ClubRoadster.net banner

1 - 5 of 5 Posts

·
Senior Member
Joined
·
1,213 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
popped in to my local BMW dealer to pick out a new mini for my daily driver when I got sidetracked by inquisitive side ..!

over in a far corner of th eBMW showroom is the Rolls Royce area with a few Phantoms on display ...

then out of the blue arrive a few robots if tan Armani suits and usher in a large car under a black cloth cover !!!

VERY STRANGE !!! since I am getting along well with the sales guy and we are talking cars he lets me know ( although says he is not really allowed to say as it is a SECRET !!! ) that these are top boffins from Rolls Royce German headquarters and that the car under wraps is the 101EX hand build coupe prototype !!!!

so I wait around for a few minutes and watch as the car is maneuvered into a private room through the back and just see the car through the door as it is unvieled to a very small audience of VERY rich dudes ...

although it looked a bit clumsy you still had to marver at its sheer oppulence, the front screen surround is milled from a solid chunk of alloy !!! bonnet is polished alloy too - VERY JDM !!!

here are some library pics ( I was told by the mini guy - if I bring in my digital camera from my car I would be forcefully removed by the RR guards !!! :shock: )
 

·
Supporting Member
Joined
·
12,259 Posts
Great story! Reminds me of the time I stopped by the Mercedes-Benz dealer that has an adjoining Maybach showroom. While poking around I saw two salesman showing a 62 to some really rich looking dude, his trophy wife (easily 30 years younger than he), and his chauffeur. Must be nice. As I was leaving the showroom I see a Bentley Continental Flying Spur drive by. It was the 1st time I'd seen a CFS in the flesh and must have been a very early production unit as they hadn't even been reviewed yet in any of the mainstream US auto mags.
 

·
Esteemed Member
Joined
·
2,930 Posts
dang that thing looks PIMP. Im likin all the new RR's, the old ones just dont do it for me.
 
1 - 5 of 5 Posts
Top