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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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