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Using reproduction 1967 Mustang Fastback bodies licensed from Ford enables the Classic Recreations crew to build brand-new Eleanors without using old-stock Mustangs. That saves a good bit of cost and labor, and the modernization that's possible building up a new body makes up for the slight lack of authenticity. Those who insist on the real thing can use a Classic Recreations-sourced original 1967 Mustang body.
The 535hp FI model manages the 0-60mph sprint in just 4.9s, but those with another $50,000 to burn can upgrade to the supercharged 770hp SFI model for a cool $189,900. The extra power requires a modified rear suspension, but both versions get modern coil-overs, fuel injection, oversized slotted and crossdrilled Baer brakes and their 410 cubic inch motors are built by Keith Craft Racing.
Power goes to the rear wheels through either a Tremec TKO manual or automatic transmission, and gets distributed evenly between the rear wheels via Posi-Traction. Under hood and interior treatment give the car every little tweak necessary to bring it in line with the movie car.