RR Cabriolet.

Discussion in 'British' started by Fan512bbi, Nov 21, 2004.

  1. Fan512bbi

    Fan512bbi Two Time F1 World Champ

    Mar 25, 2004
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    Rolls-Royce has given the green light to the handsome 100EX concept. The four-seater cabriolet will be launched in 2007 and will be built alongside the Phantom at the Goodwood factory.

    The production version of the 100EX will use an aluminium spaceframe chassis but will be smaller than the rather substantial original concept. It will also use the same 6.75-litre V12 engine as the Phantom and it’s likely to cost over £300k. However, deposits rolled in within hours of the announcement.

    It’s also possible that the 100EX’s stylish nose will be retro-fitted to the Phantom, which is struggling to achieve its sales targets this year. Engineering a smaller spaceframe for the 100EX could also hint at a smaller Rolls saloon. Rolls has just lost its second chairman – Karl-Heinz Kalbfell, who left for Alfa Romeo – in a matter of months.
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  3. GDautosport

    GDautosport Formula Junior

    Nov 5, 2003
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    in the robb report they were saying somethin about how rr isnt going to build it, and that there was only one built just for show.
  4. Sfumato

    Sfumato F1 Veteran
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    Nov 1, 2003
    Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey, Wales
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    Angus Podgorney
    Nope. going to build it. Harsh old me thinks they're going to cut roofs off the unsold Phantoms and build'em that way. Guess a Maybach spyder is on the way too?? :rolleyes:
  5. UroTrash

    UroTrash Three Time F1 World Champ
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    Yoohoo Gentry! Get this instead of the Bentley and the Phantom that you are intending to buy.
  6. bostonmini

    bostonmini Formula 3

    Nov 8, 2003
    maybe robb report meant "with that motor" bc its easy to see that it was very doable from the beginning...hope the doors stay this way tho...
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