In 1977, the Silver Shadow was renamed the Silver Shadow II, mostly in recognition of several major improvements, notably rack and pinion steering, while modifications to the front suspension improved handling markedly over the previous model.
A distinctive feature was a high-pressure hydro-pneumatic self-levelling suspension system with added dual-circuit braking, which helped deliver that famous Rolls Royce ride comfort and quality.
This very stylish and clean Silver Shadow ll should make for a very attractive proposition if you’re looking for a useable and timeless classic with style and luxury like no other to take out on those special occasions, high days and holidays.
The History and Paperwork
First registered in 1977
Good service history
Regularly maintained and driven last 18 years
MOT and road Tax exempt
Many receipts for servicing and works through the years
MOT certificates and history
Comes with 12 months MOT
Private registration not included but open for negotiation
Spare wheel, jack and a full toolkit
Only 10,000 miles covered since 2005
Light Grey hide leather interior with deep Blue contrasting carpets
Front lambswool over mats with driver’s side a bit worn
Leather dash and knee roll
Interior shows very few signs of wear and tear throughout the cabin and has a nice aged patina and age to it with the most wear being on the driver’s seat
Front and rear central arm rests and rear headrests
Electric front seats
Original Blaupunkt audio system and 8 track player
No cracks on the huge wooden dashboard fascia
Rear seatbelts fitted
Interior wood trim in very good shape and condition
All gauges and dials work
Leather headlining in good condition with no sagging
Door cards all exceptionally good
Blue carpets in good condition with lambswool over mats and footrests in the rear
Rear bench seat with pull down wooden tables
Complete and original interior
All electrics and functions are reported to be working correctly
The sumptuous interior of the Silver Shadow still impresses with its luxurious appointments and quality fittings. With only some obvious wear evident on the driver’s seat, which would respond well to some leather treatment, the cabin is in great overall condition and a great example of how well this car has been looked after over its years.
Two-tone Light Metallic Blue over Silver paintwork in very good condition and has a great depth to its shine and only a small stone chip at the front of the car
Panel fit all round is very good with doors all opening and closing with a reassuring sound
Wheels are all excellent, as are the hubs and there are new Avon whitewall tyres at each corner
The external chrome and front grille are in very good condition as is all the external trim
Badges all present
Bumpers are nice and straight with no scuffs or damage
Clean engine bay
Lights all work and are free from any cracks or damage
Presents extremely well from all angles
The two-tone paintwork is in truly excellent condition with only a small stone chip at the front worth mentioning, with wheels, chrome trim and front grille all being very good and without issue.
6,750cc V8 petrol engine
Lots of money spent in recent years
Recent new brake calipers and pads all round
New brake spheres
Rebuilt steering rack
The vendor advises that the car is in excellent mechanical shape, starting and driving very well with no major issues to report or advise
Last serviced very recently with very few miles since
Owned by the vendor since 2007 the car has been regularly maintained and driven throughout his ownership and always garaged. The car has had recent calipers and pads all round, a recent service and is ready to drive away.
Billed as the best car in the world the Rolls Royce Silver Shadow is still recognized the world over for its high levels of luxury and its incredible ride quality, and with the Shadow ll things got even better.
Reported to be in excellent mechanical condition and looking extremely nice in all the pictures, this car should represent a great investment opportunity and give its next lucky owner the chance to sample and enjoy that uniquely special Rolls Royce driving experience.
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1977 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II
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