The Truth About Cars » Rolls-Royce http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:20:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Rolls-Royce http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Bark’s Bites: Miami’s Secret For Ridiculous Rides? Better Know ‘A Guy’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/barks-bites-want-car-noticed-miami-better-guy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/barks-bites-want-car-noticed-miami-better-guy/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1228513 “Rolls-Royce sold 4,000 cars last year.” Carlos, a handsome, Cuban gentleman sitting across from me wanted to make sure that I understood this fact. He said it so intensely that I never even thought to question his number (which was accurate). “Four thousand. That’s it. Do you know how many of them were sold to people on my […]

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“Rolls-Royce sold 4,000 cars last year.” Carlos, a handsome, Cuban gentleman sitting across from me wanted to make sure that I understood this fact. He said it so intensely that I never even thought to question his number (which was accurate). “Four thousand. That’s it. Do you know how many of them were sold to people on my […]

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Meet The New Rolls-Royce, Same As The Old Rolls-Royce http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/meet-new-rolls-royce-old-rolls-royce/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/meet-new-rolls-royce-old-rolls-royce/#comments Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:30:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1163754 Rolls-Royce took the cover off its new Dawn convertible (see what we did there?) Tuesday in an online reveal ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The car, which is powered by a 6.6-liter V-12 that produces 563 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque married to a ZF 8-speed transmission, is Rolls-Royce’s answer […]

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Rolls-Royce took the cover off its new Dawn convertible (see what we did there?) Tuesday in an online reveal ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The car, which is powered by a 6.6-liter V-12 that produces 563 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque married to a ZF 8-speed transmission, is Rolls-Royce’s answer […]

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Rolls-Royce Unveils Wraith ‘Inspired by Sajeev’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/rolls-royce-unveils-wraith-inspired-by-sajeev/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/rolls-royce-unveils-wraith-inspired-by-sajeev/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1133433 The latest creation as part of Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke Collections might as well have come from the Fox-body-loving garage of our own Sanjeev Sajeev Mehta. Showered in a svelte shade of heavy-metal brown, this Wraith ‘Inspired by Music’ model is just as inspired by the Brown Car Appreciation Society as it is Rock & Roll. Starting with […]

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The latest creation as part of Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke Collections might as well have come from the Fox-body-loving garage of our own Sanjeev Sajeev Mehta. Showered in a svelte shade of heavy-metal brown, this Wraith ‘Inspired by Music’ model is just as inspired by the Brown Car Appreciation Society as it is Rock & Roll. Starting with […]

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Junkyard Find: Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/junkyard-find-rolls-royce-silver-shadow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/junkyard-find-rolls-royce-silver-shadow/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1049033 Most of these Junkyard Finds come from big chain-owned self-service wrecking yards that have fast inventory turnover and plenty of fresh cars at all times. This means that I’m going to see lots of Volvo 240s in California, lots of old Subarus in Colorado, and millions of acre-feet of Tauruses and Sables everywhere. Oddball high-end […]

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Most of these Junkyard Finds come from big chain-owned self-service wrecking yards that have fast inventory turnover and plenty of fresh cars at all times. This means that I’m going to see lots of Volvo 240s in California, lots of old Subarus in Colorado, and millions of acre-feet of Tauruses and Sables everywhere. Oddball high-end […]

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Eberhardt: No Separate Brand Above Range Rover For Ultra-Luxury SUVs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/eberhardt-no-separate-brand-range-rover-ultra-luxury-suvs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/eberhardt-no-separate-brand-range-rover-ultra-luxury-suvs/#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1041625 Though Bentley and Rolls-Royce are adding ultra-luxury SUVs to their collections, Jaguar Land Rover has no plans to put one above Range Rover. Car & Driver reports JLR North America CEO and president Joe Eberhardt stated during the 2015 New York Auto Show that such a thing won’t likely occur, adding that JLR hasn’t yet […]

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Though Bentley and Rolls-Royce are adding ultra-luxury SUVs to their collections, Jaguar Land Rover has no plans to put one above Range Rover. Car & Driver reports JLR North America CEO and president Joe Eberhardt stated during the 2015 New York Auto Show that such a thing won’t likely occur, adding that JLR hasn’t yet […]

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Vellum Venom: 2014 Rolls Royce Wraith http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/vellum-venom-2014-rolls-royce-wraith/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/vellum-venom-2014-rolls-royce-wraith/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1039961   While designing top-dollar luxury cars was a rare success during my year at CCS, it’s gotta be tough to get these into production.  Consider competition from lower-rung manufacturers, namely those parent companies owning the likes of Rolls Royce. How much shared engineering is forced upon them?  What financial (beancounting) and legal (pedestrian safety, carbon emission) […]

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  While designing top-dollar luxury cars was a rare success during my year at CCS, it’s gotta be tough to get these into production.  Consider competition from lower-rung manufacturers, namely those parent companies owning the likes of Rolls Royce. How much shared engineering is forced upon them?  What financial (beancounting) and legal (pedestrian safety, carbon emission) […]

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New York 2015: Rolls-Royce Wraith ‘Inspired By Film’ Edition Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/new-york-2015-rolls-royce-wraith-inspired-film-edition-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/new-york-2015-rolls-royce-wraith-inspired-film-edition-revealed/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:55:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1036881 Bringing the first press day of the 2015 New York Auto Show to a close in cinematic fashion comes the Rolls-Royce Wraith ‘Inspired By Film’ edition. Honoring the automaker’s cinematic history in films like “Goldfinger,” “The Thomas Crowne Affair” and “The Great Gatsby,” the Wraith was built for a short film to coincide with the […]

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Bringing the first press day of the 2015 New York Auto Show to a close in cinematic fashion comes the Rolls-Royce Wraith ‘Inspired By Film’ edition. Honoring the automaker’s cinematic history in films like “Goldfinger,” “The Thomas Crowne Affair” and “The Great Gatsby,” the Wraith was built for a short film to coincide with the […]

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Rolls-Royce Enters Premium SUV Game In All But Name http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/rolls-royce-enters-premium-suv-game-name/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/rolls-royce-enters-premium-suv-game-name/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1004010 Rolls-Royce made it official Wednesday: The automaker is entering the premium SUV game with its own SUV, or, rather, “high-bodied car.” The upcoming SUV is expected to demonstrate the “exceptional presence, elegance and purpose” found in the premium marque’s other offerings, combining the “pioneering, adventurous spirit of Charles Rolls” with “Sir Henry Royce’s dedication to […]

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Rolls-Royce made it official Wednesday: The automaker is entering the premium SUV game with its own SUV, or, rather, “high-bodied car.” The upcoming SUV is expected to demonstrate the “exceptional presence, elegance and purpose” found in the premium marque’s other offerings, combining the “pioneering, adventurous spirit of Charles Rolls” with “Sir Henry Royce’s dedication to […]

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Land Rovers, Jaguars Et Al Leave Höegh Osaka After Month At Sea http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/land-rovers-jaguars-et-al-leave-hoegh-osaka-month-sea/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/land-rovers-jaguars-et-al-leave-hoegh-osaka-month-sea/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=991122 Having spent most of January on its side, the Höegh Osaka returned to Southampton, England Tuesday to unload 1,400 premium vehicles bound for Germany. According to The Daily Mail, the car carrier was intentionally run aground in the Solent off the Isle of Wight January 3 when it began to list at 52 degrees shortly […]

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Having spent most of January on its side, the Höegh Osaka returned to Southampton, England Tuesday to unload 1,400 premium vehicles bound for Germany. According to The Daily Mail, the car carrier was intentionally run aground in the Solent off the Isle of Wight January 3 when it began to list at 52 degrees shortly […]

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Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce SUVs Still Waiting For Green Light http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/lamborghini-rolls-royce-suvs-still-waiting-green-light/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/lamborghini-rolls-royce-suvs-still-waiting-green-light/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=935290 Saving away for either a Lamborghini Urus or the Rolls-Royce SUV with no name (yet)? You may end up in an Aventador or Wraith instead if neither one are green-lit. According to AutoCar, the £180,000 ($289,000 USD) new-age Rambo Lambo is awaiting the go-ahead from Audi, which an anonymous insider claims will come when economic […]

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Saving away for either a Lamborghini Urus or the Rolls-Royce SUV with no name (yet)? You may end up in an Aventador or Wraith instead if neither one are green-lit. According to AutoCar, the £180,000 ($289,000 USD) new-age Rambo Lambo is awaiting the go-ahead from Audi, which an anonymous insider claims will come when economic […]

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Rolls-Royce Receives Largest-Ever Fleet Order For Macau Luxury Hotel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/rolls-royce-receives-largest-ever-fleet-order-macau-luxury-hotel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/rolls-royce-receives-largest-ever-fleet-order-macau-luxury-hotel/#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=914250 If one were so inclined to visit Macau for a bit of gambling, they could hitch a ride to their hotel through one of the many cabs running throughout the city. However, those who will stay at entrepreneur Stephen Hung’s Louis XIII hotel upon its opening in 2016 will be able to paint the town […]

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If one were so inclined to visit Macau for a bit of gambling, they could hitch a ride to their hotel through one of the many cabs running throughout the city. However, those who will stay at entrepreneur Stephen Hung’s Louis XIII hotel upon its opening in 2016 will be able to paint the town […]

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Rolls-Royce SUV To Arrive In 2018 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/rolls-royce-suv-to-arrive-in-2018/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/rolls-royce-suv-to-arrive-in-2018/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=850810 Just like Volkswagen’s Bentley and Audi’s Lamborghini, BMW’s Rolls-Royce is entering the premium SUV game, ready to ferry oil-rich princes and the hardest of Wall Street’s power lords to their appointed rounds. Autobild reports the premium SUV — currently dubbed the Cullinan, whose namesake comes from the 3,000-carat diamond — will debut in 2018, and […]

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Just like Volkswagen’s Bentley and Audi’s Lamborghini, BMW’s Rolls-Royce is entering the premium SUV game, ready to ferry oil-rich princes and the hardest of Wall Street’s power lords to their appointed rounds. Autobild reports the premium SUV — currently dubbed the Cullinan, whose namesake comes from the 3,000-carat diamond — will debut in 2018, and […]

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Between the Mountain and the Moon: The Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost and the IRA http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/between-the-mountain-and-the-moon-the-rolls-royce-silver-ghost-and-the-ira/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/between-the-mountain-and-the-moon-the-rolls-royce-silver-ghost-and-the-ira/#comments Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=733153 It is late March in 1924, and a dim sun is setting over the city of Cork in the southeast of Ireland. Spring is coming, and in the patchwork of fields that surrounds this busy coastal town, green shoots are already poking up through rich, damp earth. To the east, through the double-stomach of twinned […]

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It is late March in 1924, and a dim sun is setting over the city of Cork in the southeast of Ireland. Spring is coming, and in the patchwork of fields that surrounds this busy coastal town, green shoots are already poking up through rich, damp earth. To the east, through the double-stomach of twinned […]

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Capsule Review: 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/capsule-review-2014-rolls-royce-wraith/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/capsule-review-2014-rolls-royce-wraith/#comments Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:45:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=648370 As part of TTAC’s reboot, we promised you, the readers, many things. One of them was “no more luxury car puff pieces”. Jack and I had every intention of adhering to this rule as well, until our staff email inbox received a message from Rolls Royce Motorcars, asking us to come drive the all-new Wraith. […]

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As part of TTAC’s reboot, we promised you, the readers, many things. One of them was “no more luxury car puff pieces”. Jack and I had every intention of adhering to this rule as well, until our staff email inbox received a message from Rolls Royce Motorcars, asking us to come drive the all-new Wraith. […]

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Rolls-Royce “Intensively Thinking About” Selling An SUV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/rolls-royce-intensively-thinking-about-selling-an-suv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/rolls-royce-intensively-thinking-about-selling-an-suv/#comments Thu, 12 Sep 2013 12:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=516585 No sooner did Bentley confirm that they will indeed be producing a premium priced crossover, then Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes announced that they will join the other British ultra luxury marque in offering a utility vehicle, likely to cost even more than the Bentley, which is expected to start at about $250,000. The least expensive […]

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No sooner did Bentley confirm that they will indeed be producing a premium priced crossover, then Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes announced that they will join the other British ultra luxury marque in offering a utility vehicle, likely to cost even more than the Bentley, which is expected to start at about $250,000. The least expensive […]

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On Brittany Howard, LeMons and New Jersey College Virgins http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/on-brittany-howard-lemons-and-new-jersey-college-virgins/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/on-brittany-howard-lemons-and-new-jersey-college-virgins/#comments Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:07:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=499036 You have heard it before, you’ll hear it again. Probably soon, probably better and probably from Louis CK, in which case it will definitely be funnier. But what an age we live in! Literally, a mere 10 years ago my wife sat at home hoping my once a week phone call from Africa would actually […]

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You have heard it before, you’ll hear it again. Probably soon, probably better and probably from Louis CK, in which case it will definitely be funnier. But what an age we live in! Literally, a mere 10 years ago my wife sat at home hoping my once a week phone call from Africa would actually […]

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Capsule Review: 2013 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/capsule-review-2013-rolls-royce-phantom-drophead/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/capsule-review-2013-rolls-royce-phantom-drophead/#comments Fri, 24 May 2013 22:47:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=489541 When the call came in, I had shit on my hands. I’m speaking literally here, standing atop Quarry Rock in North Vancouver, tomato-faced and lathered with sweat after a hurried hike. My sleeping infant daughter had somehow just managed to relieve herself on the outside of her diaper – real assassination-of-JFK stuff, a second pooper […]

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When the call came in, I had shit on my hands. I’m speaking literally here, standing atop Quarry Rock in North Vancouver, tomato-faced and lathered with sweat after a hurried hike. My sleeping infant daughter had somehow just managed to relieve herself on the outside of her diaper – real assassination-of-JFK stuff, a second pooper […]

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Rolls-Royce, Now With Advanced Tautologic http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/rolls-royce-now-with-advanced-tautologic/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/rolls-royce-now-with-advanced-tautologic/#comments Wed, 15 May 2013 17:26:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488610 Do you have a truly bespoke pair of shoes, hand-made, to the tune of $1,000? Or a truly bespoke suit, not just one off the plebeian racks of Armani or Ermenegildo Zegna? Watch out, “bespoke” is losing its worth faster than a dollar during the peanut president regime. Oddly, it is Rolls-Royce that is behind […]

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Do you have a truly bespoke pair of shoes, hand-made, to the tune of $1,000? Or a truly bespoke suit, not just one off the plebeian racks of Armani or Ermenegildo Zegna? Watch out, “bespoke” is losing its worth faster than a dollar during the peanut president regime. Oddly, it is Rolls-Royce that is behind […]

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Wanna Wraith? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/wanna-wraith/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/wanna-wraith/#comments Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:11:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480143   Not to be outdone by the bull from Wolfsburg, BMW’s adopted super-luxury brand, Rolls Royce, offers its “most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history.” The Wraith, a car “with just a hint of the noir,” as Rolls says in an email. The car looks a little bit like when a Plymouth Barracuda went to […]

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  Not to be outdone by the bull from Wolfsburg, BMW’s adopted super-luxury brand, Rolls Royce, offers its “most powerful and dynamic Rolls-Royce in history.” The Wraith, a car “with just a hint of the noir,” as Rolls says in an email. The car looks a little bit like when a Plymouth Barracuda went to […]

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Seven The Hard Way: Possibly The Coolest Auction Of The Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/seven-the-hard-way-possibly-the-coolest-auction-of-the-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/seven-the-hard-way-possibly-the-coolest-auction-of-the-year/#comments Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:51:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=474907 H.J Mulliners gave this model design the name “Flying Spur” which is well documented as the heraldic symbol of the Johnstone Clan in Scotland. The “Flying Spur” was awarded to the Johnstone clan for their help in allowing Bonnie Prince Charlie to escape on horseback. That’s authentic British heritage, no Bentley-by-Breitling-by-Bentley-by-Brietling-by-Volkswagen needed. You’re looking at […]

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H.J Mulliners gave this model design the name “Flying Spur” which is well documented as the heraldic symbol of the Johnstone Clan in Scotland. The “Flying Spur” was awarded to the Johnstone clan for their help in allowing Bonnie Prince Charlie to escape on horseback. That’s authentic British heritage, no Bentley-by-Breitling-by-Bentley-by-Brietling-by-Volkswagen needed. You’re looking at […]

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This Rolls Is Not. Let’s Hope The Girls Are http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/this-rolls-is-not-lets-hope-the-girls-are/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/this-rolls-is-not-lets-hope-the-girls-are/#comments Tue, 11 Sep 2012 10:18:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459862 In the olden days, when a Bentley was a rebadged Rolls Royce (or vice versa), it was easy to mistake one for the other. Bentley cleverly leveraged its “smart shopper” image into sales that were an order of magnitude higher than those of Rolls. Ever since Volkswagen forgot to check the trademark files, and subsequently […]

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In the olden days, when a Bentley was a rebadged Rolls Royce (or vice versa), it was easy to mistake one for the other. Bentley cleverly leveraged its “smart shopper” image into sales that were an order of magnitude higher than those of Rolls. Ever since Volkswagen forgot to check the trademark files, and subsequently […]

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Born From Props: Rolls Royce Presents Supermarine S6B Inspired Special Model Collection http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/born-from-props-rolls-royce-presets-supermarine-s6b-inspired-special-model-collection/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/born-from-props-rolls-royce-presets-supermarine-s6b-inspired-special-model-collection/#comments Fri, 17 Aug 2012 12:14:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=457159 This will be a wee complicated and very British: The Schneider Trophy, a prize competition for seaplanes was won several times by a Supermarine S6B, which in turn was powered by a  Rolls-Royce R Type engine. Follow so far? What does this have to do with cars? Honestly, not the foggiest. But Rolls-Royce Motor Cars […]

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This will be a wee complicated and very British: The Schneider Trophy, a prize competition for seaplanes was won several times by a Supermarine S6B, which in turn was powered by a  Rolls-Royce R Type engine. Follow so far? What does this have to do with cars? Honestly, not the foggiest. But Rolls-Royce Motor Cars […]

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BlingCarNate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/blingcarnate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/blingcarnate/#comments Thu, 19 Jul 2012 12:19:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453465 A 1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II, adorned with over a million Swarovski crystals is on display at the Four Seasons Hotel in Munich, Germany. According to London’s Daily Mail, “from boot to bonnet, the classic automobile shimmers with all the colours of the rainbow thanks to the unique way the crystals refract the light.” […]

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A 1962 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II, adorned with over a million Swarovski crystals is on display at the Four Seasons Hotel in Munich, Germany. According to London’s Daily Mail, “from boot to bonnet, the classic automobile shimmers with all the colours of the rainbow thanks to the unique way the crystals refract the light.” […]

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Does BMW Have a Fire Safety Problem With All of Its Brands’ Turbos? 2,916 More Non-Chevy-Volts Recalled For Fire Hazard http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/does-bmw-have-a-fire-safety-problem-with-all-of-its-brands-turbos-2916-more-non-chevy-volts-recalled-for-fire-hazard/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/does-bmw-have-a-fire-safety-problem-with-all-of-its-brands-turbos-2916-more-non-chevy-volts-recalled-for-fire-hazard/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:07:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=440363 It hasn’t gotten nearly as much attention as the handful of early production Tata Nanos that caught fire, or the Ferrari 458 recall, also for fire safety issues, or the newly expanded investigation into Jeep Wranglers burning, and certainly not nearly the attention given the near non-event with that one crash tested Chevy Volt, but […]

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It hasn’t gotten nearly as much attention as the handful of early production Tata Nanos that caught fire, or the Ferrari 458 recall, also for fire safety issues, or the newly expanded investigation into Jeep Wranglers burning, and certainly not nearly the attention given the near non-event with that one crash tested Chevy Volt, but […]

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Automotive Aloha: 1937 Rolls-Royce, Pre-War Bentley, And A Dakine Engine http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/automotive-aloha-1937-rolls-royce-pre-war-bentley-and-a-dakine-engine/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/automotive-aloha-1937-rolls-royce-pre-war-bentley-and-a-dakine-engine/#comments Sat, 14 Apr 2012 13:29:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=439872 Even when on vacation, I can’t help tripping over interesting stuff. In this case, quite literally. Ouch. My toe’s still bleeding. We’re on the windward side of Oahu, a low-key family-style vacation where I normally eschew the madding crowds of people who are better looking than me, embracing instead a backyard chaise-longue and a local […]

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Even when on vacation, I can’t help tripping over interesting stuff. In this case, quite literally. Ouch. My toe’s still bleeding. We’re on the windward side of Oahu, a low-key family-style vacation where I normally eschew the madding crowds of people who are better looking than me, embracing instead a backyard chaise-longue and a local […]

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