If you’ve ever seen a parked Rolls-Royce, you might have noticed that the ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ hood ornament is absent from the front of a car. That’s for a reason – so it can’t be stolen. But how does Rolls-Royce help protect the ornament from theft when the car is on? Mark Powell, Sales Director for Rolls-Royce Tampa Bay, shows us exactly what happens when someone touches the Spirit when the car is running. Apparently it’s been a standard feature on all Rolls-Royce vehicles since 2004.
— 12 August 2016