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Inside The Queen’s classic car collection as Bentley limousine is valued at £10million

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The Queen’s Bentley limousine was built back in 2002 ahead of the Golden Jubilee and is the prized possession in the Royal vehicle armoury. The car comes with a range of unique features such as the option of adding opaque panels for added privacy.

Armoured bodywork and glass have also been installed to protect the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh on official visits.

The cabin is air-tight to ensure it is properly protected against the threat of gas attacks or explosions.

Kevlar reinforced tyres have been fitted to make sure the car is not at risk of picking up a puncture.

However, the car certainly leaves no speed on the table with the model fitted with a 6.75-litre V8 engine to produce 400bhp and a top speed of 130mph.

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The car comes equipped with a range of modifications to fit the Queen’s personal tastes while the interior boats leather seats with a quilted diamond design.

The royals boast a range of other quintessentially British vehicles with the Queen purchasing an Aston Martin DB6 Volante for Prince Charles on his 21st birthday.

The model has now been converted from petrol to bioethanol to be kinder to the environment, something the Prince of Wales is passionate about.

The car runs completely on wine, using around four and a half bottles worth for each mile it travels.

The model was thrown into the spotlight after 2011’s royal wedding with Prince William and Kate driving the car on the evening of their wedding day.

The Aston Martin is the second most expensive car in the Royal collection, valued at over £1million.

The Queen also owns a Jaguar Daimler V8 Super LWB, which has been specially adapted for royal use.

The car has a special armrest with a sliding holder to hold the Queen’s handbag while extra switches have been fitted so the Queen can operate the windows.

The car has had its cigarette lighters removed while the ashtray has been converted to a security lighting system.

There is also a direct link to Downing Street for instant communication with the Prime Minister.

An £80,000 Daimler Double Six manufactured with no rear headrests or seatbelts is also owned by The Queen. 

The model was produced in 1984 and features a light above the rear-view mirror to recgnise the car more easily at night. 



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