Rare 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud with rock ‘n’ roll pedigree to sell for £180,000

AN INCREDIBLY rare 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III DHC is due to go on sale in Cambridgeshire later this month.

Estimated at £180,000, the sleek blue convertible has a strong pedigree in rock ‘n’ roll history.

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1965 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III DHCCredit: H&HAuctions/BNPS

Until 2016, the vehicle belonged to world famous composer Vangelis – best known for the scores of Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner.

Vangelis owned the vehicle for 23 years after purchasing it from former The Faces and The Who drummer Kenney Jones.

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Credit: H&HAuctions/BNPS

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Credit: H&HAuctions/BNPS

The car contains many factory customs additions including a heavy gauge chassis, electric aerial, electric windows, electric hood mechanism and radio.

It also includes a special cocktail cabinet under the dashboard, with crystal glasses and carafe.

Originally made in Regal Red, the vehicles were repainted blue in the 1980s.

    The Custom Roller comes with its own beverage cabinet

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The Custom Roller comes with its own beverage cabinetCredit: H&HAuctions/BNPS

Hardly ever driven by the Greek composer, the car has been stored in a London garage for most of the past two decades but is still registered in the UK.

The car will be sold by H&H auctioneers at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire on March 29.