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Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce, the name is enough to understand what this brand is all about. Taking luxury to a different level Rolls Royce is definitely one of its kind. In fact its the only one of this kind.

Below are a few facts about the Iconic Rolls Royce that you should know about.

1. The Center Caps:

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The Rolls Royce center caps do not rotate. They’re on bearings and always stay put so they can always be seen. I don’t know about you, but I’d call it pure style.

2. Only one man can paint the coach line of the Rolls Royce:

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We are aware of the fact that Rolls Royce cars display alluring details in every nook and corner. You can faithfully announce it as the epitome of diligence and exclusivity when you know that the coach line is painted freehand by one man only – Mark Court.

3. Special Training for Chauffeurs:

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A premium car calls for a premium driving experience. The folks at Rolls Royce empathise with this fact and they’ve come up with an apt training to hone the skills of the chauffeurs for the premium cars – The Rolls Royce White Glove experience. Some of the etiquettes taught in the program include never greeting a guest with sunglasses on and a few more.

4. Indian king used Rolls Royce cars as a garbage vehicles:

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The majestic vehicle has also suffered the fate of a garbage vehicle! When Jai Singh, a Maharaja of a princely state of India was faced by an uncourteous salesman at the Rolls Royce showroom in London who suggested that he could not afford to purchase the car, he purchased ten, shipped them to India and ordered to use them for collecting and transporting garbage

5. Attention to detail is unparalleled:

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To make sure that your car looks its absolute best, Rolls even has a specially-developed lamp which can be adjusted to match the different intensities of sunlight that depend on where you are in the world.If you live in a country closer to the equator, where the light is much more intense, the manufacturer can alter its paint mixture to make sure the car looks exactly as advertised upon arriving in your driveway.

6. The Spirit of Ecstasy:

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It’s modeled after a woman named Eleanor Thornton; she had a decade-long open-secret affair with a man at the forefront of early car culture. Her lover was both wealthy and wanted a nice hood ornament, so he commissioned a sculptor to put Eleanor on the front of the car. In some of the earlier models she has her finger to her lips as a nod to their secret love. And its worth $40 million.

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