1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II
Sale price: £5,500.00 make an offer
Last update: 12.11.2015
Car location: Weybridge, United KingdomSale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
When the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow was released to the public in
October 1965 the development departments were showing the result of
work carried out over a period of some ten years. The new series
was characterised by surprisingly modern features and with their
development. Rolls-Royce broke new ground and away from many sacred
design principles. The new models were technically striking in
three ways: a monocoque chassis was used. all wheels were sprung
independently and four wheel disc brakes now ensured stopping power
of the kind expected in a modern car. Under the bonnet. the V8
engine which had been introduced in the Silver Cloud series. was
employed. In February 1977 the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II was
introduced. Outwardly the models were identifiable by bumpers with
rubber inserts and edges made from polyurethane. The most notable
changes mechanically were to the rack and pinion steering and
modifications to the front suspension which markedly improved
Supplied by the Southend Motor Company on 15th November 1979. br/>this Rolls-Royce has recently been re-commissioned by the vendor.
The car has been checked over mechanically and passed an MoT test
on 20th October 2015 with no advisories. The tan leather trim is in
good order and the walnut wood trim has recently been refurbished.
Exterior wise she could do with a little time and investment
although. it has to be said. this Silver Shadow II is perfectly
useable as she is. Supplied with a V5 registration document and the
original service book. this Rolls-Royce is a super winter project
for an enthusiast of the marque.
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