About Eleanor Mustang
Fans of the movie "Gone in 60 Seconds," either the 1974 original or the 2000 remake, know that there was one true star of either movie: the Mustang driven by the movie's lead character. In the 2000 sequel, the prize was the Eleanor Mustang: a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT 500. The car is a fastback model of the Mustang custom-built by renowned Mustang designer Carroll Shelby with assistance from Steve Stanford. The car had a Ford Racing 351ci crate motor, featuring a 4-speed transmission, Holley 700 CFM 4-barrel carburetor, and Schmidt 17-inch wheels. Although none of the movie-used Eleanors are available, there is a large inventory of 1967 Eleanor Mustangs on eBay. For those who are bit handier and want to tackle a big project themselves, there are also 1967 Eleanor Mustang kits, which allow you to modify an existing 1967 Mustang with fiberglass body kits, lights, grilles, frame and sheet metal, and other parts. Your own Eleanor Mustang is not as far out of reach as you think.