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Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder V engine, 6750 cm3 / 411.9 cu in / 411.9 cu in, rear wheel drive, 190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph top speed, consumption 15.2 l/100km / 18.6 mpg-UK / 15.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Rolls-RoyceIssued from1972
ModelSilver ShadowIssued until
SerieSilver ShadowNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRolls-Royce Motor CarsCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number 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) weight2118 kg / 4669 lb / 4669 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1520 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3060 mm / 120.5 in / 120.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity107 l / 23.5 UK gal / 28.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.34 m2 / 25.2 sq ft / 25.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

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 displacement6750 cm3 / 411.9 cu in / 411.9 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) speed190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph
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.)
  Range704 km / 438 mi / 438 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 front8.45-15Tyres rear8.20-15
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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