Dear Drive… what car is Prince Harry driving in the Harry and Meghan Netflix series?
Harry and Meghan's car collection includes one fairly predictable SUV, plus a couple of wildcards.
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What is the black car Prince Harry drives at the end of the Harry and Meghan Netflix series?
Skip to the 54m 23s mark of episode six in the Harry and Meghan Netflix special and you'll see Harry walk outside and hop into a car for a drive around his new home in California.
The car in question is a 2022 Audi e-tron SUV in Mythos Black with the Prestige S-Line package. This swaps in a set of 21-inch Audi Sport 5-V wheels, with a platinum finish, and adds a black-pack to darken the grille and window trims.
For the ultimate conversation stopper, you can tell the e-tron is the 2022 model (as opposed to the 2023 specification) as the newer car, now named Cosmos Edition, includes black rather than platinum wheels.
That should get the earl-grey set talking.
Prince Harry has been a long-time Audi fan, previously owning an RS6 Avant and RS5 coupe in the UK, and regularly spent time as a passenger in his mother's Audi 80 Convertible (which Princess Diana turned over quite regularly) back in the 1990s.
Harry and Meghan are also known electric-car enthusiasts, and famously travelled from their royal wedding to their reception in a blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero – a fully-electric take on the classic roadster.
With all that in mind, the Audi e-tron is not a particularly surprising inclusion in the couple's garage. But wait, there's more...
Just because a car isn't front and centre in the frame doesn't mean we won't see it.
As the Duke of Sussex heads along his elegantly paved driveway, in his overtly-placed electric Audi, two other cars can be seen out of focus in the background.
The first is immediately identifiable as a black Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen, which is available in North America as a G550 or G63 AMG.
The second – a convertible with round lamps on the front fenders – is clearly a Porsche 911.
As for which 911, we can't be sure, but our low f-stop thinking has it as a 991-generation car, specifically a 991 GTS, due to the extra white trim on the front fascia, not seen on the newer 992 cars.
The luxury cars are a far cry from Meghan's pre-fame days, when she drove a Ford Explorer Sport so battered that the driver's door wouldn't open.
So, are they owned by the couple or simply operated by the Netflix production staff? Who's to know?
However, the G-Wagen is a common sight for celebrity security details, and the Porsche... well, it is California, so why not!
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