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Lot 350
1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
a 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow b 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow c 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow d 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow e 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow f 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow g 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow h 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow i 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow k 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow l 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow m 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow n 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow o 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow p 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow q 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow r 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow s 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow


Lot Number: 350
Result inc Premium: £1,860
  • V5 Present
  • Chassis number: SRH12005
This is very far from your usual Rolls‑Royce; after all, how many other Silver Shadows can say they've been raced at Brands Hatch, the Nurburgring and Classic Le Mans? Having been a Category C insurance loss in May 2005, the vehicle was acquired by Practical Performance Car magazine, who took it racing at the Nurburgring after a lot of modifications such as Bilstein shocks and lowered springs. Then, in 2008, the PPC team went even further, adding a 'big' turbocharger and external intercooler to the Rolls, so it could compete on a drag strip. This was followed, in 2010, by a 'live' roof chop at Mallory Park's PPC in the Park event.

Since then, the car has been 'neglected for the past few years' according to the vendor. He also reports that it is 'solid' and 'the engine fires up on Easy Start'. However, that it has no brakes ‑ literally ‑ is also noted. This probably isn't the car to compete in Rolls‑Royce Enthusiasts' Club concours events, but, with work, it has the potential to be a very unusual track day car, or returned to the road as a Spirit of Ecstasy machine that's very different to the norm. It's certainly one of the more intriguing Shadows around.

The paperwork is a little sparse; there's the V5 plus a few 21st century MoTs, with the most recent one dating from June 2014 at 51,699 miles, and a single 2006 bill for brake parts from Rolls‑Royce specialist Flying Spares. The odometer reading is 52,000 miles.

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR VIDEO PRODUCED 13TH AUGUST BY ACA OF THIS CAR.
This is very far from your usual Rolls-Royce; after all, how many other Silver Shadows can say they've been raced at Brands Hatch, the Nurburgring and Classic Le Mans? Having been a Category C insurance loss in May 2005, the vehicle was acquired by Practical Performance Car magazine, who took it racing at the Nurburgring after a lot of modifications such as Bilstein shocks and lowered springs. Then, in 2008, the PPC team went even further, adding a 'big' turbocharger and external intercooler to the Rolls, so it could compete on a drag strip. This was followed, in 2010, by a 'live' roof chop at Mallory Park's PPC in the Park event. Since then, the car has been 'neglected for the past few years' according to the vendor. He also reports that it is 'solid' and 'the engine fires up on Easy Start'. However, that it has no brakes - literally - is also noted. This probably isn't the car to compete in Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts' Club concours events, but, with work, it has the potential to be a very unusual track day car, or returned to the road as a Spirit of Ecstasy machine that's very different to the norm. It's certainly one of the more intriguing Shadows around. The paperwork is a little sparse; there's the V5 plus a few 21st century MoTs, with the most recent one dating from June 2014 at 51,699 miles, and a single 2006 bill for brake parts from Rolls-Royce specialist Flying Spares. The odometer reading is 52,000 miles. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR VIDEO PRODUCED 13TH AUGUST BY ACA OF THIS CAR.
  • V5 Present
  • Chassis number: SRH12005
Result inc Premium: £1,860

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