Elvis Has Left The Lincoln

Elvis Lincoln
Here’s a 1963 4-door Lincoln Continental convertible that the seller claims was once own by Elvis Presley. Now, as you probably know, the King – befitting his position and wealth – owned a lot of cars. He was also not above trashing them, having once shot up his Pantera when it left him stranded. It’s unlikely however that he would have let any of his cars reach this one’s level of decrepitude. I mean, it looks to be in such rough shape that any part that Elvis might have touched will probably need to be replaced, or at the very least be attended to by a Haz-Mat team. Here’s the copy from the ad:

Lincoln Continental 1963 convertible 4 door. owned by ELVIS, especially built for “The King”, how RARE! The LCOC has documented this vehicle’s previous original owner, this is an original car that needs restoration and detail work. The museum that this rare car came from was asking five times this amount for it. The identical car to this one has been owned by two former U.S. Presidents and it’s now shown in a southern museum. This is your family heirloom. priceless. $66,000

Now the pics in the ad have a time stamp almost a decade ago. That could indicate one of two things; either this car has been in this condition for that long, and has been declining like the King did in the seventies, or the seller doesn’t know how to set up his camera. Either way, the asking price is $66,000, which is a lot of do-rey-me for an old Lincoln without such provenance. This one supposedly is documented by the Lincoln Continental Owner’s Club, and if it proves to actually be an Elvis-owned car, that will of course add to its value. But $66,000? What do you think?
Elvis Lincoln Int
In case the ad link above gets deleted, you can check out a snapshot after the jump.
Lincoln Cont Conv 1963 'Elvis' owned

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  1. Batshitbox Avatar

    Elvis who?

  2. dukeisduke Avatar
    dukeisduke

    Huh. I thought Elvis was a Cadillac man. Of course he owned other stuff, like Stutz Blackhawks.

  3. muthalovin Avatar

    CP. Celebrity owned vehicles are never, ever worth what the seller asks.
    A race car raced by a racer, totally a sound investment.

  4. stigshift Avatar
    stigshift

    I never knew Elvis Costello was a car collector…

  5. dead_elvis Avatar
    dead_elvis

    Nope, not mine.

  6. salguod Avatar

    Four crappy 8 year old pics for a car you think is worth $66K?
    Seems legit.

  7. C³-Cool Cadillac Cat Avatar
    C³-Cool Cadillac Cat

    "Was asking five times this amount for it…"
    Yeah, and I want $300K for my belly button lint…doesn't mean it's worth that…