1971 Rolls-Royce Corniche I

Coupe

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1971
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black Cherry
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
On View:
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Sale:
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Taxes Paid Chassis Number: CRA11941
The arrival of the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow and Bentley T series in late 1965 marked a major change in Rolls-Royce motor cars; previously the products of Crewe had employed separate chassis but here was a car using unitary construction of chassis and body. This change, brought about by perceived market demands that considered the upright styling of the Silver Cloud / S series rather dated.
At the Silver Shadow‘s heart was; Rolls-Royce‘s familiar alloy V8 engine retaining the same 6,230cc as in the Silver Cloud III / S3 and a power output of around 220bhp. It was in the chassis, however, that important changes were made, most notably the adoption of all round independent