1967 Shelby GT500 Eleanor

Substitutions in “Gone in 60 Seconds» (2000)

We know that car staring in Gone in 60 Seconds» (2000) described as an original 1967 Shelby GT500 in fact was customized 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback. Porsche 911 Type 996 nicknamed Tina was 1978 Porsche 911 with the 996 Porsche’s body. And how about other cars filmed in “Gone in 60 Seconds” (2000)?

It is known that several rare and expensive cars described in the list of the 50 Cars Stolen in “Gone in 60 Seconds” was substitute for another cars of the same brands however the most widespread in the U.S.

So instead of an original 1962 Aston Martin DB1 – Barbara described at list in film was Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato. Instead of 1967 Ferrari 265 GTB / 4 – Nadine in the film was Ferrari 275 GTB / 4. Instead of 1990 Lamborghini LM SUV – Gina in the film was Lamborghini Diablo SE, because LM SUV cars are extremely rare. Instead of 2000 Volvo Turbo Wagon R – Lisa in was filmed Volvo V70 R.

Also It is known that that some American cars in film was substitute for another cars too. This is 1959 Cadillac Eldorado – Madeline (in film was a Cadillac Coupe de Ville), 2000 Ford F-Series F-350 4×4 Pickup Modified – Ann (in the film was Ford F-Series F-250), and 1969 Plymouth Road Runner – Jessica (in the movie was Plymouth Superbird).

Also we know that Ford GT40 was one of the contenders to be Eleanor in “Gone in 60 Seconds», but that idea was declined due to the fact that Ford GT40 is very expensive american supercar but car in film would have to perform difficult stunts option and using ford gt40 did not meet the budget of the film would be.

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