Royce Motor Cars is a luxurious automobile maker which is based in Britain and was established in the year 1918. It has its branches in various countries of the world. BMW is the parent organization of the Rolls Royce Motor Cars and their founder was Henry Royce.
Royce Motor Cars are considered to be one of the most expensive vehicles in the world. Rolls Royce brand is well known for its inspiring and influencing car designs and models.
Rolls Royce Sweptail
Most expensive Rolls Royce ever sold: In the year 2017, the Rolls – Royce Sweptail was released which can be considered to be the most expensive Rolls – Royce ever sold. It was sold to an unidentified owner at $13 million. No more information has been revealed about the identity and whereabouts of the owner other than that he is already in possession of multiple luxury cars, aircraft as well as yachts. According to the Telegraph, this car is the most expensive car ever sold in the world. Here is a look at this fabulous automobile.
Features: The Rolls Royce Sweptail is a handcrafted marvel with a featured glass roof and a design which is inspired by the Rolls Royce cars of the 1920s and 1930s. It has been designed in the theme of a yacht. Its unique features also make it one of the rarest cars in the world. This magnificent car is an exclusive masterpiece and is the very first of its kind. However, no details have been revealed about the cost of its maintenance as well as its insurance policies. This custom – built car has an attractive design which makes it worth every penny spent on it.
This multimillion dollar masterpiece is already off the market as the company built only one of this model which has already been sold to the unidentified owner. According to the makers, the Rolls Royce Sweptail was tailor-made for one of the topmost customers of the Rolls Royce Motor Cars.
Thus, it can be said that till date the Rolls Royce Sweptail is the most expensive Rolls Royce ever sold in the world. It would not be wrong to say that it is also the most expensive car in the world leaving behind many luxurious models of companies like Lamborghini and Bugatti whose costs could not exceed more than $3 to $4 million. This wonderful masterpiece is incomparable in its stylish features and amazing facilities which makes it rare enough not to be sold openly for the normal public. That is why this car was being sold in a private auction where it was handed to the unknown owner who later threw a big party for celebrating the purchase of this prized possession.
How many of you know the simple origin story of one of the most high-end, successful and largest car manufacturers the world has ever seen? Rolls Royce was established back in 1904 and still continues to serve you with beautiful, one of a kind machines that make a person drool with gusto, wishing he could one day own one. Come with me as we focus on the humble beginnings of Rolls Royce. Started from the bottom and still conquering the industry. Who knows? You may be the next pioneer.
Here are a few interesting facts of the geniuses/creators of what we know as ROLLS ROYCE:
Rolls Royce began when two individuals from different backgrounds came together. Charles Rolls and Henry Royce. This is an example similar to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, where creator meets sales and distribution.
Charles Rolls was born in Berkeley Square, London. He studied mechanical and applied science and graduated from Cambridge in 1898. He was an admirer of the motoring industry but his skillset really fell into salesmanship. He started one of the first automotive dealerships starting his company called, C. S. Rolls & Co. They imported cars from France and Belgium and sold it in Britain.
Henry Royce born in Alwalton, Huntingdonshire. He started out selling newspapers due to his family business failing. After many failed businesses, he partnered with a man named Ernest Claremont and started company called F H Royce and Company. They specialized in making dynamos, a machine for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy and also made electric cranes which are used to lift mechanical materials.
Henry Royce’s interest with motor cars started when the competition of selling dynamos and cranes became saturated. He knew that motor cars were high in demand and he made his first car back in 1904. He engineered a vehicle with two-cylinder engines. This would eventually be called the Royce.
Charles Rolls and Henry Royce met at the Royal Automobile Club. Charles Rolls was impressed with Henry Royce’s vehicle with two-cylinder engines. They partnered together in the company called Rolls Royce Limited and unveiled the first Rolls-Royce at the Paris Salon.
Henry Royce was the genius engineer and mad scientist while Charles Rolls was the business-man and provided the capital to fund their endeavors
Rolls- Royce Limited eventually bought out C. S Rolls & Co and the rest is history.
What does this teach us?
A great creation cannot succeed alone. In order for a successful idea to be achieved, the idea must match the execution and capability to supply the demand and target to find the needs of the market. It’s more than a creation, more than selling capabilities and most of all bigger than one man. The bigger picture is always a sum of its parts. It’s the details that provide a company the foundation to branch out and grow. In this case, the genius engineer met the charismatic relentless entrepreneur. Together they were able to join forces and create something they never could have imagined. Think about that when you have your next idea and ponder on what kind of skills you possess that can be partnered with someone you may already know.