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(Image: Highway Earth Car Show)
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Of course Elvis had a Pantera. says it he bought it in 1974 “for $2,400 as a gift to then-girlfriend Linda Thompson” and shot it with a gun when it wouldn’t start. Today it lives in Los Angeles’ Petersen Auto Museum and will be out on the streets at the Highway Earth car show.


Jalopnik Staffer from 2013 to 2020, now Editor-In-Chief at Car Bibles

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