BUILD THE ELEANOR MUSTANG
This 1:8 scale die-cast model is a highly detailed replica of the Eleanor Mustang. It builds up week-by-week and is over 22" LONG, made from die-cast metal and other high-quality materials, and equipped with a wealth of working lights. Making it is very straightforward and all the parts simply click or screw into place.
ELEANOR MODEL SPECIFICATION
HEIGHT: 6.7 in
LENGTH: 22.9 in
WEIGHT: 17.6 lbs
MATERIALS: Die-cast metal, ABS, rubber, GPPS
WORKING PARTS: Opening doors, hood, and trunk; working front and rear lights; turning wheels; engine and horn sounds
There really is no Mustang like Eleanor, with her one-of-a-kind look as she appears in Gone in 60 Seconds. Based on a 1967 Mustang Fastback, the jaw-dropping Eleanor that burst onto the screen in the 2000 remake was the result of extensive modifications to the body, engine, and interior. We have captured detail after detail of the full-size car to ensure that this superlative build-up will satisfy fans of the movie and of classic Mustangs alike.
In 2013, an Eleanor from the 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds movie was sold at auction for $1 million.
In the original 1974 movie, Eleanor was portrayed as a 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 (the last of the fastbacks in the 70s), but was played by 1971 Mustang fastbacks which had been customized for the film. Eleanor is the only car to get star title credit in a movie… a credit that passed on to the 2000 Eleanor.
While just two Eleanors were built and used in the original movie, 11 replicas of the Eleanor were built for the Gone in 60 Seconds remake. Only three survived.
INSIDE YOUR MAGAZINES
In each model kit you will receive precision-engineered parts to build your superb Eleanor model. These are accompanied by easy-to-follow assembly magazines along with color-coded 3D illustrations that really bring the steps to life.
Filled with photos and detailed illustrations, each magazine provides clear instructions with which to build your authentic 1:8 scale model of the Eleanor, while also exploring one of the world’s most famous cars. Discover the story of the Gone in 60 Seconds franchise, take a look behind the scenes of the original 1974 movie and the 2000 remake, and marvel at the magnificent Eleanor – voted “the most famous Mustang in history.”
Detailed illustrations are accompanied by clear instructions to enable you to build your superb 1:8 scale Eleanor.
A harmonious blend of elegance, performance, and street cool… discover just what makes the Eleanor so unique.
Go behind the scenes of the original 1974 cult movie and read the story about how it was remade in 2000.
Learn about the other magnificent cars the gang are asked to steal, each one given a woman’s code name.
Take a look at some of the iconic models from six generations of the original “pony car”.
Subscribers will have access to exclusive Eleanor material, including video interviews with Ms. Halicki herself and specially commissioned footage of technicians discussing their work in Eleanor's workshop where the magic happens! You will hear all about the technical challenges of building the Eleanor, what went on during the movie’s production, and many other unique insights that you simply won’t find anywhere else.
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