BigDaddyCustoms Does it Again: Ford Mustang Eleanor Replica Based on…
30 Juillet 2012 - IndianAutosBlog
The boys at BigDaddyCustoms are at it again. Frankly, we have not yet met these lads but their work continues to impress us every passing week.
After designing the Range Rover Evoque based on the Tata Safari, the chaps have now based a Mustang Eleanor ’67 Replica on..well you will never guess this one!
Before we get to the donor car, you must be wondering “Hmm Eleanor; Where have I heard this name?”
The Eleanor was a trademarked name given to a 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 for its role in the 1974 film Gone in 60 Seconds. In 2000, the producers decided to revive the Gone in 60 Seconds with the new Eleanor based on the Shelby GT500.
BigDaddyCustoms have managed to re-create the magic of the Shelby GT500 based on a humdrum Chevrolet Optra . Yes my dear friends, this bad ass American muscle is based on the Chevrolet Optra (Daewoo Lacetti for our international audience, more popular know as the ‘Reasonably Priced Car’ from TopGear)
As one can see, the four door sedan has been comprehensively remodeled to convert it into a fastback design. It features fiber glass body work with a custom silver paint job with racing stripes. Custom alloy wheels with chunkier rubber add to the muscle car look.
It is definitely an extremely good replica to pay homage to a legend. We couldn’t have asked for a better start to a Monday!