Huvud

Cars, The Royal Stables

Car detail. Photo: Charlotte Gawell.

Daimler

The first car in the collection was added in 1899, when Gustaf V bought the 1899 model.

Still today a Daimler is used to service the Royal Court. It is used for larger official events. The Royal Stables have twelve cars at its disposal for different tasks.

Daimler. Photo: The Royal Court.

Daimler. Photo: The Royal Court.

Cadillac Fleetwood. Photo: Charlotte Gawell.

Cadillac Fleetwood. Photo: Charlotte Gawell.

Cadillac Fleetwood

The car is used today for formal audience transportation and for The King and Queen's congratulatory calls. The car is over 6 metres long and has room for seven passengers. The motor is a V8.

The car is equipped with:

  • Servo engineering technique - steering and breaks
  • Electric central locking system
  • Air conditioning
  • Adjustable steering wheel
  • AM/FM radio,
  • Electric adjustable front seats
  • Autopilot
  • Automatic half/curve lights
  • Automatic light regulator
  • Electric trunk

The organisation and transportation by car is managed by the  the Head Chauffeur and four assistant chauffeurs.