1967 Ford Mustang GT500E
"Eleanor" is a customized 1971 Ford Mustang Sportsroof (redressed
as 1973 that features in independent filmmaker H.B. "Toby"
Halicki's 1974 film Gone in 60 Seconds. "Eleanor" is the only Ford
Mustang in history to receive star title credit in a movie. In the
2000 remake after the rights were licensed to Disney, a 1967
Mustang Fastback was customized and used.
The last car to be stolen in the 2000 remake of Gone in 60 seconds
was named "Eleanor". It was a 1967 Ford Mustang depicted as a GT500
Mustang in a modern Metallic Pepper Grey and with a customized body
kit and styling. The design was created by Hot Rod illustrator
Steve Stanford and made a reality by custom car designer Chip
Foose. Due to the popularity of the movie, various companies were
putting replica kits that could be added to original fastbacks from
1967. We give you this meticulously restored frame off car and kit,
now presenting as the movie star Eleanor.
The beneficiary of a full rotisserie restoration, complete with
molded body parts from the original Chip Foose parts used on the
movie car to replicate Eleanor, this car is now bathed in correct
Peppercorn Gray. Starting at the bottom of the front body matching
bumper, and racing up through the dual cowl bumps on the hood then
jumping up on the roof, and continuing on the trunk lid, rear
spoiler, rear panel, body matching rear bumper, and below, are dual
wide black painted on racing stripes. The iconic hockey stick cove
is a "vent" on the rear quarter and runs forward through each door.
B pillar louvers are now smoothed over "vents", and integrated dual
side pipes exit just before the rear wheel well. Sequential
taillights are cool! The grille is a simple horizontal multi bar
design, and the only galloping horses seen are now under the hood.
This car has been mini tubbed and seen inside them are American
Racing Eleanor wheels wrapped with GoodYear Eagle F1 tires. "Easy
A swing of the doors and we are greeted by aesthetic simplicity
with a stainless metal panel surrounded by black vinyl on the
doors. A relocated window crank and door handle are noted. Front
and center (actually drivers' side) is a wood Shelby GT 500
steering wheel attached to a Flaming River tilt steering column.
This fronts a totally custom designed dash with white faced Phantom
Autometer gauges in a cluster and a field of more brushed metal,
and an Alpine CD Player with (2) 500 watt amps and GBL speakers. In
front of the dash are (2) black leather Super Snake high back
buckets that are very comfortable and pristine. Carpeting is nice
and black with no fading or staining. A shout out to the trunk
which has also been neatly lined with black carpet, the top of the
stainless 20 gallon fuel cell, a battery holder, and a NOS tank. "I
have discovered you have to work twice as hard if its honest"
A new Dart engine block in 406 cubes stroker form, has all top of
the line engine components. Airflow Research aluminum heads, MSD
ignition, a Demon 850 double pumper carb, Hooker super compression
headers, and a Tremec 5-speed manual transmission with a Hayes
clutch and scatter shield. "I'm a little wired and I think I
deserve a little appreciation."
An amalgamation of high end parts mix together to have this car
handle well, and cruise with ease. Total Control coil-overer front
and rear suspension, power rack and pinion steering, a narrowed
9-inch Ford rear with an aluminum center section and 3.73 gears,
and Detroit Locker 312 spline axles. We also see Bair 6 piston
Shelby calipers on 14 inch drilled and slotted rotors fed fluid by
all stainless steel lines. Wonderful!
Our resident muscle car test pilot got behind the wheel of this car
and just had a big grin on his face upon returning from his test
drive...Need I say more??
This total rebuild to replica of star status leaves us with a
virtually new 1967 Mustang Eleanor GT500 E, that spits power, makes
great noise, and provides creature comforts with a dollop of NoS
just in case. Beautiful color, leather Super Snake seats, and high
end build on the mill and it doesn't get any better than this
T-Metuchen, NJ Assy Plant
C-289ci V8 2bbl 200hp
125017-Sequential Unit Number
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 500 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.