Rolls-Royce has released plans for a flying taxi that could be taking to the skies in the early 2020s. The British manufacturer will unveil its designs for an electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) vehicle at the Farnborough Airshow, which will be officially opened by Prime Minister Theresa May tomorrow. The air show is one of the biggest events in the aviation calendar, and May is expected to use the occasion to announce a slew of new initiatives to boost employment and growth in the UK’s aerospace industry, and to protect the supply chains that companies such as Bombardier, Rolls-Royce and Airbus depend upon to manufacture aircrafts. Rolls-Royce has claimed that its flying vehicle design could be adapted for personal transport, public transport, logistics and military applications. The firm has released design specs for two different versions – a ‘flying taxi’ which can transport four or five people at speeds of up to 250 miles per hour for … [Read more...] about Rolls-Royce unveils ‘flying taxi’ at Farnborough Airshow
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Rolls-Royce has officially entered off-road territory. Today, the Goodwood-based, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG brand debuted the $325,000 Cullinan, its first SUV.Named after the largest diamond discovered to date, the vehicle is the latest in a long line of six-figure big rigs from the world’s most prestigious automakers. It is also one of the last major luxury automakers to add one: In April, Lamborghini unveiled its $200,000 Urus; Bentley showed its $200,000 Bentayga V8 late in 2017.“At this point in the history of automotive design, SUVs have become homogenous and ubiquitous,” Giles Taylor, Rolls-Royce’s director of design, told reporters. “The label SUV is now applied to anything with a two-box silhouette and the least suggestion of going off tarmac. [So] we envisioned an authentic, three-box, all-terrain, high-bodied car with a convention-challenging design and absolute capability that would satisfy the adventurous urges … [Read more...] about Rolls-Royce Debuts Its First SUV, the $325,000 Cullinan
THE PLAYBOY millionaire who crashed his £270,000 Rolls-Royce has been let off with a £440 fine after handing himself in to police. Party-loving Jody Sanders, 39, blamed a rogue flip flop for smashing into a tobacco shop in Majorca on Sunday with two women in bikinis in the back. He left his Rolls-Royce Dawn Coupe with the personalised number plate at the scene of the crash as angry locals who had narrowly missed being hit surrounded him and his mystery women friends. Police initially said on Monday he was still on the run. But they revealed today he had turned up at a station in the island capital Palma with a lawyer in the early hours of Monday morning - nearly five hours after the crash in the village of Portals Nous near the upmarket port of Puerto Portals a short drive from Magaluf. The Brit told the tobacco shop manger he lost control of his vehicle after the sandals he was wearing got caught under the pedals. Footage shows the moments before British playboy Jody … [Read more...] about Brit millionaire Jody Sanders escapes with £440 fine as he blames rogue FLIP FLOP for £270k Rolls Royce bikini babe crash
CONOR McGregor has been hailed as a hero of the sport who has taken mixed martial arts to the next level. But "The Notorious" has now been charged with assault after attacking rivals at a UFC event, calling his career into question. Here's what we know about the lapsed superstar. Who is Conor McGregor, who's his girlfriend and what is his net worth? The 29-year-old is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion and a former featherweight champ. The Irishman, from Crumlin in Dublin, has been active since 2008 but turned pro in 2017. He has been with his girlfriend Dee Devlin, since 2008, and their first son was born on May 5, 2017. In 2017, McGregor announced he would take time off from the UFC to wait for the birth of his first child. He has been crowned at the top of his game in both featherweight and now lightweight categories, but was stripped of his lightweight champion on Thursday, April 5. On the same day he is alleged to have carried out a violent attack … [Read more...] about Who is Conor McGregor, what was the bus attack arrest and what’s his net worth?
IF you're in the market for a Rolls-Royce, it's fair to say you've got a few quid. It also means you're used to a certain lifestyle that doesn't include kicking tyres on a murky forecourt waiting for a salesman to come over. With the luxury cars carrying price tags soaring above £300,000, Rolls-Royce dealers are just as incredible. Salesman are ready to roll out the red carpet for their super-rich owners who visit - and we've taken a peek inside Rolls-Royce's number one dealer - and it's right here in the UK. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London was recently crowned as Rolls' Global Dealer of the Year thanks to its outstanding service. Customers are offered glasses of champagne while they choose their unique paint colours and seat materials. Big TVs let owners visualise their cars - and if they want to take a look around inside on the showroom is packed with the latest super-expensive models. With its Mayfair spot, it's not unusual to spot a celeb heading into the plush glass-fronted … [Read more...] about Inside one of the world’s poshest car dealers where Rolls-Royce buyers are served champagne – and it’s in the UK