(Screen grab from BBC twitter stream )

The Aston Marin DB6 was blue, open top, had balloons attached, and had L, or learner, plates. It’s owned by Prince Charles and runs on on E85 bioethanol made from English wine wastage. Prince William was driving (on the right side, of course).

The car was joined by a Search and Rescue helicopter flown by members of the same squadron that William is a member.

Watch a video of their departure:

A sign on the back of the Aston Martin, driven by the happy royal couple as they depart from Buckingham Palace, reads: “JUST WED.” (Julian Finney/GETTY IMAGES)

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