1990 Rolls-Royce Corniche III

Drophead Coupe

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1990
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy
Saturday 24th October 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
Registration Number: G565 WAV Chassis Number: SCAD02D9CCX0057
27,000 km from New
The year after the Silver Shadow‘s launch a two door coupe with coachwork by Mulliner Park Ward joined the line-up, followed in 1968 by a similarly styled drophead coupé. For 1969 all models had their interiors modified, while the following year engine capacity was increased to 6,750cc. Two years later, in 1971, the two door coupé and drophead models were renamed Corniche, simultaneously receiving a 10% power increase over the four door Silver Shadow that increased top speed to 120mph and dropped the 0-60mph acceleration to 9.6 seconds. In 1972 the suspension was completely re-designed and radial tyres were fitted, greatly enhancing the car‘s handling.
The Corniche III was introduced at the 1989 Frankfurt Motor Show as a continuation of the Corniche line. The significan