1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Steel body on steel frame
Production Years for Series : 1950 - 1966
Coach Work : Mulliner, James Young, Hooper
Price : $15,650-$22,750
Weight : 4430 lbs | 2009.414 kg

Power

I6 4887 cc | 298.2 cu in. | 4.9 L.

178 BHP (131.008 KW)

Bore : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Stroke : 4.5 in | 114 mm.
2 SU carburetors

Transmission:
4 Automatic

Gear Ratios

1st Gear : 13.06:1
2nd Gear : 9.00:1
3rd Gear : 4.96:1
4th Gear : 3.42:1

Production Figures

Silver Cloud I, II, and III Production (1950-1966) : 7,372
  : Silver Cloud III production totaled 2376, including 253 long wheelbases.
Convertible Aluminum Bodys : 2,359

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 212.0 in | 5385 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1899 mm.
Height : 64.3 in | 1632 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Estate Wagon
Coach Work : Mulliner
Weight : 4640 lbs | 2104.669 kg
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 211.7 in | 5377 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1900 mm.
Height : 64.0 in | 1626 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 58.5 in | 1486 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Ground Clearance : 7.0 in | 178 mm.
Convertible Coupe
Coach Work : James Young
Weight : 4200 lbs | 1905.088 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 5
Exterior
Length : 212.0 in | 5385 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1899 mm.
Height : 64.3 in | 1632 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Convertible
Coach Work : James Young
Weight : 4200 lbs | 1905.088 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 5
Exterior
Length : 212.0 in | 5385 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1899 mm.
Height : 64.3 in | 1632 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Drop Head Coupe
Body Designer : Mulliner
Price : $22,750
Weight : 4200 lbs | 1905.088 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 212.0 in | 5385 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1899 mm.
Height : 64.3 in | 1632 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Convertible Aluminum Body
Coach Work : Mulliner
Weight : 4200 lbs | 1905.088 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 212.0 in | 5385 mm.
Width : 75.0 in | 1905 mm.
Height : 64.0 in | 1626 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
LWB Saloon
Price : $19,180
Weight : 4300 lbs | 1950.447 kg
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 212.0 in | 5385 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1899 mm.
Height : 64.3 in | 1632 mm.
Wheelbase : 127.0 in | 3226 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Drop Head Coupe
Coach Work : Mulliner
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 212.0 in | 5385 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1899 mm.
Height : 64.3 in | 1632 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Touring Saloon
Coach Work : Hooper
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 212.0 in | 5385 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1899 mm.
Height : 64.3 in | 1632 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Saloon
Coach Work : James Young
Seating Capacity : 5
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 212.0 in | 5385 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1899 mm.
Height : 64.3 in | 1632 mm.
Wheelbase : 123.0 in | 3124 mm.
Front Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.
Rear Track : 60.0 in | 1524 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Suspension : Front : Unequal-lenth wishbones and coil springs

Rear : Rigid axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, Z-type anti-roll bar and electrically-controlled shock absorbers

Steering
  : Cam and Roller

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 8.20x15

Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,200
Avg. Household Income : $5,010
Avg. Home : $12,400
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.25

The 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I measures 74.75 inches in width, 212.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 123.00 inches.


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