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Rolls Royce Drophead: patent filing may have revealed new convertible

Images have surfaced from a Brazilian patent office showing what appears to be a new Rolls Royce convertible. Revealed on the TaycanEV forum, the vehicle shows teak decking at the rear – reminiscent of luxury speedboats of the 1920s – and a detail seen on Phantom Drophead Coupe models...

Struggle street: the cars yet to pass 25 sales so far this year

The new-car market has been competitive and cutthroat for a while, but the first half of 2020 increased the pressure to perform. With production delays due to coronavirus, a raft of exciting new models on the horizon, electric and hybrid cars upping their game and buyers facing financial limitations, every new vehicle on the market had to fight harder than ever to succeed...

Million-dollar scrapyard: final resting place for supercars in Dubai  

One of the world’s richest scrapyards is likely to expand after authorities in Dubai announced plans to step up efforts to clear the streets of abandoned luxury cars. According to Gulf News, approximately 2000 to 3000 cars are abandoned in Dubai each year...

Around the tracks: A tiny-wheeled Hummer, a Cybertruck camper and a Rolls-Royce design competition

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Porsche, Ferrari and Lamborghini boost sales despite slowest market in eight years

The top end of town treated themselves to record numbers of supercars in 2019 while the rest of us did it tough. Ferrari posted its fifth record in a row – and the seventh all-time high in nine years – while Lamborghini notched up its second record in a row and the fourth in the past five years...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost spied with less camouflage

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Ghost has been spied again, but this latest prototype is wearing less disguise than earlier vehicles. Unlike the prototype photographed back in June, this car doesn't seem to be wearing any false panels, meaning we have our first look at the new Ghost's front fascia. This vehicle also seems to be using production-ready headlights and tail-lights...

Rolls-Royce Cullinan Black Badge revealed

Rolls-Royce has revealed the stealthy and more powerful Cullinan Black Badge, becoming the first model on the marque's 'Architecture of Luxury' platform to get the Black Badge treatment. According to the high-end carmaker, the Cullinan Black Badge has had its drivetrain and chassis "re-engineered for enhanced dynamic performance", including increased outputs from the engine...

Rolls-Royce design chief leaves after just six months

Jozef Kaban, head of design for the Rolls-Royce brand, has left the company with immediate effect. Kaban joined the BMW Group in early 2017 to head up design for the core BMW brand, and moved over to become chief designer for Rolls-Royce in March this year. He replaced Giles Taylor, who quit the automaker in June 2018 to head up the design team responsible for the Chinese luxury marque Hongqi...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Volkswagen Australia Head of PR, Paul Pottinger

Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey are live from Motorsport Safety and Rescue as our ute mega test continues! After the recent launch, Kez reviews the 2020 BMW X4 M locally. We speak with the General Manager Corporate Communications for Volkswagen Australia, Paul Pottinger about the brand's SUV rollout, ID models, and the Skoda Kodiaq RS...

Rolls-Royce Pebble Beach 2019 Pastel Collection revealed

Rolls-Royce has shown off a trio of special vehicles based on the Ghost, Dawn and Wraith Black Badge for the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, with bespoke exterior colours and appointments. Dubbed the Pebble Beach 2019 Pastel Collection, the eye-catching models all feature a paint finish inspired by "this year's 'wildflower superbloom' on the Monterey Peninsula" which the company says helps to 'reaffirm' the idea that a Black Badge model "doesn't have to be black"...