Video: Have you ever wondered why you don't see people wearing Rolls Royce's hood ornaments dangling from a necklace? It's because the Spirit of Ecstasy, as the hood ornament is obnoxiously called, is protected by a brilliantly over-engineered mechanism that causes it to retract and disappear if tampered with. It's apparently a standard feature included on all of Rolls Royce's vehicles since 2004, and presumably the hood ornament can be raised again from inside the vehicle once its rightful owner returns.
Watch What Happens When You Try To Steal A Rolls Royce's Hood Ornament
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