Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud is a basic model of car of company Rolls - Royce Limited from April, 1955 for March, 1966. She changed Silver Dawn, in turn was transferable Silver Shadow. Silver Cloud became quintessential style of post-war models of Rolls-Royce and one of classic cars of this brand.
In 1962 light saw Silver Cloud III, that got the changed design of exterior with more subzero line of basket and double headlights. The type of this car modernized, elegant and ideally proportional did him successful right after appearance. It is necessary to mark that on the same frame three versions of basket were set: sedan, compartment and limousine. Models were also produced with the extended wheel-base and more spacious salon.
A traditional 40-door variant differed small what from the predecessors of Silver Cloud I/II are the same fluently handing down basket lines and stylish pseudo wing stamping on rounded Boccioni. And 2-door Silver Cloud (cabriolet and compartment) got the coupled swivel-eyed headlights of head light, getting the ironical nickname of «Chinese Eye». A stern was crowned by quite not typical for this British brand lines keels with built-in in them «dimensions». Both versions were practically identical technically.
Rolls - Royce Silver Cloud was the basic model of company Rolls Royce from April, 1955 for March 1966. The car came on changing of Silver Dawn. Although to the middle of 50th many producers already widely began to apply bearing baskets, engineers showed Rolls-Royce conservatism and preferred to use a frame construction for the production of this classic car. The span-new design of basket at once attracted attention the harmoniousness and elegant streamlined lines.
The press did not scrimp on praises and named Silver Cloud most «wonderful from the some time built cars». He became basis of stylistics of post-war models of Rolls - Royce and one of classic cars of brand. A basic designer Silver Cloud was J.P. Bletchley. For a model worked out an absolutely new basket from the pressed steel. The elegant smooth lines of exterior were often underlined by the two-color coloring. A hood was decorated by a famous brand name statuette «Flying Lady». A car had length a 5,38 m, width a 1,9 m and the weights are 1,95.
Inwardly every detail gave a luxury: wide leather sofa on a swan to the fuzz that repeats every bend of body, sound-proof glass partition electrically-actuated, that provides a complete comfort and privations of passenger. Engine was increased power to 200 hp; high speed grew to 188 km/h.
Notably, what the third generation of Silver Cloud got on screens, due to a film Charlie Bubbles, where a car was called to underline class inequality.