The Cars of Queen Elizabeth II

1. 1972 Citroën SM Presidentielle

The Citroën SM is a high-performance coupé produced by the French manufacturer Citroën from 1970 to 1975. The SM placed third in the 1971 European Car of the Year contest, trailing its stablemate Citroën GS, and won the 1972 Motor Trend Car of the Year award in the U.S.

2.1953 Humber Super Snipe drophead

The Super Snipe was introduced in October 1938, derived by combining the four-litre inline six-cylinder engine from the larger Humber Pullman with the chassis and body of the Humber Snipe, normally powered by a three-litre engine. The result was a car of enhanced performance and a top speed of 79 mph fast for its day.Its design was contributed to by American engine genius Delmar "Barney" Roos who left a successful career at Studebaker to join Rootes in 1936.

3.1948 Daimler DE36

Daimler DE was a series of chassis made by the Daimler Company from 1946 until 1953. DE chassis were the basis for Daimler's largest and most expensive cars at the time. There were two versions: the short-wheelbase DE 27 with the Daimler Twenty-seven six cylinder engine, and the long-wheelbase DE 36, the last Daimler Straight-Eight, with the Thirty-six straight-eight engine. 

4.1961 Rolls-Royce Phantom V

The Rolls-Royce Phantom V is a large four-door limousine produced by Rolls-Royce Limited from 1959 to 1968. Based on the Silver Cloud II, it shared a V8 engine and General Motors Hydra-Matic automatic gearbox with that model.The engine was a 6,230 cc 90-degree V8 with twin SU carburettors, coupled to a 4-speed automatic transmission. The car had massive drum brakes and a wheelbase of 3,683 mm. Power assisted steering was standard.

5.1951 Lincoln Cosmopolitan
The Lincoln Cosmopolitan is a full-size luxury car that was sold by Lincoln from the 1949 through the 1954 model year.All Lincolns were manufactured at Lincoln Assembly, Dearborn, Michigan, while some were sent in "knock-down kits" to regional factories at Maywood Assembly, Maywood, California or St. Louis Assembly, St.Louis, Missouri, and assembled locally.

6.1970 Daimler Vanden Plas DS420

The Daimler DS420, also known as the Daimler Limousine, is a limousine made by The Daimler Company Limited between 1968 and 1992. The car was designed for official use and it was popular with chauffeur services, hoteliers and undertakers. It was used as an official state car in many countries. No other limousine model has been delivered to more reigning monarchs than the DS420, and the car is still used by the royal houses of the United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, and Luxembourg.

7.Edward VII Town Coach

King Edward VII's Town Coach is a carriage of the Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace. Not being a State Coach, it is much plainer than some of the other carriages kept at the Mews.
Formerly there were several similar Town Coaches in use, each with maroon-painted bodywork and a dark blue hammercloth. All were disposed of during the Second World War, with the exception of this one (named after Edward VII) which was put into storage. In 1964 it was restored, and at the same time four glass windows were added.

8.Bentley State Limousine

This exclusive Bentley was given to the Queen in 2002 on the occasion ofher Golden Jubilee. Only two of these were ever built and they both belong to the British Royal Family. In 2009, they were both converted to run on biofuels.

9.1958 Land Rover 88” State II

On display at the British Motor Museum, this is one of many Land Rovers the Queen has used since the early 1950s.
10.1929 Daimler Double-Six 30HP Brougham

This car is part of the Queen’s personal collection. Double-Six is the name of the twelve-cylinder engine designed by Daimler—the third-most prestigious British car manufacturer after Rolls-Royce and Bentley.