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Reggie Bush has a love for buying, restoring and selling classic cars

Posted May 9, 2013

Bush is looking to sell his '67 Shelby Mustang GT500 -- the model of the car featured in the movie Gone in Sixty Seconds


Reggie Bush enjoys collecting, restoring and selling muscle cars.

Currently he has five or six and is actually running out of places to put them.

"I need to create some space because I don't have enough garage space for all these cars and I can't keep bouncing them around friends' houses and storages," he said.

To start on this space-saving mission, he is selling his 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500.

"Every time I tell people I’m selling it, they're like, ‘why are you selling it?’ -- because it’s such a classic," said Bush.

This classic car was actually the most coveted model in the Nicolas Cage movie, Gone in Sixty Seconds (released in 2000).

In the movie, the car is nicknamed "Eleanor". According to imdb.com (Internet Movie Database), 12 different "Eleanors" were made for use in the film, though only one true Shelby Mustang GT500 actually made an appearance.

"I've had it for a while and I kept it in good shape -- I actually restored it a lot," said Bush of his Mustang. "But it's just what I like to do -- it's my hobby. I like to buy and sell cars; restore them, build them."

Obviously this car will have even more attached to it than it's status as being a desirable muscle car ... it will have been owned and driven by Bush as well.
Restored versions of this make and model can sell anywhere in the low-to-high-six-figure range.

Back in 1967, the car was listed for $4,195.
"I took pictures and I’m going to put it on the website," said Bush. "I have a guy in Los Angeles who owns a few car dealerships, he’s going to help me sell it. I don’t think I’ll have a hard time selling this car."

For his next project, Bush is looking to build a 1970 Dodge Charger.

"I already have a picture of the car and I already have it in mind of what I want to do and how I want to build it," he said. "I like doing projects, especially when it comes to cars."

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