The Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II marked the debut of the new R-R all-alloy V8 engine displacing 380 cubic inches and making an estimated 185 horsepower. Each engine passed a seven-hour full throttle, full power dynamometer test before it was installed in a Silver Cloud II. The chassis, fully developed in the first generation Silver Cloud since 1955, had proven itself to be quiet, reliable and comfortable, all attributes demanded by Rolls-Royce's discriminating clientele, employed the lighter, more powerful V-8 to advantage. This right-hand drive 1962 Silver Cloud II Saloon is an honest, sound car that has been driven regularly and consistently maintained without ever needing restoration. The livery is stately black with tan leather upholstery. The interior, carpets and wood trim are in good original condition. Good exterior paint and bright work complement the straight body. Under the hood the engine compartment is clean and orderly, showing the regular care and attention it has received. Equipped with the 4-speed automatic transmission, radio, power windows, Lucas driving lights and bias ply wide whitewall tires, the boot contains tools. This is well-sorted, ready to drive, turnkey Silver Cloud II in elegant, regal black livery that is ready for summer driving and tours.