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Rolls-Royce residual value takes a hit

IT is just as well that Rolls-Royce is not the most popular fleet car – latest figures show that if the Phantom was included on choice lists fleets would see a staggering 56% shaved off its value at disposal time.

Glass's Guide says that after three years/36,000 miles the Phantom, which costs £252,038 new, will be worth £110,000, a 56% drop in value.

Glass's believes Phantom dealers will be looking to achieve margins of about £20,000 for clean examples of the vehicle at disposal time.

Richard Crosthwaite, prestige car editor at Glass's, said: 'There is inevitably a finite market for both new and used cars costing more than £100,000 in this sector.

'Many of those willing and able to spend this kind of money typically want to make their own choices about specification and colour.'

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