While developing the new Ghost model to be launched this autumn, Rolls-Royce engineers are claiming their hi-tech air purifiers will create the cleanest micro-environment available in ay motor car. Topically, Rolls-Royce claims that its technological tour de force removes dust, pollen and harmful carbon particles and even viral and bacterial contaminants by using the latest…

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Fresh from Volkswagen, Dr.Matthias Rabe takes up his new position as Head of Engineering of Bentley in August. Werner Tietz who held the position for two years becomes Seat’s new executive vice-president for research and development. Seat’s former technical boss, Axel Andorff, is off to Skoda as head of Midsize and MEB product lines in…

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It is with great sadness that after 60 years of service, the staple 6.7-litre V8 engine enjoyed by so many, now passes into history while notching-up a record as the longest continuous production V8 engine ever. That this engine was still largely hand-assembled and crafted probably makes this decision inevitable. With the 30th and last…

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The Goodwood factory returned to limited car production in May – the first British plant to do so. The company has also released details of a brand new two-seater roadster called the Dawn Silver Bullet. This limited edition sees the Dawn’s two rear seats replaced by a sleek cowling of titanium and metallic silver. A…

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Bentley has caused a bit of a stir by laying down a dozen recreations of the iconic Twenties 4.5-litre Blower models championed by Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin. The £1.5 million plus machines are being lovingly recreated by Bentley Motors bespoke car operation Mulliner. The Blower Bentleys of old were always controversial as WO himself was…

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Our good friends at Silver Lady Services of Bournemouth celebrate their 30th Anniversary in 2021 and during the Lockdown they’ve been sprucing up the service area workshop and have treated the outside of their premises to brand new signage. RREC Wessex Section members Steve and Karen Drewitt are well known to many of us but…

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From Commander Sean Miles, The Medical Officer, on board HMS Queen Elizabeth “I hope you are both well and that the rest of the club’s members are also well and that the New Year has been great so far? We are back at sea and currently off the east coast of Scotland conducting flying training…

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