We’re green with envy.
The longest-lasting love of Elizabeth Taylor’s life — her legendary Rolls-Royce dubbed the “Green Goddess” — will be going up for auction at the Pierre Hotel in Midtown next month.
The car, which stayed with her longer than most of her husbands, is an emerald green 1960 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II convertible with just 40,000 miles on it — and is expected to fetch up to $3.5 million at the Aug. 6 auction.
Guernsey’s Auction founder Arlan Ettinger, who is selling the car, said Taylor’s possessions often sold for five or six times their inherent value at auction because of her enduring celebrity.
“Just as a vehicle, this car is worth roughly $600,000 to $700,000,” Ettinger told The Post. “There were only 20 convertibles made and it is much rarer and much more valuable than a sedan.”
“Unlike Elvis Presley who would sometimes buy a car in the morning and give it away to a friend that afternoon, Taylor owned this car for 20 years and she really became associated with it,” he said.
Taylor ordered the Rolls shortly after her widely publicized 1959 wedding to singer Eddie Fisher, her fourth husband, and it was delivered to the Pierre Hotel in 1960 where, the pair were living.
She asked to have it painted in her favorite color to match the unusually hued dress she wore at her wedding to Fisher.
Rolls-Royce happily obliged and painted the convertible in a shade called “smoke green” while also dying the seats in a similar shade.
Shortly after, the car accompanied Fisher and Taylor to Rome where she filmed blockbuster film “Cleopatra” and met co-star Richard Burton, whom she soon began an affair with.
Fisher was often seen driving Taylor around in the car and damaged the fender while rushing to the Rome film set, Guernsey’s said in a press release.
Taylor soon divorced Fisher but kept the car — and Burton. The two returned to the US with the Green Goddess, and Burton was often seen driving it around California.
Thee pair married in 1964 after Taylor and Fisher divorced.
Taylor eventually got rid of the car in the late ’70s, and it’s only had one owner since: a gentleman in California who was a big fan of Taylor’s and has cared for the car for the last 40 years.
A few other Liz items are also going up for sale, including her Christian Louboutin handbag and a 1990s-era ballgown by Gianni Versace.
The Rolls will be auctioned at the Pierre Hotel on 61st Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 10.30 a.m. and will be on display over the next two weeks.
No reserve price has been set — meaning it could go for $10 or $10 million — making for what Ettinger called a “very exciting” auction.
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