Elvis Presley is one the most notorious and influential musicians to have ever live. In addition to his interests in music and film, the famous actor and musician held a strong appreciation for both cars and gold. In fact, his appreciation for the latter two was so great, he purchased a custom-built 1960 golden Cadillac car. Learn more about Presley’s unique automobile in today’s episode of “Did You Know?”
Elvis Presley’s 1960 Gold Cadillac: Did You Know? – Video Transcription
Did you know famous musician and actor. Elvis Presley owned his own golden Cadillac. The car was a Cadillac series 75 Fleetwood limousine. It featured several golden components such as gold trim seats, and even a gold plated TV. The paint color was called diamond dust Pearl, and actually contained crushed diamonds and fish scales in the paint itself. The vehicle received 40 coats of paint to achieve its sparkling exterior. The modifications were done by the famous Hollywood custom car designer, George Barris. Adjusted for inflation. The car would have cost $563,387 in 2019 the Cadillac is currently on display at the country music hall of fame and museum in Nashville, Tennessee. Call the number below if you're interested in learning how to use gold as a means of expanding your portfolio.