In 2021, Rolls-Royce delivered the most cars in its 117-year history

5,586 cars in a whole year might not sound like a particularly big number but for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, it’s a number that has never been recorded in the company’s 117-year history. While being at the topmost segment of the market does mean that the number of customers is significantly smaller, it also shows that […]

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2021 Rolls-Royce Black Badge Ghost

Black Badge Ghost by Rolls-Royce for those who refuse to adhere to established conventions

Today, ‘disruptor’ has become the popular label for those who refuse to adhere to established conventions. This attribute has made fortunes, slain great institutions and even challenged the very notion of currency. Had the term existed in the early 20th century, Rolls and Royce would have been among the era’s arch-disruptors. Through their pursuit of […]

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New fully-electric Rolls-Royce will be called ‘Spectre’, to be launched in late 2023

It seems that Rolls-Royce Motor Cars either cannot contain its own excitement about its new fully electric car or pressure from its customers has persuaded it to reveal more about the new model. Until now, the company has said that the car will be launched during the decade, which can mean up till 2030. However, […]

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Rolls-Royce founders experienced electrified vehicles even in the early 20th century

Just as SUVs eventually reached the highest levels of the car market with the Rolls-Royce Cullinan being Introduced, the process of electrification will also ascend to the ‘summit’ of the industry before this decade ends. Rolls-Royce has already indicated on various occasions that it will offer an electrically-powered car in future and it confirms that […]

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1911 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost does London-Edinburgh run again after 110 years

Today, a drive from London to Edinburgh, a distance of 650+ kms, takes between 7 and 8 hours (according to Google Maps). That’s on smooth and mostly straight motorway and keeping to the speed limit which is 70 mph (113 km/h). But 110 years ago, a drive would have certainly taken longer without motorways and […]

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SPOFEC Rolls-Royce Ghost

NOVITEC’s SPOFEC unit refines and enhances performance of Rolls-Royce Ghost

To own a Rolls-Royce would be a dream for most people but for those who can make their dreams come true, personalisation of the car is now a very common thing. Rolls-Royce says that virtually every car they have sold in recent years has had some degree of personalisation provided by their Bespoke division. Some […]

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2021 Rolls-Royce Landspeed Collection

Rolls-Royce Landspeed Collection honours man who set 3 world land-speed records

Rolls-Royce has been associated with world speed records on both land and water for more than a century. But while the exploits of people like Sir Malcolm Campbell are well documented and widely known, there is one British hero who set records using Rolls-Royce engines who has been largely overlooked by history. Captain George Eyston […]

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Two timepieces as unique as the Rolls-Royce they are designed for

When there is mention of clocks in cars, one famous advertisement will often be remembered. It is the one where David Ogilvy (regarded as the ‘Father of Advertising’) used the comment of the Technical Editor from The Motor magazine to create a memorable headline. It said: “At 60 miles an hour, the loudest noise in […]

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2021 Rolls-Royce Boat Tail

The Coachbuilt 2021 Rolls-Royce Boat Tail

Recently, Rolls-Royce announced that it has re-established its Coachbuild department which will offer customers a totally exclusive car of their own, well beyond the personalisation available from its Bespoke services. The Coachbuild department brings back a lost art and science of making cars which goes back to the earliest years of the motorcar, before mass […]

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Rolls-Royce re-establishes its Coachbuild department to go beyond Bespoke

‘Coachbuilding’ may sound like an old or outdated term and it is indeed old – as old as the motorcar itself – but it is not outdated as it refers to the art and science of creating bespoke (custom-made) bodywork on a pre-assembled chassis. It was actually how cars were made before Henry Ford introduced […]

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