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Rolls-Royce Corniche III


Full name

Rolls-Royce Corniche III

 

Production

- Years of production: 1990 and 1991
- Number of production: 452
- Percentage of the complete production: 1,1%

 

Chassisnumbers

- The first 5 characters of the chassisnumber of the Corniche III are the next characters and digits: SCAZD. The following 3 characters are 00A, 02A or 02D. The 9th character is a varying control-digit. On the 10th position there is a L or M. On the 11th position stands a C. The right-hand drive Corniche III has on the 12th position always a H, the left-hand drive has a X.
- The first Corniche III of the 30000-series is SCAZD00AXLCH30001, the last one is SCAZD02A4MCX30636; the numbers were mixed with the technically identical Bentley Continental of this series.

 

What makes this model unique

- All unique properties of the Corniche II
- Changes with regard to the Corniche II are for example: the catalyst, the in-car entertainment, the height control, dashboard changes, the wood works, and so on
- Identification plate "CORNICHE III" on the boot lid

 

Further details and special features

- The Corniche III could also be delivered with two-tone paint scheme.





The identification plate of the Corniche III.
Picture: the plaatje of the SCAZD02DXLCX30164 from 1990.



A Corniche III can't be recognised by outer distinguishing marks with regard to a Corniche II. Yet a few aluminium wheels came available like those of the car above.
Picture: the SCAZD02D8LCX30003 from 1990.



The convertible top underwent several small improvements during the years.
Picture: the SCAZD02D8LCX30003 from 1990.



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