1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II with a LS3 V8

1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II with a LS3 V8

This 1961 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II was built by Charlotte Speed Shop in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company restored the car several years earlier and the owner brought it back for a performance upgrade. The luxurious sedan now rides on a custom suspension with a Flaming River steering rack, tubular control arms, QA1 adjustable coilovers, … Read more

ICON’s 1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud Derelict

ICON 1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud Derelict with a LS7 V8

Jonathan Ward stopped by Jay Leno’s Garage to show off his company’s newest Derelict. ICON started the project when an Australian customer wanted something to upset Rolls-Royce purists. The team started with a right-hand drive 1958 Roll Royce Silver Cloud and completely transformed it. Under the hood sits a 7.0 L LS7 V8 that makes … Read more

1979 Rolls-Royce with a Turbo LSx V8

1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith with a Turbo LSx V8

This 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith was built to be a dependable daily driver that could also run down the drag strip. It was purchased at an auction with an engine that didn’t run. The sedan rides on a 2nd generation Camaro front subframe with a parallel 4-link rear suspension and adjustable coilovers on every corner. … Read more

Rolls-Royce Phantom with a Twin-Charged 2JZ

Rolls-Royce Phantom with a turbo and supercharged 2JZ inline-six

The Rolls-Royce Phantom shipped from the factory with a BMW 6.75 L N73B68 V12 capable of producing 454 hp (338 kW) and 531 lb-ft (720 Nm) of torque. It’s tough to understand what happened to this particular Phantom but I believe the V12 lost coolant and melted in October 2016. The owner decided against rebuilding … Read more