Rolls-Royce Phantom I

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1925#8594;1931 Rolls-Royce Phantom I


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Called the New Phantom or 40/50HP on it’s release, this replaced the Silver Ghost updates to the chassis and running It was Roll-Royce’s flagship model the Phantom II was released in 1929.

to the Silver Ghost, the single upgrade was made to the engine was cast in three blocks, having two cylinders and detachable heads. With a pushrod, valvetrain the 7,668 cc unit was enough to move around cars. The engine’s under engine could run smoother and a rpm with a favorable torque

The Engine was attached to a separate gearbox unit through a coupling to reduce vibration. was send to the rear wheels a torque tube.

Other upgrades from the included a disc-type clutch and radiator shutters.

A complex of levers and suspension required oiling to as many as 50 separate The standard chassis was 143.5 long and a long wheel model 150.5 inches.

production, the Phantom was upgraded in such as the cylinder which was in aluminum from 1928

The Phantom I was a great sucess for which was extended to the Springfield, plant. American versions slightly different wheelbases, a transmission and some lacked brakes.

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Gallery: 2008 Monterey

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