Undoubtedly the most prominent ds420 owner was hm. Car no 1m1559 vandenplas job.
The 2001 prestige daimler majestic 40 litre long wheelbase was driven by the queen and prince philip for six years before it was retired from service in 2007.
Daimler queens car. The queens daimler has been slated for auction later this month and is expected to fetch more than 45000. The cars of queen elizabeth ii. She now has a collection estimated to be worth 10 million according to online car dealer car keys.
The most expensive collectible car in the world. This car is part of the queens personal collection. After several preceding daimler models the first of her ds420s was purchased in may 1970.
A daimler limousine was the queen mothers favorite car and as befitted her position was typically the car immediately following her majesty the queens rolls royce during official events. The funeral of princess diana featured a convoy of daimler ds420 hearses and limousines and a daimler hearse was used for the queen mothers funeral as well. 1935 this magnificent vehicle was the personal property of hm queen mary the queens grandmother from 1935 until her death in 1953.
The long wheelbase v8 powered saloon was delivered to the queen in june. Queen elizabeth the queen mother of the british royal family 1900 2002. If you wanted to explain to british people which car were talking about then the queen mums car was much wider recognised than a daimler ds420.
The national museums conservation team works to bring a dilapidated 1948 daimler landaulette car back to a functional state and conserved to reflect the stately glory it held as part of queen. Most of the vehicles in this slideshow were driven by the queens chauffeurexcept this jaguar daimler. On the surface it might look like a regular jaguar daimler v8 but the car features a range of unique modifications at the queens request which includes an armrest with a sliding holder designed to hold her specific type of handbag.
The queens car collection is always a subject that everyone like to know. Double six is the name of the twelve cylinder engine designed by daimlerthe third most prestigious british car manufacturer after rolls. Queen marys royal car make.
The queens unique jaguar daimler which she used between 2001 and 2004 has been put up for sale by a private collector.