolers - How Rolls-Royce Buyers in China Customize Their Luxury Rides

About the Author


User Comments

Add your Comments

Images hosted in your AgentSpace can now be posted in the comments section using the following syntax (case matters): [img]IMAGE URL[/img]
Example: [img][/img]