“Eleanor” from “Gone in 60 Seconds” failed at auction

December 23, 2014 at 11:18 pm

Ford Mustang sports car of 1967 release, nicknamed “Eleanor”, starring in the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds”, failed to sell at auction house Mecum. Details about the auction, as well as the initial value of the lot are not known. The current owner of a unique sports car bought it in May last year for one million dollars.
This car is the only surviving of the 11 specimens that were released for the film. However, only three coupes were “on track.” Two of them were broken while filming stunts. Offered for sale sports car was used for close-up shots, and was involved in a promotion for the film.

Eleanor pics

Eleanor picture

Sports car is equipped with an eight-unit capacity of 400 horsepower and a four-speed manual transmission. From the usual “Mustang” of late 60s, car is different, including a unique hood, additional lights, located in the middle, and a lowered suspension.

Eleanor  image

Eleanor pics

However, in recent trading Mecum has sold several rare cars. Among them: the Ford GT supercar 2006 release with mileage just 267 miles (430 kilometers), who went under the hammer for 310 thousand dollars, and the coupe Plymouth Hemi Cuda 1970 (sold for 275,000 dollars) and Chevrolet Corvette 1963 issue (165 thousand dollars).