1980 Rolls-Royce Corniche Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Steel-Unibody with front and rear auxiliary frames
Production Years for Series : 1971 - 1985
Price : $102,900-$109,800
Weight : 5000 lbs | 2267.962 kg

Power

V 8 90-degree
Displacement : 6751 cc | 412.0 cu in. | 6.8 L.
Power : 220 BHP (161.92 KW)
Bore : 4.1 in | 104 mm.
Stroke : 3.9 in | 99 mm.
Compression : 7.3:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Cast-Aluminum block and head
2 carburetors
Transmission:
3 Automatic GM 400

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 207.5 in | 5271 mm.
Width : 72.7 in | 1847 mm.
Height : 58.8 in | 1492 mm.
Wheelbase : 119.5 in | 3035 mm.
Front Track : 57.5 in | 1461 mm.
Rear Track : 57.5 in | 1461 mm.
Convertible
Price : $109,800
Weight : 5000 lbs | 2267.962 kg
Seating Capacity : 4
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 207.5 in | 5271 mm.
Width : 72.7 in | 1847 mm.
Height : 58.8 in | 1492 mm.
Wheelbase : 119.5 in | 3035 mm.
Front Track : 57.5 in | 1461 mm.
Rear Track : 57.5 in | 1461 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Wishbones and coil springs

Rear : Independent, semi-trailing arms with coil springs and automatic leveling

Steering
Rack and Pinion

Tires / Wheels
Tires : HR70x15
Wheels : Steel disc

Recall

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

BENTLEY MOTORS LTD

NHTSA Campaign ID08V585000
SummaryBENTLEY IS RECALLING 14 MY 1980-1982 BENTLEY T2, MY 1980-1987 CONTINENTAL, AND MULSANNE, MY 1980-1982 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW II, MY 1980 SILVER WRAITH II, MY 1980-1987 CORNICHE, SILVER SPIRIT AND MY 1981-1987 SILVER SPUR PASSENGER VEHICLES. A FUEL HOSE ASSEMBLY, AVAILABLE AS A REPLACEMENT PART, HAS BEEN FOUND TO HAVE A DEFECT IN THE MATERIAL SPECIFICATION OF THE RUBBER HOSE. THE HOSE MAY DEGRADE UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK.
ConsequenceFUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL HOSE ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 24, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 1-617-488-8500.
NotesBENTLEY RECALL NO.RE08/11.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO SAFERCAR.GOV.

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

ROLLS-ROYCE MOTORS, INC.

Mfr Report Date19740801
NHTSA Campaign ID80V066000
SummaryHEAT GENERATED BY CATALYTIC CONVERTERS MAY CAUSE DETERIORATION OF HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSES ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. BRAKE HOSE MAY FAIL, RESULTING IN LOSS OF HYDRAULIC FLUID FROM THE DUAL HYDRAULIC SYSTEM.
RemedyDEALER WILL REPLACE HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSES AND INSTALL A HEAT SHIELD TO PROTECT THEM, WITHOUT CHARGE.
NotesVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSES.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF HYDRAULIC FLUID WOULD CAUSE A DEGRADATION OFBRAKING EFFECTIVENESS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.NOTE: VEHICLE OPERATOR MAY BE WARNED OF IMPENDING BRAKE FAILURE BY ILLUMINATIONOF THE BRAKE WARNING LIGHTS.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

1980 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $7,210
Avg. Household Income : $19,170
Avg. Home : $68,714
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $1.22
Total Car Production : 8,009,841

The 1980 Rolls-Royce Corniche measures 72.70 inches in width, 207.50 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 119.50 inches.

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