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Range Rover’s half century celebrated at Goodwood

Range Rover 50th anniversary celebration - Goodwood 2020

A parade of 50 Range Rovers has taken place at Goodwood Motor Circuit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Range Rover. The procession included an eclectic mix of models from all over the country including Range Rover fire engines, expedition vehicles, ambulances, and record breakers. It was led …

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Volkswagen ID.R smashes Goodwood hillclimb record

Volkswagen electric ID.R race car

The all-electric Volkswagen ID.R race car has made motorsport history again by setting a new all-time record at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Driver Romain Dumas completed the 1.86-kilometre course in just 39.90 seconds, breaking the long-standing record, which had stood for 20 years, by 1.7 seconds. Ex-Formula One driver …

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Pininfarina Battista hypercar to make UK debut

Pininfarina Battista - Geneva Motor Show 2019

Automobili Pininfarina’s 100% electric Battista hyper GT is to be one of the highlights of the 77th Goodwood Members’ Meeting (April 5-7). Ex F1 and Formula E driver Nick Heidfeld, who is also is the Battista’s lead development driver, will appear with the car at the event. Heidfeld holds the …

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Range Rover Sport SVR sets stunt record

Land Rover and Terry Grant smash world record at Goodwood Festival of Speed

A Range Rover Sport SVR driven by Terry Grant smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest mile in a car on two wheels at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Terry’s 2:24.5 run up the famous hillclimb broke his previous best time, set in 2011, by more than 30 …

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Exclusive Goodwood drive day – the highlights

Goodwood Media Drive Day 2018 - credit Malcolm Griffiths-Goodwood

Goodwood is famous to petrol heads the world over for its hugely popular Festival of Speed, Revival and historic racing events. However, earlier this week I was invited to a special Media Drive Day featuring most of Goodwood’s main automotive partners, including Rolls-Royce, McLaren, Ferrari, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley, …

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Rolls-Royce teases all-new Phantom limousine

Rolls-Royce Phantom tease

The eighth-generation Rolls-Royce Phantom is all set to make its global debut in July. A video and the first teaser pictures have been released, and while the murky images don’t give much away, it’s clear that Rolls-Royce new flagship will represent a step-change in terms of design. The signature grille …

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Rolls-Royce celebrates British music legends

Mason, Rossi, Martin, Daltrey - Wraith ab

Nine unique Rolls-Royce Wraith cars have been commissioned to celebrate icons of the British music industry. The first four Wraith ‘Inspired by British Music’ cars have been unveiled at a star-studded event in London by the artists who created them, in partnership with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. The stars involved in …

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Rolls-Royce unveils 10mph luxury electric car

Rolls-Royce SRH for Saint Richard's Hospital, Chichester. Photographed at Rolls-Royce factory, Goodwood, UK. Photo: James Lipman /

Iconic luxury car maker Rolls-Royce has taken the wraps off its smallest ever car. The unique Rolls-Royce SRH has been crafted for one very special customer – St Richard’s Hospital Pediatric Day Surgery Unit in the marque’s home town of Chichester, West Sussex. The car will allow children awaiting surgery …

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Fancy a Ferrari ‘Full Throttle’ breakfast?

Goodwood Ferrari Full Throttle breakfast

Ferrari has created a tonque-in-cheek video treat to celebrate its attendance at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. In the film, Mauro Calo – the holder of a Guinness World Record for drifting – delivers a very special breakfast to event founder Lord March in a Ferrari California T Handling …

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Rolls-Royce gets racy

Rolls-Royce Wraith Inspired by Fashion

Racy photoshoot for Rolls-Royce’s latest creation, ‘Wraith: Inspired by Fashion”. The special edition will receive its worldwide premiere at an exclusive event in New York on May 8. Rolls-Royce says the landmark shoot on the production line at Goodwood “provides a hint of the luxurious materials and sartorial features presented …

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