A more 100 years ago having a royal car has been equated with possessing a private jet. It was not even a matter of cost, but the matter of availability and zeitgeist in the royal families. As years went by, so the traditions have changed: today a girl may become a princess even if she was not born in a royal family as well as anyone is able to organize a royal wedding. So we present these best cars for weddings ever.
It goes without saying that a royal wedding car is one of the principal attributes in any wedding. And when we say ‘royal’, we actually mean it. Even though nowadays the auto market is full of premium automobiles, those vehicles which saw the world in royal weddings still captivate many grooms and brides all over the world.
“I want bells to ring, a choir to sing, the white dress, the guest, the cake, the car, and all those sings” as Avril Lavigne sings just proves the idea that a car stands alone at any wedding.
Not to let you lost in the variety of royal automobiles, we have gathered the best models on the market, reviewed them so you will be able to check who’s from the royalties used this or that car and will surely choose something for your big day.
Why did we emphasize on royal cars? Since everything from the big service to the atmosphere and from all these dresses to exquisite music at these weddings captivates attention. The richest and vivid ceremonies on the globe have been analyzed backward and forwards. Since a wedding is always about style, if it’s royal, it’s always in luxury and style, so it’s very important what the bride and groom choose actually to arrive at the ceremony. Even though traditional carriages are still appreciated, wedding getaway vehicles (as well as classic or any custom-made cars) are on the edge of glory. Won’t be keeping you in suspense anymore, here we are with TOP 9 best cars for the wedding.
1. The living legend — Bentley State Limo
It goes without saying that a limo is an eternal classic for any wedding. This car has appeared in numerous movies and music videos, yet the most prominent appearance was at Queen Elizabeth’s jubilee. In order to celebrate it to the fullest, the Queen has picked this armored state limo. It seems to be one of her favourite vehicles since she picked it for Prince Harry and Megan’s big day as well. If you go and check the official website of Bentley Motors brand, it says that they have altered the interior a bit to provide more space for Her Majesty. Even though changing your car’s interior can take much time and money, there’s no need to provide any changes since this Bentley is pretty spacious.
However, in order to ensure the company has met all whims of Her Majesty, Bentley Motors has designed and brought into life a special “panoramic glasshouse” that provided excellent visibility from the outside. This feature cannot be found on any other vehicle. When it comes to security, Bentley Motors kept its secrets for obvious and clear reasons. Here we can only mention there was not any additional protection and the safeguards guarded the Queen only in the beginning and in the end of her ride. To sum it up, Bentley brand has always been among favorite automotive brands of Her Majesty’s as she recently gave the company not a single, but two Warrants.
2. The Gossip Car — Jaguar E Type
If there’s Oscar for the most eco-friendly vehicle and the one that makes so many rumors in press, the Oscar would probably go to the E Type. With no exageration, the most prominent event back in several years was the wedding in 2018. Well, the lucky four-wheel buddy who actually transported the just-about-to-become bride and groom was exactly this car. The groom and the bride has made their way to the major wedding reception on this beautiful exquisite car.
Everybody knows that the vehicle has been made up in the end of the 1960s and was proclaimed by Enzo, company’s founder, one of the most beautiful autos on the globe. Well, it’s hard to neglect that, moreover, nowadays this vehicle is classic. This sports car can easily rev to 100 kph in a few seconds. Even though you may not need it at the ceremony, it’s nice to know that there’s a beast on your wedding day and who knows, maybe you’d like to race after the main part is over. The last but not the least detail that the groom and the bride used was royal nuptials on the number plate.
3. The favorite all-around car…Aston Martin
The world saw one of the most memorable weddings back in 2011 when William and Kate left the castle on the blue Aston Martin DB6 Mkll. An open top left indifferent no one. Moreover, it’s dark blue auto captivates all views and just-married couple has been warmly welcoming to by the British people and guests of that wedding. Here we need to mention that the vehicle has originally was in the possession of the Prince of Wales; the automobile was decorated with three colors (blue, white, and red) plus rosettes and “L” plate. That time it was not just about other signs but hearts and love — the Aston Martin Volante was adorned with hearts and balloons.
4. Classic is classic — Range Rover
From the year Land Rover rolled out Range Rover, it has become a royal family car at once and you can literally see it at every royal ceremony. However, Range Rovers are not usually used as major cars and, as a rule, they’re driven by the security. Well, if you don’t plan a huge wedding and just seeking for a nice and reliable premium car, this automobile definitely worth your attention. Back to the royal ceremonies, every open top car is accompanied by several Range Rover cars, the police and the British secret service. However, according to tabloids. the couple of days after the wedding the Queen was seen in yet another Range Rover with a small dog.
5. Tear Shaped Aston Martin DB10
If you have ready about this vehicle that it’s ‘jaw dropping one’, it’s true. Sophisticated, modern and luxury — no surprise that Princess Eugenie’s heart was taken away once she saw this automobile and she picked it for her wedding ceremony. Jack Brooksbank and Princess Eugenie made their very first getaway on this automobile. This four-wheel luxury was originally made up for the James Bond movie “Spectre”. This automobile offers a top speed of 190 mph and a carbon fiber body that guarantees security. Speaking about its interior, it features a luxury leather interior as well as sophisticated details.
6. Vintage is never out of fashion — Kate Middleton’s Daimler
Speaking again of the big wedding in 2018, the Duchess of Cambridge has picked Daimler DS 420s to arrive to the ceremony with the bride’s friends. It looked beautiful since the girls were accompanied by 4-page boys and girls. This vehicle is a nice, mid-size semi-state limo that saw the world in the beginning of the 1990s. According to the palace, these autos were pretty the last Daimlers which have ever been produced. As a rule, these autos are used for special occasions only.
7. The Shimmering Dream — Rolls-Royce Phantom VI
Another ‘gossip car” on the list is the prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles who entered the ceremony on a luxury Rolls-Royce Phantom VI that was painted in the United Kingdom claret livery. According to all traditions and the ceremony itself, the Prince and Camilla Bowles left the castle together to reach Guildhall soon. As mentioned above painted all in Royal claret livery, the vehicle was initially gifted to the Queen for her Birth Day in the late 1970s. This luxury four-wheel piece was used as well for the royal wedding in 1999.
8. Another legend alive — Rolls-Royce Cullinan
We could not skip the luxurious Rolls-Royce Cullinan. In comparison with other royal wedding cars, it’s the latest version in the line, this is an up-to-date SUV. From the Middle East sheiks to the royal family — this vehicle has been associated with luxury, classic and modern spirit. The wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank that took place in 2018 was the first ceremony that saw Rolls-Royce Cullinan. The couple was the very first customers to experience riding the newest model, so we can claim Rolls-Royce presented its new SUV right on the wedding. If one is seeking for a luxury and dependable auto not just for the wedding ceremony, but then for his other special occasions, this auto worth your attention.
Since wedding is a once in a lifetime event, choosing a royal car for the ceremony seems to be one of the best decisions you can make. Look through the list one more time to select the most desired four-wheel buddy to serve the groom and the bride on the big day.