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Calypso Coral is one of the rarest and more desirable colors for the classic Boss 302 and 429 Mustangs, so when a pristine example goes up for sale it gets our attention. That’s the case …

It was only a few months ago that we all were stunned when an original Gone in 60 Seconds Eleanor …

One of the three Eleanor “hero” cars from Gone in 60 Seconds will roll across the auction block next month.
Eleven 1967 Mustang fastbacks were converted to Shelby GT500 “Eleanor” lookalikes for the movie, but only …

It’s no surprise really that Classic Recreations would dabble with continuation models of the GT350. So when we saw their …

Classic Recreations, a bespoke coachbuilder known for its award-winning Shelby muscle cars, will offer a prototype 1966 Shelby G.T.350CR through …

After setting records last month with the sale of the 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake and the 1967 Shelby GT500 “Eleanor” Hero Car from Gone in 60 Seconds, Mecum will once again be offering up some impressive Mustangs at an upcoming auction in August. The collection of pony cars, all being sold by the McMurrey Family, include a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Kar Kraft race car, a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 with just 6,000 miles on the odometer, a 1969 and 1970 Boss 302, a 1965 Coupe K-code, …

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 …

Back in March we told you about a one-of-one 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake that would be crossing the block at Mecum’s Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis, and now the results are in. The very special Shelby commanded a high bid of $1.3 million (plus a seven percent seller’s commision), making it easily the highest grossing car at the auction and the most expensive Ford Mustang ever sold. Our records indicate that the previous number stood at just under $1 million with the sale of a 1965 Shelby GT350R back …

Last month we posted about another Eleanor movie car going up for auction. This time the famous ‘hero’ car used …

Only 12 cars were produced by Cinema Vehicle Services to be used on the 2000 remake of Gone in 60 …

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