Legend has it, Bruckheimer originally sought a Ford GT40 for the role of Eleanor, but despite the healthy production budget, a fleet of GT40s proved too costly. The Mustang GT500 was always on the radar, but concerns arose as to whether the Mustang could hang with the Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Aston Martins and even a Jaguar XJ220 (named Bernadine) that had already been confirmed for the movie. Bruckheimer decided a variation of the '67 Mustang was in order.
part of the @unitednude ‘lo res project’. the shape of the conceptual car derives from lowering the 3D resolution of the iconic lamborghini ‘countach’. read more above the vehicle just published on designboom! #unitednude #carconcept