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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom revealed, here in Q4 - UPDATE

Update - Rolls-Royce has announced initial details for the Australian market. See bottom of article for details The all-new 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom has been revealed this week in the UK, pitched by the company as the "most technologically-advanced Rolls-Royce ever"...

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2019 Rolls-Royce Project Cullinan SUV spied
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2019 Rolls-Royce Project Cullinan SUV spied

The Rolls-Royce Project Cullinan crossover has been spied being hustled through the many twists and turns of the Nurburgring Nordschleife, of all places. Comparing spy photos of the new "high-bodied car" with those of the next-generation Phantom, it's clear the two will have very similar styling up front...


Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge gets UK police livery
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Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge gets UK police livery

Rolls-Royce has decked out a Ghost Black Badge in UK police livery for the Chichester Police Station Open Day, in support of Sussex Police. Like the Holden/Vauxhall Astra and Ford Focus police cars typically used in the UK, the Rolls-Royce features authentic police lights, a police radio, and Sussex police decals which cover the 'Andalusian White' paint...


2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom revealed in leaked brochure
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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom revealed in leaked brochure

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has potentially been revealed via a leaked online brochure. The images you see here were originally posted on AutoHome. The photos were reposted by Autocar before the Chinese car website took them down...


Rolls-Royce to skip hybrids and go straight to EVs
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Rolls-Royce to skip hybrids and go straight to EVs

Rolls-Royce vehicles will one day feature electric drivetrains and autonomous driving modes, but that day isn't in the near or, even, medium term future. Torsten Mueller-Otvoes, CEO of Rolls-Royce, spoke to Autocar during the Goodwood Festival of Speed and outlined the company's thinking on electrified drivetrains...


Jon Olsson smokes tyres in his 604kW Rolls-Royce Wraith - Video
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Jon Olsson smokes tyres in his 604kW Rolls-Royce Wraith - Video

Swedish pro free-skier-turned-video blogger, Jon Olsson, has shown off his latest purchase - a modified Rolls-Royce Wraith - which he has named 'George'. In his latest video, he gives a walkaround of the 6.6-litre twin-turbo V12 luxury sports car, which has had its power output increased by over 150-horsepower, to 810hp (604kW)...


Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge revealed - UPDATE
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Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge revealed - UPDATE

Update - Rolls-Royce's Australian division has given local pricing for the Dawn Black Badge. See bottom of article for details The stealthy Rolls-Royce Dawn Black Badge has been revealed for the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend...


2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom teased ahead of late July debut
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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom teased ahead of late July debut

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has been teased ahead of its debut on July 27, London time. The reveal of the new Phantom will kick off The Great Eight Phantoms event. The show at Mayfair in the UK's capital will not only feature the next-generation vehicle, but also classic examples from the Phantom's past...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 2, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 2, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Rolls-Royce 'Sweptail' one-off debuts in Italy
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Rolls-Royce 'Sweptail' one-off debuts in Italy

The one-off Rolls-Royce 'Sweptail' was unveiled over the weekend at the Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este. According to Rolls-Royce, the history of the Sweptail commission began in 2013 when a "connoisseur and collector of distinctive, one-off items including super-yachts and private aircraft" came to the company with an idea for a bespoke luxury coupe...


Rolls-Royce 'Project Cullinan' SUV coming in 2019
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Rolls-Royce 'Project Cullinan' SUV coming in 2019

The upcoming Rolls-Royce SUV, dubbed 'Project Cullinan' has been confirmed for a 2019 debut, the company has revealed. While the British luxury marque refuses to call it something as pedestrian as an SUV - rather referring to it as an "all-terrain, high-sided vehicle" - the new Rolls-Royce will aim to become the most opulent and desirable high-riding vehicle on sale when it launches sometime during 2019...


2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom: New details revealed
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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom: New details revealed

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom will be revealed before the end of the year, the company has confirmed, with some initial details also released this week. Speaking at the launch of the marque's new showroom in Richmond, Victoria, Ian Grant - Rolls-Royce's global client sales manager for the Asia Pacific region - said the new Phantom will be much lighter, feature improved manoeuvrability and an evolution of the current car's design...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


Last Rolls-Royce Phantom VII rolls off the line, replacement not due until 2018
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Last Rolls-Royce Phantom VII rolls off the line, replacement not due until 2018

The final seventh-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has rolled off the company's Goodwood production line in the UK. The current generation Phantom has been on sale since 2003, and is one of the oldest new cars currently on sale in Australia, sitting between the Morgan 4/4 and the Suzuki APV...


Most searched car brands of 2016
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Most searched car brands of 2016

Google has revealed its most searched automotive brands of 2016 - and the most popular car make may surprise you. Honda topped the 2016 most searched brands list, followed by German luxury brand Mercedes-Benz and electric car powerhouse Tesla. Teenage daydreamers looked up Lamborghini, while Swedish premium maker Volvo's new design language has clearly had an effect on potential customers, with it ranking fifth...


2012 BMW 5 Series GT, 7 Series, Rolls-Royce Ghost recalled for safety fix
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2012 BMW 5 Series GT, 7 Series, Rolls-Royce Ghost recalled for safety fix

UPDATE: The Rolls-Royce model affected was listed incorrectly on the government recalls website. It was the Ghost Series I affected, not the Phantom. Several BMW Group models have been recalled this week, including the 2012 BMW 5 Series GT, 7 Series and Rolls-Royce Ghost Series I, over concerns a faulty sensor could cause the front airbags and seat belt pretensioners to not deploy...


2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom spied without false body panels
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2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom spied without false body panels

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom has been spied again doing testing on public roads in Germany. Although it’s wrapped head to toe in camouflage, this latest prototype doesn’t feature the false body panels, or temporary head- and tail-light units, that were attached to earlier development vehicles, including the car spotted back in June...


Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce and others skipping Paris motor show - UPDATE
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Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce and others skipping Paris motor show - UPDATE

Update - Volkswagen subsidiaries Bentley and Lamborghini have also pulled out of the Paris motor show as the German company cuts spending after the 'Dieselgate' saga. See bottom of article for details Big name manufacturers including Ford, Volvo and Rolls-Royce have chosen to skip the Paris motor show next month, choosing to spend their marketing dollars elsewhere...


Cheapest to most expensive: The car brands with the biggest price ranges

Cheapest to most expensive: The car brands with the biggest price ranges

The confirmation of the pricing for the all-new Honda NSX – at a huge $420,000 plus on-road costs – made a few people in the CarAdvice office gasp. But it also got the team to thinking – that’s a big gap between the cheapest Honda model to the dearest..


2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report
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2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report

When it comes to a concentrated snapshot of mankind's four-wheeled achievements, the Goodwood Festival Of Speed takes some beating. If your blood runs high on octane, it should be at the sharp end of your personal bucket list. If you're not yet the gearhead, the FoS, as it nicknames itself, will almost certainly convert you...