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Rolls-Royce Phantom III

The Rolls-Royce III was the final large pre-war Introduced in 1936, it replaced the II and it was the only V12 Rolls-Royce until the introduction of the Silver Seraph. 727 V12 III chassis were constructed 1936 to 1939, and many survived. Although chassis ceased in 1939 (with one chassis being built in cars were still bodied and delivered in 1940 and

The very last car, completed in 1941, was not delivered to its until 1947.



The III is powered by an aluminium-alloy V12 of 447in³ (7.32L), having a of 3.25 inches (82.5 mm) and a of 4.5 inches (114.3 mm). It is a engine with overhead operated by a single camshaft in the between the cylinder banks. cars had hydraulic tappets or, a unique system of eccentric in each individual rocker was actuated by a small hydraulic the eccentric bushing ensuring valve-lash at the rocker/valve interface. system was changed to solid tappets in 1938. The Phantom III is for its twin ignition systems, two distributors, two coils and 24 spark

Fuel is provided by a twin SU pump. Wire wheels are as standard, but many cars Ace wheel discs.

The car features jacking and a one-shot chassis system, operated by a lever the driver’s compartment. Independent suspension by a coil spring-based is complemented by a carryover semi-elliptical unit in the rear. The car has a 4-speed transmission with synchromesh on 2, 3 and 4. Overdrive was added in 1938.

The car has 4-wheel servo-assisted brakes by cable (using a servo under licence from The radiator shell is of Staybrite

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The sheer bulk of the car is reflected in its figures. An example tested in by The English Autocar magazine a top speed of 140 km/h (87½ and a 0 — 60 mph (0 – 96 km/h) time of seconds. The overall fuel quoted from that test was 28 litres per 100 kilometres (10 8.4 mpg-US).

Bodywork Edit

Only the and mechanical parts were by Rolls-Royce. The body was made and by a coachbuilder selected by the owner or a who might have cars for showroom stock. Some of the famous coachbuilders who produced for Rolls-Royce cars are Park Mulliner, Hooper and Thrupp

Body types as well as included saloons, coupés, and A handful of used cars been converted to hearses and brakes.

Film and television Edit

In 1964, more 20 years after the end of production, the Auric Goldfinger (played by Fröbe) drove an excellently black and yellow Phantom III Number #3BU168 Sedanca de by Coachbuilder Barker), knowing its great strength would be to hold the weight of the vast of gold that he smuggled Europe.

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