Published March 13, 2012
By Philippe Crowe
Were you dreaming of driving an electric Rolls-Royce this kind of as the 102EX experimental prototype Phantom the organization has been showcasing since final year? Really don’t count on to be in a position to order one anytime quickly, but a plug-in series hybrid might be still be a contender says the luxury carmaker.
In a discussion with Car and Driver, Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös explained the silence and energy of the electric Rolls-Royce impressed prospective buyers, but assortment anxiety and time needed to recharge were troubles deemed unacceptable.
But do not despair, the guarantee of a ride for Rolls cars as quiet as Chevy Volt owners have previously been raving about is nevertheless a possibility. Müller-Ötvös said that a gasoline plus electrical range-extender resolution – in line with what GM chose for the Volt – could be thought to be.