1967 Ford Mustang

Convertible 500 SR "Eleanor"

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1967
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Registration Number: JUF 391E Chassis Number: 7R03C110389
One of the most famous of all Mustangs is that known as ‘Eleanor’, the Shelby GT500 that starred in the 1974 B-film Gone in Sixty Seconds, which was remade in 2000 with Nicholas Cage starring as the car-stealing central character. Indeed, such is the continuing level of interest in this type of car that production of a GT500E has resumed in America with Carroll Shelby’s blessing, using recycled original Mustang bodyshells.
Needless to say, the film created a new wave of interest in the Mustang, with a number of enthusiasts fitting the latest modifications and performance products into original Mustang fastback bodies. This 1967 ‘Eleanor’ convertible has been immaculately restored starting from the ground up and is a Rotisserie media blasted restoration. Completed in November 2007, the car is a multi