The Rolls-Royce Limited was nationalized in 1971 due to the financial troubles which led to the collapse of the company. This loss was caused by the development of the RB211 jet engine. Rolls-Royce Motors was created in 1973 during the de-merger of the Rolls-Royce Car business from the nationalized Rolls-Royce Limited. The company was acquired by Vickers in 1980 and sold it to Volkswagen Group in 1998. The Rolls Royce brand name and logo were controlled by aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce plc and not Rolls-Royce Motors. It was then they decided to license Rolls Royce car name and logo to the BMW and not to Volkswagen because the aero-engine maker had recently shared joint business ventures with BMW. For over a century, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has been pushing boundaries in the pursuit of perfection. A friend advised Henry Royce to turn out a reliable car at a low price when he was designing the first Rolls Royce. But Royce had other ideas. He sought to turn out the best motor car in the world regardless of the cost. That same desire for perfection is the driving force behind Rolls Royce Motor Cars. Since 1904, recognizable motor cars have made the marque an icon all over the world. Rolls Royce forge boldly in the future of luxury.
Some of the facts to know about Rolls Royce Cars are as follows!
1.With the shared ambition to make and sell exceptional cars, Rolls and Royce became one in 1904.