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1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Eleanor

  •  Authentic, Shelby-Registered GT500E Built by Unique Performance
  •  475 Horsepower Fuel Injected 408 CI Ford Engine
  •  Tremec Six Speed Manual Transmission
  •  Signed By Carroll Shelby
  •  Fully Documented With Build Sheet

LMC is very proud to offer this 1968 Shelby GT500E “Eleanor” for sale.

  In 1974, scrapyard owner and independent filmmaker Henry Bright “H.B. Toby” Halicki wrote, directed, starred in, and did the stunt driving for a film titled Gone in 60 Seconds. The centrepiece of the movie was its climactic police chase. Following the theft of a 1971 Ford Mustang by Halicki’s character, the 40-minute pursuit through Los Angeles left 93 cars destroyed. As part of the movie’s plot, that Mustang received the code-name “Eleanor.” Unfortunately, although a sequel was planned, Halicki passed away in 1989 while working on said sequel, and as such it was never made. However, in 1995, Halicki’s widow Denise contacted noted producer Jerry Bruckheimer about the possibility of creating a remake of the film, and, following the success of the 2000 film starring Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie, the legend of the “Eleanor Mustang” rose once again.

  This Eleanor was built by Unique Performance with a build sheet dated August 5, 2004. Professionally built the car is finished in movie-accurate Pepper Grey metallic with Ebony Black stripes, with correct Shelby-style 17” x 8” front and 17” x 9.5” rear wheels. It is powered by a Ford 408ci engine topped with DC&O electronic fuel injection with eight individual throttle bodies and velocity stacks producing around 475hp. Additionally, the engine is fortified with an MSD ignition system, a Griffin aluminum radiator, ceramic coated headers, and the famous inboard side exhausts for even more power. For those who appreciate a good soundtrack, rest assured – this car sounds fantastic! All of this is delivered through a Tremec T56 6-speed manual transmission with a performance clutch, and a Currie 9-inch rear differential with 31 spline axles and a 3.89:1 final drive ratio for brisk acceleration.  Other options include leather high-back bucket seats with embroidered Carroll Shelby autographs (Shelby’s signature is also on the glovebox door), functional air ducts to keep the rear brakes cool, a trunk-mounted battery for improved weight distribution, and a coil-over rear suspension. Accessories include the iconic “Go Baby Go” shifter to activate a (non-functioning) NOS system, an Air Products Hurricane air conditioning unit and a multi-speaker sound system.

  In addition to being a great looking, running, driving, and sounding car, this Eleanor comes with service history, build sheet and much more. There are not many Eleanors out there, and certainly not many in this fantastic condition. If you are looking for a world-famous automobile that not only looks fantastic, but drives fantastic as well, look no further than this Eleanor!

We offer flexible financing and leasing options for both USA and Canadian clients. Legendary Motorcar Company specializes in classic and exotic vehicle acquisitions, sales, consignments, global sourcing, restorations and collection management since 1985. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, You Tube and Instagram. Tune in to Legendary Motorcar the TV show, on BNN Business News Network in Canada and Velocity Network in the USA.

For Canadian Residents, Price + Applicable Taxes + Applicable Licensing Fees. All Prices in USD's.

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