Price: US $24,995.00 Item location: Lithia Springs, Georgia, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Rolls-Royce
  • Model: Silver Shadow
  • Type: Sedan
  • Doors: 4
  • Year: 1974
  • Mileage: 82733
  • Color: Silver
  • Engine size: 6.75 Liter V8
  • Power options: Air conditioning, Cruise control, Power locks, Power windows, Power seats
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Interior color: Red
  • Options: Leather seats, CD player
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

Despite what you see on TV and in movies, he Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow is still the ultimate display of wealth. Not "just won the lottery" wealth, ot "NBA rookie" wealth, ut the kind of old-school money that extends back generations. No other car quite delivers the heavy-duty wallet slap that this 1974 Silver Shadow does and you don't have to worry, ecause we won't tell anyone just how affordable it really is.Rolls-Royce would have painted your Shadow any color you wanted, ut they really preferred subtlety to flash, nd this handsome silver Silver Shadow is just the way they liked it. Repainted once just six months ago, t has a brilliant gloss that looks expensive and doesn't hide any bodywork or accident repairs. And as you'd expect from the world's finest automaker, he gaps are tight, he sheetmetal simply FEELS substantial, nd the finish work is exemplary. It's not perfect, ot after 40 years, ut this is still a very impressive motorcar. Nobody else does chrome as well as the British, ither, ith just the right amount to imply wealth and sophistication without going overboard, o you get a tidy strip along the sides of the body, imple bumpers, nd, f course, hat towering Rolls-Royce grille shell that is perhaps the most definitive in all of motoring history. No goofy padded roof, o dated 1970s colors, nd no questionable repairs make this car an A-list celebrity, ven today.The bright red interior is perhaps a little flashy, ut you have to remember that red Connolly leather was prized by motoring enthusiasts as far back as the 1910s. Aside from some light wear on the driver's seat and walnut trim, he interior is in exemplary condition for its age and showcases genuine hand craftsmanship and the finest natural materials in the world. The wool carpets are deeper and plusher than the stuff in your living room and everything that looks like wood really IS wood, ll cut from the same tree to ensure uniformity of color and grain. Simple Smiths instruments seem too plain for the car, ut their understated functionality is ideal for the no-nonsense Roller. Everything was standard, oo, ncluding electric windows and locks, /C, ruise control, nd power seats, hich for 1974 was quite a list of features. The original AM/FM radio remains in the dash and is augmented by a hidden Pioneer AM/FM/Sirius head unit, ut otherwise it is factory-original and splendidly maintained. Even the trunk is outfitted with plush, xpensive carpets that are bound in leather, ore proof that good taste knows no boundaries. The massive "six-and-three-quarter" liter V8 engine was rebuilt less than 2500 miles ago by a noted British car specialist and runs superbly. That can't have been an inexpensive task given the complexity of the machinery, ut it does mean that you can enjoy this car without worries. As the saying goes, n inexpensive Rolls-Royce is the most expensive car you can own, o keeping this one in top condition will cost you far less than bringing a broken one back from the dead. In truth, hese are truly reliable machines in their own right and the brawny V8 moves the big sedan without apparent effort. The GM-sourced TH400 3-speed automatic transmission is, f course, ulletproof and the fully independent suspension with disc brakes all around gives this 5500-pound luxury sedan rather agile handling. Most importantly, he brakes were converted to DOT3 brake fluid, o no worries about mineral oil replacement in the future, nd the underside looks as though it's spent its life someplace warm. Uniroyal whitewall radials have been fitted and the understated hubcaps are the smart choice.Look like a millionaire for pennies on the dollar, ut you may also find that this is a fun car that's quite enjoyable to own if you love to drive. Call today!