1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Eleanor Tribute ... (SOLD)

Hollywood has made many cars famous over the years. James Bond and his Aston Martin DB5. Bullett's Mustang Fastback from Fast and Furious. And from the 1974 film ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’, the 1967 Ford Shelby GT 500, known as ‘Eleanor’.

The 2000 remake of the "Gone in 60 Seconds" action thriller sees Memphis Raines, played by Nicholas Cage and his crew – all of whom have diverse skills in the art of boosting cars – having to steal 50 cars within 24 hours. If not, Raines’ younger brother will meet his end. The final car chosen to boost is a 1967 Shelby GT 500, nicknamed ‘Eleanor’. It’s a 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 in Metallic Pepper Grey created by Hot Rod illustrator Steve Stanford and made a reality by custom car designer Chip Foose.

During the movie, Memphis takes his crew to scout the final car to boost. As they arrive, they spot the ’67 Shelby GT 500 parked in an underground lot among commuter cars. Having failed to steal ‘Eleanor’ previously, Memphis, attempts to outrun the police and deliver the car on time. It’s a truly epic chase scene, with constantly elevating tension and stakes. The stunts pulled off with the GT 500 are also incredible to witness, from speeding to drifting to nitrous boosting and ramp jumping. The pursuit marked ‘Eleanor’ as one of the most iconic cars in Hollywood history.

Every red blooded muscle car enthusiasts with petrol running through their veins would want an Eleanor in their driveway. And now here is your chance to get your hands on this stunning Eleanor Replica. For sale is this beautifully presented right hand drive 1968 Ford Eleanor Mustang Tribute. A complete ground up rebuild, this classic is an outstanding tribute to the hero car from the Hollywood blockbuster ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’.

Powered by a 347 cui stroker Windsor V8 engine, with 4BBL carby, extractors, MSD ignition, Edelbrock manifold, five-speed Tremec T3650 manual transmission and 9" LSD, the Eleanor is also fitted with power steering and 4 link rear suspension with adjustable coil overs. Braking is via modern front and rear disk brakes. And the exhaust exits through side pipes located on either side of the lower skirts.

The exterior presents in superb condition with Jet Black paint and Metallic Grey Shelby stripes. The brightwork is in excellent condition with the trims, bumpers and badges sitting flush on the super straight bodywork.

The interior has been fitted with beautiful Procar 1000 Shelby seats. The car features Air-conditioning and an all new interior including a one-piece headliner. The dash is fitted with modern aftermarket gauges with digital odometer and a replica Shelby timber tilt steering wheel. There is also an aftermarket head unit with speakers in the front kick panels and at the rear quarter vents.

The GT500 is riding on 17” US Mag Wheels with 215/50R17s tyres on the front and 255/45R17s on the rear.

The Eleanor is fitted with a Queensland Mod Plate. For sale from our Sydney Showroom. (Ref. 6359)

And if you like we will gladly arrange a video inspection/road test of the car using WhatsApp and of course there is no issue with door to door freight delivery anywhere in Australia or New Zealand.

Call Mike Selby on 0414 278 604 or Nicholas Capeleris on 0499 577 997 and let us assist you with your inquiries. Also please note if you have a quality Muscle or Classic car you wish to list or have valued please give us a call at AMCS, we will be happy to assist you.