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Rolls-Royce Silver Spur
Springfield Edition, 1996



Number manufactured

My own counting: 27 (with the help of Tony Flood)
Some other sources: 21.

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCAZN11C5TCX58112 (1996).
Last chassis number: SCAZN11C7TCX58290 (1996).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

The same specifications as the model year 1996 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur.

Characteristics and peculiarities

Backgrounds of this model
- The Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Springfield edition is a special edition car of the model year 1996 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur, intended for the American market, which evoked memories of a period in Rolls-Royce history when cars were built at the Springfield factory in Massachusetts. The first Rolls-Royces chassis ever made in Springfield was completed in 1921.
- The Springfield editions were supplied to the American market. 21 Cars were planned, denoting the year 1921, but at the end 27 were manufactured.

General characteristics
- Each owner received an unframed rendering, hand finished in the engine car's colour combination. Each rendering was signed by one of the designers, with an inscription that included the owner's name, town or city and state, plus the month and year ownership commenced. The rendering could also have been supplied in a frame with madrona veneer and cherry crossbanding.
Exterior
- Two tone paint treatment, five choices.
- Smaller, traditional formal style rear window.
- Chrome surround to lower front bumper air intake.
Interior
- Madrona veneer, cherry crossbanding, boxwood inlay treatment.
- Chrome instrument bezels.
- Chrome bezelled clock added to rear centre console in place of the pouch for the sound system remote control.
- Stainless steel commemorative plaque to drivers door treadplate.
- Commemorative Madrona veneer plaque with inlaid inscription celebrating Springfield 75th anniversary to front of Centre console.
- I.C.E. Remote control stowage in passenger seat back.
- Special interior trim design based on a Chesterfield seating design. This encompasses front and rear seats, headlining, door armrests, door pads and leather scatter cushions.

Production and chassis numbers

The 4-door saloons from model year 1996 have a chassis number between 57001 and 58293 (and the numbers 58501 until 58504). The chassis numbers of the Silver Spur Springfield are part of the chassis numbers of the Silver Spur from model year 1996.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1996

27

100%

0

0%

27

Total

27

100%

0

0%

27

All chassis numbers

SCAZN11C5TCX58112
SCAZN11C0TCX58132
SCAZN11C2TCX58133
SCAZN11C3TCX58156
SCAZN11C5TCX58157
SCAZN11C9TCX58176
SCAZN11C0TCX58177
SCAZN11C2TCX58178
SCAZN11CXTCX58204
SCAZN11C1TCX58205
SCAZN11C3TCX58206
SCAZN11C5TCX58207
SCAZN11C7TCX58225
SCAZN11C9TCX58226

SCAZN11C0TCX58227
SCAZN11C2TCX58228
SCAZN11C6TCX58250
SCAZN11C3TCX58254
SCAZN11C5TCX58255
SCAZN11C7TCX58256
SCAZN11C5TCX58269
SCAZN11C7TCX58273
SCAZN11C0TCX58275
SCAZN11C2TCX58276
SCAZN11C7TCX58287
SCAZN11C9TCX58288
SCAZN11C7TCX58290




Chesterfield style buttoning, contrasting seat piping.



Buttoned scatter cushions and central armrest.



Madrona veneer facia with cherry crossbanding and boxwood inlay.



Top: Straight grain cherrywood; bottom: madrona veneer and boxwood inlay; cherry crossbanding.



Piping around door inlay panel and button finish to armrest.




A clock at the rear side of the centre console with chrome bezel. Panel in madrona veneer.

















Smaller, traditional formal style rear window.




Chrome intake surround.









Please find below an article from The Spirit, a magazine of the RREC/SZ Register, issue 4, 2017.















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