A single full hybrid Lexus LS 600h L Landaulet with a single piece, transparent polycarbonate roof will serve as a wedding car to the official royal wedding of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, Charlene Wittstock to Mrs. Saturday, February July 2011.
Equipped with Lexus Hybrid Drive, Prince Albert, the LS 600h L offers a comprehensive and comfort of the Lexus flagship is expected, and produces much less CO2, NOx and particulate matter than any comparable vehicle.
"Lexus is proud to present this totally unique hybrid of HSH Sovereign Prince of Monaco," said Andy Pfeiffenberger, vice president of Lexus Europe. "Our commitment to innovation and sustainable mobility Lexus corresponds to His Serene Highness the interest of promoting sustainable development and environmental protection."
Converting the state of the art was done by renowned Belgian carat Duchatelet bodybuilders closely with Lexus engineers based in Brussels. It took more than 2000 hours. The project's main aim was to ensure that the finished car maintenance levels of quality and technological sophistication inherent in all Lexus, preserving all the attributes of performance, safety and dynamics of the original LS 600h L.
"We have 40 years experience in the manufacture of armored vehicles and improved to the heads of state, royal families and VVIP around the world," said Benoît Ceulemans, general manager of business development, Duchatelet Carat. "However, it will be a flagship project for us. This is the first time we are publicly associated with such a prestigious project and memorable."