Also this layout had been chosen for the next generation Silver Shadow and this provided a convenient way of bridging the visual gap between the old and the new. The side lamps and flashers were combined and mounted in the noses of the front mudguards: the earlier cars had separate side lamps on the top of the mudguards and used the fog lamps also as flashers.
The third and final Silver Cloud was introduced in 1962 and a precious few of these cars were chosen by Rolls to be taken from the standard steel production line and sent to the renown Rolls Royce appointed coachworks of H.J Mulliner of Willesden, London to be adapted by hand into drophead coupes. These were to be the iconic 27 Mulliner Drophead coupes, by far the most expensive and exclusive car of it’s day.
This car has been well maintained by its previous fastidious and was recently inspected prior to sale at the renown Rolls & Bentley independent specialists, ‘Independent Rolls Royce’ of Los Angeles, California, where the car has received recent maintenance and indeed a recent full service for a clean bill of health for it’s new owner. The car is a completely rust and accident free example with the floor boards, rockers, trunk and all the typical rust-prone areas completely solid and rust free!The beautiful and highly striking ‘Triple Black’ color combination including ‘Masons Black’ exterior paint with ‘Red’ pin stripes is exceptionally well done and extraordinarily striking!