Test Drive: 2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II

When is a car not a car? An odd question, but appropriate for the buyer who views an automobile as something other than mere transportation. How do you celebrate success, indulge your personal sense of style, and insure that your entrance on the world's stage is grand? At what point is a car's competition a piece of… » 10/16/14 12:32pm 10/16/14 12:32pm

This Guy Just Bought The Most (And Most Expensive) Rolls Royces Ever

Some things in life are so terrible, so awful, so delightfully vulgar that they go full-circle, and become great. The movie Starship Troopers, for example, or a Fluffernutter sandwich. Add to the list, then, Rolls-Royce's newest order for 30 Extended-Wheelbase Phantoms, its biggest and most expensive ever. » 9/17/14 11:22am 9/17/14 11:22am

Rolls-Royce Sponsors The Most Competitively Adorable Racing Team Ever

I know the last thing these kids want to be is cute. They're a racing team, dammit, and they're here to kick ass on the racetrack and eat Pop Rocks. And nobody's seen Pop Rocks in years. I respect that. Even so, I can't help but look at that team photo and feel my squee gland secrete awwwrotonin. » 7/17/14 7:49pm 7/17/14 7:49pm

Sweet-Ass Rides and Dead-Eyed Zombies: A Ride With Dan Neil

Hi, I'm Justin Hyde. You may remember me from such blog posts as "because racecar" and "Cobb Shifter: The Short-Throw Life Saver." I punch buttons for Yahoo Autos these days, and thanks to the magic of Kinja and the traffic yearnings of Matt Hardigree, I'm able to share some of our exploits with you. Like this trip… » 5/07/14 10:15am 5/07/14 10:15am

What It's Like Driving (And Being Driven In) A 1926 Rolls Town Car

There's probably no better visual metaphor for the class structure than the traditional Town Car. Driver exposed to the elements up front for all to see, the wealthy owner carefully installed in a cushioned jewel box in back. The Petersen has a great Town Car exhibit now, and, even better, they let me use one for an… » 5/06/14 12:30pm 5/06/14 12:30pm