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1964 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III

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This exemplary 1964 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III motorcar was hand built at the factory works, with a manufacture date of February 20, 1964. Produced in a tasteful and refined two-color gray and burgundy exterior.

Its features include: Right-hand drive, automatic transmission, air conditioning, power windows, power steering, wood trim, rear wood picnic trays, solid wheels with whitewall tires and burgundy and chrome hubcap covers. Four carpet-fabric Rolls Royce floor mats. Hardcover Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III owner’s manual handbook (119 pages).

“The Silver Cloud III is a car which sets out to do a job and does it to near perfection. Conservative in approach to a degree… [it] impresses uniquely by its refinement and quality of construction. Furthermore – and this is what most interested us – it is a machine that responds as much to the sporting driver as to the kid-gloved chauffeur.”
—Sporting Motorist magazine, 1964

Unveiled in 1962, the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III employs a 6.2-liter V8 engine, and a four-speed General Motors-derived automatic transmission.

Among many upgrades from preceding models is the vehicle’s four-headlamp lighting, an absence of sidelights from the wing tops, and a lower radiator shell, as well as a 15% increase in power, brought about by a higher compression ratio and larger SU carburetors. The interior has separate front seats and increased room in the rear compartment for passengers.

The last mainstream Rolls-Royce to employ a separate chassis, the Silver Cloud III was immensely successful in the United Kingdom and abroad, remaining in production until autumn of 1965. Less than 3,000 were made.

Chassis number/VIN: Chassis numbers were used for motor cars produced between 1955 and 1980. A chassis number comprises a combination of between 4 and 10 letters and numbers. Beginning in 1980, the international 17 character VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) was used.