Sir Jimmy Savile's Rolls-Royce sells for £130,000

Sir Jimmy Savile's 2002 Corniche Convertible
The Rolls-Royce had been expected to reach between £60,000 to £90,000. Credit: Dreweatts/PA Wire

Sir Jimmy Savile's beloved Rolls-Royce sold for £130,000 at auction today, smashing the guide price for the vehicle.

An online bidder won the battle for the silver 2002 Corniche Convertible automatic, complete with the former DJ's personalised numberplate.

The vehicle had been expected to fetch between £60,000 and £90,000.

The sale of 549 lots in Leeds will raise money for the late broadcaster's charitable trust, as ITV Calendar reports.

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Jimmy Savile auction

An auction of the late Sir Jimmy Savile's possessions and mementoes is under way. His Rolls Royce was sold for £130,000 to an internet bidder.