Prince Andrew goes eco-friendly: Duke of York snaps up £115k hybrid Vary Rover… but did he get the royal discount?
- Prince Andrew has been noticed driving a £115,000 metallic green Array Rover
- The petrol-electric powered hybrid offers privacy glass, heated seats and 404hp motor
- Royals have leasing offer with Land Rover, so its unlikely Andrew splashed cash
Prince Andrew has not been dwelling up to his nickname of ‘Airmiles Andy’ in the fallout of the Epstein scandal.
But that has not stopped him from clocking up some princely mileage at home.
The Queen’s son, who was forced to stop as a roving trade ambassador and is now claimed to be afraid of travelling abroad, has taken care of himself to a £115,000 Array Rover, the Mail can reveal.
Prince Andrew has been noticed driving spherical in £115,000 petrol-electric hybrid Assortment Rover
The Royal Family have a leasing offer with Land Rover, this means it is unlikely Andrew, 60, has been pressured to splash that considerably cash.
But the arrival of the petrol-electrical hybrid is particular to raise eyebrows. The beleaguered Duke of York, at the time regarded for his penchant for utilizing helicopters and planes on general public engagements instead of trains or cars, opted for an eco 4×4.
The metallic inexperienced motor vehicle – which has a personalised number plate – was registered in March and the prince has been found driving it in Windsor and Scotland.
The 5-seater may possibly search like a gas-guzzler but is not as harmful as it appears. It is powered by a 2.0litre motor connected to a 105kilowatt electric powered motor.
The program presents 404 horsepower – equal to four Ford Fiestas – nevertheless continue to manages up to 73.5 miles to the gallon, with reduced CO2 emissions of 87 grams for each kilometre. It can run on zero-emissions electric ability for 25 miles.
Prince Andrew has rarely been found in community considering the fact that stepping down from royal obligations final year
The driver and front passenger seats have lavish seats that can warmth, interesting or therapeutic massage. And fortunately for the scrutinised royal, the auto also offers privateness glass.
The prince has almost never been viewed in general public considering the fact that stepping down from royal obligations previous calendar year, but he was pictured packing cupcakes for Thames Hospice in April.
Andrew and his legal professionals are included in negotiations with US authorities over requests for a assertion about his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, who took his everyday living past calendar year.