Rolls Royce Phantom
If you're in the States, you may be just starting your day. But in Switzerland, the flurry of activity during the first media day at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show is at its peak. With record numbers of concept and production-car launches, our team is shooting photos and posting details as fast as they can. Here are some of the earliest, most significant green concept vehicles unveiled so far. We'll cover production cars in a subsequent post. Volkswagen Bulli (Microbus) Concept You can't help but love the idea of a new Volkswagen Bus, and VW has tried for a decade to create a modern...
Cars That Last And Last: Driving The Same One For 77 Years
We've all heard the stories about people who hang onto their cars for decades. Irv Gordon's 1966 Volvo P1800 is one; he's got more than 2.6 million miles on it now, after buying it new for $4,150. Then there's Rachel Veitch, who at 91 has logged 562,000 miles--and had no fewer than 18 batteries and...John Voelcker
Want To Waft In Eco-Friendly Fashion? Electric Rolls-Royce May Be On The Way
If Bentley is all about seamless low-end torque from V-8 engines (or the odd W-12), then Rolls-Royce is about 'wafting'. That's the word used to describe the experience of riding in an utterly silent, totally effortless conveyance that sets one above the common man. Which might, if you think about...John Voelcker
Spy Shots: Top Secret Rolls-Royce Phantom Hybrid Revealed!
Sometimes, we get the most amazing stuff in our e-mail. Most spy shots show up on our sister site, MotorAuthority.com, but once in a while, sometimes they come directly to us here in green-car-land. Which is how we ended up with these spy shots, taken by a reader on his mobile phone while walking...John Voelcker