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Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

(1968 model)

Brief specs of 1968 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

2-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder V engine, 6229 cm3 / 380.1 cu in / 380.1 cu in, rear wheel drive, consumption 15.2 l/100km / 18.6 mpg-UK / 15.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Rolls-RoyceIssued from1968
ModelSilver ShadowIssued until
SerieSilver ShadowNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRolls-Royce Motor CarsCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5460 l / 192.82 cu ft / 192.82 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5180 mm / 203.9 in / 203.9 inTotal (curb) weight2100 kg / 4630 lb / 4630 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3040 mm / 119.7 in / 119.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity109 l / 24.0 UK gal / 28.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.35 m2 / 25.3 sq ft / 25.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.18 m2 / 12.7 sq ft / 12.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)29.2 kW / 39.2 hp / 39.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement6229 cm3 / 380.1 cu in / 380.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)15.2 l/100km / 18.6 mpg-UK / 15.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions356 g/km / 572 g/mi / 572 g/mi (est.)
  Range717 km / 446 mi / 446 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front8.05-15Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

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