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1961 rolls-royce cloud ii
production (1959-1962) .
2-door convertible .
the #rollsroyce #silvercloud
is a #luxuryautomobile
produced by rolls-royce limited from april 1955 to march 1966. it was the core model of the rolls-royce range during that period. the silver cloud replaced the #silverdawn
and was, in turn, replaced by the #silvershadow
. the j. p. #blatchley
design was a major change from the pre-war models and the highly derivative silver dawn. as part of a range rationalisation the #bentleys1
is very similar, apart from its radiator grille.
silver cloud ii coachbuilder styles (convertibles, coupes etc.): 107 unit .
the basic architecture of the silver cloud ii did not change between 1959 and 1963, but there were numerous minor changes implemented, notable among them a succession of improvements to the ventilation system. interior changes in 1961 included the adoption of blue instrument lighting, the introduction of a combined indicator / headlamp flasher switch and of a handbrake warning light. a remodelled rear light assembly was introduced in may 1962 and a change to single sealed-beam headlamps was made in august 1962