Elvis Presley's private jet is up for auction - red velvet seats and all

Allan Shifman

Who wouldn’t want to fly around the world in the same plane that was once owned by the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley?

Well, now’s your chance. The 1962 Lockheed Jetstar that once resided in the King’s hangar is up for auction. The folks over at GWS Auctions are facilitating the sale of the legendary plane. It is expected to fetch between $2 million and $3.5 million.

According to the auction listing, Elvis helped to design the interior of the jet, which includes copious amounts of red velvet and wood panelling.

Click through the gallery to see more of the plane and apologies in advance for all the Elvis puns. Actually, no. Puns rock. Just like Elvis.

(All images courtesy GWS Auctions)

Elvis Presley’s plane for sale

The 1962 Lockheed Jetstar was owned by Elvis along with his father, Vernon Presley. No doubt, you can’t help falling in love with it.

Elvis Presley’s plane for sale

The cockpit has seen better days but could be fully restored by the right buyer. We guess you could say it’s all shook up.

Elvis Presley’s plane for sale

Here’s the view from the rear of the plane, looking toward the cockpit. Your blue suede shoes would contrast nicely with the interior.

Elvis Presley’s plane for sale

Speaking of the interior, how about that wood panelling on the cabin walls? It’s certainly a throwback to another era. Whoever wins the auction will be having a little less conversation because they’ll be so captivated by the design.

Elvis Presley’s plane for sale

Are you lonesome tonight? You won’t be if you’ve got a private jet with red velvet custom seats.

Elvis Presley’s plane for sale

This plane is truly one-of-a-kind. If you think you can handle the $2 million to $3.5 million auction estimate, go ahead and bid. If you miss out, you’ll surely be checking in to Heartbreak Hotel.

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