Prince Albert II’s custom Lexus LS 600h landaulet hev

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Prince Albert II’s custom Lexus LS 600h landaulet hev

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http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2011/07/04/prince-albert%E2%80%99s-wedding-ride-hybrid-lexus-landaulet/
[image] Prince Albert’s Wedding Ride: Hybrid Lexus Landaulet
By Jonathan Welsh  Jul 4 2011

[image
http://s.wsj.net/public/resources/images/OB-OO682_lexus_E_20110703234418.jpg
Getty - Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco ride in a
Lexus LS 600h landaulet.]

It may not have been as spontaneously cool as the vintage Aston Martin
DB6 convertible the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Will and Kate)
drove after their wedding. But the Lexus LS 600h that carried Prince
Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco around the principality
after their wedding is arguably more interesting.

The big car was custom built as a landaulet, which has a top that is
convertible behind the driver. It is also a gasoline-electric hybrid
that can drive on electric power alone for longer than a typical
LS 600h. Indeed, Lexus said had said that during the post-wedding
parade around Monaco the car would operate as an electric vehicle at
least 85% of the time.
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