1979 Rolls-Royce Corniche

The Rolls-Royce Coniche was available as either a coupe or a convertible coupe with pricing beginning at $102,900 for the coupe. The convertible coupe sold for $109,800. Powering the engine was a 90-degree, overhead-valve eight-cylinder engine displacing 412 cubic-inches and offering an estimated 220 horsepower. They had a G 400 three-speed automatic gearbox and four-wheel disc brakes. The wheelbase, which it shared with the Camargue, measured 207.5-inches. The bodies were produced by Mulliner Park Ward.
By Daniel Vaughan | Dec 2011

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The Rolls-Royce styling department designed a beautiful, elegantly shaped two-door coupe derivative of the Silver Shadow, which was engineered and produced by Mulliner Park Ward. When launched in March 1996 it was priced at 9,849 pounds, nearly 3,300 pounds more than the standard four-door saloon. This was followed 18 months later by a convertible version priced at 11,511 pounds. Both of these Mulliner....
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First introduced in 1966, the name Park Ward two-door was first given to the trailblazing Convertible, eventually renamed the Corniche. The Corniche was a dramatic departure for Rolls-Royce from the standard steel Silver clouds to the newer and smaller Silver Shadow platforms. The new generation of two-door vehicles was squinty-eyed with sloping inset grilles that brought instant success....
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$3,710-$109,806
1979 Corniche
1979 Rolls-Royce Corniche Price Range: $102,980 - $109,806

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Rolls-Royce
1984Chevrolet (1,655,151)Renault (1,429,138)Ford (1,180,708)
1983Renault (1,491,853)Chevrolet (1,175,200)Toyota (1,068,321)
1982Renault (1,491,853)Chevrolet (1,297,357)Toyota (1,068,321)
1981Chevrolet (1,673,093)Renault (1,295,713)Toyota (1,068,321)
1980Chevrolet (2,288,745)Renault (1,492,339)Ford (1,162,275)
1979Chevrolet (2,284,749)Ford (1,835,937)Renault (1,405,330)
1978Chevrolet (2,375,436)Ford (1,923,655)Renault (1,240,941)
1977Chevrolet (2,543,153)Toyota (1,884,260)Ford (1,840,427)
1976Chevrolet (2,103,862)Toyota (1,884,260)Ford (1,861,537)
1975Chevrolet (1,755,773)Toyota (1,714,836)Ford (1,569,608)
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)

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