Elvis was famous for donating cars to family, friend and complete strangers
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Elvis 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II will be on display April 4-7 Lion AutoFair Charlotte Motor Speedway
In August of 1956, Elvis purchased the Continental Mark II in Miami with proceeds from his recent tour. He needed a new daily driver after fans had written all over his other Lincoln with lipstick. The new car quickly became one of Elvis’ favorites and he even drove it to New Orleans for the filming of his popular movie, King Creole.
Elvis 1965 Cadillac Eldorado convertible for sale on eBay: Finished in over 40 coats of of hand-rubbed rich casino gold Pearlescent paint with specially designed gold interior by Elvis Presley himself. This unique motorcar was designed and created by both Elvis Presley and the King of Customs himself, George Barris, who happened to be one of Elvis' closest friends. This great piece of motoring history has many unique features and is truly a one of a kind creation. Where there have been many cars that Elvis has owned, this is, in fact, the only car that Elvis Presley ever designed. This was, in its namesake, his Dream Car
During his lifetime Elvis was known to have donated cars to complete strangers
The Pink Cadillac parked at Graceland's Carport for years
until is was moved to the Elvis Automobile Museum
The Cadillac was Elvis favourite make of car, whether it be a Pink Cadillac or a Black Cadillac. Elvis included his Cadillacs in song. His Black Cadillac is mentioned in the lyrics Santa Claus is Back in Townwhile his Pink Cadillac is mentioned in Baby Let's Play House. Elvis's love affair with this 1955 Fleetwood Cadillac was well documented and his reputation for collecting cars was well deserved. Though he owned and donated many different kinds of cars to friends and total strangers, this 1955 pink and white Cadillac Fleetwood (originally blue in colour) is said to have been his favourite and the one car he never sold or gave away.
Elvis bought the Pink Cadillac for his mother (although she never drove) in July 1955. According to Art, who lived next door to Elvis in Lamar St in 1955, he made the pink paint for Elvis and is the only one who knows the formula, he named it "Elvis Rose."
On September 2, 1955, $1,000 damage was caused to the Cadillac in an accident just south of Texarkana. The top of the car was painted white around March 1956. The "PINK CADILLAC" has become one of the ultimate icons of Elvis and the 1950's, and it is arguably the most famous Cadillac in the world