As a much anticipated unveiling the Rolls Royce driverless concept seems to have gone down a storm, with the six metre long car resembling something from a Batman film. Swapping the traditional front seats with a luxurious sofa-style body the car is exactly what we would have expected from Rolls Royce, using futuristic tech whilst maintaining that air of sophistication.

Entering the race to be the first to launch an autonomous vehicle the press have hailed the success of Rolls Royce’ design efforts, cementing them as a brand that will sit at the forefront of driverless tech.

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Sporting a canopy roof, covered wheels and a curved body the car is undeniably impressive, said to be 25 years away from hitting our roads. Speaking at the global event held in London Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, said:

‘Today, Rolls-Royce, the world’s leading luxury brand, has defined the future of luxury mobility.’

‘The Grand Arrival of the Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 boldly points to a bright future for our marque where our patrons’ individual demands for complete and authentic personalisation will be met through an exquisite fusion of technology, design and hallmark Rolls-Royce craftsmanship.’

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Powered by a zero emissions powertrain Rolls Royce have used advanced manufacturing technologies to get where they are today, embodying the immense possibilities that technology can influence in chauffeur industry. Or, as Rolls Royce puts it:

‘The pinnacle of effortless autonomous travel, gliding silently through the cities of tomorrow.

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