Rolls-Royce confirms development of new model
By Jack Stocks
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 11:00
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The manufacturer of the world’s pinnacle super-luxury automobiles this week confirmed the development programme for a new Rolls-Royce to reach the market by mid-2016.
Rolls-Royce hopes to build on the success of Phantom, Ghost and Wraith by continuing to provide their characteristic quality and styling.
Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, said: “I am truly delighted to confirm today the development of our new model which will open an exciting new chapter in the great story of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
“We are currently developing an exciting and thoroughly contemporary interpretation of a pinnacle drop-head tourer which will introduce even more discerning men and women to Rolls-Royce ownership.”
Peter Schwarzenbauer, Chairman of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, added: “The announcement of a new Rolls-Royce model is always a seminal moment in the automobile industry.
“When it arrives in 2016, this elegant and sensuous new car will build on the success of our current models and will play a key part in fulfilling Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ commitment to long-term sustainable growth.”
The new car is currently undergoing a rigorous process of prototype testing as it enters its next stage of development.