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Rolls-Royce Phantom VI (1968 - 1990)
1980 - 1990



Number manufactured

Period 1968 - 1990: 374
Period 1980 - 1990: 33

First and last chassis number

First chassis number: SCAPM0000AWX01332 (1980).
Last chassis number: SCAPM01A2LWH10426 (1990).

Dimensions, kerb weight, performance

Length, width, height

604 cm, 201 cm, 175 cm (can be different per car)

Wheel base

368 cm

Turning circle

15,8 m

Kerb weight

2742 kg (can be different per car)

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h

14,2 seconds (6230 cc)

Top speed

101 mph, 163 km/h (6230 cc)

Characteristics and peculiarities

- The Phantom VI was launched in 1968 with a 6230cc V8 engine and a four-speed automatic gear box. In 1978 the model was provided with a 6750 cc V8 engine and a three-speed automatic gear box.
- The Phantom VI had an independent chassis on which the factory or a coachbuilder made a body.
- The Phantom VI is in model year 1992 succeeded by the Rolls-Royce Silver Spur II Touring Limousine.
- The model is not based upon the floor pan of the Silver Spirit. The Phantom VI made up a separate car line besides the other models.
- For the coach the customer could commission a coachbuilder for a bespoke body.
- Despite the high weight the model was never provided with turbo technics.

Production and chassis numbers

Identification of the model in the chassis number
The chassis number of a Phantom VI has from model year 1980:
- the letter P on the fourth position
- the letter M on the fifth position
- the combination 00 on the sixth and seventh position. From 1987 (when all other models converted to fuel injection) it changed into 01.

Further details about the production and the chassis numbers
- From 1968 until 1978 the Phantom VI had a chassis number that corresponded with the system of the Silver Shadow. From the moment that in 1978 the 6750 cc engine was introduced in the model, the car got a system of its own for the chassis numbers. In 1980 the model got a chassis number of 17 positions, just like the Silver Spirit.
- The chassis numbers of the Phantom VI were mixed with the numbers of other models until 1987. From 1987 the Phantom VI had a number series of its own that started with the number after the last number of the Camargue (10415 up to and including 10426).
- During model year 1981 of the Silver Spirit models, the Phantom VI models got a number from model year 1980. There is nu Phantom VI number from model year 1981.

Numbers LHD / RHD

Left-hand drive

Right-hand drive

Model year

Number

% (p yr)

Number

% (p yr)

Total

1980

2

40%

3

60%

5

1981

0

-

0

-

0

1982

0

0%

1

100%

1

1983

1

33%

2

67%

3

1984

2

33%

4

67%

6

1985

1

25%

3

75%

4

1986

1

50%

1

50%

2

1987

0

0%

4

100%

4

1988

1

50%

1

50%

2

1989

1

100%

0

0%

1

1990

2

40%

3

60%

5

Total

11

33%

22

67%

33

All chassis numbers

Model year 1980
SCAPM0000AWX01332
SCAPM000XAWH02676
SCAPM0001AWH02677
SCAPM0007AWX02678
SCAPM0005AWH03945

Model year 1981
-

Model year 1982
SCAPM0005CWH04497

Model year 1983
SCAPM0008DWX06873
SCAPM0001DWH07379
SCAPM0003DWH07478

Model year 1984
SCAPM0007EWX07983
SCAPM0009EWH08569
SCAPM0008EWH08840
SCAPM0003EWH08910
SCAPM0005EWH09332
SCAPM0000EWX09333

Model year 1985
SCAPM0003FWX10140
SCAPM0001FWH10141
SCAPM0003FWH10142
SCAPM0005FWH10143

Model year 1986
SCAPT0002GWH10153
SCAPM0004GWX10391

Model year 1987
SCAPM0008HWH10415
SCAPM000XHWH10416
SCAPM0001HWH10417
SCAPM0003HWH10418

Model year 1988
SCAPM01A9JWH10419
SCAPM01A9JWX10420

Model year 1989
SCAPM01A9KWX10421

Model year 1990
SCAPM01A9LWX10422
SCAPM01A0LWX10423
SCAPM01A9LWH10424
SCAPM01A0LWH10425
SCAPM01A2LWH10426



Rolls-Royce Phantom VI, model year 1968, press photo (above)
Rolls-Royce Phantom VI, 1973/1974, press photo (below)







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