Amelia Time Capsules — 1960 Rolls-Royce Phantom V Limo by Park Ward — 60 Delightful Photos — Sold for $99,000 By RM



This stately car was such a huge milestone for Rolls-Royce that the core template and style of this 1960 car barely changed for the next thirty years.

RR Pahntom V 1960 GIF2

In fact, Queen Elizabeth probably still wishes this were her daily cruiser. Such is its elegant simplicity, comfort and joyousness outside and in.

The Phantom V Park Ward is still the utmost in formal living, so this realistic auction result is even more appreciable.

RR Pahntom V 1960 GIF1

Channel4 in the UK will air a relatively candid look inside Rolls-Royce this evening, but candid is a relative term in Goodwood.

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While the youthfulness of the staff and firm is likely to be a theme in the program overall -- formality is still king when it comes to The King and Queen's car of choice.

 

Official Details below from RM Auctions.

Selected Images C/O RM Auctions.

Amelia Island -- 8 March 2014 -- Sold for $99,000

Offered from the Pray Collection -- Lot 165

1960 Rolls-Royce Phantom V Limousine by Park Ward

  • Chassis no. 5LAT12
  • Engine no. V56A
  • Body no. 19635

RR Pahntom V 1960 GIF4

Body Design 980. Est. 220 bhp, 380 cu. in. overhead-valve V-8, four-speed automatic transmission, independent front suspension with coil springs and an anti-roll torsion bar, rigid rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 144 in.

  • Offered from the Pray Collection
  • Very rare early, U.S.-delivery, LHD model
  • Originally owned by Josiah K. Lilly Jr.
  • Two owners since new
  • Accompanied by Rolls-Royce Foundation and Hunt House documentation

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