ROLLS INTRODUCES NEW FLAGSHIP COVERTIBLE, THE CORNICHE.
British luxury car maker Rolls Royce introduced its newest convertible, the Corniche, at the North American International Auto Show at Detroit's Cobo Center, January 10. Built only to order, the Corniche sports a 6.75 liter, light pressure charged V8 engine engine that pumps out 325 bhp at 4,000 rpm and 738 Nm (544 lb.ft.) of torque between 2,100 and 2,300 rpm. The Corniche will cost 250,000 pounds sterling, DM 685,000 or US$359,990 plus taxes.