Rolls-Royce - Corniche 6.8L V8 Sunroof Coupe - 1971

Rolls-Royce - Corniche 6.8L V8 Sunroof Coupe - 1971
Can be picked up in: Netherlands - with American registration - 65305 mi - 3 - In good condition, visibile signs of wear and general age

Don't let this opportunity lie and become the new owner of this timeless Rolls Royce! This is a NO RESERVE PRICE AUCTION.

The Rolls-Royce Corniche was the coupé and convertible model of the Silver Shadow since 1971. In contrast to the Silver Shadow, the Corniche stayed in production until 1996. In the past, the model existed as the Silver Shadow Coupé and Silver Shadow Drophead Coupé, but they received their own name in 1971.

Between 1971 and 1982, a total of 1108 Rolls Royce Corniche Coupes were produced (not even 100 per year). Certainly the first generation Corniche coupe with chrome bumpers and sunroof (up to 1976) is highly sought after and as good as impossible to find, of this very unique car are offered only a few pieces in Europe.

It concerns a Corniche produced in February 1971, which is one of the first Rolls Royce Corniches.

This is a neat and well maintained car. However, the car has stood still for some time and would now benefit from a technical service. The car starts immediately and runs reasonably, but the engine sometimes has a backfire. Also, the car does not brake properly.

The original interior is still in very neat condition as can be seen on the pictures, also the creme leather is beautifully combined with the 'Brewster green' lacquer. A classic British combination. Furthermore, the car has its original engine and transmission and is thus completely matching numbers.

So don’t wait and seize this opportunity to become the proud new owner of this beautiful piece of British automotive history.

Technical information:

Brand: Rolls-Royce
Model: Corniche 6.8L V8 Sunroof Coupe
Year of manufacture: 1971
Engine and power: 6.8L (6750cc) V8 (matching numbers)
Fuel: petrol
transmission: automatic transmission
Odometer reading: 65305
Number of keys: 2
Margin: Yes (already imported to the Netherlands, VAT and import duties paid in full)
Documents / registration: USA title
VIN: crx10207

- Power windows front and rear
- Leather interior
- Central armrest (front and rear)
- Pioneer Radio/Cassette player
- Power brakes
- Power steering
- Chrome-plated bumpers
- Chrome-plated grille
- Chrome-plated mirror
- Whitewall tyres
- Sunroof

Additional information:
- Bottom needs to be refreshed (see pictures)
- Varnish has user traces that can be expected at the age of the car
- Car has stood still for some time and would benefit from a technical service

The car can be viewed and picked up in Schiedam, the Netherlands.

Lot details
Model Type
Corniche 6.8L V8 Sunroof Coupe
Located in
Body style
Mileage reading
65305 mi
Registration papers
with American registration
3 - Good condition: visible signs of wear and general aging
Brewster Green (Paint code: 95.10.393)
Horse Power
Cubic capacity
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