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 |  Jul 25 2014, 5:35 PM

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BMW is taking the initiative to restore a classic formerly owned by Elvis Presley.

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 |  Sep 08 2010, 12:03 PM

Elvis Presley might be associated with Cadillacs in the public’s mind, but the superstar singer had a little-known affinity for German cars. Among his purchases were an ultra-rare BMW 507 roadster and this Mercedes-Benz 600 sedan, regarded as the zenith of Mercedes cars.

The car is expected to go for between $230,000-$310,000 but it wouldn’t be surprising to see it far exceed estimates. It wasn’t that long ago that an unrestored 600 Pullman limo, in unrestored condition, went for $475,000 at auction. With the provenance of this car, and the seemingly excellent condition its in, look for this car to make the pages of a classic car buff book detailing what made it go for such an astronomical price.

[Source: New York Times]