The Ford Mustang is undoubtedly one of the most legendary models in the automotive landscape, but not just because of the model over 50 years which has been accumulating the pony car on the market since its arrival in 1964, but also on various occasions where a derivative version has monopolized some prominence on the big screen. Eleanor, Ford Mustang from the movie & # 39; 60 Seconds & # 39 ;, in the lead role Nicolas CageIt was one of those variations that seduced filmmakers and that in 2020, after two decades, it would go on auction, becoming a real gem on wheels.
This will be next January when Mecum Auctions in Kissimmee (USA) will announce one of 11 original copies that Cinema vehicle services created for him rearrange in 2000 that replaced the one seen in the original 1974 movie, the yellow Mustang Mach 1.
Known as the & # 39; Dream Emperor & # 39; and based on the 1967 Ford Mustang, Eleanor made its debut on June 9, 2000 with an appearance designed by Steve Standford, and later applied and performed a series of aesthetic modifications developed by Cinema Vehicle Services designer Chip Foose, resulting in a vehicle which is reminiscent of Shelby GT500 since then.
Its exciting design with metallic Pepper Gray paint and black stripes, specific tires, auxiliary headlamps, steering wheel with wooden hoop and aluminum center, also aluminum pedals, Auto-meter Sport tachometer up to 10,000 rpm, specific sport seat belts or gear transmissions iconic motto & # 39; Go Baby Go & # 39; it captivated viewers with scenes of the chase stored in the annals of film history.
5.8 liter V8 and nitrous oxide button
But if the exterior was appealing, what it appreciated slightly under the hood was no less: a 5.8-liter V8 engine with aluminum heads and Edelbrock Performer ducts, a Tremec TKO five-speed manual transmission, MSD ignition and Magnaflow exhaust mufflers. Fully Steered Suspension, Wilwood Brakes, Rear Differential Positioning and Power Steering.
The bookmaker does not determine the total power given to this muscle car, whose heart is about 300 hp, but ensures that it retains the actuation knob nitric oxide feeding system capable of firing other power between 100 and 125 hp.
At present, the bookmaker does not disclose the starting price at which the auction of this unit will start, although it does not appear to be too favorable given the pending history and the € 157,000 price set last year by Fusion Motor Company to return to the Eleanor market.
In addition, the car has been recently refurbished ever since traveled only about 90 miles (145 km), so your care was excellent, according to Mecum Auctions.
The Ford Mustang Eleanor will thus add a series of units taken out of the big screen, such as the iconic Ford Mustang Bullitt and its 464 hp, which will also be auctioned early next year.
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