“Eleanor” recreation from Gone in 60 Seconds up for auction

Eleanor”1967 Ford Mustang (carbuzz.com)

Own a certified Recreation of the iconic Mustang Shelby GT500 from the Movie.

For fans of the iconic 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, famously known as “Eleanor” from the 2000 movie Gone in 60 Seconds, an exciting opportunity awaits. Mecum Auctions is set to offer a certified recreation of the movie car, complete with its official licensed Eleanor status and a certificate of authenticity issued by Eleanor Licensing LLC.

This “Eleanor” recreation is a tribute to its on-screen counterpart, featuring a meticulously detailed exterior and decadent interior. Under the hood, it boasts a professionally rebuilt 429 cubic inch V8 engine by Waynes Engines of Riverside, California. The engine is equipped with Fast 2.0 EFI self-learning computer-controlled fuel injection, Downdraft eight-stack short intake, aluminum heads, and a four-speed top-loader manual transmission with an 11-inch clutch and a Hurst shifter.

The attention to detail in this build is remarkable. It has undergone a nut and bolt rotisserie restoration and custom conversion, resulting in a stunning Pepper Gray Metallic two-stage paint finish with black rally stripes. The engine bay and undercarriage have been meticulously detailed and clear-coated.

This “Eleanor” also delivers modern performance with its side exit dual exhaust featuring headers, 2.5-inch piping, and electronically controlled cut-outs, providing that signature growl. The upgraded four-link rear suspension and modern coilovers on both ends enhance handling, while four-wheel disc brakes ensure effective stopping power.

Moreover, this “Eleanor” offers modern amenities, including air conditioning, an electric trunk release, and a custom center console. The interior features custom Gone in 60 Seconds logo-embroidered seats and a Retro Sound stereo with Bluetooth connectivity. The factory-style dash is fitted with retro-styled modern Velocity gauges, and it includes a custom wood-rimmed Vintage steering wheel, adding a touch of nostalgia. To make this car even more special, it has been signed by Carroll Shelby on the passenger side.

The lucky buyer of this iconic car will receive an exclusive 30×40-inch professionally assembled Gone in 60 Seconds framed presentation of the official movie poster, along with authentic signed photos of lead cast members Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie.

For fans of Gone in 60 Seconds and Mustang enthusiasts, this auction offers a unique opportunity to own a certified “Eleanor” recreation with an impressive list of features and a strong connection to the silver screen.