Rolls-Royce Goes “Post-Opulent” with New Ghost
The ultraluxury car manufacturers over at Rolls-Royce are taking their quality over flash to a new level with the rollout of the 2021 Ghost.
The latest edition of the vehicle that Rolls-Royce first put on the market in 1906 features a sleek, minimalist design that the company is calling “post-opulent.”The 18-foot stretch vehicle also comes with a $315,000 starting price tag.
The new Ghost “has a more restrained and tight design than the squared-off lines of the old Ghost,” according to Road & Track. “It's not more aggressive nor more ornate, yet it has fewer cut lines and more seamless surfacing to convey that milled-from-one-piece sturdiness that has defined Rolls-Royce.”
The British automaker, which also builds aircraft engines, has long been known for its precision engineering and high-end design. The toned-down aesthetic of the new Ghost was based on customer feedback, officials told Bloomberg News.
Legal Rights for California Car Owners
Whether you are driving a Rolls-Royce or a Ford Pinto, defects and malfunctions can put a real hitch in your giddy-up. They can also pose serious safety risks.
Last year, for example, Rolls-Royce recalled more than 400 Cullinan sport utility vehicles whose taillights were too dim, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration records. The defect reduced visibility raised the risk of an accident.
That is where the California lemon law comes in for drivers in the Golden State. The Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act requires car manufacturers to perform a variety of repairs on vehicles while they are under warranty. It also obligates the company to buyback covered cars that the manufacturer is unable or unwilling to fix. That includes compensating the owner for the purchase price and related expenses, like financing fees.
A car manufacturer can instead offer to replace the vehicle, but it is ultimately the owner’s decision whether to accept that alternative. There is no specific number of repair requests or attempts that must be made before the buyback or replace requirement kicks in.
An experienced California lemon law attorney can help you understand your rights and explore your options. The law requires the manufacturer to foot the bill for any legal fees that an owner incurs while enforcing his or her rights.
Speak with a California Lemon Law Attorney
If you are a car owner or lessor who has been stuck with a lemon, an experienced California lemon law attorney can help. A lawyer can help you weigh your rights and options to ensure that the carmaker is held fully accountable.
At the Bickel Law Firm, we have represented hundreds of clients in defective vehicle cases in Southern California and across the state. We help the people we represent get the compensation they deserve by holding car makers responsible.
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