Remember Captain Nemo’s (Naseeruddin Shah) car from ‘The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’, an adventure film released in 2003? Well, how about a street-legal replica of that one-of-a-kind 6-wheeled convertible? Yes, here is a golden chance for automotive collectors from around the world to own hand-made replica of the car from Sean Connery movie. Dubbed, “The Spirit of Nemo, the car is up for sale on eBay with current bidding standing at US $48,100. All hand fabricated and fully inspected, the six wheeled roadster is street legal in all 50 states in the United States.
The 24 feet long and 8.5 inch wide custom movie car replica is built by Ken Freeman, an artist who owns and operates an auto-body and restoration business. Registered as a 1979 Cadillac fleetwood Limousine, the roadster weighing 2,721 kilograms started its life as 2 Cadillac limousines. The car was built and is located in North Carolina, USA. As per our resources, it is the world’s first and only full scale powered replica ever built of Captain Nemo’s car from the movie.
Built using carbon fiber, fiberglass body and reinforced with heavy steel and aluminum, Nemo is powered by a freshly rebuilt 425 Cadillac Big Block with a turbo 400 automatic transmission. The design of the car represents styles of the Victorian, Tuscan, and Florentine eras of Old Europe. “The Spirit of Nemo” is painted in PPG Royal Pepper White. About 6,500 man hours have gone into the making of this stunning piece of art.
A custom modified goose-neck trailer equipped with a 10,000lb winch, and hydraulic landing gear will also be accompanying the car. The new owner will be receiving copies of all of the pictures taken during construction along with a 3 page “Owner’s Manual. “ So, interested candidates must hurry up as only few hours are left to place your bid. The current bid for this movie car replica from the Sean Connery Movie stands at US $52,000.