Rolls Royce

  • Roll-Royce has unveiled what it hopes will be the world's fastest all-electric aircraft. At Gloucestershire Airport in England, the company presented the single-passenger, zero-emissions ACCEL project plane that is targeting a top speed over 300 mph.
  • "The Quail – a Motorsport Gathering" was already a world class automotive lifestyle event and concours of gravitas, but this year "The Quail" played host to 11 major vehicle debuts and could rightfully boast to have the world's highest concentration of Ultra High Net Worth Petrolheads.
  • The Italian city of Turin played host to a new and important Concours d'Elegance this week when the inaugural Parco Valentino Classic was run in conjunction with the fifth Parco Valentino Motor Show from June 19 to 23, 2019.
  • Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este has been held annually at the palatial 16th-century villa on Lake Como since 1929.​ As a setting for a celebration of automotive heritage, there could be no finer location, as the former royal residence is world-renowned for its terraced Renaissance gardens.​
  • A partnership led by Rolls-Royce is building an all-electric aircraft that may smash into the record books with a top speed of over 300 mph (480 km/h) – beating the previous e-plane record of 210 mph (338 km/h) set in 2017 by Siemens.
  • Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has joined forces with the House of Fabergé to create the first Fabergé Imperial Egg in 101 years. The gold egg decorated with diamonds and amethysts features the luxury car mark's iconic Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament sculpted from rock crystal.
  • Rolls-Royce has made some pretty solid steps toward an autonomous shipping future since first unveiling its vision of a robotic cargo ship in 2014. Now it is teaming up with Intel to accelerate the development of autonomous shipping systems to make operations safer and more efficient. ​
  • One of two major automotive Concours d'Elegance and supercar shows held in London last weekend, Salon Privé ran two events: the Chubb Insurance Concours d'Elegance and the Concours Masters Celebration of 70 Years of Porsche.
  • The Concours of Elegance (UK) is a more recent fixture on the British Automotive heritage calendar, having been first held in 2012, but it has established itself as one of the premier such events in the world in a very short time.​
  • ​If you get around town in the back of a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce Extended Wheelbase Phantom, then it's possible that you're an important person who doesn't want to be gawked at. With that in mind, Rolls has recently introduced the Privacy Suite package for the long Phantom.
  • The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance was held last Sunday, with 209 of the most celebrated examples of automotive art displayed on the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Course, just outside Monterey in California. ​Here are the pick of the pics taken by Angus MacKenzie and Somer Hooker at the event.
  • Monterey Car Week is an auction venue like no other on the planet. Six major auctions occur during 72 hours, all within a few miles of each other, with a third of a billion dollars in sales. Here are the top 200 cars which caught our eye during the Monterey sales.