Elvis Presley was one of the most popular American musicians ever, with twenty number one albums in his prolific singing career. He toured the world, bringing his music to all continents, and had a massive fan base that followed him till his death in 1977.
The Mercedes Benz is one of the most iconic cars of the twentieth century, so it seems fitting that the two went hand in hand during a short time in Elvis’s life.
And the particular vehicle owned by the king of rock and roll was recently sold for over eight thousand pounds to Mercedes Benz World in Surrey, a museum that chronicles the progression of the Mercedes through the years. The Elvis Presley club in Memphis attempted to quarantine the vehicle, believing that it was such an iconic part of music history that it shouldn’t be allowed to leave the country, but Bonham’s sold it to the famous museum.
The light blue 600 Saloon Limousine was one of a few cars that the dinger owned, and one of only two that were Mercedes.
Elvis was most famous for his penchant for a bright pink Cadillac, but he loved cars, and this is reflected din the condition of the vehicle.
The cars that were sold in the sale include a Gullwing Coupe and a Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Open Drive Limousine, each selling for over four hundred thousand pounds each, due to the fantastic condition that the vehicles have been preserved in,
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