Rolls-Royce

By Tempus | 21 May 2022

How to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Since her coronation in June 1953, just over a year after she became Queen, Elizabeth II has been a record-busting monarch in every sense of the word. Not only has the Queen served for a mileston... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Apr 2022

High performance art: a chat with competitive skier and award-winning designer Andreas Pichler

For many designers, the adage ‘form follows function’ is the beating heart of innovation. But just because a design needs to meet its objective doesn’t mean it can’t also ... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Feb 2022

Rolls-Royce redesigns its iconic Spirit of Ecstasy figurine

Rolls-Royce has redesigned its famed Spirit of Ecstasy figurine to coincide with the release of its new all-electric car, Spectre, 111 years to the day after the figurine was first... Read More

By Tempus | 29 Jan 2022

A look at Rolls-Royce's 2021 bespoke models

In 2021, the House of Rolls-Royce has fulfilled whimsical and wonderful client commissions, resulting in undeniable advancements of Bespoke manufacturing. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has explored, develope... Read More

By Peter Malmstrom | 26 Jan 2022

High fashion: behind the wheel of the Rolls-Royce Black Badge Ghost

Much secrecy surrounded the launch of the new Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Black Badge Ghost. Press embargoes and NDAs were in abundance when I first saw the car on static display in a Wimbledon d... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 15 Oct 2021

Bond behind the wheel: a look at 007's relationship with Aston Martin

Let’s face it; James Bond wasn’t originally an Aston Martin kind of guy. While Hollywood would have us believe otherwise, 007’s car of choice was, originally, something a little less... Read More

By Tempus | 29 Sep 2021

Rolls-Royce announces first-ever fully electric car

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has revealed plans to launch its first-ever fully electric model by the end of 2023, putting in motion the manufacturer’s scheme to phase out all combustion engine product... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 03 Jul 2021

Driving vision: the meticulous world of custom cars

Bespoke is an overused term in the automotive world. Sift through the sales literature of any high-end carmaker and you’ll find the word peppered about like it’s going out of fashion. In r... Read More

By Judy Cogan | 25 May 2021

The secret service

Luxury is built on a foundation of secrecy. The high-end and unattainable will always be alluring, whether bound to the satisfaction of topping the waiting list for a rare and exceptional watch, or th... Read More

By Tempus | 28 Apr 2021

Rolls-Royce and Hermès unveil one-off bespoke Phantom Oribe

Iconic car manufacturer Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and luxury goods house Hermès have teamed up for a one-off custom edition of the Rolls-Royce Phantom Oribe, commissioned by Japanese entrepre... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Mar 2021

Rolls-Royce launches nationwide competition for aspiring young designers

Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced a nationwide competition in which it is asking aspiring young designers to submit their ideas for a new feature for its famed Wildlife... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 27 Feb 2021

Time and space: Rolls-Royce launches the limited edition Phantom Tempus Collection

Goodwood-based luxury motor company Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has launched a limited-edition collection of its most famous model, the Phantom. The new Phantom Tempus Collection, limited to just 20 exampl... Read More

By Peter Malmstrom | 11 Jan 2021

The Machine in the Ghost: taking a first look at the brand-new Rolls-Royce Ghost

My reintroduction to the modern Rolls-Royce began with expeditions in the masterful Cullinan SUV and beautiful Dawn convertible grand tourer. Through driving these cars, with their distinct personalit... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 24 Dec 2020

King of the off-road: a retrospective on 50 years of the Range Rover

In the 1950s and ’60s, Land Rovers were simple. Created to help tend the land, work hard and go anywhere, the boxy, bug-eyed beast was a familiar and much-loved face the world over. With its arm... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 02 Oct 2020

How a call to help survivors of human trafficking resulted in the world’s most sustainable denim brand: Outland Denim

A new wave of small fashion brands is smashing it out of the park when it comes to proving their planet-friendly and social credentials in the face of growing consumer demand. Online searches for sust... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 28 Sep 2020

To restore, or restomod: that is the question. We explore the restomoding phenomenon with Thornley Kelham

  Classic car ownership has always required patience, persistence and a penchant for getting your hands dirty, but it doesn’t always have to be that way. ‘Restomod’ classic... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 Aug 2020

Rolls-Royce’s colour and trim designer shares the secrets of elegant automotive interiors

Often, when we review a car, our focus is on the speed, performance and exterior look. But, according to Sina Eggl, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars colour and trim designer, the interior of a luxury ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Jun 2020

How the Ferretti Yacht 500 is marking a trailblazing and stylish new era of design moods for the Italian shipbuilder

Ferretti Yachts has always put comfort at the heart of its shipbuilding. The Italian yachtmaker was founded in 1968 and is known today for its fleet of 50ft to 96ft luxury flybridges and scores o... Read More