Movie Car Flashback: 1965 Chrysler Imperial Crown stars in “The Green Hornet”

1965 Chrysler Imperial Crown Green Hornet car

“The Green Hornet,” released in 2011, was inspired by a classic television show from the 1960s, though it was just a decent film. It starred Seth Rogen, though the real star was the tricked out 1965 Chrysler Imperial Crown known as Black Beauty. You can see from the photos and the videos below how this badass classic cruiser would steal the film.

This article from Popular Mechanics gives us some more background. They originally thought they would have to find a new car for the film but then realized they couldn’t come up with anything as cool as the original version. Check out the article to see how they pulled it off.

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A Ford Mustang Station Wagon?

No, a Ford Mustang station wagon never happened, but this was rejected in 1966. Read more about the fabled project here.

  

Tips For Working on a Project Vehicle

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If you’re looking for a new hobby to spend your spare time on, you might be interested in purchasing and renovating a project vehicle. Working on an old vehicle and making it like new again can be a fun project that takes months to complete, and it can even save you money if you’re going to use your project as a daily driver. However, it’s easy to get carried away or purchase a vehicle that’s too far gone to turn around. When you’re thinking about buying your first vehicle to restore, consider the following tips.

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Nick Mason’s 1962 Ferrari GTO

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has taken advantage of is good fortune of selling millions of records to start quite a car collection as he indulged in his love of auto racing. Years ago he purchased a beautiful 1962 Ferrari GTO. Everyone thought he was nuts, though now he says he’s referred to as the Warren Buffett of racing. He’s kept every car he’s ever raced, so his collection has to be worth a serious fortune.

  

Classic Delta 88 Pace Car from Indy 500

Wow – that’s a blast from the past! The Oldsmobile Delta 88 Pace Car from the 1988 Indy 500.

And there's that Delta 88 from the '77 race! #olds #indy

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