Vehicles

John Lennon's Funky Limo Now On Display

Posted on January 26, 2011 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

A Rolls Royce once owned by John Lennon that was attacked for being disrespectful to England is now on display for a limited time at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria.

VICTORIA, B.C. — Imagine driving THIS YELLOW LIMOUSINE through strawberry fields, forever.

The museum staff had to take the front doors off the building to get the massive six-ton yellow Rolls Royce Phantom V limousine vehicle inside.

The museum, which acquired the vehicle as part of its permanent collection in 1987, says it can't keep the car on display all-year round because of crowds and its large size so it is only displayed for a short time each winter.

The Beatles singer purchased what was then a black Rolls Royce in 1965, the same year he received his driving permit. The vehicle was custom-made with a rear seat that converts into a double bed and also has a telephone, portable refrigerator, Sony television and custom sound system.

MORE JOHN LENNON LIMO INFO

Sources: Toronto Globe & Mail; CTV Calgary

View comments or post a comment on this story. (1 Comment)

More News

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Gains New Smart Tech

The new version can process up to 450 voice commands while the system understands no fewer than 22 languages.

Luxury Carmakers Compete On Massage Points

Germans are pushing forward, with the latest 2019 Audi A8 doubling down on technology and luxury.

Continental, SUVs Lead Lincoln In Strong June Sales

The Lincoln-Continental easily doubled 2016 sales of the MKS sedan.

MCI To Open Sales, Service Center In San Francisco

The location will offer service, parts, and training facilities, along with new coaches and pre-owned coach inventory in Oct. 2017.

New Audi A8 Limo Offers Hands Free Driving

The longer wheelbase sedan is the first production car in the world to have been developed for highly automated driving, Audi says.

See More News

Facebook Comments ()

Comments (1)

Post a Comment

Submit

Blog

See More

LCT Store

LCT Magazine - July 2017 $12.95 COVER STORY: * Why These Titans Work So Hard to Give it Away * *



Connect

Experience the three annual industry events for networking for business, showcasing vehicles and products, and getting the tools for success.

Read About Your Region

What’s Happening Near You?
Click on any state to see the latest industry news and events in that region.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Metro Magazine

Serving the bus and passenger rail industries for more than a century

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

Please sign in or register to .    Close