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1980 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II uncovered in jaw-dropping barn find

This is such a great find
  • The Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II was unveiled in 1969
  • It remained in production for around a decade
  • Rolls-Royce only made around 2,100 units in this particular spec

Published on May 15, 2024 at 11:21AM (UTC+4)

Last updated on May 16, 2024 at 11:11AM (UTC+4)

Edited by Tom Wood

This 1980 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II was recently uncovered in a barn in rural Texas.

For whatever reason, this Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith II has been sitting in this garage for over 20 years but, as you can see from the pictures, it is still in reasonably good condition.

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The Silver Wraith II is every bit as rare and valuable as the ‘Rolls-Royce’ badge on the hood suggests.

First unveiled as a spin-off version of the Silver Shadow in 1969, Rolls-Royce didn’t officially adopt the ‘Silver Wraith II’ namesake until 1976.

Rolls-Royce only made just over 2,100 units in this particular spec.

Powered by Rolls-Royce’s legendary 6.75-liter V8 (jointly developed by Rolls-Royce and Bentley), the engine that some people affectionately call the ‘Six and Three-Quarter’, the Silver Wraith II is difficult to find these days, especially in this state.

The car you see here was discovered by YouTuber Dennis Collins in a garage in Anna, a small town located a stone’s throw from Dallas in Texas, in mint condition.

This one hasn’t been driven in 24 years, but we should also point out that the 217-horsepower V8 that powers it has seen the road for over 136,000 miles (218,000+ kilometers), which is not bad at all for a Rolls-Royce.

We’d love to say this is unheard of, but it actually isn’t.

The list of abandoned cars that surface every month is a long one, and it includes a Lamborghini Aventador that was somehow abandoned in a forest in Myanmar and three rare supercars in an abandoned building in China.

And that’s before we mention the car collection worth $50+ million (!) that was inexplicably uncovered in a barn in France.

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