1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Saloon


  • Owned by a single individual from new until 2020
  • Genuine 39,859 miles on the clock
  • Recommissioned in 2020 and imported back to the UK
  • Finished in Silver Mink metallic
  • Equipped with original Blaupunkt radio and new lambswool Rugs

The Appeal

The Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow is a symbol of luxury, elegance, and British craftsmanship. Often lauded as the most successful, in-demand Roller in the company's history, these distinguished luxury cars were the elected transport of the elite for an impressive fifteen years.

This particular 1972 car has been owned by a single individual from new until 2020. The car has been maintained well, with a genuine 39,859 miles on the clock. It was recommissioned in 2020 and imported back to the UK, where it now proudly sports an L registration. Offered in a remarkably stylish Silver Mink colour scheme, this car is an exceptional looker.

History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 1972
  • One former registered keeper
  • Recommissioned in 2020 and imported back to the UK
  • Genuine 39,859 miles on the clock
  • Original service book available
  • Currently registered with an L plate

The Condition

  • Finished in Silver Mink metallic, in very good order
  • Bodywork is free of any dents or dings
  • Chromework is nice and bright
  • Original colour-matched wheels look in good order
  • Dark Blue Leather interior appears in smart condition for its age
  • Equipped with Sundym glass and air conditioning
  • Original Blaupunkt radio in working condition
  • New lambswool Rugs added

The Mechanics

  • 6750cc L410 V8 powerplant
  • Automatic transmission
  • Compliant suspension system
  • The vendor informs us that the car drives well
  • Extended warranty and delivery available at extra cost
  • We've no reports of any mechanical issues 

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Auction Details
  • Year 1972
  • Make Rolls Royce
  • Colour Silver
  • Mileage 39,859 Miles
  • Engine size 6750
  • Seller Type Trade
  • County London
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
13 Bids from 2 bidders
  • tommym5•••• £7,500 14/07/24
  • tommym5•••• £6,500 14/07/24
  • donal-m•••• £6,100 14/07/24
  • tommym5•••• £6,000 14/07/24
  • donal-m•••• £5,350 14/07/24
  • tommym5•••• £5,250 14/07/24
  • donal-m•••• £4,850 14/07/24
  • tommym5•••• £4,750 14/07/24
  • donal-m•••• £4,350 14/07/24
  • tommym5•••• £4,250 14/07/24

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