Gallery: Inhabitat Takes the Rolls-Royce 102EX Electric Concept Car For...

photo © Amanda Silvana Coen for Inhabitat
There's no doubt about it -- Rolls-Royce is the pinnacle of luxury vehicles. The classic brand recently unveiled the world's first ultra-luxury battery-powered electric vehicle called the Rolls-Royce 102EX, and just yesterday we got to take the concept car for a test drive around Manhattan! Engineers put a green twist on the beloved Phantom model including the largest battery pack ever fitted to a car. The experimental electric vehicle has spent the past year on tour throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and now North America for press, owners, and VIPs to test drive. From the hand-crafted fine details to the iconic Spirit of Ecstasy emblem, each Rolls-Royce is a unique piece of art unlike any other, and the 102EX is no exception. We were lucky enough to take the one of kind vehicle out for a spin and enjoy its astonishing green features, from the inside out!

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  1. Oldarney November 13, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    There are many things that seem ridiculous, yet improve the overall ecosystem and make them practical.

    This car will be driven by stars and increase the popularity of electric cars. As well as improve the technology, making them more practical.

  2. brook November 9, 2011 at 11:53 am

    Is there such a thing as a 6,000 lb green car? Can you wrap a turd in bacon?

    Gorgeous and ridiculous.