2002 Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 7 March 2006 , 22:03:06 byEmil

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Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph

Rolls-Royce has developed the Silver Seraph, a very elegant limited edition that offers unsurpassed levels of luxury and refinement. It has a duo-tone paint and uniquely appointed wood and hide interior, featuring fine detailing. When it comes to safety, the carmaker equipped it with four-channel electronic anti-lock braking system, traction assistance and stability regulation. It also features impact absorbing body sections to front, rear and sides and a lot more. It is powered by a 5379cc V12 engine, 60 degree configuration, 24-valves that can deliver 322 BHP and 361 lb. ft. of torque. The power is being sent to the wheels through a five-speed automatic transmission and it has a brake pedal inhibit into reverse and drive. It runs on 7.0J x 16 wheels and 235/65R16 tires and it has auto headlamps on fast wipe speed.

2002 Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph. When the Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph glides elegantly from the world famous factory in Crewe, England, it will be among the last in the long line of magnificent Rolls-Royce motor cars built there. A unique limited edition, built as only a Rolls-Royce can be.

The Silver Seraph offers unsurpassed levels of luxury and refinement. Bridged with distinctive red interlocked 'R-R' of the original Rolls-Royce motor cars, this limited edition will offer duo-tone paint and a uniquely appointed wood and hide interior, featuring fine 'Spirit of Ectasy' detailing. This is a one of a kind motor car. A true Rolls-Royce and the last of its line.

Bodyshell. All steel monocoque design. High torsional rigidity. High strength door construction and single pressing body apertures. 10 stage anti-corrosion pre-treatment, including electro-coated galvanising. Elastomeric stone-chip protection to under body surfaces. Lift assisted rear hinged bonnet. Left assisted luggage compartment lid with touch release and powered closing mechanism. Power folding door mirrors with electrochromic glass.

Safety. Four-channel electronic anti-lock braking system. Traction assistance and stability regulation. High mounted rear stop lamp. Impact absorbing body sections to front, rear and sides. Anti-intrusion beams to all doors. Full-sized driver and front passenger supplemental restraints. Anti-submarine seat design. Front seat belt pre-tensioners. Anti-trap windows and sunroof (when fitted). Fuel shut-off, door auto-unlock and steering column decouple occupant safety systems. Energy absorbing bumper system.

Engine. All aluminium alloy V12 engine. 5379cc 60 degree configuration. 24 valves. Single overhead camshaft per cylinder bank. Stroke 79mm. Bore 85mm. Compression ratio 10:1. Electronic throttle control. Max power 322bhp (240kW/326PS) at 5000rpm. Max torque 361 lb-ft (490Nm) at 3900rpm.

Transmission. Five speed automatic gearbox with electric gear actuation from steering column mounted selector. Adaptive shift management. Transmission torque reduction control. Brake pedal inhibit into reverse and drive.

Brake System. Power boost control system with 4-channel anti-lock braking. Hydraulic brake servo. Fist brake calliper design. Micro-alloy ventilated discs - 314mm front, 305mm rear. Pad wear indicator system. Foot operated parking brake.

Suspension. Double wishbone independent front and rear suspension. Computer controlled adaptive hydraulic damping system - response time 1/100th second. Automatic ride height control with auto load compensator and headlamp leveling. Weight distribution front:rear - 50:50 (kerbside).
Traction Assistance. Automatic Stability Control (ASC). Engine torque reduction control. Speed sensors to all four wheels. Aquaplaning detection. Rear wheel stability braking. Driver enabled to switch off system.

Steering. Power assisted rack and pinion steering system. Rotary open centre type hydraulic control valve. 3.55 turns lock-to-lock. 3 section steering column. Electric rake adjust (memory linked). Easy entry/exit feature.

Wheels and Tyres. 7.0J x 16 wheels. 235/65R16 tyres. Cast aluminium spokes, locking polished stainless steel centre and painted feature ring.

Interior. Analogue instruments, driver information panel, trip computer. Steering wheel mounted cruise control. Top roll mounted satellite navigation system (certain markets only). Electrochromic self-dimming rear view mirror. Exterior mirrors dip on selection of reverse gear. Four way electrically adjustable front seats with 4 memory positions. Twin electric, independently adjustable rear seats. Two-stage seat heating and bi-level lumbar support to four main seats. Electric rake adjustable steering wheel with automatic easy entry/exit feature - memory linked to driver's seat and exterior mirrors. Self-adjusting front seat belts. Picnic tables and magazine stowage to front seat backs. Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system with side-to-side, split level (face/feet), front/rear temperature regulation, pollen and dust micro-filters, dehumidifier and residual heating. Twin drink holders to front centre console and rear console. Dual mechanism electric window lift - one-touch open/close and linear. 4x35 Watt radio/cassette/6 CD autochanger audio system with remote control for rear passenger operation. For telephone installation, please consult your local dealer.
Security. Multi-function alarm system (programmable to suit owner requirements). Thatcham One rating. Rolling code transponder immobilisation of both engine management and starter systems. Perimetric sensors to doors, bonnet, luggage compartment, glove box and Spirit of Ecstasy mascot. Microwave interior volume sensing. Glass break sensor. Central locking and deadlock system. Master and limited access (valet parking) keys. Fob range = 5 metres. Siren output = 115db at 1 metre, sounds for 30 seconds after activation. Air conditioning system and interior lights activate on disarming.

Programmable Options: Driver's door only unlock function. Walk-up/away courtesy headlamps. Auto door lock on selection of forward gear when engine running. Auto headlamps on fast wipe speed.