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Aretha Franklin’s hearse is a 1940 LaSalle

Made by Cadillac, it also carried her father and Rosa Parks

Made by Cadillac, it also carried the bodies of her father and Rosa Parks.

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In Photos: 2017 Hearse Fest in Hell, Michigan

It's the creepiest car show we've ever attended.

Get me the hell out of here.

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UK funeral-home operator touts Leaf-based 'Eco-Hearse'

Leaf-based vehicle can go 85 miles on a charge while holding a casket.

UK's first all-electric hearse is based on the Nissan Leaf platform and offered by London-based Leverton & Sons.

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Tesla Hearse is the perfect time to use AutoPilot

When it's time to go, there's now a luxury EV option from RemetzCar.

No emissions, but you won't notice.

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Get swept up in hearse culture at HearseCon | Car Club USA

Most don't look forward to a ride in a hearse, but at HearseCon you'll find droves of enthusiasts who love to drive these vehicles everyday. Car Club USA heads to Denver, CO to find out how these loyal owners became swept up in hearse culture.

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Make your last ride electric in a Korbiyor fuel cell hearse

Charles Bombardier envisions the hearse of the future: a driverless, all-wheel drive fuel-cell vehicle with a transparent coffin and a multimedia system.

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Ghostbusters director tweets first photos of new Ecto-1

Paul Feig, director of the new Ghostbusters film, has tweeted out the first images of the latest take on the Ecto-1. It's now based on a Cadillac hearse.

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Ford announces recall of 220,000 units in three different actions

Ford is recalling three different vehicle lines built between model years 2011 and 2015, including a number of service and specialty commercial vehicles.

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World's Fastest Hearse now up to 1,300 hp, looking for more records

Unfortunately, for many people, a ride in the back of the hearse is the last chance they ever get to be in a car. In the case of "Madness" from AMS Performance, it could get folks to their final resting place faster than anything else around.

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Cadillac XTS lineup expands to livery, limo and hearse models

Cadillac has announced a trio of new specialty vehicles based on the 2013 XTS, including a livery sedan, limousine, and 'funeral coach' (read: hearse).

Binz's 19-foot long Mercedes E-Class wagon will fill your screen

We're not exactly sure why an orange, stretched Mercedes-Benz wagon has been rippling across the automotive Internet, but hey, it's bizarre and looks like nothing more than a stylish hearse, so why not?

Rolls-Royce Phantom hearse is a classy, costly way to go

We have fairly modest dreams when it comes to ferrying our remains to our final resting place. After all, it can't cost that much to rent the The Oscar Meyer Wienermobile for a few hours. Should you have slightly more expensive tastes, there's always this Rolls-Royce Phantom Hearse. The specialty vehicle is set to be unveiled at the Tan Expo funeral home show in Bologna, Italy. With 23 feet of length from stem to stern, this Phantom is longer than even the long-wheelbase version of the sedan. In

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Barrett-Jackson 2012: 1964 Cadillac JFK Hearse garners final bid of $160,000 [w/video]

What price would you pay to own a piece of history? We're thinking that might depend on what sort of historic significance we're talking about... or, in the case of this 1964 Cadillac Hearse, how morbid that history may be.

Barrett-Jackson to auction hearse that carried JFK in Dallas

There was a touch of controversy when Barrett-Jackson auctioned what had been purported to be the 1963 Pontiac Bonneville ambulance that transported John F. Kennedy to the hospital the day he was assassinated. There is no such doubt about this (at least, not at the time of writing): the 1964 Cadillac Hearse (Lot #1293) that carried JFK's casket to the Dallas airport.

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Hell plays host to world's largest gathering of hearses

If you're heading to Hell, you're probably going to take a ride in a hearse at some point in your journey. Seems only fitting, then, that a group of hearse owners chose the tiny hamlet of Hell, Michigan as the place to set a world record. An official from the Guinness Book Of World Records was on hand to verify that the 51-hearse gathering is a new record in a category that we didn't even know existed.

Brahms plug-in hybrid hearse transports greenies to the grave

Smooth, quiet and fuel-efficient, the Brahms plug-in hybrid hearse is fit for the dead.

Spy Shots: Lincoln MKT Hearse looks to be one swanky final ride

Lincoln MKT hearse spy shots – Click above for high-res image gallery

Video: Ultimate Shooting (Through) Brake - Maserati Quattroporte hearse

Maserati Quattroporte Hearse – Click above to watch the video after the jump

World's first motorcycle hearse? [w/video]

Motorcycle Hearse – Click above to watch video after the jump

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