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New Shelby GT500 Hood and Nose Arrive

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

It’s not really a major update this week however the good news is the new Shelby hood and nose has arrived. It was only a few months ago that I decided to give up on the Eleanor dream I had when I was a young adult and build a Shelby GT500 clone. Now we’re in the midst of gathering all the parts needed to press forward. A few weeks back we got the Shelby gauges. See them here.. Stay tuned as things should begin to progress faster as the months roll on this year. © 2017, All rights reserved.

If you would have told me 10 years ago that my loved Eleanor Project will be scrapped one day in favour for a more standard looking GT500 resto-mod I would have said you’re mad. But that is just what is happening this year. When I first saw the remake of Gone in 60 Seconds I […]

A little-known yet vital (and really cool) piece of Gone in 60 Seconds lore has found its way to eBay: the car Nic Cage used to hone his driving skills before filming one of the …

Perhaps no other Mustang has been replicated as much as the “Eleanor” from the “Gone in 60 Seconds,” the 1967 Shelby GT500 becoming an instant classic thanks to the movie’s famous car chase scene. Officially licensed versions sell well into the six figures, so we were wondering what this real version – one of eleven built and just three surviving – would go for at Mecum’s Original Spring Classic auction in Indianapolis, IN. While we expected a hefty sum, weren’t prepared for the final hammer price – an even $1 …


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