30 years after the fall of the Colombian kingpin, Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria, there are many who want to relive his story, either out of curiosity or simply general culture.
For this reason, the museum located in the Fonda La Molienda, Sabaneta, Antioquia, where the personal items of the ‘patron of evil’ rest, is exhibiting the Cadillac Fleetwood, model 1947, owned by him. This vehicle was saved from a fire caused by hooded and heavily armed men, who activated an explosive charge against the door of the building where his collection was kept.
According to history, the Cadillac that did not suffer major damage in the raging fire because it was a heavy and solid vehicle, on one occasion saved the life of Pablo Escobar himself, after having been shot. Pablo Escobar the collector While it is true, Pablo Escobar was one of the most powerful, dangerous and wanted drug traffickers in the world, and when he was at the peak of his power, he had a million-dollar fortune, of 30 billion dollars, which led him to be in the list of the richest men in the world.
Since money was not a problem for Escobar, it is even said that on one occasion he burned 2 million dollars in cash to light a bonfire for his family, he had the opportunity to collect vehicles such as a Renault and a Toyota, but among his collection he had Porches, Cadillacs and other classics that are a collector’s dream