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 |  Mar 16 2012, 3:01 PM


Attention frat boys and country music fans: Willie Nelson’s Rolls-Royce styled golf cart will be up for auction in Palm Beach, Fla. during the upcoming auction from April 5 through 7.

Built in 1981 and given to the country music legend by his former wife, Connie, the electric-powered cart features a Rolls grille and hood ornament and body-styling to match. That’s cool, but as is true with so many other things Willie, the real fun doesn’t begin until the substances start flowing.

The miniature party-mobile has an on-board wet bar with buttons for bourbon, gin, scotch, vodka and a W for water or whiskey. The auction winner will be able to enjoy those beverages while sitting on velvet seats with “Willie” embroidery surrounded by a crest.

Anyone familiar with Florida culture will know that depending on where you are a golf cart is about as common for transportation as a traditional car. That means if the cart stays locally owned, it could be seen humming along to a tee time or just the nearest beach.

Two bags of Nelson’s personal golf bags also come with the purchase, though the drivers, putters, woods and irons are absent.

Seized by the IRS (it looks like they beat the DEA to the punch) from Nelson’s Pedernales Golf Course, the auction is set to start with no reserve.

If you have the cash and feel like one-upping Van Wilder this is probably the purchase for you.

GALLERY: Willie Nelson’s golf cart


[Source: Barrett-Jackson]

 |  Oct 18 2011, 1:30 PM

If you want to complete your Willie Nelson memorabilia collection, you’ve got to bid on a tour bus that was used by the country music star.

Willie’s tour bus will be for sale at the Classic Car Auction of Toronto on October 21 to 23 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. It will take its place alongside cars and trucks from 1912 to 2010.

This Eagle Model 10 motor coach came into Willie’s possession in 1986 and he and his band toured with it for several years. It’s adorned with hand-painted murals, comes with six beds, twin lounge areas, a bathroom with shower, and separate audio-visual systems.

If the tour bus doesn’t interest you, you can bid on other cars such as a 1926 Chrysler Model 58 Touring, 1936 Cord Phaeton 810, 1956 Monarch Rideau, 1997 Dodge Viper GTS Coupe and a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Dale Earnhardt Edition.

If you need more details, visit Collector Car Productions’ website.