1980 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith ll
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Last update: 13.06.2014
Sale type: Fixed price listing
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|Color:||Masons Black/ Walnut|
|Trim:||SILVER WRAITH II LWB 2 Tone|
|Interior Color:||Chocolate /with Black piping|
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1980 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith ll for sale
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The Silver Wraith II was a very rare Long Wheel Base version of the Silver Shadow model with only 2. 54 models built between its 1977-80 production years compared to 8. 80 Silver Shadow II's. Its high cost and low production plus added amenities such as the extra 4" of legroom. a smaller rear 'Opera' window to enhance privacy. unique wheel covers and the 'Everflex' roof as standard ensured that it has always boasted a high status amongst Rolls Royce enthusiasts. especially this last year 1980 model. which also boasted being the first year of the Bosch fuel injection for California models only. with all other US cars having carburetors throughout production.
The leather dashboard is also original and in exceptional condition and the original mohair wool headliner is still virtually as new. The original and magnificent burled walnut woodwork is also in very fine condition throughout and all the power options and electric windows are working as they should. The car has its original factory lambswool Mouton overlays ) sheepskin rugs . including the Rolls Royce grille. is absolutely outstanding. The original Black 'Everflex' roof is also as new and for those unfamiliar with the term. the 'Everflex'roof was a British made fabric roof covering used in the 1960's-80's by Rolls Royce. Bentley and some Jaguars. The material is very durable and expensive with a fabric placed first below the 'Everflex' material to add weight and body to its texture before the roof is expertly screwed on to the car. The Silver Wraith II also has a unique smaller rear opera-style window and unique wheel covers.
This well maintained Rolls Royce engine runs strong and these cars are not slow - it is extremely reliable - there is plenty of power to pull away it cruises at high speeds with absolute ease. The transmission shifts smoothly
. The precision action of the electrically powered steering column gear change and the ultra light weighted power steering allows one to park this 6000lbs of luxury
This particular model drives particularly well and must be seen to be fully appreciated. this rare and very collectible last year 1980 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith II Long Wheel Base Fuel Injected model.
These are the rarest and most luxurious and desirable of the Rolls Royce Silver Shadow range (1965-1980) with an extra four inches of leg room for the generally chauffeur driven rear passengers of these models and only 2. 35 were built at the Crewe factory between its 1975-1980 production years and we understand that maybe only 100 fuel injected models were exported to California only in 1980. For those who are unfamiliar. Rolls Royce no longer exists as it had for over one hundred years. This is the one of the last in the original line of cars hand built in the legendary Rolls Royce factory in Crewe. England with a quality and craftsmanship that far surpasses that of today's mass produced models. Car is sold "as is"
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Comments and questions to the seller:from Filippo, dated 15 november 2014
Hi,where is the car in UK?
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