Velocity is proud to present 36 hours of live, world premiere coverage of the 45th annual Barrett-Jackson Automobile Auction beginning Tuesday, January 26 from 6-8 PM ET continuing through Sunday, January 31 from 2-7 PM ET on Velocity. The networks' broadcast of the auction kicks off an agreement to air 100 hours of live coverage of Barrett-Jackson Auctions, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions in 2016.
Runtime: 120 minutes
Barrett-Jackson Automobile Auction - Eleanor (automobile) - Netflix
“Eleanor” is a customized 1971 Ford Mustang Sportsroof (redressed as 1973) that features in independent filmmaker H.B. “Toby” Halicki's 1974 film Gone in 60 Seconds. “Eleanor” is the only Ford Mustang Mach 1 in history to receive star title credit in a movie. The Eleanor name is reused for a Shelby Mustang GT500 in the 2000 Gone in 60 Seconds remake.
Barrett-Jackson Automobile Auction - Screen-used vehicles - Netflix
All three claim to be functional builds for the film. Whether the two wrecked cars were rebuilt - or whether surviving shells were built up into functional cars - remains unknown and unpublicized. A fourth car, VIN #7F02C229830, last offered for sale in Dubai, also claims originality to the film. This car has not been authenticated. 2007-2009 Classic Recreations manufactured Eleanor mustangs under license by Halicki Films/Eleanor Licensing. After two years Classic Recreations terminated the licensing agreement. Classic Recreations produced two models of the Eleanor Mustang (535 model,750 model).
Depending on the source, either eleven or twelve cars were built by Cinema Vehicle Services for the film (not including CVS's creation of one additional Eleanor clone - with a Ford 428 - for producer Bruckheimer). Nine were shells, and three were built as fully functional vehicles. Seven were reported to have “survived the filming [and] made it back to Cinema Vehicle Services” according to research by Mustangandfords.com. Of the surviving vehicles, three cars have been offered to the public with claims of originality and screen-use in the film, as follows:
Barrett-Jackson Automobile Auction - References - Netflix