QUEEN - Freddie Mercury's Rolls-Royce Sells For £74,000
January 14, 2013, 3 years ago
According to Telegraph.co.uk, a 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow purchased by Freddie Mercury's production company and used by the QUEEN frontman until his death in November 1991, sold at auction on Saturday January 12 for £74,000.
The 62,000-mile classic Rolls-Royce had a guide price of just £9,000-£11,000. It features grey leather, wood trim, electric windows, automatic gearbox, a car phone and radio casette player. Power is provided by a 6.75-litre V8 engine.
It was sold as part of the Coys auction at Autosport International to a Russian businessman through telephone bidding.