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Princess Diana’s Ford Escort fetches US$ 850,000 at auction

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UK: A Ford Escort RS Turbo Series 1 that was driven by the late Princess Diana fetched a whopping 724,500 pounds (US$ 851,070) at an auction held at Britain’s Silverstone racing circuit on Saturday.

Silverstone’s website describes the car as the Princess of Wales’ last Ford Escort, with 24,961 miles on the clock. It belonged to the Princess of Wales between 1985 and 1988. The princess was often seen driving the car around Chelsea and Kensington and clocked up 6,800 miles in it before returning it to Ford. After the return, the car had multiple owners before making its way back to Ford, according to Silverstone website. The website makes no mention of the auction winner.


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