Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II 

  • built in England
  • 1961
 
Although the new Silver Cloud offered a host of innovations, in the traditional sense, ever-conservative Rolls-Royce still implemented a ladder frame chassis that allowed for one-off, coachbuilt bodywork.
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Introduced in 1959, the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II set a new standard for luxury cars.
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Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II

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These majestic luxury cars were the favored automobiles of the jet set and many coachbuilt Silver Clouds found their way into the garages of aristocrats, bon vivants and Hollywood celebrities.
For the first time ever, a Rolls-Royce was powered by an V-8 engine and the chassis and suspension were significantly updated from the original Silver Cloud.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Rolls-Royce
Type of car Production car
Year 1961
Highest auction price 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II Drophead Coupe by Mulliner-Park Ward, $220k, August 2012

engine

Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas

power & handling

Steering system Rack and pinion

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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