Jeep Driven by Elvis is Crossing the Auction Block

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The 1965 Jeep CJ Tuxedo Park Edition that starred in Tickle Me is heading to auction.

The Jeep was driven by Elvis Presley in the movie, which also starred Nancy Sinatra, and will cross the auction block on Saturday, May 27, in Midland, Texas. The Dan Kruse Classics auction is partnering with Flat 12 Gallery to offer other screen-used and celebrity-driven classic vehicles including the 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle driven by Ryan Gosling in Drive, a 1999 Buell Motorcycle from Ghost Rider ridden by Nicolas Cage, and a 1972 Chevrolet Camaro built and customized by Kevin Dillon from Entourage.

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Flat 12 Gallery was founded by Jeff Allen, a third-generation car enthusiast who has ran franchised dealerships from Ford to Toyota. In 2006, Allen used his skills from working in the corporate world to establish Flat 12 Gallery in Texas, focusing exclusively on collectible vehicles.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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