Rolls Royce Cars to build their first hybrid model with a Rolls Royce aero engine!
In response to the latest government initiative on electric and hybrid vehicles Rolls
Royce cars could be poised to develop a new generation hybrid luxury car with a microturbine
range extender. A historic partnership between RR Aero engines and RR cars. The aero
engine division will build a micro gas turbine generator for fitment to an all-
At the heart of the new Roller; Code named the “R” engine after the legendary V12
of the 1930s. A micro gas turbine engine driving a high speed electric generator.
This quiet and efficient power unit will provide power for long distance cruising
and recharging of the battery after urban driving. The turbine will run from diesel
or petrol fuel and will give the car a range of up to 500 miles. Rolls Royce Aero-
The new model will be called the Silver Whisper -
Imposing Hybrid Turbine Luxury Car -