Ultra-luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce is looking to expand into Thailand and Vietnam after it posted record sales in 2011 with Asia its fastest-growing market. The automaker announced Monday sales jumped 31 percent to 3,538 vehicles last year, and was the highest-ever annual total in the company’s 107-year history. The surging sales were driven by demand from [...]
Rolls-Royce announced Monday that sales rocketed to an all-time high in 2011, driven by demand from China and the United States. The group, which is owned by German auto giant BMW, said in a statement that production leapt 31 percent to 3,538 cars in 2011. That was the highest-ever output in the 107-year history of [...]
Luxury car maker Rolls-Royce has developed its first electric-powered vehicle, that goes up to 125 miles fully charged. The one-off Phantom 102EX has been touring the globe to gauge the reactions of Rolls-Royce owners and potential customers to a fully electric-powered car. The 6.75-liter V-12 was replaced by a massive 71-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery housed within the aluminum spaceframe.
Ultra-luxury brand Rolls-Royce has announced that it is to enter South America for the first time in its history. Its first dealerships were likely to open earlier next year, during a visit to the continent by Rolls-Royce boss Torsten Müller-Ötvös. Rolls-Royce models will be sold by dealerships operated by the Via Italia group in Brazil [...]
Rolls Royce will produce an exclusive suite of modifications in celebration of the Chinese Year of the Dragon, which begins next January. The new Year of the Dragon Collection has been created in “preparation for this festive celebration… Inspired by the legendary creature that is revered in China.” The collection features a set of particular [...]
One of the world’s most unique Rolls-Royce adaptations is set to go under the hammer next month, with the sale of a model equipped specifically for tiger hunting. The 1925 Rolls-Royce New Phantom was originally commissioned by Umed Singh II of India, the Maharaja of Kotah, for use while tiger hunting. This led to some [...]