Rolls-Royce

News : Rolls-Royce celebrates its 100th

News : Rolls-Royce celebrates its 100th

One hundred Rolls-Royce motor cars, from 1911 until the present day, were displayed in the Courtyard at the Home of the super luxury car manufacturer in Goodwood, West Sussex. The cars were presented by members of the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club, who joined VIPs, media representatives and neighbours from the three local parishes for a day […]

In-house designs : Rolls-Royce projects

In-house designs : Rolls-Royce projects

Rolls-Royce projects During the early-to-mid 1960s, Rolls-Royce entered into a collaborative venture with BMC, with a view to jointly producing a range of saloons and coup├ęs. Rolls-Royce was thinking in terms of down-sizing at this time, a reaction to the general down-turn in demand for their traditional coachbuilt models during the post-war years. In due […]

Press Report : Roll on the posh Electric Vehicles

Press Report : Roll on the posh Electric Vehicles

The Economist, 10 March 2011 The Rolls-Royce Phantom 102EX Concept on display at the Geneva Motor Show had a surprise under the bonnet. In place of a polished, gleaming cylinder-head there were batteries and electric motors to drive the 2.5-tonne aluminium giant. This was just a one-off concept car for a world tour to see […]

Archive : Rolls-Royce To Collaborate With B.M.C.

Archive : Rolls-Royce To Collaborate With B.M.C.

From Our Correspondent BIRMINGHAM, DEC. 31 Rolls-Royce and the British Motor Corporation are examining the possibility of technical collaboration, a statement by both concerns announced tonight. The two companies consider that in view of the economies to be gained by large-scale manufacturing and the ever-increasing importance of quality in the world’s car markets, there is […]