Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce that its new House Charity for 2023 is Sophie's Legacy, founded by Gareth and Charlotte Fairall in memory of their daughter Sophie, a remarkable young girl who touched many lives.
In 1997, BMW Group was presented with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to acquire Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. This was much more than just another business deal. Rolls-Royce is an institution, a name famous around the world, with a history going back to 1904. It is also a byword for excellence: brands and products across almost every industry aspire to be 'the Rolls-Royce of…'
When Rolls-Royce Motor Cars began full-scale manufacturing at Goodwood, it produced just a single model: the original, seventh-generation Phantom. The first completed motor car was handed over to its new owner in a special ceremony at one minute past midnight on 1 January 2003. Since that historic moment, no fewer than 20 different models and variants have been created and handmade at Goodwood – equivalent to one for every year.
Rolls-Royce has achieved its highest-ever annual sales in 2022, delivering a total of 6,021 motor cars, up 8% on 2021, to clients in around 50 countries worldwide. This is the first time in the company's 118-year history that its sales have exceeded 6,000 in a single 12 month period. The value of Bespoke commissions also reached record levels, while demand for all Rolls-Royce models remains exceptionally strong, with advance orders secured far into 2023.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has unveiled a world-first Private Office in Dubai, UAE. This outpost will be an extension of the marque’s world-renowned centre of luxury manufacturing excellence at The Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex, England.
Pupils from The March CE Primary School recently attended a special ceremony to mark the completion of their new school car park. The unveiling of new official signage was the final stage in the project, which includes a ‘kiss and drop-off area’ and 40 parking spaces, all funded by Rolls‑Royce Motor Cars.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has presented its annual World Dealer Awards, celebrating outstanding contributions and achievements by dealers from across its international network during the past year. The presentation is a highlight of the annual World Dealer Conference, which brings together some 250 colleagues from all parts of the world.
Bespoke craftsmanship lies at the very heart of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, with creativity nurtured and expressed at every turn. During this year’s London Craft Week, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London, will debut a remarkable collection of Bespoke items which illustrate the marque’s dedication to craftsmanship.
In 2021, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars delivered the highest-ever annual sales results in the marque's 117-year history. The company delivered 5,586 motor cars to clients around the world, up 49% on the same period in 2020. This overall figure includes all-time record sales in most regions, including Greater China, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, and in multiple countries across the globe.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is offering a record number of places on its apprenticeship programme for 2022. Applications are now open for a total of 37 places, making this the largest intake since the scheme's inception in 2006.
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