1958 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud
This 1958 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud is presented in the elegant combination of Shell Grey and Corinthian Silver.
Rolls-Royce broke from tradition when it introduced its Silver Cloud in 1955. Instead of building incomplete cars and delivering chassis to custom coach builders, the SC was a complete car clothed in a factory-built body. This allowed Rolls to produce the new car in far greater numbers and with a higher margin than previously and helped set the stage for future development.
The Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud body was a beautifully proportioned, modified razor edge design, and it was a huge hit. The model used a 4,887-cc IOE six-cylinder engine, which dated back to the original Silver Ghost. GM’s four-speed Hydra-Matic transmission was standard from 1956, when power steering and air conditioning became optional. The SCs had adjustable shock absorbers that were operated by a lever on the steering column, and the brakes got a second master cylinder in 1956. Chassis and suspension were operated by a total-loss Bijur system, with an oil tank on the firewall.
Today, the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud is a fantastically elegant car with charm, luxury, and presence in spades. As always, when looking at a Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud, buy only the best cars with complete records and a detailed ownership trail.
An impressive amount of documentation comes with this car from the restoration work performed.
The following items have been recently addressed:
· New brake shoes
· New brake drums
· New rubber seals
· New weather-stripping
· New window seals
· Re-chromed door handles
· Re-chromed window cranks
· Polished radiator shell
· New seats
· New headliner
· New carpet - Wilton weave
· All wood re-veneered and coated (work performed in Crewe England)
· All instruments rebuilt & re-screened (all numbers and letters re-screened)
· New exterior paint in Shell Grey and Corinthian Silver
Correct tool kit, small and large, spare tire and jack are included.
Presented in a stunning condition and color combination, this elegant and sorted Silver Cloud is ready for the concours field.
You could buy them cheaper but you would be hard pressed to buy one better.
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