Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has today announced its second highest ever annual sales result in the marque’s 113-year history, up 6% on its 2015 results. A total of 4,011 cars were delivered to customers in more than 50 countries, affirming the brand’s strength and resilience in a year of challenging market conditions for luxury goods worldwide.
Two Bespoke Rolls-Royce commissions by Roger Daltrey are the first in a series of nine one-of-a-kind collectors’ pieces to be announced.
Rolls-Royce Ghost has been commended by the German car magazine, Auto Zeitung as being the best luxury car in the world. This success confirms Rolls-Royce’s position as the pinnacle luxury car manufacturer and proves how firmly the brand is established in Germany. Rolls-Royce Ghost ranked first in the category "The best luxury car”.
In an open letter published in the Financial Times on 18 February 2015, Rolls-Royce undertook to regularly inform its stakeholders about the progress of Project Cullinan. Continuing this dialogue, which has seen twice-yearly updates, Rolls-Royce today publishes photographs depicting the latest key milestone in the development programme of this new ‘all-terrain, high-sided vehicle’. This first full development vehicle will begin testing in public from tomorrow.
The first genuine Jaguar XKSS to be built in almost 60 years was given its world debut presentation in Los Angeles today by Jaguar Classic. The stunning XKSS, finished in Sherwood Green paint, has been created by the Jaguar Classic engineering team ahead of the production of nine cars for delivery to customers across the globe in 2017.
BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal is the quick build-up of a sizable number of stations in order to enable long-range travel for battery electric vehicle drivers. This will be an important step towards facilitating mass-market BEV adoption.
BMW i is expanding its engagement in electric mobility with the new BMW Digital Charging Service (DCS). The intelligent service for predictive, convenient, cost-effective and green power-optimised charging is connecting vehicles with the world of energy.
The BMW Art Car by John Baldessari celebrated its world premiere in the presence of the artist himself, Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO BMW of North America, and Jens Marquardt, BMW Motorsport Director , on occasion of Art Basel Miami Beach. Following the 40-year tradition of BMW Art Cars, Baldessari’s M6 GTLM will prove itself on the race track of Rolex 24 at DAYTONA on January 28 and 29, 2017.
The Bentley Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase has been named ‘Best Car for Being Driven In’ by Top Gear magazine.
The culinary team at Daylesford Organic, the award-winning farm and farm-shop collective, has created an organic British picnic to complement the flavours of the season and the Linley Hamper by Mulliner for the Bentley Bentayga.