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Elvis Presley's BMW 507 is resplendent in all its restored glory

Missing for nearly half a century, the Bimmer that The King drove around Germany during his military service has been found and restored.

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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
1 of 48 BMW

Elvis Presley took possession of this BMW 507 in December 1958.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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The paint, the wheels, the radio -- it's all the same as it was.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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But this wasn't rolled out of a museum.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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This car was actually "lost" for a good 50 years.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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When it was found, it contained all its original parts...except for the motor and transmission.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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It was returned to Germany with its body in rather bad condition.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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A group managed by BMW set about restoring the car to factory-fresh condition.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Its restoration took about two years to complete.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
9 of 48 BMW

It will be displayed at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
10 of 48 BMW

Not bad for a car that was discovered inside a pumpkin factory.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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Elvis Presley's BMW 507
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