We all remember Eleanor from Gone in 60 Seconds. Is there a better ride from a movie? John Wick might make an argument, but his focus is on dropping Russian mobsters. Eleanor’s presence in the Nicolas Cage movie was all about the car.

Now, we have a new Eleanor to dream about. Obsidian. Not exactly as catchy but damn is it nice.

On the Barrett-Jackson auction block, the custom 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback is a classic muscle car dream come to life. A one-off build from Matt Couper of Autoworks International in El Cajon, CA, it will blow the doors off anyone crazy enough to rev their engine at a red light.

1967 Ford Mustang fastback obsidian

You’ll need a radar detector with the 392ci V8 paired with twin Rotrex superchargers. Its last dyno-test topped out at 847hp with 750 ft/lbs of torque. Zero to sixty? Four seconds of pure joy.

Inside Obsidian is a reworked interior designed so a 6’11” former NBA player could stretch out. The seat boxes were moved back for the tall people among us. An Alpine audio system was installed, along with a navigation system.

interior 1967 Ford Mustang fastback

Custom touches are everywhere. A four-point hidden roll cage. Side skirts and flared fenders. The grill? It’s a custom-built honeycomb-mesh. The engine and firewall were pushed back to give ‘67 Mustang better 50/50 weight distribution

Wheels were designed by Couper and wrapped in Bridgestone Potenza tires. In the off chance, you want to slow down, four-wheel disc brakes from Brembo handle the work.

Price? No reserve on the car that will be a headliner at the Barrett-Jackson Inaugural Northeast Auction on starting June 23. Tickets are on sale now for the event at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT.

Gear. TV. Movies. Lifestyle. Photography. Yeah, I’m the type who sees a shiny object and is immediately captivated. Wait... There’s another. You can reach me at marcus@newsledge.com

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