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The Mustang From Gone In 60 Seconds was Sold For $1 Million

The Ford Mustang that portrayed “Eleanor” in the Gone in 60 Seconds remake (that’s the one with Nic Cage) was sold for $1,000,000 at the Mecum Indianapolis auction.

Described in the movie as an original 1967 Shelby GT500 – one of the most famous high-performance production vehicles ever made by the Ford Motor Co. The car used in the movie was actually a 1967 Mustang fastback. The specialty Mustang nicknamed “Eleanor” in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced movie was driven by Cage’s character, retired grand thief auto Randall “Memphis” Raines.

It’s known that this Mustang was primary “beauty” car for close-ups and promotional efforts. The car was sold at the Dana Mecum 26th Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis at may 2013.

Also it’s known that the car’s exterior design, which included such original Shelby GT500 features as centrally mounted driving lights, pumped fender flares, and unique hood and trunk, was custom-built by Cinema Vehicle Services with the help of legendary coachbuilder Chip Foose. Despite its flaw of not being an original Shelby GT500, Eleanor packs a 351 Ford V-8 crate engine, rated at 400 horsepower enough muscle to keep up with the best of today’s high-performance supercars.

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