Yep, everyone has to do an electric car.
CNET gets to drive the Rolls-Royce 102EX, an experimental electric vehicle based on the Phantom, at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show.
The 102EX Phantom is Roll-Royce's first crack at making an electric car, and it's probably the most luxurious 'leccy jalopy yet to draw charge.
With the 102EX concept, or Phantom EE, Rolls-Royce is not only presenting a concept, it is researching whether its customers will accept current electric power-train performance.
Rolls Royce isn't reading from the same automotive hymn sheet as its rivals. It's ripped the pages out and scrawled its own tune as it readies its electric Phantom 102EX prototype.
Within a decade, unmanned freighters could be operating in regions like the Baltic Sea, and some think they could be safer, cheaper, and cleaner than manned cargo vessels. But regulatory and labor concerns remain.
When a car costs as much as a Rolls-Royce you expect a lot in return for your cash. What you get is more than a form of transport. It's a feeling of wealth and success you can't get from anything else wrapped up in your own personal slice of Great Britain.
We've gone hands-on with the gorgeous experimental electric Rolls Royce Phantom. Check out our photos of the environmentally friendly luxury car, and read up on the specs.
The most high-tech Rolls-Royce since FAB1 has hit the road, with a prototype of the Rolls-Royce 102EX Phantom Experimental Electric road tested for the first time.
Yep, everyone has to do an electric car!