1973 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow -- 1-Owner California Car -- Larch/Brewster Green

Price: US $36,500.00 Item location: Sonoma, California, United States
  • Make: Rolls-Royce
  • Model: Silver Shadow
  • Type: Sedan
  • Year: 1973
  • Mileage: 111,900
  • VIN: SRB17576
  • Color: Green
  • Engine size: V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Windows, Power Seats
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Options: Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1973 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

1973 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow for Sale
1973 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow One-Owner, California Car

Purchased on May 15, 1974, at Roy Carver Rolls-Royce in Southern California, this special Silver shadow has been in the same family since brand new and includes over 100 pages of records showing fastidious care and attention to detail ever since. The car includes it's original California-issued blue and gold license plates as well as the original Owner's Identification Plate and Letter from Rolls-Royce, original purchase documents from Roy Carver Rolls Royce in Orange County along with some letters and handwritten notes. Having personally owned Rolls-Royce cars it is a rarity to see not only such a long, clean ownership but a consistent stream of documentation to go along with it.

This special example is finished in it's beautiful two-tone Larch Green over Brewster Green, the rare color combination that drew me to the car when I saw it. I have been around these cars since I was a child and had never seen this beautiful color scheme, a stunning combination with its Champagne Connolly hydes and green Wilton wool rugs.

The car starts; runs and drives beautifully. In an unfortunate event in 1984 at 80k miles, it overheated. The entire engine was completely rebuilt at a cost of over $12,000 by JR's Rolls-Royce Service in Orange County, California. The rebuilt engine now has only 30,000 miles on it. The transmission was recently rebuilt so it shifts with precision. Brakes and accumulators were refurbished about 1,000 miles ago along with the rear-end and function perfectly. Recent services include a flushed cooling system, oil, filters, and lubrication along with general maintenance of several ancillary items. The car is in outstanding mechanical condition all-around, one of the best I have ever driven.

The interior has the charm and patina of the bygone era and has held up beautifully. It is quiet, comfortable possessing the unmistakable, intoxicating scent of a vintage British opulence that only seasoned Connelly hydes, Wilton wool rugs and vintage burlwood can emit.

This is a beautiful, well-maintained Rolls-Royce with a plethora of records articulating it's long and special relationship since new. Truly a special car seeking a special new caretaker.

All records available upon request. Call Donn Dabney at 707-332-8331

Asking price listed on our site. This listing will end the moment a reasonable offer is made. Available only at Left Coast Classics! Direct your inquiries to Donn 844-LEFTCOA (844-533-8262) .....because life's too short to drive the wrong car....

Reserves are subject to change over the course of an auction so please do not ask. The minimum I will take for the car is the most reasonable offer I receive.

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