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What's New for 2017: Rolls-Royce
What's New for 2017: Rolls-Royce

Life's good at the top—but it doesn't change very often, at least if Rolls-Royce is an indicator of how things are going for the 1 percent. Although Rolls-Royce still isn't offering (or at least not advertising) a clubbed baby seal interior hide, the brand will do just about anything else you...Read More»

Rolls-Royce Dawn Inspired by Fashion
Rolls-Royce 'Dawn--Inspired by Fashion' isn't for everyone, and that's the point

It would be easy to ridicule the newest offering from Rolls-Royce: a bespoke version of the company's new Dawn convertible called "Dawn--Inspired by Fashion". For starters, we're talking about Rolls-Royce, a company whose cars often straddle the line between luxury and absurdity. To make matters...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition
2013 Chevy Corvette, Honda Fit EV, BMW And Rolls-Royce Recall: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, you can now buy the 2012 Nissan Leaf without a reservation and Porsche is working on a Macan turbo. We reviewed the 2013 Chevy Corvette and a Lamborghini Aventador caught on fire. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Will you let your...Read More»

2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost
2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost Recalled For Potential Fire Hazard

Here's a sentence we won't get to type very often: Rolls-Royce has issued a recall for the 2010 Ghost. The problem lies in a faulty circuit board, which can cause damage to the vehicle's electric auxiliary water pump and, in certain cases, start an engine fire. If that description sounds a little...Read More»

MINI Inspired By Goodwood
The Cadillac Of MINI Coopers: MINI Inspired By Goodwood

If you’ve shied away from MINI because they just didn’t use enough burled walnut and lambswool carpeting in their cars, you’ll want to pay close attention to their display at the upcoming Auto Shanghai 2011. MINI has announced the MINI Inspired by Goodwood model, an ultra-luxury...Read More»

John Lennon Rolls-Royce Phantom V sedan by Flickr user edvvc
John Lennon's Rolls-Royce Phantom Has Its Own Caretaker

John Lennon's Rolls-Royce Phantom V, by Flickr user edvvc If you're an auto mechanic, your chances of being personally linked to one of the 20th century's biggest names in music have to be minuscule or non-existent. But Jim Walters is more than just a technician. He is an auto restorer of great...Read More»

Screencap from Ferrari's YouTube channel
Battle Of The Brands: Exotics And Premiums Disappoint On YouTube

Well, we've nearly come to the end of our look at automakers and their YouTube channels. We've already hit up American companies, as well as their European and Asian competitors. Now we reach the last leg of the trip: exotic and premium brands. And you might not be surprised to hear that this leg...Read More»

2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost
Rolls-Royce Ghost Goes Green(ish)

Early last month, we reported on surprising rumors that less-than-green Bentley is developing a hybrid powertrain for 2011. Not wanting to be left out of all the eco-fun, Bentley's high-end rival, Rolls-Royce, now says that it's also working on a hybrid powertrain -- one for the new Rolls-Royce...Read More»

2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost
Preview: 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost

  • What is it? A Rolls-Royce Phantom in a slightly smaller package • The basics: Twin-turbo V-12 power and a sub 5.0 second 0-60 mph time • On sale: Early next year, with a public showing and more details at the Frankfurt Auto Show • Price: $250,000 (est.) The 2010...Read More»

2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost
Video: 'Leaked' Rolls Royce Ghost Preview

As we mentioned yesterday, BMW is planning to unveil the Rolls-Royce Ghost at the Frankfurt Auto Show this September. However, a video clip (oddly, narrated by Rolls-Royce staff) has "leaked" to the interweb, and it offers quite a lot of information about the new model -- not to mention some very...Read More»

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Frankfurt: BMW Brings Hybrids, Special MINIs, Rolls-Royce Ghost

Naturally, the Frankfurt Auto Show is a huge event for Munich-based BMW, and this year's event will be no exception. The company is preparing to show off new BMW hybrids, special-edition MINIs, and deluxe Rolls-Royce models (if that's not redundant). Moreover, all three marques will be presented...Read More»

2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost
2010 Rolls Royce Ghost: Performance Specs Revealed

High performance probably isn't the first thing that pops into your mind when you think Rolls-Royce, but that's only because the marque's performance is overshadowed by its extreme luxury and old-world styling. The new 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost may overcome that hurdle, however, with its fresher...Read More»

2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost
2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost Spawning Coupe, Convertible

The 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost isn't yet public, and already, speculation has two more vehicles being spun from its architecture. Autocar reports that Rolls-Royce will cut down the four-door's chassis to build a new coupe and convertible, as it's done with the Phantom sedan and companion Coupe and...Read More»

2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost
Spy Shots: 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost

The 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost is on its way to the real world--but while it's not due to be revealed for months yet, spy photographers have grabbed clear shots of the new luxury sedan. The photos--cleaned up and presented over on Motor Authority--show a sedan substantially influenced by the...Read More»

2009 Bentley Arnage R
2011 Bentley Arnage Is Brewing

Bentley waved goodbye to its Arnage sedan last year with a Final Series, and now the Volkswagen Group ultra-luxury brand may be ready to reveal its plans for an Arnage replacement--at the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The Arnage replacement, reports a Dutch Web site, will be shown in...Read More»

2009 Rolls-Royce Phantom
Driven: 2009 Rolls-Royce Phantom

It’s 19 feet long, which means it would not fit in the master bedroom in my admittedly 1990s-era McMansion. It’s also $438,330, which means it’s not that much less expensive than said home, not to mention easily the most expensive test car I’ve ever tested or driven. So when it came time to...Read More»

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
Link Love From The Car Connection: Ferrari Goes For Big Bills, Rolls Royce Ghost In The Flesh, And A Flashback To Simpler Times

Big spender -- Well, someone out there still has money: a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa has sold at auction for a whopping €9,020,000 ($12,135,000). No word on who the winner was, but we're pretty sure it wasn't us. At least we hope it wasn't. [Autogespot] Pardon me, ragazzi-- Speaking of Ferrari...Read More»

Morgan Aero SuperSports
Link Love From The Car Connection: Ford Raptor Goes To Baja, Toyota CEO Goes Nurgburgringin', And Geely Is Hilarious

If only -- Morgan Motor Company makes 100 years old in 2009, and to celebrate, the exclusive British automaker has cranked out a top-notch ride for its top-drawer clientele. We're reveling in the power and beauty of the Aero SuperSports, but we're wishing had the trust fund for the £25,000 (nearly...Read More»

Ghost the Movie
Moore is Less? Rolls-Royce Picks Ghost for New Sedan

Rolls-Royce is flashing back to its own past for the name of its new sedan--the "Ghost," according to CEO Tom Purves. Purves announced the name for the new small Roller at the Shanghai auto show today. It's the first use of the name, though there have been Silver Ghosts in the Rolls lineup. (Then...Read More»

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