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Princess Diana’s Former Ford Escort Sold for Over $850,000
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Princess Diana’s Former Ford Escort Sold for Over $850,000

Another famous vehicle has gone to auction. This time, it's a black Ford Escort that once belonged to Princess Diana. The historical vehicle sold at auction on Saturday, Aug. 27, for £724,500, according to Silverstone Auctions. That amounts to a whopping $851,250.55. The auction house's listing for the vehicle says that the car, a 1985 Ford Escort RS Turbo S1 that was ordered with several safety modifications specifically for the late princess, came from a private collection. Princess Diana only drove the car for about three years, racking up only 6,800 miles, before it transferred ownership several times throughout the last 34 years. Despite multiple owners, it was kept in "exceptional condition." Reported to be the first and only black car in the series with an odometer reading of fewer ...