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BMW files to trademark 'Silent Shadow' name, likely for electrified Rolls-Royce – UPDATE

UPDATE, 19 January 2021: Sources at Rolls-Royce have all but confirmed the company's intention to launch a fully-electric Silent Shadow model. British publication Autocar is reporting an electric Phantom prototype is being tested by Rolls-Royce in Munich, at the headquarters of its parent company, BMW...

2021 Rolls-Royce new cars

Rolls-Royce sold 40 cars in Australia in the months leading up to December 2020 – only eight short of its total at the same point in 2019. The main event for 2021 will be the arrival of the second-generationGhost sedan, which debuted in September 2020. Shortly thereafter, a Ghost Extended variant – featuring a lengthened body – followed...

Around the tracks: Man has two Kia Sportages stolen in one month

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...

Around the tracks: A Mercedes-Benz GLA gets lost on a race track

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...

2021 Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Dawn and Wraith Black Badge gain Neon Nights special editions

The 2021 Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Dawn and Wraith Black Badge 'Neon Nights' special editions have been unveiled, adding a splash of colour to the British brand's dark-themed performance models. Rolls-Royce says just four of each Neon Nights-hued Black Badge model will be offered, each featuring a different exterior and interior colour scheme inspired by "the natural world"...

REVISIT: 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended: $740,000 Rolls makes its Australian debut

It's Halloween, and this is a GHOST! So, we couldn't resist a revisit.  September 24: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has launched its new Ghost Extended in Australia. This lengthened-version comes off the back of the all-new Ghost's global reveal earlier in September...

Rolls-Royce professionally renders the design concepts of kids

Super-luxury brand Rolls-Royce has professionally rendered the dream cars of kids, as part of an international design competition. From 5000 submissions four winners were eventually selected, each in one of the following categories; technology, environment, fantasy and fun. Chenyang from China, aged 13, took the top prize in the technology category, with the Rolls-Royce Bluebird II...

Gallery: Dune bashing in the Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Right here is where I could insert a (unexpectedly alliterative) joke about which dirty big dune basher Darth Vader would terrorise Tatooine in before dashing to Dagobah. Or, considering we're talking about dunes, perhaps a joke on what the Duke of Caladan would tour the spice mines of Arrakis in... Of course, here in the real world, the jokes are hardly needed at all...

2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost revealed

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has pulled back the sheet on the 2021 Ghost sedan, giving a first glimpse and key details of what to expect from the new model. The new Ghost follows the Rolls-Royce Post Opulent design philosophy, thus “rejecting superficial expressions of wealth,” according to press materials...

Rolls-Royce shows off limited-edition Dawn Silver Bullet

First announced back in March, Rolls-Royce has now released official photos of the Dawn Silver Bullet. Limited to a build of just 50 vehicles, Rolls-Royce says the model is inspired by the big roadsters of the 1920s. Designed as a roadster version of the Dawn Drophead, the Silver Bullet sees the rear seats replaced with an aero cowling finished in tan-coloured upholstery with a titanium windbreak...

Classic Rolls-Royce goes electric

Up to 30 classic Rolls-Royces are set to be restored with electric powertrains by British conversion specialists Lunaz. The Phantom V and Silver Cloud variants will be offered in a range of body styles, including four-door limousine, two-door coupé and drop head coupé. The Phantom V draws power from a 120kWh battery pack, while the Silver Cloud draws power from a 80kWh battery pack...