Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Is A Compact Car According To EPA

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe Is A Compact Car According To EPA

In what might be the most perverse story of the day, the New York Times is reporting that the Environmental Protection Agency is classifying the Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe as a compact car, due to their standards for classifying vehicles, which measure interior volume.

The same regulation has the Aston Martin DBS classified as a “minicompact” alongside the MINI Cooper, while the Nissan Versa, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Prius are technically “midsize” cars. Considering that the Phantom Coupe is the size of an 18-wheeler, and drinks fuel like Lindsay Lohan after arguing with her parents, we’re a little mystified that the EPA maintains such cockamamie regulations.

[Source: New York Times]

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