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22 July 2014, 00:00
You can get your hands on Elvis Presley's white Phantom V Rolls Royce... if you have in excess of £180,000!
It’s no secret that 'The King' liked to travel in style; Elvis Presley owned a Phantom V for five years until he donated it to charity.
Now, it is up for auction and will be sold to the highest bidder next month.
Bonhams, which is handling the auction, said that the vehicle was ‘highly desirable’ – for Elvis fans and classic car buffs alike.
A Bonhams spokesman said the car was likely to exceed £180,000, on the basis that a Cadillac owned by Presley was sold at auction in 2007 for the equivalent of £160,000.
The car has a number of special features, all requested by Elvis, including a telephone, air conditioning and a (then) state-of-the-art radio.
Electric windows were fitted to all doors, a decanter and crystal glasses were included in the back, and Elvis even had a microphone fitted.
Let’s get saving!