Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Taxes Paid Chassis Number: CRA11941
The arrival of the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow and Bentley T series in late 1965 marked a major change in Rolls-Royce motor cars; previously the products of Crewe had employed separate chassis but here was a car using unitary construction of chassis and body. This change, brought about by perceived market demands that considered the upright styling of the Silver Cloud / S series rather dated.
At the Silver Shadow‘s heart was; Rolls-Royce‘s familiar alloy V8 engine retaining the same 6,230cc as in the Silver Cloud III / S3 and a power output of around 220bhp. It was in the chassis, however, that important changes were made, most notably the adoption of all round independent