It is said that history speaks for itself, and Rolls-Royce, the British luxury car manufacturer certainly has the history to give it prestige and a deep luxury car culture. When Rolls-Royce pivoted back to commercial car building after the end of World War II, they introduced the Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith in 1946, which was produced until 1985 to much acclaim. Its successor, the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, was introduced in 1965 with the Silver Wraith II derivate offered from 1976. The model was used by many dignitaries, royalty, and heads of state due to its opulence and classic design. Drive a model that represented the height of luxury in its heydays with this 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II that has 52,000 miles on the odometer.
The Silver Wraith II designation came as a special car model of the Silver Shadow and was offered for Queen Margaret. The 1979 Silver Wraith II sets itself apart from the regular Silver Shadow with a slew of model-unique designs and options. Sometime in its life, this Silver Wraith II had undergone a full restoration as per the seller and, as such, features a spotless white paint exterior with gleaming chrome trims. The front features the iconic monolithic vertical grille in chrome flanked by quad binocular-shaped headlights and topped off by the chrome Spirit of Ecstacy. Lower can be seen in the rubber-clad chrome front bumper with the Rolls-Royce number plate holder. The sides feature chrome trim pinstripes with contoured edges and chrome side mirrors. While the car sits on a set of model-unique RR wheels in chrome and white sidewall tires, it is topped off by a new beige vinyl top. The interior is finished in a classy beige and brown with a wood grain trim that runs along the dash, door inserts, and pillars. The seller reports that the interior was replaced during the restoration. The interior also includes front leather bucket power seats and a rear leather bench seat.
Powering this luxury on wheels 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II is a more than adequate 6.75L V8 engine coupled with a 3-speed automatic transmission. Total power output is at 189hp out of the factory, while a smooth ride is provided by the hydropneumatic suspension.
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