THE HOME OF CRAFTMANSHIP
THE BUILDING OF ROLLS-ROYCE CARS.
BEHIND an institution as famous as that of the Derby works of RollsRoyce one always finds an interesting history. Even to deal briefly with the present-day routine of manufacture
of the world-renowned cars requires a lengthy article, so nothing more than an outline of the foundation of the firm can be given here, leaving the sporting and...
No. 15: Rolls-Royce
Soon after this series was instituted we took a look at the careful and academical methods of construction which made Rolls-Royce cars what they were in 1928. Long before that, circa 1912, F. Henry Royce, yet to be knighted, had evolved his famous, or notorious, bumping-rig, for stressing Rolls-Royce chassis to extremes.
It was said that a well-known American car was chained...