Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
1974, SRC19033, Blue
The chassis-nummer of this
American Silver Shadow is SRC19033.
From this chassisnumber can be gathered that:
- this is a standard 4-doors saloon (the
- this is a Rolls-Royce (the "R")
- this is a left hand drive bound for the
American market, from the year 1974 (the
On the cars for the American
market there were no spoilers fitted.
On the picture below you can
see that the grill of the series II and of the
American designs of the series I were fitted with
a grill that was 15% deeper
("thicker"). Because the bumper had to
be able to move under the grill in case of a
small accident, the grill was shortened a little
with regard to the European models.
A mirror in the C-style is
a standard feature in all 4-doors saloons. On
this picture you see safetybelts on the back
seats. These were standard since 1971. Further on
only the cars for the American market were fitted
with headrests on the back seats in 1974 (from
1973 until 1977).
The footrests are put away
in the backs of the front chairs.
Every Silver Shadow has a
spacious boot. The battery is put away at the
left side of the boot.
The dashboard is beautiful.
More about this dashboard can be found on the
page about the dashboard
of a Silver Shadow from 1974.
The chassis-number is
visible on the dashboard: SRC19033.
The bonnet is fitted with
The tool-locker of the
The left pedal is for the
"handbrake". Typically American. Right
of it you see the switch for full headlights.
Beneath the accelerator pedal the
cick-down-switch is visible.