• Nov 4, 2008
Click above for high-res gallery of world's quickest Rolls-Royce

No, it's not a chop. It's a 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow built by Joe's Street Rod Shop. Poking out of the hood behind the Spirit of Ecstasy is a blown 572-ci Chrysler Hemi that is bottle fed to a more-than-adequate 1,350 horsepower. Expect to the cover the quarter mile stylishly in the low 9s. The car has all of the luxury touches you would expect from a Roller, including full leather, Vintage Air A/C, four TVs and a jar of Grey Poupon. Underneath it's a full tilt boogie runner with a Chris Austin chassis, Air Ride, Wilwood brakes, full tubs and Billet Specialties Riviera wheels. It even has a leather-swathed trunk with matching coverings for the batteries, fuel cell and bottle. Notice the leather wrapped roll cage inside as well, a very elegant touch, and one that sums this sophisticated beast up perfectly.


Photos copyright ©2008 Frank Filipponio/Weblogs, Inc.


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      • 6 Years Ago
      Grey Poupon won't ride on this shit!!

      (dudes, it's Rolls. I couldnt imagine who'd put that damn ugly thing on the hood back of the bitch of estacy, if he could afford a Rolls)
      • 6 Years Ago
      Now THIS is what Mr. Eddy should have driven in Lost Highway...

      http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0010313/quotes
      HotRodzNKustoms
      • 6 Years Ago
      I know I've seen this car somewhere I just don't remember where...
        • 6 Years Ago
        @HotRodzNKustoms
        A Rap music video, perhaps?
      • 6 Years Ago
      I've seen this particular vehicle before, and it is ridiculously loud. You can hardly stand within forty feet of it without going deaf.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I would so rock this vehicle.
      • 6 Years Ago
      W T F?!
      • 6 Years Ago
      I am imagining it inhaling the Spirit of Ecstacy hood ornament under heavy acceleration. The thought makes me chuckle.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Big ole title saying "World's quickest Rolls-Royce" but no E.T.?
        • 6 Years Ago
        or not! hp does not mean much alone. or maybe he just wants the numbers. hell i know i do.
        • 6 Years Ago
        You must have missed: "...blown 572-ci Chrysler Hemi...1,350 horsepower."
      • 6 Years Ago
      1,350 hp...


      My car has 200 hp.....
        • 6 Years Ago
        My car has barely over 100.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Grey Poupon bitches!
        • 6 Years Ago
        Haaa! Nice!
        • 6 Years Ago
        And living my life a quarter mile at a time.
      • 6 Years Ago
      World's least dignified Rolls Royce
        • 6 Years Ago
        ...and the only one I'd drive.
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