These are the favourite cars of leaders around the world – as Lizz Truss ditches her British Jag for a German Audi | The Sun

AFTER more than 30 years of providing cars to the Prime Minister, Jaguar will be giving way to Audi.

As reported in The Sun, Lizz Truss will now be ferried around in a bullet-proof Audi A8 limousine rather than a Jaguar XJ.

But what about the rest of the world?

Bill Plant Driving School looked at 299 cars used by leaders around the world and there was a clear winner.

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The most popular car for world leaders is the BMW 7 Series, which featured 17 times of the 299 cars included.

Not far behind was Truss's choice, the Audi A8, chosen 15 times, while in third place was the Mercedes S-Class.

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But when it comes the favoured car brand, it's Mercedes that takes the top spot.

Some 67 world leaders of the 299 have chosen some sort of Mercedesto be whisked around in.

Jaguar Land Rover placed fifth, with its Range Rover finding 14 stately homes around the world.

Broken down into types of leader, a Mercedes was the favoured vehicle for both Presidents and Prime Ministers around the world.


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But when it comes to royalty, another car brand stands out as the most popular choice.

Naturally, Rolls-Royce comes in at number one, with its hand-built luxury cars standing for the ultimate in exclusivity.

The top five cars used by world leaders boast an average value of £199,656, ranging from the Rolls-Royce Phantom at £351,486 to the Lexus LS at £72,595.

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