Silver Shadow debuted in October 1965.
Rolls-Royce Sedan From 1973
An interesting fact, when Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow appeared, the then Minister of the Soviet automobile industry A.Tarasov was able to prove the necessity of buying several such machines for familiarization and study. Four cars were ordered through the company Avtoexport. When they were taken to Moscow and shown to Leonid Brezhnev, he was not in awe of them. The purchased cars were handed over to ZIL, where one of them was used as the personal car of the then director P. Borodin, while others were constantly filmed in numerous movies. One Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow was created in England specifically for L.I. Brezhnev
Silver Shadow II was released in 1977.
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The extended Silver Shadow model got its own name Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II and was presented in 1977 at the Geneva Motor Show. The limousine had a V - shaped eight - cylinder engine (6.75 l.) And a carrying body. The model provided 4 cm more rear passengers, and in fact was the receiver of the Silver Shadow long wheelbase.
Silver Shadow has become the top-selling Rolls-Royce in the world. He bought up faster than all previous models of the brand. In the late 70s, the volume of production amounted to about 3.3 thousand pieces annually. In just 15 years, 30059 sedans were built. Silver Shadow was replaced in 1980 by the Silver Spirit model.