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Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit
Emperor State Limousine


Contents of this page
1. General information about this car
2. Photos to introduce the car; if available
3. Copies of documentation, such as specifications and details of the Hooper coachbuilding; if available
4. Photos from the internet, Facebook and other sources; if available




Colour exterior

Masons black over Claret

Model year



Colour interior

Silverstone grey hides in the driver's compartment; Silver grey velours in the rear compartment

First owner

Remained unsold



F136OYX, J51500 (Jersey)

Factory features

Hooper coachbuilt

Body length extended by 1016mm to both front and rear doors and rear quarter panels
Roof line raised by 74mm including door aperture height increased by 50mm to gain better access to vehicle, similar to Rolls-Royce Phantom VI
Electrically operated mohair hood to rear of owners campartment. Removable targa panel to allow rear passengers to stand for ceremonial occasions
Electrically operated slide forward sunroof mounted in roof panel above rearward facing seats
Stainless steel sills and wheel arch surrounds
Mirror finish stainless steel infills to tail lights
Double coachline painted to side panels and wheel hub plates
Hooper polished stainless steel tread plates and "By appointment" plates
Hooper badge fitted to rear of bootlid
Tuned suspension system for improved comfort
Colour co-ordinated scuttle grilles and front and rear bumpers
Two individual rearward facing fixed seats either side of centre console with slide out veneered drawers beneath, one housing champagne flutes and one for storage
Refrigerator fitted to luggage compartment
Independent heating and air conditioning to front and rear compartment with controls housed in veneered recessed rear quarter panels
Fully veneered rear door panels and dado rails with cross banding
Concealed lighting in rear compartment to roof and footwell with individual reading lamps
Electrically operated and heated forward facing rear seats
Intercom to owners compartment in the front, and to chauffeur in the rear
High quality Philips 774 self seeking cassette radio to chauffeur's compartment
The fixed rear facing seats contain special hinge down compartments in the backrest centre panels which are trimmed ready for a computer, modem and facsimile machine; together with two drawers underneath the seat, these are electronically locked/unlocked by an infra-red remote control with security coding
The special designed centre console is faced with tinted Burl Walnut veneers. Opening the storage cabinet reveals a slide out tray containing solid silver ladies vanity accessories from Asprey the Royal Jewellers of London with his and hers manicure sets. In addition, there is a storage area for the television when it is not in use. The top section of the centre console hinges upwards to reveal a vanity mirror and Philips liquid crystal colour television on a flexible stalk. Underneath the centre console is a illuminated cabinet containing two ice flasks, two fine cut lead crystal decanters and six lead crystal tumblers. For the additional entertainment of the owner, a Philips 984 "State of the art" radio and compact disc player is fitted in the facia panel of the centre console but when not in use, is discretely hidden behind the veneered twin doors of the storage cabinet.

Further remarks


3. Copies of documentation

The article in the RREC Yearbook 2016:

4. Photos from other sources

During construction

The launch of the completed car, January/February 1991

The Hooper Emperor State Landaulette during its charity tour of Australia 1993


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