His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the longest serving British male royal, died on April 9, 2021 at the age of 99. His body will rest in a private ceremony at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. , Which is April 17.
Initial reports stated that the controversial Land Rover was the Defender 1
Sky News reported that the palace had exposed the funeral vehicle. It is a modified Land Rover Defender TD5 130 chassis cab vehicle, which has been used for 16 years and was created with the help of the Duke himself as his own fun instrument vehicle. He first proposed this idea when he turned 82 in 2003.
The car was built in Solihull and its development over the years was directly supervised by Duke University. Personal style includes open rear, rubber and metal stoppers, and color changes from Belize green to dark bronze green, which makes it look more military.
Jaguar Land Rover CEO Thierry Bollore told the media that Jaguar Land Rover “It is an honor to have established a happy and long-term friendship with the Duke of Edinburgh for decades.” Land Rover hearse is considered right “Duke University’s practicality and passion for functional design and engineering.”
In addition to the main vehicle, two spare Land Rover vehicles were built for the occasion.