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40/50 Silver Ghost

40/50 Silver Ghost (United Kingdom, 1907)

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© photo courtesy of: Historics at Brooklands
Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost
basic info
spec rating
United Kingdom GB
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United States of America US
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Engine
Straight 6
Type
Tourer
Displacement
7036 cc
Doors
4
Maximum torque
--
Seats
4/5
Wheel Drive
Rear wheel drive
Luggage Space
--
Transmission
4, Manual
Fuel
Petrol
Power-to-weight
35.71 hp/ton
Kerb weight
1372 kg
safety rating:
NCAP
--
fuel efficiency
--
CO2 emissions
--
Displacement
7036 cc
max power
49 hp
acceleration 0-100 km/h
--
top speed
101 km/h
price
--
loan
--
ownership cost:
annual
--
insurance
--
Fuel
--
service
--
tyres
--
about this car

The Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost was originally named "40/50 hp" and shown at the 1906 Olympia car show. Named "the best car in the world" by Autocar in 1907, the Silver Ghost established the british brand's reputation for excellence and quality.

The nickname "Silver Ghost" reportedly comes from the mostly unpainted aluminum body and the fact that it was "quiet as a ghost". The true Silver Ghost with plate number AX201 was purchased by an employee in 1908 with whom it made 500,000 miles before it was taken back to factory for servicing. While the car was still in the factory the owner died and his family donated the car back to the british company.

In the years it was produced the Silver Ghost received several upgrades. Development was however interrupted during World War I. At the time Rolls-Royce used the chassis and engine for their new range of Armoured Cars. Due to the decline of sales from 1913 ...


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