"A royal blue Rolls Royce"
A vintage Rolls-Royce car - Credit: Man vyi
was a British motorcar and aeroplane engine manufacturer established in 1906 by Sir Henry Royce
and Charles Stewart Rolls
. A renowned make of expensive cars, the company was incredibly successful until the early 1970s when it began to struggle financially and was nationalised in 1971. The company was then split into Rolls-Royce plc, an aero-engine company, and Rolls-Royce Motors
, which is now a marque owned by the parent motor company BMW