Thelma & Louise movie Ford Thunderbird up for sale

The Ford Thunderbird used in the film Thelma and Louise will be among the star lots at the famous Auto Moto d'Epoca auctions in Italy on October 25.

The car was shipped to Italy shortly after the film was made, and was expected to sell for between 25,000 and 30,000 euros.

Said Gregor Wenner of Coys Italy: "We have a reputation for selling cars that have been in famous movies, such as the Batmobile that was sold in the UK in 2006.

"This 1964 Thunderbird is in good condition throughout and is going to receive a lot of attention from movie buffs worldwide."

Coys will be running the auction at Padova, in Northern Italy on October 25, where 80 highly desirable vehicles of historic interest will be put under the hammer.

They will including a 1929 Isotta-Fraschini 8A Landaulet Imperiale by Castagna first delivered to Mr Penn, Vice President of American Tobacco, who developed the popular 'Lucky Strikes' brand of cigarettes; and a 1928 Lancia Lambda 8th Series Torpedo Lungo, with the Lancia family as its registered owner.

The Ford Thunderbird that featured in Telma and Louise went on to sell for $65,000 according to the Telegraph.


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