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1958 BMW 507 owned by the man who designed it is up for auction

Count Albrecht Graf von Goertz also worked on the Datsun 240Z

The same designer worked on the Datsun 240Z

The BMW 507 Elvis drove in the Army has been restored

It will be shown at the Pebble Beach Concours in August.

BMW begins restoring Elvis Presley's 507 [w/video]

Imagine the King of Rock n' Roll driving a car and you'll likely picture a pink Cadillac or a yellow De Tomaso shot full of holes. But Elvis also owned a 1957 BMW 507 roadster, and now that roadster is returning home to BMW headquarters.

Looking back at 84 years of BMW roadsters

Today BMW is a top player in the luxury vehicle market, but it wasn't always so. With origins as an airplane engine builder early in the 20th Century, it broke into the automotive industry when it bought Automobilwerk Eisenach in 1928. That German manufacturer was licensed to build the Austin Seven under the name Dixi DA-1, which could be had in a roadster body style. In 1929, BMW dropped the Dixi name, and by 1936, it was building a car it designed in

eBay Find of the Day: 1957 BMW 507 is a black beauty

1957 BMW 507 – Click above for high-res image gallery

Albrecht Graf von Goertz, BMW 507 designer, dies at 92

Classical Drive reported last week on the passing of Albrecht Graf von Goertz earlier in the month. He was the designer behind the singularly beautiful BMW 507. Goertz emigrated to the United States in 1936, and in 1938 opened a shop in California where he specialized in modifying Model A and B Fords. It was in that shop that Goertz created his "Paragon" coupe, a custom car that would be the catalyst for wh