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This 625-HP Ford Mustang Is a Camera Car

Road & Track logo Road & Track 5 days ago Brian Silvestro
a car parked in a parking lot: It has a glass hatch out back and all the mounts you need to film your own car chase. (Cameras not included.)© eBay It has a glass hatch out back and all the mounts you need to film your own car chase. (Cameras not included.)

Camera cars are secretly some of the coolest tuner cars. They get significant upgrades to withstand the rigors of a fast-paced film shoot, all while carrying hundreds of pounds of equipment. This Mustang was built to shoot the 2014 film Need for Speed, and comes equipped with a Whipple supercharger, a glass rear hatch, and so much more. It's for sale on eBay Motors right now. You should buy it.

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This 2013 Mustang GT is one of several camera cars built for the film. It was sent to Saleen to be prepped for camera work, and fitted with a Whipple supercharger, 3.73 rear gearing, and bigger brakes. There's also a custom roll cage, and bucket seats with racing harnesses. In order to make it film-set ready, there are camera mounts on the front and rear bumpers, and a glass hatch in the rear for a camera operator. 

The people behind the film put together a video documenting this build of this Mustang back in 2014, with footage of the car at Saleen's shop, and testing on track at Willow Springs with camera gear mounted.

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The car isn't perfect. The lack of a rear trunk means there's a permanent "Trunk Ajar" notification on the dash. And because the passenger-side dashboard was ripped out to fit filming equipment, there's an airbag light. But if you need a fast camera car, it might be worth the $40,000 asking price.

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