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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Simon Van Booy

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars By Simon Van Booy

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars by Simon Van Booy


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A true behind-the-scenes experience, this book introduces the reader to the Rolls-Royce master craftsmen at work.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Summary

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars: Making a Legend by Simon Van Booy

Step inside a world of engineering excellence with this collection, dedicated to Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. The authors were granted unique access by the Rolls-Royce company. Detailed descriptions of the manufacturing process are set against a backdrop of heritage and prestige, including an exclusive showcase of the company's manufacturing facility and a splendid gallery of Rolls-Royce cars dating back to sketches of work from the 1930s. This collection includes numerous unseen photos of Sir Henry Royce driving early versions of his iconic cars. A true behind-the-scenes experience, this book introduces the reader to the Rolls-Royce master craftsmen at work. High-quality images and detailed insights reveal the process by which each car is constructed, from the 2019 Ghost Zenith back in time to the 1904 Original. Rolls-Royce opens their archive to reveal a spectacular timeline of design, providing readers with an insight into the world of those who still uphold the words of Sir Henry Royce: Strive for perfection in everything you do. The contents list guides the reader through the complete construction of a car: Design and Customisation, Paint and Finish, Chassis Assembly, Woodwork, Leather, Testing, The Spirit of Ecstasy Hood Ornament, and more. With a glimpse at the Rolls- Royce Training Academy and a plethora of featured cars from last year to the start of the last century, this is the ultimate Rolls-Royce collectors' volume. Featured cars include the new Ghost (2020), the Phantom Tranquility (2019), Phantom Aviator Coupe (2012), the Phantom II Continental (1934) the AX201 Silver Ghost (1907), and many more.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Reviews

For fans of fantastic design, the likes of which can only inhabit an exceptional Rolls-Royce we have the perfect holiday gift for you... Notoriously crafted by hand the authors introduce readers to the technicians, artisan, craftsmen, designers, and innovators behind the creation and evolution of these magnificent machines. -- UnnamedProject; Authors Simon Van Booy and Harvey Briggs and photographer Mariona Vilaros take an insider's tour of the factory where each Rolls is built by hand. The 296-page book incorporates elements of the UK automaker's heritage, including vintage design sketches and assembly line photos. -- The Awesomer; Take a change of pace to appreciate the legacy of Rolls Royce. Let's stipulate that Rolls Royce is about as far from Ferrari as it's possible to get in the luxury car world. But even though these British icons diverge from everything we love to love about Ferraris, we can honour the craftsmanship and engineering that goes into every Rolls. -- Amici di Maranello newsletter (America NW region); Providing an exclusive look at the company's home in Goodwood, never-before-seen archival materials, interviews with the artisans and engineers, and profiles of some of the most decadent vehicles to ever bear the Spirit of Ecstasy. -- Inside Hook; A new book details all the painstaking steps that go into building a Rolls-Royce...tells the stories of the people who bring some of the world's most luxurious cars to life. -- Viju Mathew, Robb Report; Readers can expect not only a thorough exploration of the history behind Rolls-Royce, but also a deep-dive into the multitude of artisans and makers that come together to make each and every vehicle. -- Chris Singh, Boss Hunting; We've got just the high-octane page-turner for you (and your coffee table). Featuring in-depth descriptions and remarkable photographs ranging from initial sketches to the finished luxury products, this new release from ACC Art Books was authorised by the British carmaker - meaning it had unfettered access, from the drawing board to drivetrain testing. -- Jonathan Wells, The Gentleman's Journal; A new book celebrates Rolls-Royce's singular achievements in the bespoke luxury world. -- Jared Paul Stern, Maxim Magazine;

About Simon Van Booy

Simon Van Booy is a celebrated Anglo-American author, who has won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. His essays have been published in The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and more. Harvey Briggs is the Editor/Publisher of Rides & Drives, a website dedicated to motoring journeys across the world.

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NPB9781788841009
9781788841009
178884100X
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars: Making a Legend by Simon Van Booy
New
Hardback
ACC Art Books
20201015
296
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