1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Eleanor Fastback

Two Eleanor Mustangs were destroyed during the filming of “Gone in 60 Seconds” (2000)

Did you know that two of the Eleanor Mustangs were completely destroyed during the filming of “Gone in 60 Seconds” (2000). It happend during the filming of scenes jump over the bridge and the final collapse of the car.

It’s known that 11 of the fictional Eleanor Mustangs were created for the movie, but many sources say that only three were actual working cars. Leaving just one Eleanor to be used as a primary “beauty” car for close-ups and promotional efforts. The car was sold at the Dana Mecum 26th Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis for $1 Million in may 2013.

The other cars were prepared for certain shots and the assurances of the seller of two identical machines just did not have as they all have a role.

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