At in the first place, the long-wheelbase model did not have an alternate name, yet rather in 1976, with the presentation of the Silver Shadow II, the more developed auto was named the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II.
Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II is perceived by all changes found on the Silver Shadow II and besides an Everflex-secured housetop (moreover open as a decision on the Silver Shadow II), a smaller back musical show style window (a couple of customers eradicated the tinier back window: for example Joe Bamford of JCB) and differing wheel covers. Some Silver Wraith IIs were also fitted with electric divisions which took up the extra four inches of space to move around in the back.
Unfaltering progression had achieved an arrangement of upgrades having been joined into the models from the Silver Shadow range. Having incorporated a few basic new segments was the inspiration driving why Rolls-Royce pick new assignments for models passed on from February 1977 ahead. As the standard model the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II substituted the past model and the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II was incorporated. The keep going’s long wheelbase offered four crawls more space for secondary lounge explorers and frankly this model was the successor of the R-R Silver Shadow long wheelbase. The new rack and pinion controlling in blend with a changed front suspension reacted more quickly than the reusing ball coordinating of the earlier models. With everything considered however these were between time models vanquishing any deterrent until another model period was made for era.
The movements over the Cloud were various the Silver Shadow boasted unitary improvement, all-round circle brakes and self-leveling suspension. In any case, following of the sheer size and size of the new Rolls-Royce, it trucked away these types of progress in style.
The 6230cc V8 was a known sum, and did its business to a great degree all that much in actuality – yet it rose in capacity to 6750cc in 1970, in spite of the way that as ordinary Rolls-Royce just delineated its vitality as ‘sufficient’. In 1977, it was facelifted to wind up the Silver Shadow II, and its most identifiable parts are its versatile went up against watchmen and a front air dam. The past long-wheelbase ‘Shadow transformed into a model in its own specific right, the Silver Wraith, meanwhile.
|body type||4/5 seater sedan/saloon|
|number of doors||4|
|DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS|
|kerb weight||2118 kg||4669 lb|
|fuel tank capacity||107 litres||23.5 UK Gal||28.3 US Gal|
|engine type||naturally aspirated petrol|
|cylinders||V 8 in 90° vee|
(411.91 cu in)
|bore × stroke||104.1 × 99.1 mm
4.1 × 3.9 in
|overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
|fuel system||2 SU HD 8 carbs|
|unitary capacity||843.75 cc|
|maximum speed||190 km/h (118 mph)|
|drive wheels||rear wheel drive|
|steering||recirculating ball PAS|
|turning circle||11.70 m|
|wheel size front||6.0 x 15|
|wheel size rear||6.0 x 15|
|tyres front||205 HR 15|
|tyres rear||205 HR 15|
|front brake diameter||279 mm|
|rear brake diameter||279 mm|
|gearbox||3 speed automatic|
|top gear ratio||1|
|final drive ratio||3.08|
Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II 1977 Car Design Interior Exterior