World renowned British luxury car makers, Rolls Royce revealed today that they are going to launch a new car in 2016 which will be a convertible. Though they have not revealed the name of this car, it is believed to be a Wraith coupe based open-top car.
Rolls Royce is set to roll the curtains up on a new Phantom Drophead CoupÃ© Waterspeed Bespoke collection as tribute to Sir Malcolm Campbell. Two scenes carrying significance to Sir Campbell have been selected for press, select customers and public unveiling. First locale is Bluebird Garage turned restaurant on Kingâ€™s Road, London, today, and next spot would be the illustrious Concorso Dâ€™Elegenza at Villa Dâ€™Este, on the lakeside of Como, Italy.
Formula One World Champion Jenson Button is driving Rolls-Royce motor cars for the 2014 Formula One season. Jenson rides include Wraith, Phantom Drophead CoupÃ© and Ghost for 10 of his yearâ€™s Grands Prix.
Patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) grew again in 2013, reaching a new record level. Companies and inventors from the UK filed 6,469 patents at the EPO (2012: 6,666), which was a 3% decrease (2012: +3.3%). With 2% of the total, the UK was the ninth largest country of origin (2012: 8th). Last year 2,062 European patents were granted to UK companies, which was 2% more than the previous year, and an increase of 25% since 2009.
Rolls Royce Germany has revealed details of special edition Ghost, that the company had developed in association with Procar Automobile. Called Ghost V Specification, the model boasts of some outstanding exterior and interior features and noteworthy engine updates.
Rolls Royce has taken the wraps off their limited and exclusive China only model of Canton Glory Ghost. Based on the standard Ghost, this limited edition model will receive minor updates as compared to the standard Ghost.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will show a unique Rolls-Royce Phantom spaceframe and cutaway V12 engine, and pink FAB1 Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase at the Rolls-Royce Enthusiastsâ€™ Club (RREC) show stand. Phantom has celebrated 10 years of production in 2013.
BMW Group, consisting of BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce, delivered a total of 133,630 units during the month of February 2013. This makes the past…