1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow I

Lot: 307

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Offered for sale is a 6.75L 1971 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow I automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 46 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 107 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

From 46 years of family ownership and just 23,000 miles... 

  • Stunning Shadow 1 finished in Silver Blue with a comfortable dark blue leather interior
  • Remarkably has remained in the vendor's family since 1974, father, mother then son
  • Supplied with the Bill of Sale from 1974 (£8,500) and an assortment of bills and receipts
  • Predominantly maintained by the family whilst being used, but stored at one point for some 15 years
  • Recently treated to new stainless brake pots and calipers. Hydraulic pumps overhauled
  • Carburettors have also been rebuilt, all fluids checked and refreshed where required
  • MOT exempt and with a fairly new set of tyres, it's now ready for its next family!


Lot Details

Registration: WRA 120K RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1971 Engine size: 6.75L
Make: Rolls-Royce Odometer reading (miles): 23135
Model: Silver Shadow I MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: SRH11305

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 107 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


In remarkable condition considering it has been untouched for most of its life.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Leather has been treated regularly. Very few marks on it.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Runs very well.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Runs very well.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Tyres replaced in 2016.


Minor: Major:


All works as expected.

Vehicle History


Car was bought by my father in 1974, passed onto my mother in 2014 and thence to me. It has been garaged throughout its life. Mainly self maintained.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history