1948 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER WRATH
BLACK TIE CLASSICS
Stratford, NJ 08084
Your are looking at a great looking 1948 Rolls-Royce Wraith that has been modified and converted to Chevy straight 6 engine additionally updating with a Chevy automatic transmission, added AC unit, converted the front end to disc breaks. These upgrades value $20k. Changing the all tires to white wall, bar with glasses making this car one of the best looking Rolls-Royce Limousines around. Adding this vehicle to your fleet will complete a profitable......
The Wraith was the first post-war Rolls-Royce. It was made from 1946 to 1958 as only a chassis at Rolls-Royce's former Merlin engine plant, their Crewe factory, alongside the shorter Bentley Mark VI. The Bentley too was available as a chassis for coachbuilders but also for the first time could be bought with a Rolls-Royce built standard steel body.
The straight six-cylinder postwar engine, which had been briefly made for the aborted by war Bentley Mark V, replaced conventional overhead valve gear with an F-head configuration of overhead inlet valves and side exhaust valves and reshaped combustion chambers. There were new main and big-end bearings and a more efficient drive to the timing gear. To this prewar mix Rolls-Royce added chromed bores. Initially, this engine retained the Mark V's capacity of 4,257 cc (259.8 cu in) increased from 1951 to 4,566 cc (278.6 cu in).