1977 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow IISOLD

1977 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II

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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 broke 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 sort that had come to be expected in a modern car. Under the bonnet, the V8 engine that 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. This was not new, however, to owners in the USA. There, all Silver Shadows since Autumn 1973 had been delivered with these special bumpers and a changed radiator. The most notable changes mechanically were to the rack and pinion steering and modifications to the front suspension which improved handling markedly. Those cars not destined for the USA received a front air dam. This hinted at the extensive wind tunnel testing to which the car had been subjected where the installation of this item had convinced designers of the need to provide better stability at high speed.

Reference Number 188521

as of 9/14/2012

Car 1977 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II
VIN SRH31405 
Mileage 106,850 miles 
Configuration Right Hand Drive (RHD) 
Transmission Automatic 
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