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1978 Rolls-Royce Corniche FHC For Sale

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  • £29,750 As stated
  • 1978
  • Hereford
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Price £29,750 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Rolls Royce
Model Corniche
Year 1978
Mileage 133,748 miles
Country UK
Region Herefordshire
Town Hereford
Telephone 01981 286883
Seller's phone number is protected behind a forwarding service
Status Private
Date 22-May-2020
Ref C1198033
Originally registered 3500TU, this car was owned by Rolls-Royce and used as a Press demonstrator. I bought it in 2018 from a fellow RREC member who owned it for 4 years, and it was previously in long term enthusiast ownership. It is one of only 310 of this model produced between 1977 and 1980.

It has a comprehensive history file, including period advertising brochures, handbooks and supplements, service record and detailed receipts for the past 20 years with several well-known specialists, including Nigel Sandell (who sold it to the last owner), Paul Yorke and others. Overall excellent condition, with ice cold air-con, fast and smooth windows, and a full hydraulic service completed 8000 miles ago so the brakes and suspension are fantastic. The woodwork has also been restored.

It benefits from a carb conversion from the original Solex to twin SUs, often seen on these cars as the Solex was so troublesome. Complete with valuable private plate SSV 918.

Having now seen a few, this car is easily as good as those at specialist dealers for anything up to twice my asking price and beyond. It remains the cheapest 'proper' Corniche on this website.

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