ACCORDING TO MULLINER’S RECORDS, 21 EXAMPLES WERE MADE AND JUST 10 EXAMPLES RIGHT HAND DRIVE Brand Rolls Royce Type Silver Cloud I Drophead Coupe Color Blue Interior Cream Year of build 1957 Price € 595.000,- 1957 ROLLS ROYCE SILVER CLOUD MULLINER CONVERTIBLE 1 of only 21 H.J. Mulliner Two-Door Drophead Coupe’s Silver Clouds built. The most desirable coachwork on the Silver Cloud I chassis One of the 10 original all Aluminium Drophead Coupé fully couchbuilt ‘7410’ Right Hand Drive cars. A very rare car with all the special features you could desire: automatic roof, adjustable armrests, power steering, automatic gearbox, retractable tables in front and back, etc Impressively restored by top specialist Noble House including all invoices. Engine shows correct matching numbers Introduced in April 1955, the Silver Cloud represented a watershed for Rolls-Royce. Traditionally, all Rolls-Royce cars had been delivered in chassis form for bodying by outside coachbuilders. The times were changing, however, and the market for coachbuilt cars was contracting, particularly in austere postwar Britain. Additionally, increasingly streamlined automobile styles did not lend themselves to bespoke bodi
Used extensively for wedding hire for many years. Resent engine rebuild. Smooth, quiet engine, running well, quiet transmission, brakes well. Bodywork sound and largely original. Good paint and interior.
This Shadow is in VGC with the unusual colour of black over peacock blue with blue leather. It has done only 71k miles and has a good maintenance history. Drives beautifully and is ready to use.
This beautiful Rolls Royce Convertible has covered just 76,000 miles from new and comes with a file of invoices totaling towards £50,000 of service and maintenance work, mainly carried out by Rolls Royce Bentley dealership Broughtons of Cheltenham. This stunning example, chassis number DRH9757 was supplied new in Masons Black with Black hide with Grey carpets and Grey hood headlining. The car was sold new by Jack Barclay Ltd and ordered new with fog lamps, plain Sundym Glass, flasher/repeater lamps fitted at Crewe and a Philips Cassette Tape player to be fitted to the centre console by HJM MPW. The Rolls Royce was ordered new by Peter Rogers at Feature Film Facilities, Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire. Peter Rogers became a British institution, the highly successful producer of more than 30 Carry on Films and it was reported by ‘The Telegraph’ that he left a legacy that is unrivalled and his contribution to British cinema is long and illustrious. The BBC quote his life’s work was rewarded at the British Comedy Awards in 1990 and by the London Critic’s Circle six years later. He was married to another British film producer, Betty Box. The Rolls Royce spent its early life with the
The company’s dictum of “make everything as beautifully as possible and charge accordingly” was maintained in the new 20/25 model which carried over its predecessor’s conventional chassis layout. The engine was bored out to 3,669cc, the straight six being remarkably smooth and quiet as was to be expected of a Rolls-Royce. The performance was markedly improved over the 20hp model, the basic engine and gearbox configuration forming the basis for the superb ‘Derby’ Bentley which the firm unveiled in 1933. Produced alongside the Phantom II and built to the same exacting standards, the 20/25 benefited from many of the larger model's developments (such as synchromesh on 3rd and 4th from 1933, mechanically servo-assisted brakes, centralised chassis lubrication and thermostatically controlled radiator shutters), becoming the best-selling Rolls-Royce of the inter-war period with some 3,827 leaving Crewe before the more powerful 25/30 came along. This 20/25 was bodied by Park Ward with their formal six-light limousine coachwork. The factory records indicate that it was delivered new in 1935 to Lord Whitburgh. Born Thomas Borthwick, Whitburgh's father had been given the hereditary title for s