Plenty of press releases of new debuts flowing in this week, with the Geneva Motor Show just around the corner, but this one stood out. It’s good to see carmakers challenging norms and going into new segments, and the Rolls-Royce SRH is all that. Described as a seminal new concept in luxury, it is crafted for one very special customer – St Richard’s Hospital Pediatric Day Surgery Unit in Chichester, West Sussex, where the carmaker is based.
The appropriately-named SRH will allow children awaiting surgery to drive themselves to the operating theatre, through the Pediatric Unit corridors lined with ‘traffic signs’. The experience of ‘self-drive to theatre’ aims to reduce child patient stress. I’m sure it works, just look at those faces below!
Rolls-Royce welcomed two test drivers from the Pediatric Unit at St Richard’s Hospital, Molly Matthews and Hari Rajyaguru, to Goodwood. The junior customers viewed the car being unveiled in …