Motorcycle Elvis became one of the most expensive in the world

Motorcycle Elvis became one of the most expensive in the world


“Star” Harley-Davidson has not met expectations at the auction.

Harley-Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide 1979, owned by Elvis Presley was sold at auction for 800 thousand dollars instead of the expected two million. Despite the fact that the lot did not meet expectations, the ranking of the most expensive motorcycles in the world he took an honorable third place.

Bike with a modest 203 miles on the odometer has found a new host on August 31. Before falling into the hands of a private collector, Harley-Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide for three decades was part of the exhibition at the American Museum Pioneer Auto Museum in South Dakota.


As for the two other expensive bikes, which bike of the king of rock-n-roll failed “to overtake”, then it’s Vincent Black Lightning 1951 for 929 thousand dollars, and the Cyclone Board Track Racer 1915 for 852 thousand dollars.

Speaking of other rare bikes that visitors to the auctions ready to shell out large sums, you should think about Harley-Davidson Strap Tank 1907, sold for 715 thousand dollars and a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy from the film “Terminator 2: judgment day”, which was traveling hero Arnold Swarznegger. “Bike Terminator” at the time, went under the hammer for 512 thousand dollars.

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