Princess Diana’s car was sold at the auction for Tk 7 crore 29 lakh

The black Ford Escort RS Turbo used by the late Princess Diana has sold at auction for £650,000. In Bangladeshi currency that is 7 crore 29 lakh 26 thousand 283 taka. Princess Diana used the car for three years. He was often seen in this car for shopping, restaurants. A British billionaire bought it. Diana’s used car was sold before the 25th anniversary of her death.

Princess Diana died in a road accident almost 25 years ago. But before that, Princess of Wales Diana used the black Ford Escort RS Turbo for about three years from August 1985. Diana loved the car.

Instead of using the Rolls-Royces and Daimlers from the royal family, he used this car. Ford built this car according to the princess’s choice. This blue stripe car was Diana’s travel companion to go to various places including shopping, restaurants. Diana also took pictures with the car in Chelsea and Kensington.

Being a very favorite car, this Buckingham Palace bride was often photographed with it. He was photographed with the car outside the boutique shop in Chelsea and Kensington. Sometimes Prince William was also in the back seat of the car.

Not that the car was very luxurious in that sense. However, during the Prince William-Princess Diana era, this model sold the most in Britain. That number is more than 41 lakh according to the Auto Express website.

The car, registered number C462FHK, was sold by auction house Silverstone, a UK-based auction house in Yorkshire.

Silverstone Auctions, the auctioneer, was surprised as the car was sold at a sky-high price. Auctioneer Jonathan Humbert said a lot of people have expressed interest in buying the car. They received the most phone calls in the last 12 years for Diana’s car! Diana’s car is different from other cars of this model in many ways. It also ranks among the top 10 world records for such cars sold at auction.

Billionaires from Dubai, USA, UK came to buy this Ford used by Princess Diana. In the end it was bought by a person from Britain. However, his name was not disclosed by the auctioneer. He is a native of Cheshire, Northern England.

Earlier, another car used by British Princess Diana was sold at auction. The car was bought by a South American museum for £52,000. The silver colored car was given to Princess Diana as an engagement gift by Prince Charles.

It should be noted that August 31 is Diana’s 25th death anniversary. On August 31, 1997, the British princess Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a road accident in Paris, the capital of France. Diana’s boyfriend Dodi Al-Fayed from Egypt was with her in the car at the time of the accident. Princess Diana died at the age of 36.

(Dhaka Times/August 29/RZ)


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