All-electric Rolls-Royce Spectre production likely to crank up, CEO credits stronger-than-expected demand
According to Rolls-Royce’s CEO, orders for its upcoming all-electric Spectre are so plentiful that the legacy luxury automaker may need adjust its production output to meet the growing demand. Furthermore, the company chief believes the first fully-electric Rolls-Royce will fit nicely into the current lineup and start generating profits from the very start of production.Expand Expanding Close
Hyundai Motor Group and Rolls-Royce Holdings have announced the mutual signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to integrate all-electric propulsion into the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) market. The parties look to combine Rolls-Royce’s expertise in aviation with Hyundai’s BEV and hydrogen fuel cell technology to develop and certify zero-emission vehicles for urban and regional air travel.Expand Expanding Close
Rolls-Royce puts all-electric Spectre through winter tests near the Arctic Circle as part of 2.5 million km testing program
British luxury automaker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has shared the latest update regarding its upcoming all-electric Spectre, as it has endured winter testing in Sweden in temperatures as low as -40℃ (-40℉). With the completion of winter testing, Rolls-Royce has shared that the Spectre has now covered 25% of the 2.5 million planned test kilometers (~1.55 million miles), simulating 400 years of use on the new EV.Expand Expanding Close
The BMW Group had an incredibly successful 2021, with its BMW and Rolls-Royce brands posting record sales. The big news, however, is on the electric side, with sales of battery EVs from BMW and MINI more than doubling over 2020.Expand Expanding Close
Rolls Royce proclaims ‘Spirit of Innovation’ e-plane fastest electric vehicle in the world at 387 mph
Rolls-Royce Holdings has publicly claimed it believes its Spirit of Innovation all-electric plane is the fastest electric vehicle in the world, following three new speed records. The flight data has been submitted to the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) with the hopes the organization will soon certify and officially confirm these world records.Expand Expanding Close
Rolls-Royce announced today that its first electric car is going to be called “Spectre,” and it’s unveiled the first prototype.
The automaker also confirmed that it is going all-electric by 2030.Expand Expanding Close
Rolls-Royce taps Jaguar’s I-Pace to support its electric airplane during world-record-attempt flight
The Spirit of Innovation, a Rolls-Royce all-electric airplane, is scheduled to take flight for the first time soon, and will be towed around the tarmac by a Jaguar I-Pace as a support vehicle. Rolls-Royce plans to attempt a world record flight with the Spirit of Innovation by reaching a target flight speed of over 300 mph.Expand Expanding Close
Most automakers going into electrification started out with hybrids, then plug-in hybrids, and then moved into all-electric vehicles. However, the automakers who are late to the game are now choosing to directly go to an all-electric powertrain.
Rolls-Royce confirmed that it’s in their plan with an upcoming new all-electric Phantom.
You remember BMW’s crazy-looking electric and self-driving concept with flexible fenders unveiled earlier this year? Well apparently the automaker didn’t learn its lesson and expanded the platform to its Rolls-Royce brand to unveil a new concept: Rolls-Royce Vision NEXT100.
It looks almost as stupid and ostentatious as BMW’s version, but with a touch of RR.