Some Interesting Facts about RollsRoyce and Bentley Motor Cars

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Nostradamus said in 1548.

Albion’s shore shall a marvelous conveyance, a

carriage bearing the arms of Rolles De

The first 10 hp Rolls-Royce was sold for Today it is worth over

More than six out of ten of all Rolls-Royce cars built are still

At the Rolls-Royce factories in Crewe and the cars are always referred to as They are never called

The Rolls-Royce radiator grille is entirely by hand and eye — no instruments are used

It takes one man one day to a Rolls-Royce radiator, and then hours are spent polishing it

The -Royce radiator was not registered as a until 1974

It takes 800 man-hours to make the body of a VI

During the First World War made rifles

You will open an ashtray in a modern and find a cigarette end. It automatically

A Rolls-Royce does not break It ‘fails to proceed.’

Notices been hung around the bearing the legend: ‘Beware cars.’

Even today Rolls-Royce engine is completely built

The cooling capacity of the system in the Silver Spirit is to that of 30 domestic refrigerators

No one is who designed the Rolls-Royce radiator or the interlinked RR badge

The hydraulic on Rolls-Royce and Bentley motor are given a natural finish

of a of an inch

The oldest known still on the road is the 1904 owned by Mr Thomas Love Jr of

Rolls-Royce did not make a complete car after the Second World Before that they only

chassis, the bodies added by outside coachbuilders

Sir Royce’s first job was a newspaper boy for W H Smith Son Ltd

Sir Henry Royce was always as ‘R’ at the factory. The practice of people by their initials,

on written memorandums, is still at the factory

In 1949 an Italian seeking permission to modify his commissioned a seance to call up Royce’s spirit. Rolls-Royce has it that the advice from the veil was:

Consult authorised distributor

Examine the that extends the full of the Silver Spirit, you may be surprised to that it is

applied by hand. unerring line is 15′ 6

At one time, Rolls-Royce engines World Speed Records in the on Land and on Water,


It is that Rolls-Royce Motors is the known British company in the World. Letters have

received from remote of the globe addressed to the Royal care of Rolls-Royce, England.

are 27 Electric Motors in every Spirit.

The Vicar of St Marys, Nantwich, a Rolls-Royce into his church and it, along with fruit

at the Harvest Festival service. A of the congregation remarked It’s in for it’s first service.

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The on the Rolls-Royce was changed from Red to not, as popularly

believed to Henry Royce’s death, but Royce himself decided

was aesthetically more appropriate. customers complained that the red often clashed with the

of the car. The Prince of Wales was outspoken on the subject.

Every of glass in a Silver Spirit is a final polish with pumice of a fineness normally for polishing optical lenses

inside the main entrance to the at the Roll-Royce factory in Crewe, is a bust of Henry Royce one of Charles Rolls. For many the bust of Royce stood in No 1 at the Derby factory and contained his until they were to Alwalton church were had been christened.

The 4 final polishings on some components was not done with rouge (which is too coarse) but ground oat husks

Although he some of the great aero of all time, Royce never in an aircraft.

‘I have one regret’ said Royce as he lay ‘that I have not worked

After singing the praises of Cars over tea with Royce, an aristocratic lady as an afterthought, ‘but Sir Henry, would happen if the factory at produced a bad car?’

Sir Henry

Madam. the man on the gate would not let it out of the

Royce left £112,000 in his mostly to his faithful nurse, Aubin.

At the Crewe factory run an ‘Employee Learning Centre’ an started by the company in 1994 and run by Ellis, who’s brief was to a learning culture throughout the It was considered that the best way to do was to encourage employees to learn subjects entirely of their own with all learning to be done of working hours and according to it has been a huge success. says. This year a employees will have on courses as far apart as Golf Indian Cooking, Ballroom Computer Basics, GCSE and Mig Welding, all paid for by the company.

Last year I enrolled an on a joinery course and he has since a bed, this year he has on a Bricklaying course, he says he is to build an extra bedroom to put the bed in!

Onassis and Stavros Niarchos lunch together in New York. they pass a Rolls-Royce and buy a Corniche each. Niarchos forward to pick up the bill. no, no, Stavros,’ says Onassis,

me get these — you paid for

One of the first men to have a phone in his car was king Jack Hilton, afterwards

( or so the story goes ), Lew Grade, not to be left behind in the status also had one installed. Naturally, his call was to the car of his arch rival. The reply from Hylton’s ‘I’m sorry, Mr Hylton is on the phone.’

That most pillar of the British justiciary, The Lord Denning — who to speak the truth if any man should told in after dinner that after he was gazetted as of the Rolls, a lady wrote to him to a service for her Corniche’


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