Earlier this year, we told you about Rolls-Royce’s Phantom Drophead Coupé Waterspeed concept, designed in homage to the great Sir Malcolm Campbell and his record-breaking Bluebird hydroplane.

Now, Rolls has unveiled the real thing at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como, Italy, near where Campbell broke the water speed record in the Bluebird.

Rolls’ version may only break hearts and wallets, but we still think the dashing Sir Malcolm would have approved…