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Rolls-Royce Teams Up With Formula One World Champion Jenson Button

Apr 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Justin Delaney

Formula One World Champion Jenson Button has been spotted driving something more regal than his usual McLaren supercar. As a long time admirer of the Rolls-Royce marque, this year he will drive the company's pinnacle range of cars during the 2014 Formula One season. Jenson chose a number of models (including the Wraith, Phantom Drophead Coupé and Ghost) to get to 10 of this year's Grand Prix rounds, keeping him riding in style throughout his F1 travels.

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President of Rolls-Royce North America Spills Secrets to Success & Talks Ghost Series II Debut

Apr 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

As President of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, Eric C. Shepherd oversees 38 dealers in the United States and Canada — the largest market in the world for Rolls-Royce — and has worked in the automobile industry since 1993 (he was previously with Mercedes-Benz). Though 2014 isn't even half over, it has already been a pretty big year for the brand. 

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The Rolls-Royce 450EX Yacht Concept You'll Probably Never Get to Steer

Mar 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Rolls-Royce has nabbed themselves one heck of a designer in Stefan Monro, who created this Rolls-Royce 450EX yacht tender concept as his year-end project while studying Transport Design at Coventry University. 

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The Ultimate Celebrity Ride Roundup: Who Drives Which Luxury Car?

Mar 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  2 Comments

We started out wanting to satisfy our curiosity about what kinds of luxury cars celebrities drive, and ended up going on an epic fact-finding mission to make the most complete list of celebrity rides ever compiled, anywhere.

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Rolls-Royce Empowers the Ghost V-Specification With V12 Engine & Twin Turbochargers

Feb 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

If you were buying a Rolls-Royce a couple of decades ago and inquired about how much power it produced, the official answer you'd receive was “adequate” — or, in the case of a turbocharged model, “perfectly adequate.” 

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Driving the New Rolls-Royce Wraith: A Vienna Waltz of Luxury, Speed & Passion

Oct 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

2014 will be a banner year in at least one respect — it marks the 110th anniversary of the partnership formed by a certain mechanical engineer and an aristocratic car enthusiast in Manchester, England. When Henry Royce and the Honourable Charles Stewart Rolls first joined forces they no doubt knew they were destined for greatness, though even they can hardly have imagined their impact on history. 

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Be Chauffeured Through St. Tropez in a Rolls-Royce Courtesy of Byblos Hotel

Aug 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The luxurious Byblos Hotel in St. Tropez has just introduced another outstanding guest experience, courtesy of Rolls-Royce.... Read More

Explore the Spanish Coast in a Chauffered Vintage Car with Hotel Arts Barcelona

Jul 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The luxurious, ultra-modern Hotel Arts Barcelona is offering guests a new way to explore the Spanish coast in style. The hotel’s new Vintage Car Excursions program offers the use of a chauffeured 1986 Rolls-Royce Corniche II Cabrio, a 1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II, a 1963 Bentley S3 Continental or a 1959 Cadillac Series 62 Cabrio for motoring tours to the area’s many scenic spots.... Read More

Catch the First Rolls-Royce Wraith Driving Into a City Near You

Jul 11, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The first Wraith model by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is currently touring key locations in the United States. The new ultra-luxury automobile is being featured in a three-month coast-to-coast tour with appearances in 22 cities. The U.S. debut of the Wraith occurred in March at the New York Auto Show.... Read More

Downton Abbey-Inspired Package Takes You to Highclere Castle in the Crawley's Royce

Jun 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Americans have had a longtime fascination with British history and its posh culture. England's lush lands have produced some of the most well-known icons in music, literature, media and more. Crossing the Atlantic, names like The Beatles, Diana Princess of Wales, Doctor Who, William Shakespeare, David Beckham (we are sincerely grateful), and most recently, Downton Abbey, have all made their way into our homes.... Read More

Claydon Reeves Debuts Rolls Royce-Powered Aeroboat Inspired by the Spitfire

May 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

UK designer Claydon Reeves has unveiled a new limited edition motor launch design dubbed the Aeroboat that pays homage to the Spitfire, the most famous fighter plane of World War II. It’s powered with a supercharged version of the Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 engine, a power plant first produced in 1933 which was used in many of the original Spitfires as well as other British military aircraft.... Read More

Meet The Fastest and Most Powerful Rolls-Royce Yet

Mar 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

A Rolls-Royce is expected to be luxurious, elegant, and yes, fast. Maybe not fast in the way you'd expect a Ferrari or a Lamborghini to be fast, but certainly quick enough to get out of situations unbefitting a motor car of its stature.... Read More

Royal Rolls-Royce and Rare Ferrari are Early Entries in RM Auctions Villa d'Este Sale

Feb 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  2 Comments

The annual Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Lake Como, Italy each May is considered by many to be the highlight of the classic car calendar. No less enthralling than the actual event is the accompanying sale staged by RM Auctions, the world’s foremost resource for investment-grade vehicles.... Read More

Rolls-Royce Gilds and Illuminates the Spirit of Ecstasy

Jan 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

The Spirit of Ecstasy has capped the grilles of Rolls-Royce motor cars for over a century now, making it the most enduring of luxury automotive mascots in the business. But while the majority of these prestigious Flying Ladies have been rendered in stainless steel, Rolls-Royce is now offering its iconic ornament in a variety of materials and finishes.... Read More

Rolls-Royce Channels Scheherazade with Special Edition Ghost

Nov 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

A Rolls-Royce is a Rolls-Royce no matter where you go in the world but some markets are more successful for the British luxury auto brand than others. Particularly markets that have enough oil revenues to afford such extravagance, and enough oil left over to fuel their oversized V12 engines.... Read More

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