Duke of Sussex's old Audi for sale online for £71k

Princess Diana inheritance

Where most estate cars have frugal diesel engines and offer all the excitement of a trip to the launderette, this one features a highly tuned, twin-turbo V8 engine that could give a Ferrari a run for its money and uses four-wheel drive to turn more eagerly than a polo pony. To those unfamiliar with the royal fleet, this is the same vehicle that ferried former Suits star and current American darling Meghan Markle to the evening wedding reception of Pippa Middleton (the sister of Kate Middleton, who is the wife of Prince William-keep up) alongside Harry in 2017.

It's said to be in excellent condition, with only 4500 miles (7200km) on the clock and no corgi hairs on the honeycomb-stitched valcona leather interiors.

The Audi RS6 Avant is essentially what would happen if you told a supercar and a people carrier to have offspring.

"Due to data protection we can't confirm who sold the vehicle but we are completely satisfied that this auto was used personally by Prince Harry over the course of the previous year", a spokesperson for Overton Prestige said.

Van Straubenzee, 30, was one of Prince Harry's ushers during his wedding in Windsor earlier this year, but Prince Harry is rumoured to have been paid the ultimate compliment and been made best man for the special day.

"It begs the questions why is the Prince selling so soon?"

The Duke of Sussex has listed his 2017 Audi RS6 Avant on the market after just one year, and we can't help but wonder, is this to make room for a more family-friendly auto?

At this point, we can only speculate.

Despite Royal warrants for Bentley, Aston Martin, and Jaguar Land Rover, Audi is something of a family favourite among the Royals.

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