Renowned for its classic British craftsmanship hallmark of the Rolls-Royce brand, the Corniche III combines luxurious amenities, meticulously appointed finishes, and an open-air driving experience. Pairing a 3-speed automatic transmission with its 6.75-liter V8, this 1991 example comes finished in cream over tan leather upholstery. Previously serviced at Manhattan Motor Cars and Bentley Paramus Rolls-Royce Motorcars, this Corniche III is now being offered for auction by its seller out of New Jersey while showing approximately 17k miles on the odometer.
Continuing the tradition of Rolls-Royce’s classic design cues, the Corniche III presents a long hood, prominent chrome-finished grille, elegant lines, and a Spirit of Ecstasy ornament that adorns the hood. This example comes finished in cream with contrasting pinstriping and a tan power-operated convertible soft top with a matching boot cover. Details include paint-matched bumpers, chrome headlight surrounds, a third brake light assembly atop the decklid, and 15” alloy wheels with polished Rolls-Royce branded covers and Goodyear Eagle GA tires. The seller notes some paint imperfections, paint peeling, and signs of wear on the soft top. Additional images are provided in the gallery along with a clean CARFAX report.
Occupants are situated in a tan leather interior contrasted by white piping and burl wood trim decorating the dashboard, center console, and door panels. Equipment includes heated and power-adjustable front seats with memory functions along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, ancillary instrumentation with an analog clock, ambient air temperature, and voltage gauges. Amenities also consist of a Motorola car phone, a Sony stereo with an analog equalizer, an Alpine cassette stereo with a trunk-mounted CD changer, cruise control, and automatic climate control. The seller notes damage along the door capping.
Power is derived from a 6.75-liter V8 engine featuring a cast aluminum block and cylinder heads, Bosch MK-Motronic fuel injection. As much as 215 HP and 398 lb.-ft of torque to the rear wheels through a 3-speed automatic transmission. Equipment includes four-wheel disc brakes and power steering. The CARFAX report shows a total of 9 service history entries including services carried out by the specialists at Manhattan Motorcars and Bentley Paramus Rolls-Royce Motor Cars throughout New York and New Jersey.
This sale will include a clean title.