Rolls Royce is pretty much synonymous with luxury and everyone knows what it provides the customer. Apart from being a status symbol, the British luxury car manufacturer has made an extremely durable car. They introduced the car to the market in 1973, and since then it’s only been up and above for Rolls Royce. Some Rolls Royce cars are spotted in the urban areas of the country. It’s rare, but it can be spotted at least once in your lifetime. Some of the Rolls Royce cars have also been seized by the government by the owners for various reasons. Some of them are just left to rust by the owners. Here’s a list of abandoned Rolls Royce in India.
Rolls Royce Ghost
This beautiful blue and grey, the older generation of Rolls Royce Ghost has been spotted rotting in a police compound. The Ghost seized by the police still shines through even with a layer of dust and dirt accumulated over months of just lying there. The owner is Mohammed Nisham, a renowned celebrity residing in Bangalore, Karnataka. Mohammed Nisham was caught by a lady officer in Bangalore, while he was driving the Ghost under the influence of alcohol. When the officer entered the car to secure the keys, Nisham, who was outside, locked the officer inside. According to the latest findings, the car is still lying in the police compound.
Rolls Royce Phantom
This is the last generation of the Phantom that was manufactured by Rolls Royce. This abandoned Phantom belongs to Leena Maria Paul. She’s a professional actress. The car got seized as a part of her involvement in a scam with Canara Bank. The car was picked up by police from her lavish farmhouse in Delhi. The car is still lying around in the police compound and sadly rusting away.
Rolls Royce Silver Spur II
This is a one-of-a-kind Rolls Royce and has almost gained vintage status. The Silver Spur was spotted in Maharashtra. The car seems to be just parked and left there by the owner. The reason for the abandonment is unknown. The Silver Spur was launched in the 1980s and gained extreme popularity. It became a status symbol. Because of the same reason, a lot of collectors and enthusiasts still own and maintain the Silver Spur in pristine condition.
Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
Interestingly, one of the most luxurious cars in the world is found abandoned in a 3-tier city of a developing country like India. This Rolls Royce Silver Shadow was found parked under a shed in Khandala. The owner of the vehicle remains unknown and the locals mentioned that the owner left the car because it was haunted, which seems like folklore owing to the fact the Rolls Royce cars are named after spirits.
Rolls Royce Silver Spirit
This Silver Spirit has been spotted and found to be abandoned by a T-BHP member. The Silver Spirit Mark 3 model was in the market from 1993-1996 and came with a massive 6.75-litre V8 engine. Rolls Royce cars are the most expensive and luxurious car in the world and to see such money and energy rusting away in such poor conditions is absolutely heart-wrenching.