Rolls-Royce is Going to Get Some Jaguar Features

September 6, 2012 at 12:08

During the summer of this year, particularly July 1st, there was a press conference given by the chief designer of Rolls-Royce Company, widely known Giles Tailor. The year before he was appointed to the same position, but in another British company – Jaguar. Thus, we are going to talk about how the new company will get some features from Jaguar.

Image of Jaguar XKR

Image of Jaguar XKR

Mr. Taylor will replace the previous designer, Ian Cameron, and his direct supervisor and mentor will be Adrian van Hooydonk, the Senior Vice President of the Group BMW, who looks after the design of models of all brands belonging to the Bavarian concern. Gilles Taylor is 44. As a designer, he received a diploma in 1990 after graduating from the University of Coventry, and another two years later, he graduated from the Royal College of Art MA.

Photo of Giles Taylor at presentation of Jaguar

Photo of Giles Taylor at presentation of Jaguar

Their practice Taylor started in the French alliance PSA Peugeot Citroen and until 1997 he headed the design department of Jaguar. In particular, under his guidance there were developed images of XJ and XK models of this generation. The last creation of Ian Cameron, who led a team of designers of Rolls-Royce in 1999, became a handsome Phantom Series II. From July 1st until his retirement, which will be held in April 2013, he will serve as an “ambassador of the Jaguar brand.”

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