- The Drive, Monday, September 19, 2022 6:35 PM
The final hearse carrying the body of Queen Elizabeth II is a vehicle she helped design, a custom-designed Jaguar meant especially for the royal family. The vehicle "appears to be a
heavily-stretched Jaguar sedan with a large glass rear and a massive hood ornament, which is a silver-plated bronze statue of St. George slaying a dragon, which was the Queen's mascot and also
appeared as a hood ornament on her Bentley limousine," per The Drive. Since she died in Balmoral, Scotland, her funeral procession had a long way to travel back
to London and as a result, the first hearse carrying her body was not her own specially designed one, but a funeral home's Mercedes-Benz.
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