1990 Rolls Royce Corniche Iii Convertible on 2040-cars
Lake Forest, California, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Trim: Corniche III
Options: Leather Seats, Convertible
Safety Features: Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag
Drive Type: 2 Whl Dr
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Exterior Color: Magnolia White
Interior Color: Burgundy
Disability Equipped: No
Number of Cylinders: 8
Number of Doors: 2
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
You are bidding on a very nice, Garage kept, 1990 Rolls Royce Corniche III convertible. This one has just 19,245 miles on it. It is Magnolia White with Burgandy hides and Burgandy carpets. The top is white with a little clouding in the rear window. Also included, are the original matching lambs wool overlays for both the seats and the carpets. 1990 was the first year of the Corniche III and included a host of major improvements over previous models. They really are much better than the earlier cars! This one has been a California and Arizona car since new. Please call me with any questions 949-458-5810. I have put a low reserve on this one, so bid to win it.
On Feb-17-13 at 21:29:35 PST, seller added the following information:
You are bidding on a very nice, garage kept 1990 Rolls Royce Corniche III convertible. This one has just 19,245 miles on it. It is Magnolia white with Burgandy leather seats, Burgandy carpets and a cream top. The plastic rear window does have a little clouding in it. Also included, are the original lambs wool seat and carpet overlay's. 1990 was the first year of the Corniche III's and included a host of desireable improvements over the previous model years. They really are a better car!! This one has been a Southern California and Arizona car all it's life. Please call me with any questions you may have. 949-458-5810. I have put a low low reserve on this one, so bid to win it, it's going to be sold!
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Wonder why Rolls-Royce makes so many special editions for the Chinese market? Probably because China is fast becoming its largest market, with the dealerships in Beijing and Shanghai regularly proving able to move more high-end metal than any other Rolls dealer in the world. Little wonder then that, less than two months after releasing the Golden Sunbird edition, Rolls-Royce Bespoke is back again with another special Ghost just for China.
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 09:29:00 EST
This time it's called the Canton Glory edition. It was introduced recently at Auto Guangzhou, and pays tribute to the Canton Tower in the same city. Two examples were made with a two-tone color scheme contrasting burgundy with either a blueish silver or white. Other features include Guangzhou's Five Rams emblem in the coachline, veneer panels, headrests and dashboard.
We don't doubt Rolls will find (or probably already has found) a pair of Chinese industrialists to gladly take these special editions home. But for those looking for their own unique touches, the British automaker has also brought its Bespoke Atelier to China for the first time, outlining the range of possibilities open to their moneyed customers.
Befitting a creature called the Ghost, it was there and then it wasn't: Rolls-Royce dropped a few details and a picture of the 2013 Ghost, then removed all trace of it from the corporate site. The Internet can't keep a secret, though, so we have the goss on a carryover sedan with a few upgrades.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:29:00 EST
Next year's model takes its inspiration and several new tricks from the Ghost Six Senses concept revealed at the Beijing Motor Show earlier this year. The new natural grain leather, cross-banded wood veneers and "exciter" (high-range) speakers come straight from the concept. A new alloy wheel option is also available, but the single press photo doesn't show the same alloys used on the Six Senses car. Not shown in Beijing but on the menu for the coming sedan is Comfort Access, the ability to open the trunk by waving your foot under the rear bumper as long as you have the key on your person. It is the first Rolls-Royce to get the option.
The price gets an upgrade, too, rising $7,050 to $260,750. Part of the increase is in the gas-guzzler tax, which climbed to $2,100 from $1,700 because of a new EPA calculations for fuel economy. As if you'd be worried about gas when you own a Ghost, but just in case, it will return 13 miles per gallon city and 21 mpg highway.
It's a tragic coincidence that on the same weekend the BMW M4 Coupe Concept was introduced in Monterey, one of the men most integral to BMW's M and Motorsports divisions, Karl-Heinz Kalbfell, was killed in England. Kalbfell, a vintage motorcycle enthusiast, was set to compete in the Lansdowne Classic Series at Brands Hatch and had an accident during a practice session. After going wide at Druids Corner and falling, he was hit by a competitor following close behind and died of his injuries after being transported to hospital.
Kalbfell, an engineer, began his career at BMW in 1977 in the communications department; a decade later he was chairman of BMW M GmbH, overseeing development of some of the cars responsible for the myth of M. In 1994 he was named chairman of BMW Motorsport, and his cap full of feathers includes getting the BMW V12 into the McLaren F1, getting the BMW V8 into two Morgan cars, along with developing BMW's Formula One engine and return to the sport. Not incidentally, he also assumed leadership of Project Rolls-Royce after BMW bought the British marque in 1998, which means he oversaw the Goodwood factory upfit and the creation of the Phantom.
He left Rolls-Royce for a brief stint at Fiat, heading Alfa Romeo and Maserati, then went into consulting for clients like Lotus and Paragon, who built the Artega GT. As Autocar notes, Kalbfell "had an abiding sense that customers needed to be attracted to cars by their aura and reputation, not just their engineering." He will be missed.