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Silver Spirit Sales Sheet

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The new Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit embodies the traditional Rolls-Royce values of peerless craftsmanship and the very latest technology. Superbly engineered and luxuriously appointed, the Silver Spirit mirrors the desires and values of its discriminating owners.

From the delicate modification of the celebrated radiator, complementing the new styling, to the reshaped rear body, this new design is smooth, clean, more integrated. Uncompromising standards, tireless attention to detail, and a host of innovations combine to create a thoroughly modern motor car of timeless quality.

THE ELEGANCE OF QUALITY

  • Evolutionary, contoured body style combines modernity with classic distinction
  • Wrap-around and colourmatched bumpers smoothly blend into the body
  • The new radiator shell proportions, integral front airdam, new exterior mirrors and spare wheel mounted within the luggage compartment all contribute to the flowing unity of the design
  • New centre console with touch-opening panels which reveal the in-car entertainment system and smoker's accessories behind an unbroken cascade of wood veneer
  • Electric gear actuation provides lightness of control
  • The new wheels harmoniously blend the benefits of aluminium alloy wheels with classic unhurried Rolls-Royce style
  • Burr walnut veneer with straight grained walnut cross-banding and boxwood inlay
  • A choice of 18 standard exterior colours, 7 non-standard exterior colours or any other colour to meet specific requirements

THE APPOINTMENT OF QUALITY

  • Four door luxury saloon with accommodation for up to five adults
  • Electric tilt-adjustable steering wheel enables the ideal driving position to be reached, improves instrument visibility and has 'easy entry-exit' feature
  • Memory facility allows the positions of the seat, exterior mirrors and steering wheel of four different drivers to be recalled
  • Front passenger seat fitted with four memories for seat position
  • Air conditioning outlets for rear seat passengers permit individual control of the rear cabin environment
  • 4x30 Watt tunercassette audio system, with 6 CD autochanger mounted in centre console armrest for ease of access, playing through a ten speaker system
  • Remote control of in-car entertainment system for rear seat passengers
  • Full hide upholstery, Wilton carpet and lambswool rugs provide a unique interior ambience
  • Two stage front seat heating
  • Bi-level lumbar support system to front seats

THE ENDURANCE OF QUALITY

  • Underside of the bodyshell is zinc coated and put through a ten stage metal pre-treatment process prior to cathodic electro-priming. Multi-stage painting process culminates in the latest 'clear-over-base' paint technology
  • Elastomeric stone-chip protective coating is applied to the sill and wheel arch areas prior to painting
  • Constructed using the highest quality materials and processes throughout

THE REFINEMENT OF QUALITY

  • 6.75 litre naturally aspirated V8 engine
  • New 16 in (406.4 mm) diameter by 7 in (177.8 mm) width aluminium alloy wheels, together with the new 235/65VR16 tyres provide responsive steering and surefooted roadholding without compromise to ride comfort
  • Four speed electronically controlled automatic gearbox with torque converter lock-up
  • 2.69:1 final drive ratio delivers greater economy and very refined cruising

THE QUALITY OF INNOVATION

  • Automatic ride control provides computer management of the suspension dampers to optimise ride comfort and handling
  • Transmission shift energy management and adaptive shift control provide computer management of the gearbox to produce smooth gear changes under all conditions
  • High technology flexibilised polymer clearcoat lacquer applied to the front surfaces of the motor car provides increased stonechip protection, yet is almost invisible to the eye
  • CFC-free air conditioning system

THE QUALITY OF SAFETY

  • Commanding view of the road ahead
  • Fully powered braking with four channel electronic anti-lock system and anti-dive geometry
  • Full-sized driver and front seat passenger airbags
  • Double anti-side intrusion beams to doors
  • Dual level air conditioning designed to maintain driver alertness
  • Orthopaedically designed seating system helps to reduce occupant stress levels
  • Careful attention to weight distribution under all loading cases, together with full-length lever arm front suspension and semi-trailing arm rear suspension provide a safe and progressive handling characteristic at all times

THE QUALITY OF PERFORMANCE

  • Maximum speed 214 km/h (133 mph)
  • Acceleration (0 - 60 mph) 9.5 seconds
  • Fuel consumption - European Union drive cycle
    • Urban - 25.4 l/ 100 km (11. 1 mpg)
    • Extra urban - 12.3 1/100 km (23.0 mpg)
    • Combined - 17.1 1/100 km (16.5 mpg)

DIMENSIONS

  • Wheelbase 3016 mm (120.5 in)
  • Overall length 5268 mm (17 ft 3.5 in)
  • Overall width (across mirrors) 2110 mm (6 ft 11.1 in)
  • Overall height 1485 mm (4 ft 10.5 in)
  • Turning circle (kerb to kerb) 12.16 m (39 ft 10.7 in)
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