Friday, 29 April 2011

Cars (and carriages) of the Royal Wedding 2011

Cars (and carriages) of the Royal Wedding 2011


The Royal Wedding was a spectcaular event watched by hundreds of millions of people around the world. Most eyes are on the happy couple and their guests, but at MSN Cars as ever we were most concerned by the cars everyone was driving.The British car industry has had a great opportunity to star today, with star appearances from the likes of Bentley, Rolls-Royce and Jaguar - so check them all out in our gallery.

Royal Carriage

The happy couple leave Westminster Abbey in the 1902 Royal Landau carriage.

Royal Carriage

The Queen and Prince Philip leave Westminster Abbey in the Scottish State Coach en route for Buckingham Palace.

Royal Carriage

The Queen and Prince Philip leave Westminster Abbey in the Scottish State Coach enroute for Buckingham Palace.

Royal Minibuses

Although the most notable participants in the wedding got to travel by limousine or carriage, the majority of guests actually travelled by more down-to-earth methods such as this fleet of Volkswagen minibuses.

Royal Carriage

The Royal couple en route for Buckingham Palace in the 1902 Royal Landau.

Royal Carriage

The newlyweds arrive at Buckingham Palace.

Rolls-Royce Phantom VI

Kate Middleton and her father Michael arrive at Westminster Abbey.

Rolls-Royce Phantom VI

Kate Middleton and her father Michael arrive at Westminster Abbey.

Rolls-Royce Phantom IV

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall arrive at Westminster Abbey in a 1950 Rolls-Royce Phantom IV.

Bentley Continental Flying Spur

The Princess Royal arrives at Westminster Abbey in a Bentley Continental Flying Spur.

Royal Carriage

In a surprise twist to the day, in mid-afternoon the newlyweds travelled to Clarence House from Buckingham Palace in this Aston Martin DB6 Volante.
The car was given to William's father Prince Charles by the Queen for his 21st birthday in 1969. It has been converted to run on E85 bioethanol made from wine wastage.

Bentley Limousine

Prince William and Prince Harry travel to Westminster Abbey in a Bentley Limousine.

Bentley Limousine

Prince William and Prince Harry travel to Westminster Abbey in a Bentley Limousine.

Bentley Limousine

Prince William and Prince Harry travel to Westminster Abbey in a Bentley Limousine.

Jaguar XJ

David Cameron arrives at Westminster Abbey in his Jaguar XJ.

Various

Two BMW 7 Series' and a Range Rover.

BMW 7 Series

Nick Clegg arrives in a a BMW 7 Series at Westminster Abbey.

Rolls-Royce Phantom

Rowan Atkinson and his wife Sunetra Sastry arrive at the Royal Wedding in a Rolls-Royce Phantom.

Rolls-Royce Phantom

David and Victoria Beckham arrive at the Royal Wedding in a Rolls-Royce Phantom.

Jaguar XF

The Jaguar XF carrying Kate Middleton leaves Westminster Abbey in London, following a rehearsal for the Royal Wedding on Thursday April 28 2011.

Source:MSN

No comments:

Post a Comment