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World's First Concept Vehicle: 1926 Rolls-Royce Experimental Vehicle, 10EX Phantom 1 Continental

Posted: May 17th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Blip, Concept Vehicle, Rolls Royce, World First | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on World's First Concept Vehicle: 1926 Rolls-Royce Experimental Vehicle, 10EX Phantom 1 Continental

Unlike most of the concept cars we see at auto shows – dummied up with clay, smoke and mirrors – Rolls Royce has always pursued an entirely different philosophy, building fully functioning Experimental Vehicles. All of Rolls Royce’s Experimental Vehicles has been meticulously hand-built to investigate how a potential production model will operate in real world conditions since 1919, when the Experimental Vehicle – 10EX – was constructed, predating the 1938 Buick Y-Job  – often claimed to be the world’s first concept vehicle – by almost two decades. Oh and she’s up for sale by RM Auctions. Read the full article »»»»