Rare 1-Of-30 Harley Elvis Presley Edition Up for Grabs

Daily Slideshow: Elvis and Harley-Davidson fans would be hard-pressed to find a more fitting collectible than this.

By Brett Foote - April 12, 2019
Rare 1-Of-30 Harley Elvis Presley Edition up for Grabs
Rare 1-Of-30 Harley Elvis Presley Edition up for Grabs
Rare 1-Of-30 Harley Elvis Presley Edition up for Grabs
Rare 1-Of-30 Harley Elvis Presley Edition up for Grabs
Rare 1-Of-30 Harley Elvis Presley Edition up for Grabs
Rare 1-Of-30 Harley Elvis Presley Edition up for Grabs
Rare 1-Of-30 Harley Elvis Presley Edition up for Grabs
Rare 1-Of-30 Harley Elvis Presley Edition up for Grabs

Rock Icon

Even today, 42 years after his untimely passing, Elvis Presley is considered by many to be the most iconic figure in music history. But Presley was more than just a groundbreaking musician, of course. He was also a big-time Harley enthusiast.

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Harley Fanatic

Presley bought his first Harley back in the '50s, even before he signed his first record deal and became an overnight sensation. No one knows exactly how many bikes he owned over the years, but it was easily more than a dozen. 

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Pick a Favorite

Most of those bikes came and went in Presley's collection, but his 1957 FLH was undoubtedly his favorite. It was also the first bike he purchased after hitting the big time.

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Tribute to a Legend

Harley-Davidson was obviously well aware of the significance of their bond with Presley, which is why they produced a total of 30 Elvis Presley Edition bikes in 2007 that were replicas of his old FLH.

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Rare Opportunity

This particular example, number 8 of 30, is currently for sale over at Classic Cars of Sarasota. With so few of these special Harleys in existence, anytime one is up for grabs it's certainly worth mentioning.

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Hard to Get

As you might imagine, it was even harder to get a hold of one of these bikes new. Prospective buyers had to win the privilege to buy one via a raffle, and then they had to cough up a rather hefty $58,936 to take it home.

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Swag Included

But first, all 30 of these special motorcycles were shipped to Graceland and photographed as a group. To cap off the special edition, each bike also came with that photo, a painting, and a statue of the King himself.

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Museum Piece

As is the case with most of these Harleys, this particular example has very low miles - 134, to be exact. And the price is, well, not listed. But as they say, if you have to ask...

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