Tagged: Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce autonomous shipping technology to bring remote-controlled vessels by 2020

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Rolls-Royce is on a roll these days with its future-oriented concepts. Just like the affluent Vision 100 Concept which looks like one of the most desirable self-driving car of the future, they are also planning to make an autonomous ship. As a part of the company’s Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA), the simulated control system of this ship is already being tested in ever-changing climatic conditions of Finland. RR is confident of bringing this autonomous ship technology to the commercial industry. Now, that sounds like the plot of a sci-fi movie, doesn’t it?
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Rolls Royce Vision 100 Concept: Opulent self-driving electric car of the future

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While other automotive manufactures are concentrating on making a self-driving car for normal users, Rolls Royce has something extravagant to offer. The BMW owned brand well-known for its opulence and a high-end cluster of customers, has now decided to foray into the future forward self-driving automotive market. The Rolls Royce Vision 100 concept car clearly gives us a glimpse of what luxury self-driving cars will be like 10-20 years down the line. Even by RR’s standards, the electric engine driven concept car overshadows its current models. This two-seater haven in luxury mobility is more than 19 feet long, and given new meaning to the expression automotive haute couture.

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Rolls-Royce rolls out exclusive $45,854 matching Wraith Luggage Collection

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For Rolls-Royce owners, the brand has designed special luggage set, Wraith Luggage Collection, consisting of six pieces including two Grand Tourer valises, three Long Weekend bags and a Garment Carrier. The set was designed by Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke Design Studio to complement the cars. This plush luggage set will be available only with Rolls-Royce dealers, emphasizing its luxury credentials. Guess what? It cost more than an entry level car – to be precise USD $45, 854. The price goes higher if client wants it to be customized to match with the flowing line and look of their car. Read More…

Rolls Royce Dawn convertible coupe debuts at Frankfurt Motor Show 2015

Rolls Royce Dawn convertible coupe

Rolls Royce Dawn has made its first public appearance at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Berlin, and it exudes class and power, no doubting. This four-seater convertible coupe is made for the roadster in you, no doubting that fact. And Rolls Royce likes to describe it as the most relaxed car they ever made. It is powered by a 6.6-liter, twin turbo V12 engine that produces 563 horsepower and 575 feet pound of torque. All this power is mated to a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission which allows you to go from 0-62 mph in just 4.9 seconds flat.
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Rolls Royce engine powered Aeroboat speedboat

Rolls Royce powered Aeroboat speed boat

Drawing inspiration from the Spitfire fighter plane, Yacht design studio Claydon Reeves has made Rolls Royce powered Aeroboat that is going to be revealed at the Salute to Style event in July. The high-performance speed boat is stamped with British class and exuberance all over it, specifically targeted for the elite buyers. This stylish speedboat is made from carbon fiber material to keep the overall weight low and dressed in Kevlar and lightwood veneer material for a very elegant look that suits the elite class.
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Entrepreneuring Kiwi making a helicopter turbine-powered motorcycle

Helicopter turbine powered motorcycle

Chris Minnee from New Zealand is making a helicopter turbine-powered motorcycle for one simple reason; he is motorcycle enthusiast for the last 45 years and own Rotor Craft, a Hamilton Airport-based helicopter maintenance business. This is his first ever venture of building a turbine bike from ground-up fabrication and also one of the most powerful motorcycle in the world considering the fact that it is propelled forward by a helicopter turbine.


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Come 2014 and Snake Robots will repair plane engines saving time and effort

Keeping track of various parameters inside a jet engine is not an easy task and right now machines do
the job of monitoring air pressure, temperature and vibration by means of diagnostic algorithms making sure there is nothing left unattended as millions worth of machinery and human life is at stake. Keeping this in mind engineers at Rolls-Royce and General Electric are hard at developing devices called Snake Robots (also referred to as viperoid machines) measuring around half an inch in diameter capable of repairing any problems in plane engine which are planned for release in 2014. The Snake Robots will be wirelessly controlled by an expert technician and hooked onto the engine itself ready to set into action as soon as some problem is diagnosed inside the engine like telesurgery.
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Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 is world’s first functional jet engine modeled from Lego bricks

When an auto giant like Rolls-Royce comes up with something made of Lego it surely sounds surprising but one can bet their money that it is going to be impressive. Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 is world’s first jet engine made completely from Lego bricks and is a half size replica of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine which is used in Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane. Probably one of the world’s most complex and streamlined Lego structure ever made the Lego jet engine was shown at the opening of Farnborough International Airshow.
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