1973 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
Production Years for Series : 1971 - 1985
Coach Work : Park Ward & Co.
Price : $33,050-$35,650
Weight : 4776 lbs | 2166.357 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 : 8.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Construction : Cast-Aluminum block and head
2 SU Diaphragm-type carburetors
Transmission:
3 Automatic GM 400

Production Figures

1973 Rolls-Royce Corniche
Convertible Coupes : 1,233
Coupes (by Park Ward & Co.) : 780

Handling

Recall

Component

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Manufacturer

ROLLS-ROYCE MOTORS, INC.

NHTSA Campaign ID74V021000
NotesROLLS ROYCE CAMPAIGN NO RR 74/1.POSSIBILITY THAT THE UNIVERSAL COUPLINGCONSISTING OF A HOUSING IN WHICH TWO CAST BEARING BUTTONS RIDE IN A TROUGH TOCONTROL CENTRALIZATION AND END FLOAT MAY HAVE AN INCORRECT SQUARENESSRELATIONSHIP WITH THE MOUNTING SHANK AS WELL AS BEING POROUS.IF THISCONDITION EXISTS, IT COULD RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE BEARING BUTTONS.(CORRECTBY INSPECTING AND REPLACING BEARING BUTTONS WHERE NECESSARY).

Component

STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Manufacturer

ROLLS-ROYCE MOTORS, INC.

Mfr Report Date19730801
NHTSA Campaign ID73V227000
NotesROLLS ROYCE CAMPAIGN NO RR 73/1.POSSIBILITY THAT THE ADAPTOR WHICH RECEIVESTHE MOUNTING FIXTURE FOR THE BUMPER BAR ON THE ABSORBER UNIT MAY HAVE BEENINSUFFICIENTLY FRICTION WELDED TO THE ABSORBER UNIT.ALSO, THE ADAPTOR MAYHAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED OF INCORRECT MATERIAL.IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS IT ISPOSSIBLE FOR THE END FITTING TO SEPARATE CAUSING THE BUMPER BAR TO FALL OFF.(CORRECT BY INSPECTING AND REWELDING UNITS WHERE NECESSARY).

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

1973 Averages

Avg. Household Income : $12,900
Avg. Home : $32,500
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.40

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