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Freddie Mercury’s 1974 Rolls Royce Is Up For Auction

The auction for the 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow will be organised in London next month.

If you like rock, the name Freddie Mercury should be music to your ears. After the acclaimed biopic film Bohemian Rhapsody was released in 2018, the late celebrated singer’s life was thrust back into the spotlight. When Queen was at its peak of success in the 1980s, Mercury drove a 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, which reflected his celebrity.

The news of that very 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow model going up for auction seems exciting for the iconic singer who had an enormous fan following. The Rolls-Royce has been listed on the duPont Registry, and the luxury car will be auctioned off without reserve next month in London. The proceeds from the sale will be donated to charity at a later date.

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Mercury came to own the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow in 1979 and during the early years, the premium car was never documented, however, it is reportedly said that the car was acquired by the late singer’s company, Goose Productions Ltd. Since Mercury never got a full driving license, he was ferried by his personal chauffeur. The luxury car remained with him until his death in 1991.

The Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, under its hood, still features the original 6.75-litre V8 engine. It comes finished in Silver Chalice with a blue interior, the very same combination that the model came in when it was first seen on British roads in June 1974. This luxury model will be auctioned at an event that will be held at the RM Sothebys’ London on November 5, 2022. According to a Motor1 report, all proceeds from the sale will go to the Superhumans Center, a charity that has been built to offer help in Ukraine. (Adderall)

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