Friday, February 02, 2024

A Very Special Cadillac

According to the car museum at Graceland, this 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood Sixty Special "was perhaps the most famous of Elvis' cars and one of the few he kept throughout his lifetime.  Custom-painted pink, this car was first used by Elvis for touring, before he gave the car to his mother.

He often referred to the car as "Gladys' car" because it was her favorite - even though she didn't have a driver's license."

This car had a 331-cubic-inch, 8-cylinder, 250-horsepower engine.  The Original Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price was $4,728.00.  

There were 18,300 Fleetwoods built in 1955.

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2023: Sorry, no post on this day.
2022: Sorry, no post on this day.
2021: Sorry, no post on this day.
2020: Sorry, no post on this day.
2019: Click, Buy, Deliver, Consume
2018: Fiber, Feed, And Food

2017: Time For A Questival!
2016: The Last Link Should Be Your First Stop
2015: The Gods Are Angry. Or Laughing.
2014: These Four Guys Always Have The Same Expression On Their Faces
2013: Save Money On Sandwiches, Buy Nice Car
2012: Big Money Needed For A Relaxing, Feel-Good Experience
2011: The Original Metrosexual And The Petting Zoo
2010: Cribs For Corn, Not Celebrities
2009: LL Cool E
2008: Hunt On Hold
2007: The Blondes Come Marching In
2006: Thank You Is Not Enough
2005: Sorry, no post on this day. The blog didn’t start until May 2005!

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