...Uh-oh, another surprising clinker: The rear window is made of plastic instead of glass. Hardly what you'd expect in a car that costs as much as a mansion. Performance is stately, but this mighty craft will pick up her skirts and run. Acceleration is strong, and so are the brakes. The horsepower figure for the turbo V-8 seems routine, but the massive tractor-pull torque explains the get-up-and-go. In the past, Rolls-Royce has been reluctant to release performance figures for its superb engines, but not now, not since everything has changed for the venerable motorcar company. Volkswagen and...
We do not, as a rule, revel in the misfortunes of others. We don't enjoy kicking folks when they're down, or pointing and laughing as cruel Mistress Fortuna sets up phony... read more March 15, 2010 by Richard Read
The category of world’s most indulgent car is about to get a new member in the form of the Rolls Royce Corniche. The Phantom-based convertible caught testing in... read more July 13, 2006 by James Martinez