Rolls-Royce Unveils Most Advanced Black Badge Motorcar Yet in SEA

Posted in LUXURY CARS on November 26, 2021
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce has pulled the curtains back on the Black Badge Ghost in South East Asia. According to the marque, the new model is the ‘purest’ and most ‘technologically advanced’ Black Badge expression yet. In terms of updates, the Black Badge Ghost features a slew that’ll pique the interest of Rolls-Royce fans. The new model uses the same twin-turbocharged 6.75-litre V12 engine as its predecessor but has been beefed up to output a hefty Read More »

Born From Heritage: Rolls-Royce’s Black Badge Family

Posted in LUXURY CARS on October 20, 2021
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce is taking a trip down memory lane, by reflecting on its Black Badge legacy with three commissions from prominent clients throughout four decades in its 117-year long history. The desire for self-expression is intrinsic in all humans. This is one of the reasons why clients are so drawn to Rolls-Royce — offering opportunities to push boundaries and challenge the convention. It is no surprise that the motor car company has been considered Read More »

Rolls-Royce Announces Its First Fully Electric Vehicle, Spectre

Posted in LUXURY CARS on September 30, 2021
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced today that it will be releasing its first fully electric car, the Spectre. The vehicle is an ode to its founding fathers, Charles Rolls and Sir Henry Royce who both wanted to create the best motorcar in the world.  Rolls had prophesied an electric future for automobiles. In 1900, Rolls created an early version of an electric car called the Columbia and decided electric vehicles would be ideal. “The Read More »

Salon Privé 2021: Rolls-Royce Celebrates Bespoke Commissions

Posted in LUXURY CARS on September 2, 2021
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce has displayed two of its bespoke commissions at Salon Privé 2021, an exclusive Concours d’Elégance held at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. The two cars on display are the Black Badge Wraith and the Black Badge Cullinan. Black Badge Cullinan The Black Badge Cullinan features a plethora of bespoke appointments, the most notable of which is a highly contemporary Bespoke Verde Ermes green for the coachwork. It also has a dark chrome Spirit of Read More »

Hybrid and Electric Luxury Car Sales Are On the Rise

Posted in LUXURY CARS on July 13, 2021
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Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid; Credit: Bentley 2020 was an unprecedented year for many industries and the automotive industry, in particular, saw a 20% drop year-on-year but registration for electric and hybrid vehicles grew more than 137% as compared to 2019. In the realm of luxury cars, there is a trend that buyers are switching to hybrid or electric cars (EVs). For example, in the first quarter of 2021, Porsche’s fully electric Taycan outperformed the Boxter, Read More »

The Evolving Pleasures of Driving

Posted in BMW, LUXURY CARS on June 29, 2021
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Since the invention of the internal combustion engine, automakers have been obsessed with increasing the maximum output and speed of their creations. There’s just something about hearing the purr of a well-tuned engine and feeling the car surge forward in response that brings out something primal in all drivers. This is of course due to the rush of adrenaline we get from engaging in anything dangerous or exciting. For years, drivers have been chasing this Read More »

Rolls-Royce Landspeed Collection Celebrates The Forgotten Record Holder

Posted in LUXURY CARS on June 25, 2021
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Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection The year was 1937 when Captain George Eyston’s Thunderbolt reached a record land speed of 312 mph, powered by two Rolls-Royce R V12 aero engines. The British racer was not new to the world of racing as two years prior, he had already set new 24-hour and 48-hour endurance speed records held at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. For his outstanding achievements, he was presented with the Segrave Read More »

Rolls-Royce Unveils New Bespoke Boat Tail

Posted in LUXURY CARS on June 1, 2021
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The brainchild of three die-hard fans and the esteemed marque’s new Coachbuild program, the Boat Tail is one of Rolls-Royce’s most interesting models to date. Crafted using a traditional technique known as coachbuilding, the new automotive takes cues from the hull of a J-class yacht, with the nautical influence clearly seen in its distinctive rear end. Like any Rolls-Royce, it’s packed with a range of exquisite features serving to enhance the car’s beauty and user Read More »

Rolls-Royce Collaborates with Hermès to Create Bespoke Phantom Oribe

Posted in LUXURY CARS on April 29, 2021
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Rolls-Royce’s latest bespoke creation was commissioned by Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, an entrepreneur, art collector and lover of supercars. The Phantom Oribe was envisioned as part of a pair; a “land jet” meant to complement his newly commissioned private jet. It seems that good things come in pairs for Maezawa. He ordered a new car and a private jet, and comissioned two iconic brands to bring his latest project to life. This special automobile represents Read More »