Ninety-three cars wrecked during a 40-minute car chase scene. One hundred twenty-seven cars wrecked during the making of the film.
These insane stats are for the 1974 film Gone in 60 Seconds.
Whether you’re more familiar with the original from 1974 or the remake from 2000, I’m sure we can all agree that one of the most memorable stars from the movie is the 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1.
Here are some other fun facts about Eleanor.
Starring the 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 as Eleanor
Amazingly, the 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 used in the movie has been the only Mustang (or car, for that matter) to get star title credit in a movie. That’s an awesome thing to go down in history for.
Two Will Do
Only two Mustangs were needed throughout the entire filming of the movie. One was for stunts, and the other for any “beauty” shots.
For more interesting tidbits about Eleanor, keep reading here.