2013 Rolls-Royce FAB1
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(from Rolls-Royce Press Release)
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars proudly presents FAB1, a Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase set to support FAB1 Million and Breast Cancer Care.
Headed by Chris Evans, the FAB1 Million project is set to raise pound;1 million for Breast Cancer Care through making this bespoke Ghost available to hire over the next twelve months. This extraordinary car will make appearances at exclusive events as well as being available for hire for any special day, with all proceeds directly benefiting Breast Cancer Care.
In support of this exciting project and very worthy cause, the Rolls-Royce Bespoke team has prepared a very special motor car, combining numerous exclusive bespoke elements, from pink accented umbrellas, to hand-embroidered headrests featuring the Breast Cancer Care pink ribbon motif. Further enhancements include unique ‘FAB1’ treadplates and a Blushing Pink and Crème Light interior leather scheme. An uplit Spirit of Ecstasy adorns the silver satin bonnet.
In addition to providing a superior ride experience and ample legroom, the passenger experience of this exceptional Ghost Extended Wheelbase is enhanced with hand veneered picnic tables, 9.2 inch LCD screens and a champagne coolbox. Passengers will be able to relax with a chilled glass of champagne, indulge in a concerto, courtesy of a 10-channel amplifier and 16 speakers delivering 600 Watts of surround sound, or simply sink into sumptuous leather seats and lambswool footmats, relaxing into luxurious silence as they journey to their destination.
“When I received the call from Chris Evans to support FAB1 Million, we immediately sprang into action,” said Jolyon Nash, Sales and Marketing Director. “It’s taken countless hours to create such a special car but every minute spent is absolutely worth it for such a valuable cause. We wish the project every success.”
The project is set to launch on Thursday 18 April with a star-studded point to point drive in FAB1 from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
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Notes to editors:
FAB1 was originally the iconic pink Rolls-Royce seen in the 1960s British science-fiction television series Thunderbirds; owned by London agent Lady Penelope and driven by her butler, Parker.
About FAB1 Million
FAB1 Million is Chris Evans’ year-long fundraising campaign with the aim of raising one million pounds for Breast Cancer Care using a bespoke pink Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase in the style of Lady Penelope’s FAB1 in Thunderbirds. The project kicks off on Thursday 18 April with a star-studded point to point drive from Land’s End to John O’Groats. FAB1 is subsequently available for hire for your special day, with all funds raised going straight to Breast Cancer Care.
About Breast Cancer Care
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, and Breast Cancer Care is the only UK charity offering specialist information and support to anyone affected by it. The free helpline, website and online forums offer expert information and understanding for everyone dealing with this life-threatening and life-changing disease. Across the UK Breast Cancer Care offers a range of confidential, face-to-face services for people living with, through and beyond breast cancer, and campaigns for change to make sure everyone, everywhere, receives the best possible breast cancer care, involving people with breast cancer in all that it does.
For more information visit www.breastcancercare.org.uk or call the free helpline on 0808 800 6000.
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