Everyone remembers Elvis Presley for those great songs that earned him the nickname of King of Rock and Roll, although also for another of his great passions: cars.
You could say that music and cars came into the Memphis boy's life at the same time. In 1953, at the age of 18, he bought a 1942 Lincoln and at the same time he entered the studies of Sun Records to record a double-sided acetate disc with the tracks My Happiness y That's When Your Heartaches Begin that many claim he gave to his mother.
His incredible voice and singing style quickly made him a star whose fame transcended the border of the United States.
That Lincoln was followed, 13 years later, by a Cadillac with which he moved with the Blue moon boys, his band. And as his songs became hits, the car changes became a frequent occurrence. He also had a Cadillac El Dorado 1956 convertible, a BMW 507 of 1958, a Lincoln 1960 and a Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster from 1962, which was one of his favorites.
Already a legend, in the 1970s the garage of his mansion in Graceland filled with amazing machines like a Rolls Royce Phantom V, a limousine Cadillac Fleetwood 1960 customized by George Barris (creator of the famous Adam West Batmobile), another similar vehicle, but from 1964; a Cadillac El Dorado Coupe version, a limousine Mercedes Benz 600, a Cadillac Sedan de Ville, a Stutz Blackhawk, a Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham of 1974, a Ferrari Dino 308 GT4 1975 and a Cadillac Seville.
He also owned a De Tomaso Pantera, that he shot in a fit of anger because he did not take him off when he was with his girlfriend ...