1954 Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1954
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Silver Grey/Black
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Automatik
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1

Thursday 12th March 2009
Registration Number: OYE 100 Chassis Number: SOG8
The Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn, rarest of all post-war models with only 760 built over a six year period, was revolutionary for the company in being the first model to be available with a factory designed Crewe-built body. It shared its chassis and mechanical specification with the Bentley Mark VI and subsequently the R-Type.
The only major mechanical changes came in May 1951 when engine capacity was increased to 4,566cc and the by-pass oil filter system substituted for one using a full-flow layout. The same year, the Bentley Mark VI was joined by the R-Type, basically the same vehicle but with a longer and larger boot. This body style was then adopted as standard for the Silver Dawn in 1952 and the following year automatic transmission became optional; the same year also saw t