Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn: Long live the classics!

Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars welcomes home one of the oldest Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts in the world. The Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn has just returned from Europe, having successfully completed 1,800 miles on the 2013 Centenary Alpine Trial, the oldest Silver Ghost to do so.

The Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn was built in 1908, wears its original registration number and features original parts including chassis, engine, gearbox and front and rear axles. All major components are stamped 1908 and the engine even retains its original cast iron pistons.

The Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn is currently on display in the foyer of the company’s Head Office at Goodwood, West Sussex.

The 2013 Centenary Alpine Trial celebrated a remarkable point in Rolls-Royce history. A century ago this June, four Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts embarked on the Austrian Alpine Trials, the most arduous test of automotive endurance of the time. The Silver Ghosts’ performance establishing Rolls-Royce as maker of the ‘Best Car in the World’.
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