A luxury car that used to be the Queen’s personal vehicle and has a rear seat adapted for her corgi dogs has sold for more than £80,000.

The Daimler Double Six saloon was delivered new to Buckingham Palace in 1984 for the personal use of the monarch, 93.

Prior to her taking ownership of the green motor, it was given a 3,000 mile road test by engineers to ensure it was perfect upon delivery.

The luxury car was fitted with several bespoke features including a special seat adapted for her beloved pets.

The Daimler Double Six saloon (pictured) was delivered new to Buckingham Palace in 1984 for the personal use of the monarch, 93

The Daimler Double Six saloon (pictured) was delivered new to Buckingham Palace in 1984 for the personal use of the monarch, 93

The Daimler Double Six saloon (pictured) was delivered new to Buckingham Palace in 1984 for the personal use of the monarch, 93

The twin rear seats and middle arm rest were removed and replaced with a full-length seat cushion (pictured) so her corgi dogs could stretch out across it

The twin rear seats and middle arm rest were removed and replaced with a full-length seat cushion (pictured) so her corgi dogs could stretch out across it

The twin rear seats and middle arm rest were removed and replaced with a full-length seat cushion (pictured) so her corgi dogs could stretch out across it

Prior to her taking ownership of the green motor (pictured), it was given a 3,000 mile road test by engineers to ensure it was perfect upon delivery

Prior to her taking ownership of the green motor (pictured), it was given a 3,000 mile road test by engineers to ensure it was perfect upon delivery

Prior to her taking ownership of the green motor (pictured), it was given a 3,000 mile road test by engineers to ensure it was perfect upon delivery

The twin rear seats and middle arm rest were removed and replaced with a full-length seat cushion so her corgi dogs could stretch out across it.

It also had a blue convoy light installed in front of the rear-view mirror to enable bodyguards to easily identify the car in the event of a security threat.

Her Majesty kept the motor for three years and even after it was replaced, it remained in the royal household for use by other family members.

Her Majesty kept the motor (pictured) for three years and even after it was replaced, it remained in the royal household for use by other family members

Her Majesty kept the motor (pictured) for three years and even after it was replaced, it remained in the royal household for use by other family members

Her Majesty kept the motor (pictured) for three years and even after it was replaced, it remained in the royal household for use by other family members

It was also used by the royal security team before being returned to Daimler in 1990 with just 29,000 miles on the clock (pictured)

It was also used by the royal security team before being returned to Daimler in 1990 with just 29,000 miles on the clock (pictured)

It was also used by the royal security team before being returned to Daimler in 1990 with just 29,000 miles on the clock (pictured)

The car (pictured) remained with the Jaguar-owned company until 2010 and even spent time at the Jaguar Heritage Museum in Warwickshire

The car (pictured) remained with the Jaguar-owned company until 2010 and even spent time at the Jaguar Heritage Museum in Warwickshire

The car (pictured) remained with the Jaguar-owned company until 2010 and even spent time at the Jaguar Heritage Museum in Warwickshire

Nine years later and the vehicle (pictured) has been sold at auctioneers RM Sotheby's in Kensington, west London, for £80,500

Nine years later and the vehicle (pictured) has been sold at auctioneers RM Sotheby's in Kensington, west London, for £80,500

Nine years later and the vehicle (pictured) has been sold at auctioneers RM Sotheby's in Kensington, west London, for £80,500

Nine years later and the vehicle (pictured) has been sold at auctioneers RM Sotheby's in Kensington, west London, for £80,500

Nine years later and the vehicle (pictured) has been sold at auctioneers RM Sotheby’s in Kensington, west London, for £80,500

It was also used by the royal security team before being returned to Daimler in 1990 with just 29,000 miles on the clock.

It remained with the Jaguar-owned company until 2010 and even spent time at the Jaguar Heritage Museum in Warwickshire.

Nine years later and the vehicle has been sold at auctioneers RM Sotheby’s in Kensington, west London, for £80,500. 

Paul Darvill, a car specialist at RM Sotheby's, said: 'Owing to its royal ownership history, the Double Six comes with all the benefits you would expect from a car (pictured) that has been prepared to the highest degree'

Paul Darvill, a car specialist at RM Sotheby's, said: 'Owing to its royal ownership history, the Double Six comes with all the benefits you would expect from a car (pictured) that has been prepared to the highest degree'

Paul Darvill, a car specialist at RM Sotheby’s, said: ‘Owing to its royal ownership history, the Double Six comes with all the benefits you would expect from a car (pictured) that has been prepared to the highest degree’

The motor also had a blue convoy light installed in front of the rear-view mirror to enable bodyguards to easily identify the car in the event of a security threat

The motor also had a blue convoy light installed in front of the rear-view mirror to enable bodyguards to easily identify the car in the event of a security threat

The motor also had a blue convoy light installed in front of the rear-view mirror to enable bodyguards to easily identify the car in the event of a security threat

The Queen attends a reception at St James's Palace, London on October 21, 2019, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Cruse Bereavement Care

The Queen attends a reception at St James's Palace, London on October 21, 2019, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Cruse Bereavement Care

The Queen attends a reception at St James’s Palace, London on October 21, 2019, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Cruse Bereavement Care

Paul Darvill, a car specialist at RM Sotheby’s, said: ‘This Daimler is quite literally fit for a queen, having known to be regularly driven by Her Majesty herself when the car was new in the 1980s.

‘Owing to its royal ownership history, the Double Six comes with all the benefits you would expect from a car that has been prepared to the highest degree.

‘To this day, the car remains in perfect condition, having been immaculately maintained by Jaguar at the factory after its royal tenure, up to when it came into the hands of the consignor in 2010 and carefully curated thereafter.’

Source : Mail Online

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