Rolls-Royce opens Manila dealership

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd. has opened a dealership in Manila, signifying the “ultra-luxury” brand’s confidence in the thriving Philippine economy.

“We’re here for the potential. The economy is growing well, and everybody is referring to the Philippines as the growth engine of Asia,” Paul Harris, regional director for Rolls-Royce Asia Pacific, said in a briefing Wednesday.

According to Harris, the parent firm has been keeping a close watch on the Philippine market, and has now decided to include the country in its expansion plan in the Asia Pacific region, on the back of a thriving economy and Filipinos’ increased interest in the brand.

Rolls-Royce has appointed local firm British Bespoke Automobiles as its official importer-dealer for Manila. It will be responsible for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Manila. British Bespoke will be bringing in Rolls-Royce’s Phantom, Ghost and Wraith motor cars to the country.

Starting price for the Ghost alone was pegged at P25.9 million, inclusive of taxes.

British Bespoke president Willy Q. Tee Ten said that they would invest roughly P150 million for the showroom at the Fort Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City.

This early, the company has already received as many as 30 inquiries on the possible purchase of Rolls-Royce cars, piquing the interest even of businessmen like Manuel V. Pangilinan, according to Ten.

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  • Garo Ungaro

    There’s nothing wrong with this developments its just pure business point of view.The main issues is how will u acquire this ultra luxurious car?…The sources to some is the issue…To some there must be a creative ways…like corruptions and heinous way of producing the dough just to acquire this beauty…But true, its their choices and their own business…Yes, the ultimate luxury car has landed the shores…Its just depend on the talangka mentality how they will perceive it….?

  • rodben

    Ilan kya ang order ng Malacanang?

  • rodben

    Politicians has enough money to buy 2nd hand Bitoy cars

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