X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

This Is Why You Can’t Steal Rolls Royce Hood Ornaments

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Here’s something that I bet you didn’t know. These days, it’s pretty hard to steal a Rolls Royce hood ornament. As Mark Powell from Rolls Royce Tampa Bay demonstrates, this is because the Rolls has an interesting anti-theft feature on them.

cant_steal_a_rolls_royce_hood_ornament_tzoom in

The anti-theft device stops people from stealing the Spirit of Ecstasy, which is the name for the hood ornament on a Rolls. If the ornament is messed with, it jumps down into the hood of the car and is covered by a panel, like a turtle retreating into its shell.

This feature has been standard on all Rolls Royce models since 2004, as it should be for the price of these cars. It’s okay if you didn’t know this. We can’t all have a Rolls Royce parked in the driveway after all.

[via Reddit]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

Shifted Lever Machine

Shifted Lever Machine

Conan Plays Battlefield 1

Conan Plays Battlefield 1

Dodge Challenger GT AWD to Land in Q1 2017 with V6 Only

Dodge Challenger GT AWD to Land in Q1 2017 with V6 Only

Hyundai’s New i20 WRC Car Is a Real Badass

Hyundai’s New i20 WRC Car Is a Real Badass

First Spider-Man: Homecoming Clip

First Spider-Man: Homecoming Clip

Mezco One:12 Collective Spider-Man Action Figure

Mezco One:12 Collective Spider-Man Action Figure

Advertisement