Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II 1977 Car Design Interior Exterior

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.

BODYWORK
body type 4/5 seater sedan/saloon
number of doors 4
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
mm inches
wheelbase 3050 120.1
track/tread (front) 1524 60
track/tread (rear) 1514 59.6
length 5170 203.5
width 1803 71
height 1518 59.8
ground clearance 152 6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
kerb weight 2118 kg 4669 lb
fuel tank capacity 107 litres 23.5 UK Gal 28.3 US Gal
ENGINE
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce
cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
capacity 6.8 litre
6750 cc
(411.91 cu in)
bore × stroke 104.1 × 99.1 mm
4.1 × 3.9 in
bore/stroke ratio 1.05
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
compression ratio 8:1
fuel system 2 SU HD 8 carbs
crankshaft bearings 5
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 843.75 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter N
PERFORMANCE
maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
CHASSIS
engine position front
engine layout longitudinal
drive wheels rear wheel drive
torque split N/A
steering recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.200
turning circle 11.70 m
front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
wheel size front 6.0 x 15
wheel size rear 6.0 x 15
tyres front 205 HR 15
tyres rear 205 HR 15
brakes f/r VeDi/VeDi-S
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

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