World’s Fastest Rolls-Royce

October 25, 2011 at 9:33 am

Granted, this is not you r typical Roller, but this is to all intents and purposes the World’s Fastest Rolls-Royce! Matt Wright’s Crewe-build 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow may still strongly resemble the gentleman’s express that left the line there decades ago, but thanks to the transplant of 588cu Chevrolet V8 it’s somewhat faster. Fast enough to run an impressive 7.94 second quarter mile at 175mph! The car has been prepared by WG Racing and uses a cutting-edge selection of the latest drag tricks and lightening methods to turn it into a veritable supercar slayer, taking well over two seconds off the time taken by the Bugatti Super Sport to cover the same distance. A bespoke Chrome-Moly twin tube chassis, suspension [...]