Barn find Range Rover has a royal pedigree

Don’t judge a truck by its cover.

A beat up SUV found in a British barn in 2013 turned out to have a royal pedigree.

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The green 1975 Range Rover was originally purchased by the British royal family, its history confirmed by the British Heritage Museum.

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The two-door 4x4 features a full-length sunroof, 3.5-liter V8 and manual transmission.

Prince Charles, wearing a belted trench coat, stands with a girlfriend at an outdoor horse event circa 1970. A Range Rover Classic car can be seen in the background. (Photo by Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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A young Prince Charles was captured in a photo with what appears to be the same vehicle.

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It’s been fully-restored since it was uncovered, undergoing 1,000 hours of work at a cost of $80,000, and is being offered at the July 21 Silverstone Auctions event in England, where it is expected to sell for over $100,000.

Gary Gastelu is FoxNews.com's Automotive Editor.