1972 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow 4 Door Sedan, with 6.8L, V-8 Engine
Sale price: $4,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 08.11.2013
Seller's notes: If you have been dreaming of owning a Rolls-Royce, then, ownership just might be closer than you first thought
Sale type: Fixed price listing
Sale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Color:||White with Blue Vinyl Top|
|Safety Features:||Anti-Lock Brakes|
|Trim:||Two tone White and Blue|
|Interior Color:||Blue Leather Seats|
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1972 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow 4 Door Sedan, with 6.8L, V-8 Engine for sale
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Hello. and welcome to a special auction that has been designed for your enjoyment. I am a broker. and I have been hired by the owner of this vehicle to sell it for him on ebay. He is a doctor. and does not have the luxury to sell his own car. The pictures that have been taken for this auction are from my own digital camera. and the downloaded pictures are specifically for this auction. The pictures have not been touched or photoshopped. they are the original pictures that you see. How do you introduce a car. but not just a car. a motor car. A motor car that is considered the "Best Car In The World. " I would like to present to you a 1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow. showcasing the 6. 7 Liter. V-8. engine that was introduced by Rolls-Royce in 1970. According to the vehicle identification number. the Rolls-Royce left the factory with blue paint. however. the original owner had decided to have the paint changed to the current snow white factory paint. The paint was changed so it would match his companions new white Cadillac. about 1980. The contrasting factory blue vinyl top with matching interior. hand painted pin stripes on fenders and wheel covers. give it a more crisp look. The rich. and soft Connolly Hyde leather seats. that were dyed in matching blue are more than comfortable. The Walnut-Burl wood. split trim. a Rolls-Royce hallmark. are opposite matching wood grains to the front doors as well as the rear doors. The all wool headliner is in perfect condition. The matching blue Wilton wool carpets are comfortable and I am told many women sitting in the back seat. did not want to put their shoes back on. The center console and dash come with radio and 8 track tape player. Adjustable arm rests. Engine is carburated. lubrication by wet sump. and ABS brakes. Don't forget the battery is in the trunk. Fuel tank capacity about 28 gallons. the car weighs about 4. 70 pounds. and comes with a 120. 2 wheel base. As most British cars during this time period. used Lucas electrical wiring throughout the vehicle. The Rolls-Royce has had only two owners since new. We have some maintenance history. Tires are new. has about 75. 00 original miles on the odometer. Clear title and pink slip in hand. This Rolls-Royce has been in Southern California it's entire life and it has always been garaged. There is no rust. All services are up to date. It is wonderful to drive. and very powerful. General motors air conditioning system and General motors transmission assembly. works. shifts and drives on point.
Romancing the Rolls
Twelve years ago. two Doctors finished a seminar at a Hotel and were in conversation as they walked out the front door. Asking where the one had parked and he said right here. the other doctor said where? The other answered right here and pointed to a white Rolls-Royce with blue top and trim. The Hotel knowing that by putting a Rolls-Royce in front would show the public the type of customers they cater to. The other Doctor was surprised and went for a ride. He stated that he wanted one too. the same year and color. His friend took him seriously and after a two year search. found a matching White and Blue Rolls-Royce like his. Found it for sale in Palm Springs. California. A perfect dry place to locate a nice clean and nicely kept motor car. His friend drove out to Palms Springs and bought the car on the spot. They both had matching cars. Many seminars. meetings and family gatherings. the two matching Rolls-Royces would bring a crowd. and start comparing the two cars. The Doctor that owns this car. has always felt honored to have it. It was not just a car. but a symbol of the achievement of hard work. He felt he earned and enjoyed the extra special attention given to him and his family while driving it. Regardless the condition that you find any Rolls-Royce. it still represents the symbol of high achievement. because it is still a Rolls-Royce. The other Doctor moved out of state. and both Doctors are no longer able to meet up with their families and their Rolls-Royces. Going out on the town. or a drive up the coast. is still glorious. It seemed the Doctor was always Romancing the Rolls.
The Quest for Perfection in an un-perfect world
This Silver Shadow will come into it's 40th Birthday. December of 2012. Not bad for those years! They say 40 is the new 30! As we all know. time marches on and sometimes it can show. We always want to look our best. but sometimes. there are things that need some work. some tender loving care. and in some instances. this beautiful motor car. has had some issues pop up. It is only fair. that I mention these items. As you read on. things can be fixed and repaired and brought back to factory specs. The following are items that have merit to mention. We have noticed that at times. the windows will stick. sometime they all go up and down and sometimes one or two will not go up and down. We noticed the gas guage fluctuates and at times. does not always read a full tank. With so many coats of shellack over the walnut wood. some cracking can occur. The wood in the doors is perfect. but the coatings on the dash show some cracking. Remember this car is in great original shape. it is not a restored vehicle. The air conditioning works. it is cool. but you can't freeze a turkey in there. The engine does have a tapping noise. which seems to come and go. Engine works good. and plenty of compression. a good solid engine. but something to eventually look at it. but does not seem to effect driveability at all. The blue vinyl top. looks good. but is showing wear. mostly in the areas where there is some stiching. over time. vinyl tops can dry out and stretch a little. and that maybe something to look at. The "Winged Victory" mascot on the radiator cap is there and with wings spread out and ready to lead this car ahead. The Doctor's family now is grown and left home. and they are downsizing and had to make a gut wrenching decision to let go of the "love of his life. " Therefore. we present this car to you in this auction. to take home and cherish it as these owners have done for forty years.
The Terms to get this beautiful Motor Car
I know this auction reads like a novel. I have never written so much about a car before. but I felt. this car should be given special attention. The Rolls-Royce is being sold in "as is" condition. There are no refunds. returns or exchanges of any kind. There is no warranty of any kind. or implied. You must read this auction thoroughly and completely. If you like what you see and want to bid. just a reminder how serious it is that when you bid. you are making a committment that you will pay. You must have over 10 positive feed backs and a pay pal account. If you don't have these two requirements. you must email me right away. if you don't. your bid will be removed from the auction. We reserve the right to stop that auction at any time during the auction time. with out explanation. The vehhicle is up for sale on other venues and other areas and may sell before the auction is completed. We require a 500. 00 deposit to pay pal with in 24 hours of auction end. We expect payment in full in 7 days of auction end. Please contact me. Tom. at 1-310-704-7839 at the end of the auction to determine best way for final payment and/or helping in locating a shipper to bring the vehicle to you. If you happen to live in Southern California and would like to see the car. you can call me and make arrangements to look at it before end of auction. We have done our best to describe this vehicle and do not accept responsibility of items over looked. The pictures give a very thorough view of the vehicle. and should help you in every way to make a decision on bidding in this auction. Please do not hesitate to ask questions at any time. we will do our best to answer all questions and help you feel comfortable in the purchase of this beautiful motor car. Happy bidding to you all.
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