A Land-Rover fit for a Queen to headline at Brooklands


A Land-Rover commissioned for the Queen – though it is unclear whether she used it – is coming up for sale with Historics at Brooklands on 24 November.

The company is selling the vehicle on behalf of the Ministry of Defence and it carries an estimate of £15-18,000.

The 1978 Land-Rover Royal Review State V Series III was modified a year later, including a traffic light system allowing the Queen to signal the driver to stop, slow or start.

With fewer than 2000 miles from new, it also has double rear doors and a rear retractable step that remain in place and in full working order.

Other lots that caught our eye include a 1954 Austin-Healey 100/4 BN1 with a £20-28,000 estimate (above), and an Indian state carriage from the Maharaja of Mysore (below, £70-100,000).

There is also a superb quality Bugatti T35 recreation using entirely correct parts which is expected to make £170-200,000.

A 1978 Jaguar XJC 4.2 that was immaculately converted by Lynx (£14-18,000) and a wonderful 1961 Standard Vanguard Vignale Estate (£4250-7500) also appeal.

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It will be interesting to see if Chris Evans can keep his hands off this beauty! as it looks even better than when he chatted about it on radio 2, but shot himself in the foot by generating huge interest before trying to purchase it.
We could see Dame Moira Stewart driving this though!
We are watching with interest, bets are on!....... ;-) x

On November 24th.

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