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Rolls-Royce Exhibition Opens to the Public

13 Nov 2014

The Exhibition at Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York Square, off the Kings Road in London's Chelsea will run from today until Sunday 16 November 2014. The public are invited to attend free of charge from 10am to 6pm on all four days. An App, designed to augment the visitor experience is available to download now for free from the iTunes and Google Play Stores.

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The Rolls-Royce Maharaja Phantom Drophead Coupé Arrives in Dubai

13 Nov 2014

The Rolls-Royce Maharaja Phantom Drophead Coupé, a one-of-a-kind Bespoke vehicle created exclusively for customers in Dubai, was unveiled yesterday at an Indian-themed evening event held in celebration of the car's arrival at the AGMC Rolls-Royce showroom.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Wraith to Receive Popular Science Magazine's 2014 Best of What's New Award

12 Nov 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is proud to announce that Wraith has been selected to receive Popular Science Magazine's 2014 'Best of What's New' award in its Automotive category. The 'Best of What's New' award is Popular Science's top honour for innovations. Wraith impressed the judges this year with its combination of innovative design and advanced technology delivered in a luxury package that their choice was clear.

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Inside Rolls-Royce stops at London Victoria ahead of Thursday Opening

10 Nov 2014

A touch of super-luxury greeted bleary-eyed commuters as they arrived at London's Victoria Train Station this morning, courtesy of a Rolls-Royce motor car. Ghost Series II was placed to whet the appetites of Londoners ahead of the Inside Rolls-Royce Exhibition which is set to open at the Saatchi Gallery, on Duke of York Square just off London's King's Road from Thursday 13 November 2014 to Sunday 16 November 2014.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Arrives in Kazakhstan

03 Nov 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Almaty - the super-luxury marque's first showroom in Central Asia - has opened in Kazakhstan. Located in Almaty, the new facility will be under the management of Astana Motors, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' appointed dealer and representative in Kazakhstan.

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Rolls-Royce Opens First Showroom in Azerbaijan

29 Oct 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce the official opening of its first showroom in Azerbaijan - Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Baku. Located in the Azerbaijani capital, the new facility will be under the management of Improtex Motors, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' appointed dealer and representative in Azerbaijan.

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Rolls-Royce Paddington Set For Global Unveil in London's Berkley Square

28 Oct 2014

One of Britain's best-loved children's characters, Paddington Bear has been given a Rolls-Royce Bespoke makeover as part of the Paddington Trail: an initiative that seeks to raise vital funds for the NSPCC ahead of the much anticipated UK release of the Paddington film on November 28.

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'Inside Rolls-Royce' Goes Live With Public Exhibition in London

28 Oct 2014

Following the hugely positive reaction to this year's Channel 4 television documentary about the brand, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has decided to engage directly with fans new and old in a series of free live exhibitions called 'Inside Rolls-Royce' presented by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Unveils a New Commission in London by Berlin-based Artist Angela Bullock

10 Oct 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to have unveiled a new installation by Turner Prize nominee and renowned artist Angela Bulloch, entitled Cipher of L., at the marque's London showroom in Berkeley Square. The work, unveiled on Thursday 9 October 2014, will be shown for three weeks to coincide with Frieze Art Fair, a key event in the global contemporary art calendar.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Debuts Phantom Metropolitan Collection at Paris Mondial De L'Automobile

02 Oct 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to present the latest showcase of the marque's pinnacle Bespoke offering. The Phantom Metropolitan Collection, unveiled today at the Mondial de L'Automobile in Paris, features exquisite hand-crafted design inspired by the modern metropolis. Just 20 of these beautifully crafted motor cars will be available to commission.

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Luxury Entrepreneur Stephen Hung Orders Largest Ever Fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms for Louis XIII Hotel in Macau

16 Sep 2014

Luxury entrepreneur Stephen Hung has purchased the largest Rolls-Royce Phantom fleet in the world, placing an order for 30 Bespoke Extended Wheelbase Phantoms for his Louis XIII hotel in Macau. This transaction represents the world's single largest order of Rolls-Royces ever. Two of the fleet will be the most expensive Rolls-Royce Phantoms ever commissioned.

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates the 2014 Goodwood Revival

15 Sep 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated a record Goodwood Revival over the weekend. The local manufacturer of super-luxury motor cars hosted customers, prospects and VIPs and also entertained the thousands of visitors to the world's most popular historic motor race meeting in true Rolls-Royce style.

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Gregory Porter Performs Surprise Gig at Rolls-Royce Manufacturing Plant

15 Sep 2014

Grammy Award winning artist Gregory Porter performed a surprise gig to the delight of the craftsmen and women at the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars manufacturing plant. The eminent musician visited the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex, where he entertained staff before touring the production line to see the super-luxury cars being made, by hand.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Appoints New Head of North American Communications

04 Sep 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce the appointment of Gerry Spahn as Head of Corporate Communications for North America. Spahn begins in the position this week and brings more than 20 years of international automotive, corporate and brand communications experience to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' operations in North America.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Selected by Labrinth for Latest Music Video

28 Aug 2014

Labrinth, one of the UK's leading singer-songwriters, has selected a Rolls-Royce Wraith to feature in the music video for his upcoming single Let it Be. The video tracks Labrinth's creative process through a series of short vignettes that showcase his creativity, work ethic and attention-to-detail.

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Rolls-Royce Announces New Technology and Logistics Centre

08 Sep 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced today that a new Technology and Logistics Centre will be built at Bognor Regis, close to the Home of Rolls-Royce at Goodwood, West Sussex. The new 30,000m2 centre will consolidate a number of current logistics functions and allow for future expansion.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Unveils Ghost Series II to China at 2014 Chengdu Motor Show

29 Aug 2014

Today at the 2014 Chengdu Motor Show, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveiled the eagerly anticipated Ghost Series II to the Chinese market. Ghost Series II delivers the latest industry-leading technology from Rolls-Royce clad in a subtle re-design.

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Rolls-Royce Debuts in Forza Motorsport 5

12 Aug 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the epitome of luxury, today makes its video game debut. Wraith, the most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history, is available today, exclusively in Forza Motorsport 5 for Xbox One.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars confirms development of new model

05 Aug 2014

The manufacturer of the world's pinnacle super-luxury automobiles today confirmed the development programme for a new Rolls-Royce. The new car will reach the market by mid-2016.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to collaborate with artist Michael Zavros at the Melbourne Art Fair

04 Aug 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today announces a unique creative collaboration with leading Australian contemporary artist Michael Zavros as part of the artist's exhibition with Starkwhite (Auckland) at the 2014 Melbourne Art Fair. Michael Zavros is the first Australian artist to work with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Singapore showcases the Phantom Pinnacle Travel Collection

24 Jul 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Singapore presented the Phantom Pinnacle Travel Collection to a select audience at its showroom today, the first time the car was shown after its debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars appoints new Regional Director for Mainland China

18 Jul 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the appointment of Leon Li as Regional Director for Mainland China. He replaces Henrik Wilhelmsmeyer who will move to a new role within the MINI brand at the BMW Group, Munich.

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Rolls-Royce supports local primary school's racing debut

15 Jul 2014

A team of school children mentored and supported by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars successfully completed the Greenpower IET Formula Goblin race at the Goodwood Motor Circuit on Sunday.

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Rolls-Royce announces record half-year sales

08 Jul 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced today that the company has enjoyed a record half-year in 2014, with sales increasing by 33 per cent worldwide compared with the same period in 2013.

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Rolls-Royce welcomes Secretary of State for Transport

27 Jun 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars welcomed The Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport, to the company's head office and manufacturing plant at Goodwood, West Sussex today.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars opens latest North American showroom

25 Jun 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars North America is pleased to announce the opening of the latest Rolls-Royce showroom in North America, located at the Baker Motor Company in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars arrives in Cambodia

09 Jun 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce the landmark appointment of HGB Group Co., Ltd as its official dealership to represent the brand in Phnom Penh, the first in Cambodia.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars appoints new director for Sales and Marketing

22 May 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the appointment of Fintan Knight as Director of 
Sales and Marketing. He replaces Jolyon Nash who has decided to leave Rolls-Royce at 
the end of June to pursue interests outside the company.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé Waterspeed Collection arrives at spiritual home in the Italian Lakes

23 May 2014

The Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé Waterspeed Collection has arrived at its spiritual home in the Italian lakes today for its European debut. Stealing the show on the opening day of the Concorso d'Eleganza at Villa d'Este on the shores of Lake Como, Waterspeed was designed to celebrate Sir Malcolm Campbell's act of setting a new world water-speed record on the nearby Lake Maggiore in 1937.

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Rolls-Royce celebrates 110 years of excellence

16 May 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated a seminal moment in British automotive history on Sunday 4 May. Charles Rolls and Henry Royce met for the first time on this date exactly 110 years ago and agreed to form the company that would become synonymous with the very best.

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Rolls-Royce wins Gold Award for Wraith launch film

01 May 2014

The Rolls-Royce Wraith Launch Film has been awarded a Gold Award at the 26th International Visual Communications Association (IVCA) Awards.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars showcases Bespoke expertise at Beijing Motor Show with Pinnacle Phantom debut

18 Apr 2014

"Bespoke is Rolls-Royce and our Chinese customers know it. To celebrate China's love of travel and the success of Bespoke in China, I am proud to unveil Pinnacle Travel Phantom. This car is a showcase of Rolls-Royce's pre-eminence in Bespoke design seen through the prism of luxury travel."
Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Wraith named among Edmunds.com's Top Rated Vehicles for 2014

16 Apr 2014

Today at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, Rolls-Royce Wraith was named one of Edmunds.com's Top Rated Vehicles for 2014. Wraith, which had its North American debut at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, presents a masterpiece of elegant simplicity, exuding poise and hints gently at the noir. Every inch of the vehicle is a refined and luxurious Rolls-Royce with performance to complement the drama of its exterior styling.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Awarded 2014 Ward's 10 Best Interiors

10 Apr 2014

Rolls-Royce Wraith has been named one of Ward's 10 Best Interiors for 2014. This year, 41 vehicles with all-new or redesigned passenger compartments sought top honours for fit-and-finish, comfort, ergonomics, functionality, value, safety and aesthetics. While entries included compact cars, pickup trucks and utilities vehicles, premium and luxury brands, such as Rolls-Royce, have made their way into the competition.

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Jenson Button Flies the Flag with Rolls-Royce during Formula One Season

08 Apr 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce that Formula One World Champion Jenson Button will drive the marque's pinnacle range of motor cars during the 2014 Formula One season.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Debuts at the 10th Manila International Auto Show

03 Apr 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars presents Wraith for the first time in the Philippines at the 10th Manila International Auto Show on Thursday 3 April 2014. The brand's attendance at the show follows the recent inauguration of the first Rolls-Royce Motor Cars dealership in the country since production began at the Home of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Goodwood, in the United Kingdom during 2003.

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Rolls-Royce Shares Special Waterspeed Care with Sir Malcolm Campbell's Family

02 Apr 2014

Donald and Joe Wales, the grandson and great grandson of pioneer record-breaker Sir Malcolm Campbell, have given their seal of approval to the first of 35 Bespoke Phantom Drophead Coupé Waterspeed Collection cars at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex.

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Rolls-Royce Hosts Future Talent

27 Mar 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars welcomed more than 60 schoolchildren from England and France for a look behind the scenes at the home of the super-luxury manufacturer last week.

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Eurokars Group Named Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Dealer of the Year for the Asia Pacific Region

26 Mar 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to name Eurokars Group as its dealer of the year in 2013 for the Asia Pacific region.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars at the Poznan Motor Show 2014

18 Mar 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Warsaw brings a range of pinnacle motor cars, and a unique example of its Bespoke individualisation programme to the Poznan Motor Show 2014. This is the second time the world's leading manufacturer of super-luxury cars will exhibit at the most important automotive event in Poland.

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Inside Rolls-Royce Documentary to Air on Channel 4

12 Mar 2014

A uniquely candid insight into the work of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will air on Channel 4 (UK) on Thursdat 20 March at 2100 GMT.

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Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II

04 Mar 2014

Today at the 2014 Geneva Salon, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveils Ghost Series II to the world.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Announces Record Levels of Bespoke Sales Around the World in 2013. Bespoke is Rolls-Royce.

24 Feb 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today revealed that its Bespoke business has become more successful than ever with content on its range of super-luxury cars reaching new heights in 2013. Almost 95% of Rolls-Royce cars purchased last year were personalised by their owners, reinforcing the claim that Rolls-Royce is the go-to luxury carmaker for the connoisseur who demands the best in individualisation.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Istanbul Celebrates Opening of New Showroom by the Bosphorus

11 Feb 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Istanbul yesterday celebrated the opening of the new home of Rolls-Royce in Turkey. The dealership, which forms part of Royal Motors, and the British manufacturer of super-luxury automobiles, commemorated the occasion with a prestigious event for customers and friends of the brand in the evening.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Previews Phantom Drophead Coupé Bespoke Waterspeed Collection

04 Feb 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to reveal an exclusive sketch of the Bespoke Waterspeed Collection, a series of 35 Phantom Drophead Coupés that seeks to celebrate a seminal act of British daring and endeavour.

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Rolls-Royce Reaffirms Leadership of Super Luxury Market with Fourth Successive Historic Record

09 Jan 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today revealed record sales results for 2013. 3,630 cars were sold globally during the year, which represents the company's fourth consecutive record. The result is announced in the 110th year of the marque.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Middle East Celebrates Third Consecutive Record Year for Sales with 17% Growth in the Region

09 Jan 2014

Today, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Middle East celebrates another consecutive record sales result for 2013 in the region. A 17 per cent year-on-year growth was recorded in the Middle East markets, making it the best performing region for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars worldwide in terms of growth for the second consecutive year. This resilience reflects the status of the regional economy. Globally, 3,630 cars were sold during the year, which represents the best sales result in the company's history. The announcement is made in the marque's 110th year.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom Declared World's Best Super-Luxury Car

09 Jan 2014

WhatCar? Magazine's annual Car of the Year issue has reconfirmed Phantom's position as the world's finest luxury motor car. On awarding it 'Best Buy' in the £100,000+ category, the noted automotive consumer guide declared; "It takes a special car to successfully fend off its rivals for eight years - and the Rolls-Royce Phantom is just that car. Yet again, it's the best top-end luxury car money can buy."

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Announces Ghost V-Specification

07 Jan 2014

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce the launch of Ghost V-Specification; a limited series of Ghost and Ghost Extended Wheelbase motor cars that will be available for customers to commission from January to June 2014.

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates an Extraordinary Year

30 Dec 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrates an extraordinary year in a suitably unique, innovative and effortless fashion.

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Rolls-Royce Success Story Creates Expanded Leathershop

11 Dec 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has today announced that the company's Leathershop has been expanded following the continued success of Phantom and Ghost models and the newly-launched Wraith. An additional 10 positions in the machinist team have been created.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Honoured at BBC Top Gear Magazine Car of the Year Awards

05 Dec 2013

Rolls-Royce Wraith was honoured this evening at the BBC Top Gear Magazine 2013 Car of the Year Awards, winning the category 'Rather Splendid Motor Car of the Year'.

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All New Rolls-Royce Wraith Debuts in Ukraine

28 Nov 2013

AWT Bavaria, the sole dealer of the manufacturer of super-luxury motor cars in Ukraine, celebrated the debut of Wraith in Ukraine yesterday. The definitive Grand Tourer was presented at a prestigious event on the shores of the Dnepr River in Kiev.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Awarded 'British Luxury Brand' at Walpole Awards for Excellence

19 Nov 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce that the company has been awarded the 2013 Walpole Award for Excellence for 'British Luxury Brand' at this years event in London.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom Designer Honoured by Welsh Motoring Writers Group

19 Nov 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce that Ian Cameron, the marque's former Chief Designer, has been honoured with the Automotive Achievement Award by the Welsh Motoring Writers Group. The honour was presented by the Group's Patron and former winner Richard Woolley, Director of Design at Land Rover.

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Centenary Alpine Trial Awarded Best Rally of the Year

15 Nov 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce that the 2013 Centenary Alpine Trial, supported by the company earlier this year, has won 'Best Rally or Tour of the Year' at the prestigious International Historic Motoring Awards in London.

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Rolls-Royce at the Dubai International Motor Show

05 Nov 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' Bespoke offering took centre stage at the Dubai International Motor Show with the unveiling of the Celestial Phantom, Alpine Trial Centenary Collection and Chicane Phantom Coupé.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Authorises Dealership in Turkey

23 Oct 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced plans for an authorised dealer to be based in Turkey. The new dealership is to be officially named Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Istanbul.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Celebrates Manila Inauguration

09 Oct 2013

The Rolls-Royce Motor Cars CEO, Mr Torsten Müller-Ötvös, today officially inaugurated Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Manila. Appointed in June this year, the new authorised dealership will host customers in a temporary facility in Global City until a new showroom is opened next year.

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates the 2013 Goodwood Revival

12 Sep 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will celebrate a record Goodwood Revival this weekend, with all three days of the popular event selling out a month ahead of the event for the first time. The local manufacturer of super-luxury motor cars will host customers, prospects, VIPs and also entertain the thousands of visitors to the world's most popular historic motor race meeting in true Rolls-Royce style.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Showcases Bespoke Design at Frankfurt IAA

10 Sep 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to showcase the breadth of the marque's Bespoke offering at the 2013 Frankfurt IAA with the unveiling of the Celestial Phantom and European debut of the Home of Rolls-Royce Collection.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Officially Arrives in Canada with Dramatic Vancouver Unveiling

27 Aug 2013

On the evening of Wednesday, 28 August 2013, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will celebrate the Vancouver arrival of its newest and most powerful model, Wraith, with a dramatic unveiling event at the Rocky Mountaineer Train Station. The private event, hosted by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Vancouver, has been designed to reflect the dark beauty and unparalleled power that are the hallmarks of this very special car.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Begins India Tour

19 Aug 2013

Rolls-Royce Wraith today began its multi-city tour of India, premiering in the country's capital, New Delhi.

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Take to the Director's Chair to Create Your Rolls-Royce During Summer Season in Cannes

29 Jul 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Monaco has opened a summer studio in Cannes. The studio offers an insight into the world of the iconic brand in a unique club atmosphere and is located within walking distance from the famous Croisette. The studio will be open until October.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars China Rally Premieres in Qingdao

25 Jul 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today launched the inaugural China Rally in the picturesque port city of Qingdao, Shandong Province - in the same year the company celebrates 10 years of business success in the region since the brand's renaissance following the opening of its Goodwood headquarters and manufacturing plant in England on 1 Januuary 2003.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Makes Australian Debut at Sydney Harbourfront

24 Jul 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today unveiled the highly anticipated Wraith at a closed room event in Sydney.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith makes its Bahrain Debut

22 Jul 2013

Euro Motors celebrates 10 years representing the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars brand by hosting the launch of the most powerful Rolls-Royce in history.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Makes Public Debut at Yokohama Concours d’Elegance

19 Jul 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to showcase its latest model - Wraith - to the public in Yokohama today. Guests were treated to the boldest and most powerful Rolls-Royce in history, with fastback design that hints at the super-luxury model's promise of extraordinary power, style and drama.

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Rolls-Royce Success Story Creates 100 New Jobs

17 Jul 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the leading manufacturer of super-luxury motor cars, today announced the creation of more than 100 new jobs. This announcement follows record sales over the last three years, significant expansion of the manufacturing plant and the launch of the Company's latest model, Wraith. Half-year sales figures announced last week show that Rolls-Royce is on track for another record year in 2013.

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Rolls-Royce Invites You to Join the 2013 Centenary Alpine Trial Online

17 Jul 2013

After months of planning, the Centenary Alpine Trial is now underway, with 48 Silver Ghosts wafting their way through the Alps, accompanied by the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars 'Works Team'. Follow the adventure online through our social media channels.

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates Record Festival of Speed

15 Jul 2013

Rolls-Royce celebrated a record Goodwood Festival of Speed over the weekend.

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Rolls-Royce Welcomes Business Secretary at Goodwood Festival of Speed

12 Jul 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars welcomed the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, to the company's stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this morning. Mr Cable talked with Rolls-Royce apprentices and graduates and took the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the company's latest model, Wraith.

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Three Month US Tour Brings Stunning Rolls-Royce Wraith to First American Clients

10 Jul 2013

Rolls-Royce Wraith breaks cover at 22 destinations across the USA, from June 13 2013 to October 4 2013.

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates Successful 2013 Centenary Alpine Trial

04 Jul 2013

After 16 days and more than 1,800 miles, the 2013 Centenary Alpine Trial has now drawn to a close. The sight of 47 magnificent Silver Ghosts wafting their way through the Alps, accompanied by the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars 'Works Team', will live in the memories of those that saw the marvel at first hand for many years to come.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars China Celebrates Double Anniversary Year in Style with Concours D’elegance

28 Jun 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars China today officially commenced the first-ever Concours d'Elegance event in Mainland China. The event, organised as part of Rolls-Royce's 10 year anniversary celebration in China, presents a peerless collection of rare and vintage cars dating back to the 1920s. The Concours d'Elegance brings the heritage of Rolls-Royce to life, showing how the world's greatest car marque has developed through the decades, and been embraced by people across the world. This year's anniversary celebrations also commemorate 10 Years of Excellence for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, and the brand renaissance that has taken place since the opening of the Goodwood headquarters on 1 January 2003.

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates 2013 Centary Alpine Trial Half-way Stage

24 Jun 2013

The Centenary Alpine Trial's half-way stage was heralded with an evening that promises to live long in the memories of those that attended, and will also be firmly cemented in Rolls-Royce history. The event marked 100 years to the day that the original 1913 Alpenfahrt Rally would have been preparing to set off.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Arrives in the Philippines

19 Jun 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce British Bespoke Automobiles as the brand's authorised importer-dealer for the Philippines.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Opens Second Showroom in Taiwan

17 Jun 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce the opening of a new showroom in Taichung, the third largest city in Taiwan. This is the second showroom operated by Grandwell Motors, the only authorised Rolls-Royce Motor Cars dealer in Taiwan. Spanning 660 square metres (approximately 7104 square feet), it will showcase two Phantom and Ghost family cars and, later in the year, Wraith. This new facility will also have a dedicated area to showcase Rolls-Royce Provenance Cars.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and 'History Pin' Present 100 Years of Automotive History

13 Jun 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly presents enthusiasts with an extraordinary way of engaging with the 2013 Centenary Alpine Trial.

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Rolls-Royce Makes Final Preparations for 1,800 Mile Alpine Trial

07 Jun 2013

Final preparations are underway for the recreation of the 1913 Alpine Trial. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' Authorised Dealer in Essex, P&A Wood, is playing an essential role in ensuring cars are in perfect condition for what remains one of the automotive world's most gruelling tests of endurance.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Celebrates Opening of New Showroom in St. Petersburg

07 Jun 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars St. Petersburg today celebrated the opening of its new showroom in the famous city. The dealership, located at the Astoria Hotel in the fashionable centre of one of the European cultural capitals, will be directed by Tatiana Fitzgerald who is also the Managing Director of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Moscow. The British manufacturer of super-luxury automobiles commemorated the occasion with a prestigious event for customers and friends of the brand in the evening.

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Rolls-Royce Appoints New Director of Manufacturing

05 Jun 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that Frank Ludwig (42) has joined the company as Director of Manufacturing. In his previous role he was Director, Painted Body for BMW in Leipzig, Germany.

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Wraith Debuts with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Academy in South China

03 Jun 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today unveiled the highly anticipated Wraith to local media and customers at an exclusive, closed-room event in Guangzhou. The latest addition to the Rolls-Royce family was unveiled with a breath-taking launch ceremony that evoked Wraith's distinct and unique character: exuding power, style and drama.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Debuts in Russia

31 May 2013

The highly anticipated Rolls-Royce Wraith has made its public debut in Moscow at the prestigious residence of the British Ambassador, overlooking the Moskwa River to the Kremlin.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Launches First Boutique Showroom

31 May 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today launched the world's first Rolls-Royce Boutique showroom at Bangkok's Siam Paragon Mall, presenting the pinnacle in retail shopping.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith Makes Singapore Debut

30 May 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to launch Wraith in Singapore for the first time. The latest addition to the Rolls-Royce family was unveiled in a fashion that echoes Wraith's unique character: power, style and drama, with just a hint of the 'noir'.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith makes its Italian Debut by Lake Como

27 May 2013

The Concorso d'Eleganza, Villa d'Este last weekend in Cernobbio was the first presentation of Rolls-Royce Wraith in Italy. Guests were treated to the boldest and most powerful Rolls-Royce in history, a two-door coupé with fastback design that hints at the ultra-luxury model's promise of extraordinary power, style and drama.

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Rolls-Royce 'Works Team' Stops Off in London En Route to the 2013 Alpine Trial

20 May 2013

In May 1913, James Radley set off from Brown's Hotel in London's Mayfair for a famous motoring adventure - the 1913 Alpine Trial. A century later, the same Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost driven by this pioneer, aviator and adventurer has returned to Brown's Hotel, ready to depart for a re-enactment of the event.

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Demand for Bespoke Personalisation Drives the Rolls-Royce Success Story

15 May 2013

Nearly every Rolls-Royce Phantom and almost three in four Rolls-Royce Ghosts sold around the world are commissioned with Bespoke personalisation. And customer demand for the world's pinnacle automotive tailoring service has helped drive the marque towards three consecutive record sales years.

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Bespoke Home of Rolls-Royce Collection

15 May 2013

On 1 January 2013, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated 10 years of production at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England. To mark this latest chapter in the marque's 109-year history, a special collection of Ghost and Phantom family models, conceived and designed by the Rolls-Royce Bespoke team, will be released in 2013.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith UK Debut In Harrods Window

29 Apr 2013

Today marks the UK debut of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' latest model, Wraith. The most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history will be showcased in the window display of luxury department store Harrods in Knightsbridge, London for one week.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars at AutoChina Shanghai 2013

20 Apr 2013

Wraith, the most powerful, dynamic motor car in Rolls-Royce Motor Car's 109 year history made its Asia Pacific debut at AutoChina Shanghai on Saturday 20 April 2013.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Alpine Trial Centenary Collection Set For Debut at Auto China 2013

18 Apr 2013

A century ago this June, four Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts embarked on the Austrian Alpine Trials, the most arduous test of automotive endurance of the time.

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1913 Alpine Trial

18 Apr 2013

The years leading up to the 1913 Alpine Trials saw Rolls-Royce win an enviable reputation for quality and reliability. The new 40/50 hp, or Silver Ghost as it came to be known, had performed faultlessly in the landmark 1907 Scottish Reliability Trials. This success was followed with the seamless completion of the famous 1911 London to Edinburgh Top Gear Trial and Brooklands 100mph Run.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Provides Ghost Extended Wheelbase to FAB1 Million Project in Support of Breast Cancer Care

15 Apr 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly presents FAB1, a Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase set to support FAB1 Million and Breast Cancer Care.

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World Debut for Rolls-Royce Wraith at Geneva Motor Show

05 Mar 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly presents the world debut of Wraith, the most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history. At its heart lie hallmark Rolls-Royce attributes of luxury, refinement and hand-craftsmanship, but the new model from the world's pinnacle super-luxury marque also presents a unique character defined by power, style and drama. With just a hint of the noir.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith: The Fastback

26 Feb 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today confirms that its new model Wraith will be a fastback. And has issued the final in the series of teaser images before Wraith's launch in Geneva. This illustrates the three lines that underscore its striking profile.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith: Style

19 Feb 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today publishes the third official image of its new model Wraith, which will be launched at the Geneva Motor Show on 5 March 2013.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith: Power, Style, Drama

12 Feb 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today publishes the second image of its next model Wraith, a hand-built motor car that exudes hallmark Rolls-Royce luxury and comfort whilst possessing a character defined by power, style and drama.

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Rolls-Royce Wraith: In Profile

22 Jan 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today publishes the first official image of its new model Wraith, which will be launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2013.

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Most Dynamic and Powerful Rolls-Royce in History Set for Debut at Geneva Motor Show

18 Jan 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today confirmed the launch of its next model, Rolls-Royce Wraith.

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Announces Bespoke 'Home of Rolls-Royce' Collection

16 Jan 2013

On 1 January 2013, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated 10 years of production at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England.

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Bespoke 'Home of Rolls-Royce' Collection

16 Jan 2013

The Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England plays host to a unique blend of traditional crafts and cutting edge-technology. Whilst engineering perfection is ensured with the most advanced software and machinery in the automotive world, the Bespoke commissioning and design process begins with one simple tool - a pen.

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Rolls-Royce Announces Record Sales in Company's 108-Year History

10 Jan 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today revealed record sales results for 2012. 3,575 cars were sold globally during the year, which represents the third consecutive record and the best sales result in the marque's 108-year history.

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates 10 Years of Excellence

01 Jan 2013

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today celebrates 10 Years of Excellence. On 1 January 2003 the Home of Rolls-Royce officially opened for business and the first car was presented to its delighted customer at one minute past midnight.

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Rolls-Royce Takes Hollywood by Storm

26 Nov 2012

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the world's premier super-luxury goods manufacturer, arrived this week at Los Angeles with a series of high-profile events. The company's CEO, Torsten Müller-Ötvös was in town for the Los Angeles Auto Show, his arrival was marked with an exclusive dinner on Wednesday at the Residence of British Consul-General, Dame Barbara Hay. This is the same venue that hosted the first official US visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka William and Kate) last year. Rolls-Royce were also present the Variety Studio: Awards Edition, the second Los Angeles instalment of Variety.com's annual video series from the Sundance, Cannes and Toronto Film Festivals which took place on November 28th and 29th at the Rolls-Royce Villa in Beverly Hills. VIP Guests had the opportunity to view the Bespoke Phantom Coupé Aviator Collection car, as well as experience Phantom Series II and the Ghost Rolls-Royce family.

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Rolls-Royce Hosts Karl Lagerfeld Photography Exhibition

16 Nov 2012

Karl Lagerfeld visited Rolls-Royce Motor Cars today to present his photography exhibition, entitled 'A Different View', in the latest of the luxury manufacturer's Icons of Art series. Mr Lagerfeld presented the exhibition, which comprises his own unique photographs of Rolls-Royce motor cars, to private guests at the Home of Rolls-Royce at Goodwood, West Sussex. The event was compered by Peter York, the esteemed media commentator, journalist and author.

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Rolls-Royce Unveils Art Deco Inspired Cars at Paris Motor Show

27 Sep 2012

Taking inspiration from one of the defining movements of the 20th century, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly presents a selection of Ghost and Phantom family cars that celebrate the Art Deco era.

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Rolls-Royce Celebrates Record Goodwood Revival

17 Sep 2012

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated a record Goodwood Revival over the weekend, with all three days of the popular event selling out for the first time ahead of Revival Friday. The local manufacturer of super luxury motor cars hosted customers, prospects and VIPs and also entertained the thousands of visitors to the world’s most popular historic motor race meeting in true Rolls-Royce style.

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Rolls-Royce Receives Best Luxury Car Award at Moscow Motor Show

06 Sep 2012

The Rolls-Royce Ghost has been honoured with the “best luxury car” award at the Moscow International Motor Show. The award, based on the votes of 150 journalists made during exhibition press days, was announced today during an official ceremony at Crocus Expo. The award was received by Will Gellatly, Manager Sales Operations Europe and South Africa.

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Rolls-Royce makes its debut at Moscow International Motor Show

29 Aug 2012

The world’s leading manufacturer of luxury products has made its debut at the Moscow International Motor Show, following a significant increase in Rolls-Royce sales in the last 18 months. Russia has taken an increasing share in the Rolls-Royce global success story and the Moscow presentation featured two important debuts for the brand.

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Rolls-Royce launches smart way to find Provenance Pre-Owned models

21 Aug 2012

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has launched a new resource called Provenance Pre-Owned Stock Locator. The move takes effortlessness online, allowing would-be Rolls-Royce clients to search for exclusive Provenance cars quickly and easily using an iPad, computer or smart phone.

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Rolls-Royce presents Phantom Coupé Aviator Collection

17 Aug 2012

Inspired by Charles Stewart Rolls and the legend of the Schneider Trophy-winning Supermarine S6B (powered by a Rolls-Royce R Type engine), Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly present the Phantom Coupé Aviator Collection.

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Rolls-Royce unveils bespoke 2013 Ghost at Quail

17 Aug 2012

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveils 2013 Ghost with a one off edition celebrating Quail, a Motorsports gathering, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and Monterey.

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Rolls-Royce celebrates the success of the Games with a historical milestone for the company

13 Aug 2012

Rolls-Royce celebrated the success of the Games at the Closing Ceremony last night when three Rolls-Royce motor cars sported newly-designed badges for the first time in the company’s 108-year history.

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Rolls-Royce appoints new Design Director

27 Jun 2012

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that Giles Taylor has been appointed Design Director with effect from 1 July 2012 and will report to Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President BMW Group Design. Taylor replaces Ian Cameron, who retires from the role he has held since 1999.

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Beijing debut for the ultimate Rolls-Royce Phantom Extended Wheelbase

23 Apr 2012

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has returned to Auto China 2012 with a world debut. The new Phantom Extended Wheelbase takes centre stage in the company's largest market, where the majority of Phantom buyers commission this ultimate expression of a Rolls-Royce. The launch in Beijing follows last year's global debut for Ghost Extended Wheelbase in Shanghai.

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Rolls-Royce Ghost Six Senses

Ghost Six senses concept elevates the Spirit of Ecstasy to a new level of sensory indulgence

23 Apr 2012

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly presents the Ghost Six Senses concept, a highly-bespoke luxury model that encapsulates the richness of experience that comes as standard with any Rolls-Royce and takes it to a new level of sensory indulgence.

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Take the best that exists and make it better. Presenting Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II

06 Mar 2012

In the first half of the 20th century, Sir Henry Royce famously urged his employees to strive for perfection in all that they did - and "to take the best that exists and make it better". Today Rolls-Royce Motor Cars continues to embrace the finest principles of its founding father by proudly presenting Phantom Series II at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

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