Elvis' Car Museum Open 19 Years.
 

On June 12,1989, Graceland opened the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum, an exhibit of 20 of Elvis' cars.

The car Museum opened in Graceland Plaza, across the street from Graceland 19 years ago today. Before that, many of the cars and motorcycles following Elvis's death were displayed in the carport behind the mansion in the same place they were kept during his lifetime. Below are a few of the vehicles currently on display in the museum


1955 Cadillac Fleetwood
(one of the world's most famous cars, Elvis's pink Cadillac)

1956 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible

1966 Harley Davidson chopper

1976 Harley Davidson Electra-Glide 1200, Liberty Edt.

1965 Honda Dream

1976 Harley Davidson Electra-Glide 1200, Bicentennial Edt.

1960 Willys Jeep

1960 MG
(Elvis's car which was also used in the 1961 movie Blue Hawaii)

1962 Lincoln Continental
(features "suicide doors")

1973 Stutz Blackhawk
(said to be Elvis's favourite, features gold-plated accents throughout)

1975 Dino Ferrari

1966 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud

1970 Mercedes 280

1971 Stutz Blackhawk

1973 Stutz Blackhawk

Go cart, dune buggy, and three-wheelers

Snowmobile

Fleet of golf carts

 

Posted:  13th. June 2008 

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