1968 Rolls Royce Corniche
The Rolls Royce Corniche was built between 1971 and 1995 as a coupe and a convertible. The name “Corniche” is derived from the French and Italian term for a coastal road called a cornice.
The predecessor of the Corniche was the Rolls Royce Silver Shadow, with the two door variants of the Silver Shadow called the Mulliner Park Ward two door fixed head coupe and the drop head coupe. In March, 1971, the name Corniche was used for the first time. The car was still assembled and finished in London at Mulliner Park Ward.
The Corniche was available as either a coupe or a convertible and used the standard 6,75L, V8 engine. There was no fuel injection on these models. The car was initially fitted with twin SU carburetors which was replaced by a 4 barrel Solex carburetor on later models.
A three speed Turbo Hydramatic automatic gearbox, sourced from General Motors was standard.
Performance figures such as zero to one hundred and top speed are irrelevant on this car. As is fuel consumption.
This specific car is a 1968 Corniche Convertible finished in beautiful Silver with black interior and a Black canvas roof. The car is in absolutely pristine condition, literally like new. This must surely be the best example in SA.
A breathtakingly beautiful “Rock Star” car, if that makes sense…
Please take note that all cars can be viewed by appointment only.