1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III

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Rank: #8

Class: Rolls Royce

0-60 Time: 16.5 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Rolls Royce are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #8 in this class is the 1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III, which races 0-60 mph in 16.5 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Mellow Cars.

It lags behind the #6 ranked 1977 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow by 4.7 seconds and the #7 ranked 1982 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur by 3.9 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1936 Rolls-Royce Phantom III vs. 1982 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur, you would LOSE by 3.9 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Rolls-Royce, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1936.

Vehicle information

Year: 1936

Make: Rolls-Royce

Model: Phantom III

Engine: V-12

Horsepower: 160

Torque: 350


Curb Weight: 5850

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $12,850

Performance statistics


Class: Mellow Cars

Rank: #342

Best 0-60 Time: 16.5 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 21.0 seconds

@ speed: 1000.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 93.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.0 G

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