Experimental Rolls-Royce 102EX Electric

Experimental Rolls-Royce 102EX Electric

"Don't count on seeing an electric Rolls-Royce anytime soon."

States USA Today.

The reason?  Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos claims that electric vehicles involve a "compromise" and that's not in the interest of the brand.  Or, to put it a different way, Rolls-Royce doesn't compromise in making automobiles.

Muller-Otvos stated:

"A Rolls-Royce can't be a compromise."

The Rolls-Royce CEO says that the "compromise" for electric vehicles right now it long recharging times and the fact that it must be plugged in.  A BEV Rolls-Royce would charge inductively if the automaker decided to green light an electric.

A pure electric may be out for now, but Rolls-Royce sees no issues (make that compromises) with a PHEV.  Even that's likely 3 or 4 years away for Rolls-Royce though.

Source: USA Today