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2020 Rolls-Royce Ghost spied inside and out

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Ghost has been photographed again by our spy agency, but this time around they managed to snag pictures of the car's interior. From what we can see, the overall design doesn't stray far from the stately design theme laid out by the Phantom and Cullinan with leather, wood, shiny metal and large round vents in abundance...

Rolls-Royce Wraith Eagle VIII revealed

Rolls-Royce has unveiled the Wraith Eagle VIII this week, ahead of its public debut a the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este on May 24. Just 50 examples of this very special Wraith will be produced, created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of "one of the most pivotal moments of the 20th century"...

Rolls-Royce reveals Champagne Chest

Rolls-Royce dabbles in a world most manufacturers couldn't dream of. At some brands, leather is considered a luxury option. At others, you can have that leather quilted, or stitched in all manner of crazy colours. At Rolls-Royce, that's just run-of-the-mill. At Rolls-Royce, it takes something seriously special to register as a special options...

Rolls-Royce auctioning one-off 2020 Phantom

Rolls-Royce will celebrate its 115th birthday with a one-off 2020 Phantom, set to be auctioned in New York by RM Sotheby's. Details about the car are hard to come by, but the teaser image you see here likely provides a hint. It'll be red, and the cabin will feature a "hand-crafted leather work of art". What that will look like remains to be seen...

Rolls-Royce appoints Bugatti Veyron stylist as new design chief

Jozef Kabaň has been appointed the new head of design for Rolls-Royce, effective from April 1, 2019. He effectively replaces Giles Taylor who quit the company suddenly in the middle of 2018 to move to the Chinese luxury marque Hongqi. A year after graduating from the Royal College of Design in London, Kabaň was given the task of designing the exterior of the Bugatti Veyron...

Rolls-Royce set for another record-breaking year with Cullinan

In 2018 super-luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce sold a record 4,107 cars – a huge number when you consider just nine years ago when current CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos arrived, they were selling just 1000 cars. “There’s nobody selling more cars than Rolls-Royce in the same segment, which we define as cars with a price tag over US$250,000 ($351,501), thanks to the extraordinary number of high net-worth individuals these days...

Exclusive: Toyota customers pay more luxury car tax than owners of Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Bentley – and Audi, BMW and Lexus

EXCLUSIVE Toyota customers are paying more Luxury Car Tax than buyers of most prestige brands, prompting renewed calls to scrap the 33 per cent levy on vehicles priced above the $66,331 threshold. Luxury Car Tax has reaped the Federal Government more than $5 billion over the past decade – including more than $695 million in the last financial year alone...

Rolls-Royce struggling to meet demand for Cullinan

Rolls-Royce is reportedly maxing out its production capacity after the launch of its "high-sided" Cullinan crossover, having also set a sales record in 2018. Industry journal Automotive News reports the company's first SUV (though Rolls-Royce refuses to use such a pedestrian term) has filled the order books through to July already, and that the company's sole plant in Goodwood is maxed out...

2020 Rolls-Royce Ghost spied again

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Ghost has been spied again, this time during cold weather testing in Sweden. The prototype seen here wears the same level of camouflage as the vehicle photographed at the end of January on the back of a flat-bed truck, wedged between two BMW crossovers. With our view no longer obstructed by two wagons, we can see the front and rear of the new sedan more clearly...

2020 Rolls-Royce Ghost spied

The next-generation Rolls-Royce Ghost has been photographed on the back of a flat-bed truck, wedged between a pair of BMW X5 crossovers. Compared to today's car, the new Ghost looks to have a more heavily raked boot lid for a slightly sportier look, although there's still no danger of it being branded as a "four-door coupe"...

Former Rolls-Royce design boss lands at Hongqi

FAW has appointed Giles Taylor, formerly head of design at Rolls-Royce, as its new vice president of design and chief creative officer. Although the Chinese automaker has a number of in-house brands, including Junpai and Besturn, the company says Taylor will be "chiefly responsible for creating unique design strategies and style concepts" for its flagship Hongqi marque...