1980 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith II premium
priced to sell!!1980 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER WRAITH II 4-door left hand drive CAR SPECIFICS Silver Wraith II 4-door saloon. North America left hand drive. A very rare model of a Silver Wraith II. Manufactured in mid-December, 1980 in Crewe, Cheshire, England. V.I.N. # on this car is LRL-41641. This number indicates that of the 2,132 (or so) motorcars produced of this model by Rolls Royce, only SEVEN additional Silver Wraith II's were manufactured AFTER this car, making this is one of the very last of its kind ever, resulting this model incorporating all of the small design improvements developed by Rolls Royce up to this period, and prior to the discontinuation of this model up to the end of 1980. This much sought after car truly is â€œthe best of the lastâ€! Extended wheelbase version of the popular Silver Shadow II. Car length: 207.5â€ (17â€™ 3â€). Width 71â€. Height: 59.75â€ (4â€™ 11 Â¾â€). Wheelbase: 124â€ (10â€™ 4â€). The Silver Wraith II was considered THE top-of-the-line for Rolls-Royce during this time. Exterior color is porcelain white with Blue piping along chrome strip. Inside door sills and jams are very clean and tidy, and have been retouched by owner. Back seating area is 4â€ longer than the base model, providing a noticeable increase in rear passenger legroom and comfort. Used by current owner as a bridal and wedding car the last 6 seasons. Stored in a climate controlled (alarmed) all brick facility with full concrete floor, (with car covered when not in use). Have never experienced the perils of harsh weather and snow. Under carriage is very clean! Seems to have been well maintained and serviced by owners (3). Owner #1 from Texas. Owner #2 from Florida. Owner #3 is seller. Wraith II comes with its original jack, and ownerâ€™s operating manual. This Wraith has a rich and complementary Navy blue leather interior. Light â€˜amberâ€™ burled walnut wood paneling are original and have never been redone, and displays a lovely grain throughout. The wood presents nicely on the back doors, and looks like new. Front driver side door has part of the veneer on far right side broken off (though we have the pieces). New owner may wish to replace strip. Front passenger door wood has a small crack on left side, otherwise great condition. Driver side window needs new chain for lower and raising window. EXTERIOR: White Everflex vinyl top (exclusive to Silver Wraith IIâ€™s), presents well but with some age blemishes across the top of the front windscreen, and 1 roof blemish. With hand-painted fine lines to the waist-rails finished in contrasting Blue to match car interior color. All glass, chrome and bright work are excellent. Mid-tinted windows all round giving her a very formal look. Small rear â€˜opera windowâ€™, and Corniche wheel covers. Missing 1 embellishment ring. All lights, instrument, features and functions are in working order, with all bulbs and lamps replaced and operating as they should. Longer wiper arms needed. Power antenna. interior clock and Original Blaupunkt push button radio not working (electrical needs checking for possible re-wiring for simple fix). The body is straight and the paint is shiny and lustrous (as you can see from the attached pictures). Overall shiny and crisp and presents very nicely, certainly well above average for a motorcar closing in on 40 years of age! To best of sellerâ€™s knowledge, car was never winter driven, so no salt corrosion. Rack-and-Pinion power steering. Disk brakes. Brake pumps, accumulators, valves calipers and pads have been fully inspected. Brake hoses & lines have been replaced with new on back wheels (cost $1000), system pressure tested and bled. Rear height control valve replaced (Sept. 2018 at a cost of $2000). Whitewall Tempa Esquire AS 75-R15 radial tyres are in very good condition with plenty of tread. Shiny, aluminum hub caps are same as used on Corniche, and are excellent with no dents or imperfections. INTERIOR: The leather seating is in excellent condition without any notable marks or blemishes or tears. Finished in Wedgewood Blue throughout, including carpets and over rugs. The original dash is very good but with top sun damage, now covered with a matching Navy blue dash cover to prevent additional erosion from sun. The rear window parcel shelf has been replaced and is new. Head lining (mid-beige) is original and in super clean condition with no water staining or marks. Ashtrays present in â€œnever usedâ€ condition. Non-smoking car. The odometer shows a little over 20,500 miles (not kilometers), and, although not verifiable with actual paperwork, it is apparent by the overall condition of the car that it is commensurate with the carâ€™s condition. During its 38+ year life span, the car was driven LESS than 45 miles per month! . Wood interior back window trim normally found on these cars, needs replaced. Antenna not working. Power front drivers and passenger seats, windows, door locks all in working order. Comes with original ownerâ€™s operating manual included, along with all repair and parts receipts provided by current owner. ENGINE COMPARTMENT Rear wheel drive. Engine: 6.75 Rolls Royce V-8. 3-speed automatic. Stability control, self leveling all-independent suspension. Non-fuel injection (2 SU carbs). Under the hood, the presentation has not been precision detailed but simply kept very clean and tidy throughout its life. Brake and hydraulics has been thoroughly cleaned and flushed, fluids replaced with original (Rolls Royce) RR-363 brake fluid. New replaced oil filter. New fuel pump & filter. New die-hard commercial battery. Climate control has been fully inspected with complete A/C unit, compressor and custom made A/C hoses replaced new, the heater nice and warm, with the upper/lower air conditioning blowing cold. Rolls Royce Ballast resistor unit replaced and is new. New ignition module and coil. Steering lower ball joints replaced new. Hose clamps replaced. Brake hoses, front sub-frame replaced new. New thermostat and sender coolant temp. Re-built alternator. Radiator taken apart, totally cleaned, flushed, repositioned with fresh anti-freeze. (current owner will supply receipts for all work done on car since purchase).