About this vehicle
The Silver Ghost was made by Rolls-Royce, Ltd. The original name for this chassis was “40-/50 h.p.” This model was introduced in 1906 and discontinued in 1926. One particularly famous car was named the “Silver Ghost” and that name was adopted by all 40/50 h.p. cars. Between 1921 and 1926, Silver Ghosts were made in Springfield, MA, as well as in Derby, England. A total of 7,874 Silver Ghosts were produced. The Elliott car was made in Springfield and is one of only 200 custom fit with five-passenger Pall Mall bodies. In 1954, this car was purchased by S. Prestley Blake who, with his brother Curtis, founded the Friendly’s Ice Cream company in Springfield in 1935. Mr. Blake exhibited the car at the 1957 Annual Meeting of the Rolls-Royce Owners Club of America where it won Best of Show.
- Engine: In line, 6-cylinger, 453 cubic inches, seven main bearings, twin ignition
- Horsepower: 80
- Transmission: 4-speed sliding gear
- Original price: unknown