Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
1974, SRC19033, Caribbean blue
Cars for the American
market had no front spoilers.
On the picture below you can
see that the grille of the series II and the grille of the
American designs of the series I are 15% deeper
("thicker"). The bumper had to
be able to move under the grille in the case of a
small collision. The grille was a little lower
compared to the European models.
A mirror in the C-style is
a standard feature in all 4-doors saloons. On
this picture you see safety belts on the back
seats. These were standard since 1971. Cars for the American market were fitted
with headrests on the back seats from 1974 onwards.
The footrests can be stored in the back of the front chairs.
Every Silver Shadow has a
spacious boot. The battery is fitted at the
left side of the boot, behind the cover.
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
sound and heat isolating material.
The tool box of the
The left pedal is for the
"handbrake". Typically American. At the right
of it you see the switch for full headlights.
Under the accelerator pedal the
cick-down switch is visible.