Deemed the Silver Shadow Mk. II or Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II, as it was distinct enough from the original Silver Shadow to be seen as a new edition to the line. With even more excellent handling via several refinements to the Silver Shadows already revolutionary self-levelling suspension and new power-assisted steering; the Silver Shadow II owned the streets. It sported the same 189 hp V8 engine as its predecessor along with its aggressive and low-sitting unitary design. There were a few differences between European and North American versions with the European version having a bit more curb clearance and the North American version having a special energy-absorbing bumper.
Later minor adjustments would be made to the design such as the removal of the tiny grilles beneath the dual headlamps. Emanating confidence and style with an unmistakable presence on the road and in the garage, the Silver Shadow II is an exemplar of its time.
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Rarity enhances not just classic cars but any collectors item. The exclusivity of the exercise asserts ones own individualism through the pride of holding something that so few others ever will. With the Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II there is one surpassing rarity that all classic car enthusiasts would be happy to get their hands onthe 1979 commemorative edition for 75th anniversary of Rolls Royce. With the original red RR badges on the front and rear, gray leather seats with red piping, deep scarlet carpeting, and a silver paint job channeling the AX 201 it is almost unreasonably ornate. With exactly 75 in existence, you might think you cant afford not to buy it. But its still imperative to get a thorough inspection by a qualified individual.
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