• Short Summary

    A NEW ARISTOCRAT OF THE ROAD -- THE ROLLS ROYCE SILVER SHADOW -- WENT BEFORE THE CAMERAS TODAY ON THE EVE OF ITS INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH MOTORING.

  • Description

    A NEW ARISTOCRAT OF THE ROAD -- THE ROLLS ROYCE SILVER SHADOW -- WENT BEFORE THE CAMERAS TODAY ON THE EVE OF ITS INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH MOTORING.

    ROLLS ROYCE HAVE ALSO RELEASED A NEW BENTLEY T SERIES. THE COMPANY SAYS THAT THE NEW CARS ARE THE RESULT OF 10 YEARS CONTINUOUS DEVELOPMENT.

    ADVANCED NEW TECHNICAL FEATURES ON THE SILVER SHADOW INCLUDE HYDRAULIC POWER BRAKING, INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION AND AN AUTOMATIC HEIGHT-CONTROL MECHANISM.

    THE MODERN, FUNCTIONAL, YET DIGNIFIED STYLING OF THE COACHWORK, GIVES INCREASED PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION IN A CAR REDUCED IN SIZE TO MAKE FOR EASIER HANDLING.

    THE SILVER SHADOW IS POWERED BY THE SUCCESSFUL 6230 c.c., EIGHT-CYLINDER ALUMINUM ENGINE. NEW CYLINDER HEADS GIVE GREATER EFFICIENCY, WHILE IMPROVED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ALLOWS SMOOTHER GEAR CHANGES.

    ON THE INSIDE, ROLLS ROYCE HAVE PROVIDED ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE FRONT SEATS; ADVANCED HEATING AND VENTILATING SYSTEM AND RED REAR-DOOR WARNING LIGHTS WHICH ILLUMINATE ON OPENING.

    ELECTRICAL OPERATION OF THE GEAR CHANGE LEVER, WINDOWS AND RADIO AERIAL ADDS FURTHER TO THE EASE OF DRIVING.

    AND THE BASIC PRICE --- JUST GBP5,425 STERLING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACXHCVOMTY0KSWJ76J67BBQG8J
    Media URN:
    VLVACXHCVOMTY0KSWJ76J67BBQG8J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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