How much is a 1967 Mustang Eleanor?
A 1967 Ford Mustang used during filming of 2000’s hit movie Gone in 60 Seconds has sold at auction for a staggering $1 million.
Why is GT500 called Eleanor?
The “Eleanor” is something of a reinterpretation of the 1967 Mustang Shelby GT500 that was designed specifically for the movie by Steve Stanford and Chip Foose. In the movie, the “Eleanor” is the car that Cage’s Randall “Memphis” Raines uses to pull off his most daring heists.
What year model was Eleanor?
“Eleanor” is a customized 1971 Ford Mustang Sportsroof (redressed as 1973) that features in independent filmmaker H. B. “Toby” Halicki’s 1974 film Gone in 60 Seconds. The Eleanor name is also used in the 2000 remake for a customized Shelby Mustang GT500.
Why can’t you call a Mustang Eleanor?
Shelby then granted licensing to Unique Motorcars, Inc., to begin building Eleanor replicas. Denise Halicki would have none of it and brought suit against Unique Motorcars and Shelby for copyright infringement, calling for Shelby to be stripped of the Eleanor trademark.
Is the 1967 Ford Mustang a Shelby GT500?
This 1967 Ford Mustang that we offer here is a Fastback converted to Shelby GT500 specifications. The car is completely built in the colors and style of “Eleanor”. Who doesn’t know this top muscle car from the movie: Gone in 60 seconds…
Can a 1967 Mustang GT 500 be converted to Eleanor?
There are many factors that go into converting a regular mustang into Eleanor. Most of the fabrication and parts that Eleanor Mustang for sale have are slightly modified, but there are a few upgrades that change the Mustang fastback completely. Foundation of Eleanor Mustang The 1967 Mustang GT 500 is used as a foundation to create Eleanor.
Where does the Shelby GT500 Eleanor come from?
The car comes from ChromeCars in Germany, which has left the Eleanor unrestored. It’s the same as it was when it flew across the screen with Cage behind the wheel. All the company has done is maintain it, keeping fluids, tires, and the rest in check.
What kind of car is a 1967 Mustang?
Motorcar Classics is excited to present this meticulously-built 1967 Mustang Fastback Eleanor tribute. This is a Rotisserie Restored 1967 Mustang Fastback built to exacting standards as a GT500 Shelby Eleanor Mustang Fastback.