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1907-1926 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

1907-1926 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Specifications

The 1907-1926 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost was hailed by some as the "Best Car in the World." Though some might dispute this title, there is no question that the Silver Ghost was a truly classic car. On this page, you will find the specifications for the 1907-1926 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.

Engine: I-6, cast in 2 blocks, integral beads, side valves, 7,036 cc (4 1/2 × 4 1/2-in bore × stroke), 7 main bearings, dual ignition with magneto and trembler coil, 3.2:1 compression ratio, 48 bhp @ 1,500 rpm

Transmission: 4-speed, cone clutch multi-dry-plate clutch

Suspension, front: Semi-elliptic leaf springs

Suspension, rear: Semi-elliptic leaf springs with auxiliary transverse leaf spring

Brakes: External contracting on the driveshaft

Wheelbase (in.): 135-1/2 and 143-1/2

Weight (lbs): 2,050-2,200 (chassis only)

Top speed (mph): 60

Production: UK 6,173 US 1,703 (1907-26)

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