2013 Rolls Royce Ghost by Rolls-Royce North America

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1907 40/50 hp silver ghost london to edinburgh run of the silver ghost over 14,371 miles in top gear production moves to derby 1900 1906 march 1906 rolls-royce the company is established 1910 1904 collaboration agreed between rolls and royce c s rolls killed in aeroplane crash in bournemouth 1904 1911 4 may 1904 charles stewart rolls meets frederick henry royce at the midland hotel in manchester the spirit of ecstasy introduced design by sculptor charles sykes 1906 40/50 silver ghost 1914 aircraft engine production starts

introduction rolls-royce motor

sir malcolm campbell pictured at the wheel of bluebird in

‘ghost is seductively simple yet incredibly advanced.’ andreas thurner exterior designer in the tranquil seclusion of a seventeenth century country mansion in west sussex england a handpicked team of rolls-royce designers gathered together in secret they sought to create a modern lithe and dynamic rolls-royce motor car one that would also remain true to its luxurious heritage all that was known at that stage was that it would be smaller than phantom speculation about ghost’s design and specifications was rife among enthusiasts and motoring journalists then in the spring of 2008 rolls-royce motor cars released the first official sketches the car’s styling was instantly recognisable as a rolls-royce although less traditional than previous models in march 2009 the experimental car 200ex was unveiled at the geneva motor show an instant hit 200ex not only heralded a new direction for rolls-royce motor cars it also gave a tantalising glimpse of what was to come

to emphasise the natural beauty of the full grain veneer the facia of this ghost also features optional cross-banding veneer and subtle inlay 52

self-righting wheel hub centres they ensure that the interlinked ‘rr’ logo remains upright at all times the myth of the badge colour when david ogilvy wrote his famous advertisement for rolls-royce he stated ‘the rolls-royce radiator has never changed except for when sir henry royce died in 1933 and the monogram rr was changed from red to black’ however an internal rolls-royce memo dated 18 december 1930 proves this was untrue ‘the radiator medallion is filled in red and is generally the only red on the car artistically this may and often is considered to be wrong … could we not standardise a black fitting?’ the red medallion is still used by rolls-royce motor cars for their experimental models classic rolls-royce eyeball vents organ stops and dials provide a simple and elegant alternative to digital readouts and

main the atlantic chrome finished dashboard dials echo the exterior colour while the analogue displays maintain the timeless architecture of every phantom interior top right the standard fuel filler cap is replaced by a five-pin plug socket which sits under a clear window the tricolour leds represent the car’s charging status bottom right the interior is upholstered with an experimental vegetable-tanned leather that brings out more of the natural characteristics of the original animal hides and creates less