Festival of Speed
The appointment of a new Rolls-Royce dealership is always big news, especially when it is in a brand new market.
This past June, British Bespoke Automobiles was tapped as the official importer-dealer for the Philippines.The company will be responsible for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Manila, with the goal of importing Phantom, Ghost and Wraith models.
The arrival of Rolls-Royce in the Philippines is a validation of the country as one of Asia’s fastest growing economies.
A new Manila showroom – with a bespoke lounge and exper tly staffed aftersales facilities – is scheduled to open early next year, though an interim facility will be operational by the four th quar ter of 2013.
Another first took place in Hanoi with the appointment of Regal Motor Cars Corporation as the official Rolls-Royce dealer for the city.The move is a timely one, reflecting the company’s Asia Pacific plan for sustainable growth on the heels of growing interest in the Rolls-Royce brand.
A dealership in Vietnam has long been on the cards, thanks to its rising economy, the steady growth of local entrepreneurs, and thriving appreciation for the craftsmanship and attention to detail that Rolls-Royce is renowned for.
An official showroom for the new Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Hanoi is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Over in Perth, Rolls-Royce’s expansion plans in Australia continued with Barbagallo’s appointment as a Rolls-Royce dealer. Founded in 1967, the Barbagallo Group has an exceptional track record and extensive experience in automotive luxury retailing.
02 Barbagallo Group was appointed as the new Perth Dealer.
03-04 The announcement of the new Manila dealer (right) was closely followed by the opening of another new dealership in Taichung,Taiwan.
01 Regal Motor Cars Corporation was appointed as the official dealer for Hanoi.