Making A Book, A Behind The Scenes Look At Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

By Author: Harvey Briggs, Date: Dec 17, 2020
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Rides & Drives Editor and Publisher Harvey Briggs and contributor Simon Van Booy have co-written a new book on Rolls-Royce. Titled Rolls-Royce Motor Cars: Making A Legend, the book goes deep into the heart of the Rolls-Royce Global Centre for Luxury Manufacturing and lays bare the process of creating these fabulous cars from design right through the forging of the most famous corporate icon, the Spirit of Ecstasy.

The story of Rolls-Royce’s endearing icon, the Spirit of Ecstasy is told in the book.

Simon and Harvey spent two weeks at the home of Rolls-Royce on the Goodwood Estate in West Sussex in the summer of 2019 interviewing dozens of designers, craftspeople, engineers, and associates to gain incredible insights into how the cars are conceived and produced.

The book takes readers for a never-before-seen look into the home of Rolls-Royce

The book has 296 glorious pages with hundreds of original behind the scenes photographs by Mariona Vilaros, images of spectacular current and vintage models, as well as exclusive drawings and archival images, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars: Making A Legend gives the reader an insider’s look, never before available to the general public.

The book has hundreds of contemporary and vintage images

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars: Making A Legend is available now and can be purchased through your local independent book store, on Bookshop.org, or Amazon.com.

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Harvey Briggs

Harvey Briggs is the Founder, Editor, and Publisher of Rides & Drives. He has also written for Car and Driver, Winding Road, and the luxury lifestyle blog, Pursuitist.com. His passions run from fast cars, small planes, boats and motorcycles to music, travel, and sports. When he's not on the road testing the latest cars, he been known to turn up on stage playing rock and blues guitar at clubs around his hometown of Madison, Wisconsin. Follow Harvey's adventures on Instagram and Twitter @harvey_drives and find him on Facebook. Though keeping up could be a problem. As Harvey says, "If I don't slow down, time can't catch me."

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