Fans of classic cars and rock and roll history await at the upcoming RM Sotheby’s London. Among the offers at auction include a 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, originally owned by Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury.
The rock star owned it from 1979 until his death. In 1991, the car was sold since it left the factory. It is finished in Silver Chalice on the outside, blue on the inside. Under the hood, the 6.75-liter V8 engine produces 189 hp (141 kW/192 PS) when new, moving passengers along.
While the singer never received a driver’s license, this Silver Shadow is a personal form of transport driven by a driver.
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Purchased by Mercury’s Goose Productions Ltd in 1979, the car’s origins are solid. The records show Mary Austin, the singer’s former partner. help him take care of the car
A letter from Jim Beach, the Queen’s longtime manager. It confirmed that the car belonged to Mercury. It also confirmed that after his death Rockstar’s sister Kashmir Cook used the car. until she bought it from the land in 2003.
Silver Shadow remained in her possession until 2013 when the current owner bought it at auction. The current owner seems to keep it as a memento rather than a car. Because it is reported that it has been stored for a long time. This means that the seller recommends that the vehicle be inspected thoroughly and that it should be serviced before driving.
RM Sotheby’s offered no reservations on November 5. All proceeds from the sale of this 1974 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow will go to the Superhumans Center, a charity set up to provide assistance in Ukraine.