A unique and personal account of young designeras journey after joining that most prestigious of marques, Rolls-Royce. Sometimes eccentric, often humorous, the workings of this uniquely British institution during a period of immense change are described in detail. Generously supported by previously unseen illustrations, the authoras story, from his position as designer to Chief Stylist, pulls back the curtain concealing an idiosyncratic institution, motivated as much by pride as the bottom-line.He had a wealth of experience and eventually joined BMWa#39;s Rolls-Royce factory at Goodwood as Marketing Director. ... with, which didna#39;t sit easily with its Rolls- Royce stablemate, whose cars could only be offered as convertibles, coupAcs, and ... Bentley was perceived differently: using the same bodyshell, an entry model could extend right through to the top of the ... at Crewe, although it would, of course, have helped with the ongoing problem of coaxing experienced people up north.
|Title||:||Inside the Rolls-Royce & Bentley Styling Department 1971 to 2001|
|Publisher||:||Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2014-02-17|