The 1967 Ford Mustang used throughout picture taking of the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds” of in 2000`s has been sold at auction for a remarkable $1 million. This was no regular Mustang, because this ride was none aside from the far-famed “Eleanor” Mustang driven by the actor Nicholas cage in the movie`s closing stages. 11 of the fictional “Eleanor” Mustangs were created especially for the motion picture, though three of those were operating cars and two of those were destroyed.
This cars as Nicolas Cage`s primary “beauty” automobile, was used principally for shut-ups as well as for promotional causes. This automobile was sold-out through the Dana Mecum 26 Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis last month. No further details concerning the winner of the auction are proclaimed.
The “Eleanor” Mustangs was supporting a 1967 Mustang fastback and was designed by the Cinema Vehicle Services with the special assistance of the legendary coach builder Chip Foose.
The key options of this car are its pumped-up fender flares, central-mounted driving lightsand, as well as its distinctive hood and trunk. It is powered by a 351 Ford V8-crate engine with 400 hp. The other specs embody a 4-speed manual transmission, lowered suspension with coil-overs, 17″ wheels with Goodyear F1 tires (and a fake nitrous kit).
Included within the sales, there was a certification of the vehicle`s believability from the company accountable for building. It has also as a special plaque that has the VIN.
This can be the 2nd time in 5 years that this specific “Eleanor Mustang” has come back again for sale. If you miss out on the most recent auction, you can still be the owner off an “Eleanor” Mustang since the folks at “Classic Recreations” can with happiness build you one employing a 1967 Mustang restoration shell.