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  Posts from the Rolls Royce Category at Autoblog
The oldest Rolls Royce known to be a runner is going up for auction at Bonhams in London on the 3rd of December.
That's what Rolls Royce would have you believe, but EVO is certain this is the Spirit of Ecstasy's upcoming hard-top two-door, previewed by the 101EX concept and recently confirmed for production.
Picture this – you're screaming around the Nurburgring in a not-insubstantial Rolls Royce Phantom, hammer down, stereo on, trying to complete a circuit of the 14-mile course before the woofers go still.
www.autoblog.com /category/rolls-royce   (3173 words)

  
  ROLLS ROYCE
Rolls went to the New York Motor Show to exhibit Rolls-Royce cars in 1906 and also attended an exhibition organised by the Aero Club of America and was introduced to the Wright Brothers.
Royce did not like the Spirit of Ecstasy, which he judged her to be just a fashionable bauble and complained that she spoiled the clear line of the car's bow.
Royce was prompted to think about a lower variation of the Spirit of Ecstasy, by which alteration a driver might benefit from clear vision even with the windscreen lower and his seating position reduced in turn.
www.speedace.info /automotive_directory/rolls_royce.htm   (7092 words)

  
  Rolls-Royce History - Edmunds.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A partnership between Charles Stewart Rolls and Frederick Henry Royce, British-based Rolls-Royce Ltd. was officially formed in 1906.
The first Rolls to be produced postwar was the Silver Wraith.
Rolls changed hands yet again in the '90s.
www.edmunds.com /rollsroyce/history.html   (545 words)

  
  Rolls-Royce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is part of the marine business of Rolls Royce plc and until 15 January 1999 it was known as Rolls Royce and Associates.
Nicknames for Rolls-Royce cars are "Rolls", "Roller" and "Double R", although in Derby, where the headquarters of Rolls-Royce plc is located, the firm is commonly known as "Royce's".
He was introduced to Charles Stewart Rolls at the Midland Hotel in Manchester on May 4 of that year, and the pair agreed to a deal where Royce would manufacture cars, to be sold exclusively by Rolls.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rolls-Royce   (1630 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce plc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Rolls-Royce company was founded in 1906 by Henry Royce and C.S. Rolls and produced its first aircraft engine in 1914.
In 1988, Rolls Royce acquired NEI (North Eastern Industries), a group of companies associated with electrical generation and power management, based in the North East of England.
Rolls Royce Marine Power Operations Ltd (a subsiduary company) is one of the world's largest makers of marine propulsion systems.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rolls-Royce_plc   (993 words)

  
 THE HISTORY OF ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Royce was the son of an impoverished miller from Alwalton near Peterborough and he had, by any standards, a difficult start in life.
Rolls was born into the aristocracy, being the third son of Lord and Lady Llangattock.
Rolls tried the car and became a wholehearted enthusiast and he said afterwards that Royce 'was the man I have been looking for years'.
www.transcoinc.net /founders.htm   (5584 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nicknames for Rolls-Royce cars are Rolls and Roller, although in Derby (where the headquarters of Rolls-Royce plc are located), the firm is universally known as Royce's.
He was introduced to Charles Stewart Rolls in a Manchester hotel on the May 4 that year, and the pair agreed a deal where Royce would manufacture cars, to be sold exclusively by Rolls.
The British press, particularly the tabloids, expressed consternation that this symbol of British excellence was being sold to the Germans, and in such an undignified manner.
www.moorpark.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Rolls-Royce   (1574 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce - Wikicars
Rolls-Royce is a British car and aero-engine manufacturing company founded by Henry Royce and C.S. Rolls on 15 March 1906 and was the result of a partnership formed in 1904.
He was introduced to Charles Stewart Rolls at the Midland Hotel in Manchester on May 4 of that year, and the pair agreed to a deal where Royce would manufacture cars, to be sold exclusively by Rolls.
VW claimed that it had only really wanted Bentley anyway, and in sales terms this was the stronger brand, with Bentley models out-selling the equivalent Rolls Royce by around two to one.
wikicars.org /en/Rolls-Royce   (999 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce
Manchester electrical engineer Henry Royce built a batch of three Decauville-inspired 10hp twin-cylinder cars under his own name in 1904; Lord Llangattock's surprising son, the Hon.
Rolls was looking for a light car of quality to sell alongside the Continental imports in his West London motor agency; the two combined to create a motoring legend.
The Ghost survived until 1925 (joined in 1922 by a 20 hp) and was supplanted by the ohv New Phantom, a transitional design which gave way to the more comprehensively revised Phantom II in 1929.
www.vea.qc.ca /vea/marques1/rolls.htm   (296 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce and Its Aircraft Engines
Rolls made a roundtrip flight between Dover, England and Sangatte, France, on June 2, 1910.
The rich man, Charles Stuart Rolls, was the son of the wealthy Lord Llangattock.
A smaller bypass engine, the Rolls Royce Spey, also was built under license in the United States.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Aerospace/Rolls-Royce/Aero54.htm   (1666 words)

  
 British Motor Manufacturers 1894-1960, Rolls-Royce
Royce investigated means of expanding, and electrical components for the new motor industry seemed promising.
Before the year was out Royce was testing his own engines and the first Royce prototype took to the roads on 1st April 1904.
Rolls had been looking for a quality British make to sell and the new Royce seemed to meet his requirements.
www.britishmm.co.uk /history.asp?id=767   (428 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Rolls Royce   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phantom convertible sold out for 2 years The Rolls Royce 100EX convertible hasn’t even entered production yet, and already is sold out for the first...
The Phantom Converitble sold out for two years May 26th, 2006 by nordau The Rolls Royce 100EX isn't in production yet and is now already sold out for...
Rolls Royce cabrio op voorhand al twee jaar uitverkocht
technorati.com /tag/Rolls+Royce   (549 words)

  
 Der Neue Rolls-Royce - Car and Driver Magazine - February 2003
A BMW V-12 powers the new Rolls, driving the rear wheels through the ZF six-speed automatic transmission that can be found in the current 7-series.
Two thousand welds go into the underframe to which the outer panels are attached; most of those are aluminum, but the front fenders are sheet-molding-compound plastic and the trunklid is steel because the shape could not be formed satisfactorily in aluminum.
At about 5500 pounds, this Rolls is 185 pounds heavier than a Silver Seraph but is also a significantly bigger car — just over 19 feet long.
www.caranddriver.com /article.asp?section_id=19&article_id=1792&page_number=1   (769 words)

  
 Rolls Royce - Top Speed
The name Rolls Royce is derived from Charles S. Rolls and Henry Royce.
The first was of aristocratic descent, with a distinctive education, whilst the second was the son of an impoverished miller, yet they both teamed up and made one hell of a corporation.
Rolls Royce is a legend a classic car is a Trade Mark Brand that everyone in the world knows very well.
www.topspeed.com /cars/rolls-royce/index85.html   (1655 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce Spy Photos
The Phantom-based convertible is expected to join the company's lineup in 2007, with the upcoming Bentley Continental GT convertible as the next closest competition, give or take a couple hundred thousand dollars.
Since BMW took over the company nearly three years ago, sales of Rolls' single Phantom model haven't quite met with the parent company's expectations.
The recent stretched version of the Phantom has increased the brand's appeal in the Middle East, but the company needs a slightly more dynamic product — along the lines of this Phantom-based convertible — in order to broaden its American consumer base and further pin Maybach into the corner.
www.rolls-royce.150m.com /spy/indexen.html   (413 words)

  
 HISTORY OF ROLLS-ROYCE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nicknames for Rolls-Royce cars are ''Rolls'', ''Roller'' and ''Double R'', although in Derby (where the headquarters of Rolls-Royce plc are located), the firm is universally known as ''Royce's''.
He was introduced to Charles Stewart Rolls in a Manchester hotel on the May 4 that year, and the pair agreed a deal where Royce would manufacture cars, to be sold exclusively by Rolls.
The British press, particularly the tabloids, expressed consternation that this symbol of British excellence was being sold to the Germans, and in such an undignified manner.
www.duttondirect.com /history/view/make:rolls-royce   (1636 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Rolls-Royce (Ballantine's illustrated history of the car: marque book): Books: L. J. K Setright   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Next is the American Rolls Royce car factory at Springfield and its collapse after the stock crash, the developments in the cars, and the acquisition of Bentley by RR.
Setright gives an interesting account of Royce's and the companies' cautious yet rigorous philosophy of technical development, commitment to the highest standards, and the unexpected benefits of over-engineering, all set in the context of their respective era's.
Such as Mr Ellor a "supercharging genius" from whom Rolls Royce got a lead in supercharging technology for the Schneider trophy, later used in the Merlin engine of Hurricane, Spitfire, and Lancaster bomber.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0345023862?v=glance   (738 words)

  
 APpa 07/26 1407 Rajneesh-Rolls Royce By DANIEL J. WAKIN Associated Press Writer NEWARK, N
APpa 07/26 1407 Rajneesh-Rolls Royce By DANIEL J. WAKIN Associated Press Writer NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- When the unusual Oregon community of Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh collapsed two years ago, the world's largest fleet of Rolls Royces suddenly was up for sale.
The Bhagwan bought his first Rolls Royce, a Corniche, in 1980 and had it plated with armor.
After establishing his commune in Oregon, followers of the Bhagwan said their leader wanted a new Rolls for each day of the year, and began ordering two a month from dealers.
www.skepticfiles.org /cultinfo/rolls.htm   (748 words)

  
 BMW World - Rolls-Royce
Almost 100 years from the time when Henry Royce took his first car on its trial run, BMW produces its first Rolls-Royce.
The low-rise plant, designed to blend into the rolling landscape, will feature 400,000 trees and shrubs and what is said to be the largest biomass roof in Europe, with green plants growing out of the shingles.
Forty percent of them will be in North America, Rolls CEO Tony Gott says.
www.bmwworld.com /models/new/rr.htm   (432 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph Article @ MetalworkArt.com (Metalwork Art)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Seraph, the gear selector is column mounted and the gauges follow a traditional Rolls-Royce layout (for example, there is no tachometer).
In both cars the seats and top roll are finished in Connolly leather, with dashboard trim and folding picnic trays for rear passengers finished in glossy burl walnut veneer.
The Seraph was known for its fast acceleration and responsive handling, making it a worthy competitor of the Arnage.
metalworkart.com /encyclopedia/Rolls-Royce_Silver_Seraph   (442 words)

  
 Lovemarks | Rolls Royce
When Rolls met Royce, he exclaimed: "I just met the greatest engineer in the world!".
Since 1904, the year that the company was founded, Rolls Royce has created a legend around its cars that are considered as objects of art.
Henry Royce once said: "Quality remains, when price is forgotten".
www.lovemarks.com /lm/read/?LID=1443   (163 words)

  
 John Lennon's Rolls Royce
The fax, unfortunately, was received on one of those old waxy fax sheets and some of the information (a small middle part) was lost in the transmission.
The Beatles used the Rolls exclusively in their heyday from 1966 to 1969.
The car was loaned out to several rock stars such as the Rolling Stones, the Moody Blues, and Bob Dylan.
beatles.ncf.ca /rolls.html   (1444 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce Phantom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The founder and Chief Engineer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars gave us these words almost a century ago, but they remain as valid today as they were then.
The new Rolls-Royce Phantom is the result of an intense four year design and engineering programme that has not only produced a new motor car, but also established a manufacturing plant and a new company.
Each facet of the programme has been faithful to Royce's maxim.
www.autointell-news.com /european_companies/rolls-royce-bmw/rolls-royce-phantom/rolls-royce-phantom-01.htm   (1044 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce Phantom
Optional "Theatre" version could be selected with two individual rear seats divided by a centre console - thus converting the car into a 4-seater.
In 1904 Frederick Henry Royce (from 1930 Sir F. Henry Royce, Bart.) and Charles Stewart Rolls, son of Lord Llangattock, had founded the Rolls-Royce marque.
During the 99th year of its history the Rolls-Royce Phantom showed, which pace BMW Group intended to set for the future.
www.rrab.com /rphantom.htm   (869 words)

  
 voitures-rollsroyce.com voitures rolls royce phantom rolls royce 100ex
voitures-rollsroyce.com est un site de presentation de la marque Rolls Royce.
voitures-rollsroyce.com est de presenter les differentes voitures de Rolls Royce : La Rolls Royce Phantom et la Rolls Royce 100ex.
Pour plus d'informations,vous pouvez consulter le site officiel Rolls Royce www.rolls-royce.fr
www.voitures-rollsroyce.com   (68 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce eyes possible Virginia expansion - Washington Business Journal:
Rolls, which also has a data systems office in Reston, has offices in more than 60 other North American locations.
Christie Miller, a spokeswoman for the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, says her group can't comment on any potential negotiations with Rolls- Royce, which employs 140 people in Chantilly.
She did say, however, that Virginia economic development officials feel "privileged" to be on Rolls-Royce's short list for possible future growth.
washington.bizjournals.com /washington/stories/2006/11/27/daily51.html   (682 words)

  
 Rolls Royces to come with lifetime Sirius subscription - Engadget
In a move that will probably surprise no one, Rolls Royce has decided to make Sirius satellite radio standard in all of their vehicles, along with a lifetime subscription to the service (whether this refers to your lifetime or the car's is unclear).
According to the Sirius Satellite Radio Terms and Conditions, which was sitting in my mailbox when I arrived home from work, and I quote, "You may only transfer a lifetime Subscription to a different SIRIUS Receiver a maximum of three times." It also notes that a transfer fee of $75 my apply.
Rolls Royce is now owned by BMW, as is Mini.
www.engadget.com /2006/01/11/rolls-royces-to-come-with-lifetime-sirius-subscription   (1089 words)

  
 Rolls-Royce Phantom
The founder and Chief Engineer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars gave us these words almost a century ago, but they remain as valid today as they were then.
The new Rolls-Royce Phantom is the result of an intense four year design and engineering programme that has not only produced a new motor car, but also established a manufacturing plant and a new company.
Each facet of the programme has been faithful to Royce's maxim.
www.autointell.com /european_companies/rolls-royce-bmw/rolls-royce-phantom/rolls-royce-phantom-01.htm   (1044 words)

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