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Rolls-Royce 103EX Concept | Autoblog Minute

The Rolls-Royce 103EX is a vehicle that looks to the future, offering a vision of the luxury automaker’s next century. Rolls-Royce calls its fully autonomous, zero emissions concept vehicle a masterpiece.

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Recharge Wrap-up: Smart metals, OTA updates, Rolls-Royce LNG ship

Audi hosts Autonomous Driving Cup; European EV bus makers standardize charging.

New alloys make cars cleaner. ABI predicts 203 million OTA-enabled cars by 2022. Bus charging gets standardized in Europe. Audi hosts 2nd Autonomous Driving Cup. Rolls-Royce powers LNG fish food ship.

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Watch the other new Top Gear host rap about a Rolls-Royce

Meet Rory Reid, the one name and face we didn't recognize from Top Gear's new roster of co-hosts. Now watch him rap his review of the Rolls-Royce Ghost.

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So, how do you actually pronounce that automaker's name?

Ever need to settle a bet on how to say Hyundai correctly? In this video, we work through a few of the tougher-to-pronounce automaker and car names.

Autoblog Minute: New Civic, FCA UAW Agreement, Frankfurt

Weekly Recap for 9.18.15

FCA reaches a tentative agreement with the UAW, Honda reveals the all-new 2016 Civic, and the Frankfurt Motor Show dazzles us again. Autoblog senior editor Greg Migliore reports on the Weekly Recap edition of Autoblog Minute.

New Prius, Bentley Bentyaga, Rolls-Royce Dawn | Autoblog Minute

Bentley and Rolls-Royce introduce new luxury vehicles and Toyota revealed its latest Prius. Autoblog Senior editor Greg Migliore reports on the Weekly Recap edition of Autoblog Minute.

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Autoblog Minute: New Prius, Bentley Bentyaga, Rolls-Royce Dawn

Weekly Recap for 9.11.15

Bentley and Rolls-Royce both introduce new luxury vehicles while Toyota reveals the 2016 Prius. Autoblog senior editor Greg Migliore reports on the Weekly Recap edition of Autoblog Minute.

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Autoblog Minute: Rolls-Royce launches Dawn with global digital event

Rolls-Royce unveils its newest vehicle in grand modern fashion. Autoblog's Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute, with an interview with head of communications for Rolls-Royce, Gerry Spahn.

Rolls-Royce Digital Dawn Launch | Autoblog Minute

Rolls-Royce unveils its newest vehicle in grand modern fashion.he four seater was revealed with a multi-platform global digital event. The British automaker originally teased Dawn using social media, with the grand reveal coming via a live web feed.

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Watch 14 hot rides take over concept car lawn at Pebble Beach

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance celebrates beautiful, old cars. But the event features lots of newer metal, too, like the concept lawn at Pebble Beach.

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Rolls-Royce Serenity takes luxury to a new level in Geneva [w/video]

Featuring a three-stage pearlescent paintjob that is shined by hand for 12 hours and an interior crafted from hand-woven and embroidered silk, the Rolls-Royce Phantom Extended Wheelbase Serenity might be the most opulent car ever made.

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Cargo ship carrying 1,200 Jaguars and Land Rovers deliberately run aground [w/video]

The Hoegh Osaka started listing heavily 45 minutes out of the Port of Southampton in the UK, so the crew ran it aground on purpose. Just what will become of the 1,400 cars on board, however, remains to be seen.

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Time to catch up with Jay Leno's Garage, including his Lamborghini Espada restoration

Jay Leno takes viewers on a tour of over a dozen projects currently happening in his garage in this video. The work spans the breadth of the automotive hobby, including a restoration of a 1969 Lamborghini Espada, a Ford Bronco waiting for a Coyote V8, several Panhards in various states of repair and a freshly completed Brough Superior motorcycle waiting for a ride.

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This exploding Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow is angering, mesmerizing

Between Las Vegas and the emirates of the Persian Gulf, we're sure there are Rolls-Royces to be found in the desert all the time. And we don't doubt that, given those locations, one gets torched every so often. There'd probably even be someone in a tuxedo or evening gown running for cover when it happens, too. The thing is that we're seldom if ever there to watch it go down, much less capture it in stunning high-definition, frame-by-frame video

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2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II First Drive [w/video]

Your Reputation Precedes You

Rolls-Royce Director of Global Communications Richard Carter tells me that his storied employer is "a company that does not chase volume." In a perfect world, mused Carter, the carmaker would sell "one less" of its ultra-luxury vehicles than the fast-expanding world market demands.

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Rolls-Royce starts a turf war in the Garden of Wraith

The Rolls-Royce Wraith would not be our first choice for hooning. Sure, it's god 624 horsepower channeled to the rear wheels, but it's an automatic, it costs the better part of $300,000 and it's laden with more leather, wood and carpeting than Harrod's. Leave it to Tax the Rich to toss it around then.

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Neglected Rolls-Royce Phantom may be the saddest of all time

Rolls-Royce prides itself on exemplifying the pinnacle of automotive elegance. The brand is synonymous with quality and luxury. However, in the end even a Rolls is still just a car, and if you don't keep it up, it's bound to fail. That deterioration can be seriously fun to watch, though.

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