Land Rover That Belonged to Churchill Was Sold

November 6, 2012 at 02:19

Every fan of Land Rover knows that the company was and in fact is very popular among the famous people. Not only the celebrities buy such great cars, but also great artists and political people of the different countries. In addition, having such a great history, Land Rover was always a leading car company desired by high people. Therefore, it was all over in news that the Land Rover, which belonged to Churchill was sold on the auction.

Photo of Land Rover Series 1 Royal Vehicle

Photo of Land Rover Series 1 Royal Vehicle

Land Rover of the SUV model, which was owned by the British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, was sold at the auction recently for 129,000 pounds (about 208,000 dollars). The amount of the transaction exceeded the expectations by half – auction organizers hoped to get for the car not more than 60,000 pounds, but this is the position at which you should not underestimate the blend of a great car and a big name.

Photo of the SUV Land Rover Series 1 that belonged to Churchill

Photo of the SUV Land Rover Series 1 that belonged to Churchill

SUV model of Land Rover Series 1 was produced specially for the 80th anniversary of Mr. Churchill and it was presented to him as a gift from the manufacturer. The car has received a license plate UKE80. Character abbreviation, presumably, can be deciphered as “the British Empire» (United Kingdom empire), and the number indicates the age of the Prime Minister. Mileage car to date is 13,000 miles (21,000 kilometers). More about this car can be told in the future articles.

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