Rolls-Royce Ghost Alpine Trial Centenary Edition will be received at the Shanghai Motor Show 2013, and represents a special edition which incorporates features from an historical model of the car manufacturer from Goodwood.
Rolls-Royce Ghost will receive at the Shanghai Auto Show a special edition called – Alpine Trial Centenary Collection, an homage to a Rolls-Royce heritage car, establishing the Silver Ghost as the ‘Best Car in the World.’
Rolls-Royce Ghost Alpine Trial Centenary Edition and the 1913 Austrian Alpine Trial
This is the first special edition of a Rolls-Royce inspired by an historical model, and celebrates 100 years since winning the 1913 Austrian Alpine competition, by a Rolls-Royce sponsored team led by James Radley.
The endurance competition had a distance of 1,820 miles (2,930 kilometers). Rolls-Royce Ghost Alpine Trial Centenary Edition is inspired by Silver Ghost driven by the winning team and has a similar color with them, a black front grille and black wheels.
The interior has a special watch that displays the rally stages, while the rear picnic tables and the on board wood ornaments represent the topography and distances of the alpine route. Moreover, the ceiling is dressed in a shade that mimics the look of Radley’s boot, having a silver finish.
Rolls-Royce announced that they will make a faithful reconstruction of the 1913 event, following to organize the event along with the Rolls-Royce Ghost owners club. The event will begin in Vienna on June 14th, 2013.
“The 1913 Alpine Trial was an extraordinary moment in the rich history of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars,” said Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.“The standards of engineering and pioneer spirit required to achieve such feats stands as inspiration to everyone associated with the marque. The Bespoke Alpine Trial Centenary Collection is a fitting tribute to these achievements. It is testament to the enduring quality of a Rolls-Royce motor car that this 2013 car will be joined by a participant in the original trials, the 1913 Radley Silver Ghost.”
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