The Spectre is literally the Rolls-Royce of EVs

It took nearly 122 years, but what Charles Rolls said in 1900 about electric vehicles has come to fruition. The Rolls-Royce co-founder once said, “The electric car is perfectly noiseless and clean. There is no smell or vibration. They should become very useful when fixed charging stations can be arranged.” And now the marque wearing […]

by Jason Siu
Last Updated: 10/18/2022
Rolls-Royce Spectre completes cold-weather testing

The upcoming Rolls-Royce Spectre has completed its cold-weather testing regime, a major milestone in the development phase of the brand’s first battery-electric vehicle. Evaluations take place in Arjeplog, Sweden just 55 km or 34 miles away from the Arctic Circle where temperatures go as low as -40 degrees Celsius. Rolls-Royce Spectre prototypes are put through […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 3/30/2022
Rolls-Royce Spectre gets redesigned Spirit of Ecstasy to usher in EV era

The Rolls-Royce Spectre is a big deal because it’s the brand’s first battery-electric vehicle. Due to go on sale late next year, the Spectre will be Rolls-Royce’s most aerodynamic vehicle, and to achieve that, it has redesigned the Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament. This is one of the few times in 111 years that the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 2/7/2022
2024 Rolls-Royce Spectre prototype spied wearing fun camouflage

The 2024 Rolls-Royce Spectre has been caught testing on public roads and it’s wearing the same fun camouflage that was shown from its first teaser. Debuting in late 2023, the Spectre is the brand’s first move towards full electrification, which it plans to achieve by 2030. That puts it in line with parent company BMW […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 2/2/2022
Rolls-Royce’s first EV is due out this decade

Rolls-Royce has announced that it will launch its first battery-electric vehicle sometime between 2020 and 2030. However, the company will only do so when it deems the time is right because it wants to make sure that the vehicle will fulfill the brand ethos. Additionally, Rolls-Royce also wants to make sure that its first EV […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 10/7/2021
Rolls-Royce Spectre, the brand’s first EV, arriving in late 2023

Rolls-Royce has announced that its first battery-electric vehicle will start deliveries in the fourth quarter of 2023. Called the Spectre, Rolls-Royce’s first EV is the start of the brand’s move toward full electrification, something it aims to complete by 2030. Electric power isn’t a new concept to the Rolls-Royce brand because one of its co-founders, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 9/30/2021
Rolls-Royce working on electric vehicles for regulatory reasons

Does the average Rolls-Royce customer, who is far from average, desire a plug-in or full-electric car? Will the storied brand adopt battery technology for future models? Yes, but it’s a bit more complicated than that. In an interview with Automotive News, Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös said that the company will have its first full electric […]

by Chad Kirchner
Last Updated: 10/8/2020