The Early Days Series
The book will cover the launch of the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III, the Bentley S 3 and Continental. The twin headlamps have been the styling details that identified Rolls-Royce and Bentley models for over thirty years. The book will describe the positive impact of this styling innovation in the sales. A specific section will be de dedicated to the coachbuilt versions. A detailed list of every car built comprising delivery date, first owner, registration number, colour and interior details will complete the book. In preparation.
First Series Chassis Register by Davide Bassoli. The book will consist of a list of every Silver Cloud I and S 1 built, including the long wheelbase and Continental versions, for a total of 5,901 cars. The register will provide information about the first owner, the delivery date, the country of delivery, the British registration number where known, the coachwork and design number for coachbuilt versions, the body number, the paintwork and interior colours. The book will be an addition to the book ‘The Early Days’ published in 2015. In preparation. In preparation.
The Great Model Series
The Magic of a Shadow – The Definitive History of the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, Corniche, Camargue, Bentley T Series and Derivates by Davide Bassoli. This book will cover the development of the SY cars introduced in October 1965 with the Silver Shadow and the T series. These series evolved over the years into the drophead head and fixed head coupé (which took the name Corniche by 1971), the long wheelbase, and the Camargue designed by Pinin Farina. A detailed analysis of every coachbuilt version or special edition will be included, completed with hundreds of photographs previously unpublished. In preparation.