Rolls-Royce presents the limited edition Black Badge Cullinan 'Blue Shadow' Private Collection, drawing inspiration from the beauty and mystery of space.
The Blue Shadow edition is strictly limited to 62 models worldwide, representing each mile from Earth to the Kármán Line.
The exterior of the Blue Shadow features a shimmering 'Stardust Blue' paint, recalling the deep blue color of Earth's upper atmosphere.
The Spirit of Ecstasy emblem undergoes a transformation with 3D printing techniques and a blue-tinted lacquer finish, while the wheels receive a subtle darkening treatment.
The interior of the Blue Shadow showcases a captivating transition from blue to black, with painted fascia and door panels using a meticulous six-layer process.
The Starlight Headliner reaches new heights with an intricate Moon embroidery and fiber-optic 'stars', creating a celestial ambiance within the cabin.
The seats and picnic table backs feature a unique perforated artwork inspired by the view of Earth from space, with over 75,000 individual perforations meticulously placed.
Bespoke accessories are available, including an exclusive indoor car cover, a luggage set, and a 1:8 scale replica of the Black Badge Cullinan Blue Shadow.
The Black Badge Cullinan Blue Shadow is exclusively available through Rolls-Royce's Private Offices, with all 62 models already allocated to clients worldwide.
Rolls-Royce continues to push the boundaries of luxury and exclusivity, creating inspiring creations that captivate automotive enthusiasts.
Rolls-Royceis thrilled to introduce the captivatingBlack Badge Cullinan‘Blue Shadow’ Private Collection, a masterpiece inspired by the enigmatic wonders of space. Embracing the concept of the Kármán Line, an intangible boundary 62 miles above Earth’s surface, where the sky melds into the dark expanse of the universe, this exclusive creation captures the essence of the Blue Shadow.
LIMITED EDITION EXCELLENCE: 62 EXAMPLES WORLDWIDE
Limited to only 62 models globally, representing each mile from Earth to the Kármán Line, this Bespoke rendition of the Black BadgeCullinanis available exclusively through Rolls-Royce’s esteemed Private Offices. Crafted for the adventurous few who seek the extraordinary, the Blue Shadow offers a unique experience that transcends boundaries.
EXTERIOR: A PALETTE OF ETHEREAL BLUES
The mesmerizing ‘Stardust Blue’ exterior paint, specially developed for this masterpiece, showcases the deep blue hues reminiscent of the upper layers of our planet’s atmosphere. Drawing inspiration from the thermal tiles protecting Space Shuttles during re-entry, the satin-tinted grille surround and aero bumper insert sets evoke the resilient beauty of spacecraft materials.
Further highlighting its celestial influence, the iconic Spirit of Ecstasy emblem undergoes a meticulous transformation. Crafted using advanced 3D printing techniques with titanium, the emblem is finished with a delicate layer of blue-tinted lacquer, which adds a pearlescent touch while revealing the titanium’s grain texture. Engraved with the Black Badge infinity logo and ‘Blue Shadow’ Private Collection name, the Spirit of Ecstasy base is adorned with Charles Blue accents. To complete the exterior aesthetic, the Blue Shadow’s wheels receive a subtle darkening treatment using a translucent lacquer.
INTERIOR: AN ELEVATED PERSPECTIVE
Transcending the atmosphere’s boundary, the Blue Shadow’s interior showcases a captivating fusion of blue and black tones. The painted fascia and door panels, created with an intricate process involving six layers of paint, combine five different shades of blue with a deep black hue. This meticulous technique produces a mesmerizing three-dimensional effect that embodies the transition from the vibrant blue sky to the vast darkness of space. Enhancing the allure, the clear-coat layer incorporates blue and clear glass particles, delivering depth and luster to the finish.
The cabin welcomes occupants with an atmosphere of wonder and awe. The unique Bespoke clock, designed exclusively for the Private Collection, features light blue anodized details and ‘Blue Shadow’ engraving, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication.
‘EDGE OF SPACE’ HEADLINER: A CELESTIAL DELIGHT
Pushing the boundaries of opulence, Rolls-Royce elevates its renowned Starlight Headliner to new heights in the Blue Shadow. An exquisite Moon embroidery, surrounded by a celestial array of ‘stars,’ transports passengers to the edge of space. Meticulously crafted with three-dimensional representations of the Moon’s craters, the embroidery employs five different thread colors, each meticulously applied using various techniques, resulting in a captivating texture. The embroidery process requires a staggering 250,000 separate stitches, a testament to the commitment to perfection. The Starlight Headliner itself boasts 1,183 meticulously placed ‘stars’ – a combination of 799 white and 384 blue – each individually inserted through hand-punched perforations. Enhancing the enchantment, the fiber-optic ‘stars’ emit a twinkling effect, further immersing passengers in a celestial ambiance.
NEW ART CANVAS: PERFORATED LEATHER
Embracing innovation, Rolls-Royce introduces a first-of-its-kind feature to the Blue Shadow: a unique perforated artwork gracing the front and rear seats. Inspired by the breathtaking view of Earth from space, this perforation pattern evokes the ever-shifting clouds swirling above the continents and oceans. The intricate design incorporates two different perforation sizes, representing land and sea, while the unperforated leather spaces signify the clouds. Impeccably placed over 75,000 times on each seat, the pattern underwent meticulous trials to achieve the unparalleled level of quality demanded by the Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective. The seamless alignment of the design ensures a harmonious appearance across all four seats.
The picnic table backs feature the same perforation pattern, with the lowered tables revealing a mesmerizing Piano Black veneer finish reminiscent of the mysterious depths of space. Inlaid in polished aluminum beneath the top lacquer layer, the tables proudly display the Collection theme text: ‘The Blue Shadow occurs at the outer extremes of our world, affording an extraordinary perspective and the ability to touch the stars.’
BESPOKE ACCESSORIES: EMBRACING EXCLUSIVITY
To complement the Black Badge Cullinan Blue Shadow, the Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective has crafted a range of unique accessories. The exclusive indoor car cover features a design that mirrors the pattern found on the seats, harmonizing the overall aesthetic. For the adventurous journeys, a distinctive luggage set continues the colorway of the Private Collection. Additionally, clients have the opportunity to commission an exact 1:8 scale replica of their full-size Black Badge Cullinan Blue Shadow, complete with fully functioning exterior and interior lights, opening and closing coach doors, and an interior that faithfully recreates every detail of the collection, including the Bespoke Illuminated Collection Treadplates.