The chief designer of Rolls-Royce resignedJune 7, 2018
Giles Taylor’s departure from Rolls-Royce is explained by “finding alternative business interests”
Director of Design Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Giles Taylor left the company, reports Motor1. The press service of the British brand said that the name of his successor will be called “in the near future.” Taylor’s departure from Rolls-Royce is due to “finding alternative business interests for him.”
Giles Taylor took the post of chief designer of the company in 2012. He was one of the creators of the new design language Rolls Royce and participated in the development of the new Phantom, the first SUV brand Cullinan and the concept Vision Next 100. No further information about Taylor’s work.
Giles Taylor’s career began in the PSA Group. Later he moved to Jaguar, he worked for 14 years. In 2011, the designer decided to go to Rolls-Royce.
The last premiere of the company was the first in the history of the brand crossover, which was called Cullinan. The novelty also became also the first serial Rolls-Royce with a five-door body and the first model with a full drive. The crossover was completed with a 6.75-liter V12 engine with two turbines, which previously debuted on the Phantom model. The unit, combined with the eight-speed automatic transmission ZF, develops 571 hp and 850 Nm of torque.