1986 Rolls-Royce Camargue
Year of manufacture1986
Exterior brand colourOld English White
Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: TBA
Before the introduction of the Silver Shadow in October 1965, Rolls-Royce motor cars had traditionally employed a separate chassis, which allowed a variety of coachwork designs. The brief for the Shadow, however, had demanded a lower and more compact successor to the Silver Cloud III, thereby dictating a unitary construction monocoque bodyshell.
Mechanically, the Shadow was similar to the Cloud III bar the adoption of independent rear suspension - notably improving road holding and ride comfort, and also allowing greater interior space - while the V8 engine was enlarged from 6,230cc to 6,750cc in July 1970. Eight months later the 125 mph Corniche was introduced, the fastest Ro