1991 Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit Emperor State Landaulet

The sole Emperor State Landaulet was built for Stephen Berry of Sydney Australia for the ‘Chauffeur of Dreams’ project.

It was delivered November 11th 1992 as an Emperor State Landaulet built on a donor 1989 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur.

Like the Emperor State Limousines, the Landaulet was coachbuilt by Hooper Coachbuilt Cars as a fully monocoque tub.

George Moseley at Hooper was responsible for stretching the car 22.5 inches which included new new doors, new glass, a raised roof and the removable targa panel at the rear.

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
type One Of
built at Crewe, England
production 1
price £/td> £350,000
engine V8
block material Aluminum
valvetrain OHV
fuel feed SU Carburetors or Bosch Injection
displacement 6750 cc / 411.9 in³
bore 104.0 mm / 4.09 in
stroke 99.1 mm / 3.9 in
compression 8.0:1
power 193.9 kw / 260.0 bhp @ 4000 rpm
specific output 38.52 bhp per litre
torque 380.0 nm / 280.3 ft lbs @ 2500 rpm
body / frame Unit Steel
driven wheels Front Engine / RWD
steering Rack & Pinion w/ Power Assist
transmission 3-Speed Auto
gear ratios 2.50:1, 1.50:1, 1.00:1
final drive 3.08:1

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