With the election looming, Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood has been much in the news lately stumping for the conservative cause.

We decided it was time to look back at a less establishment-minded incarnation of the badass actor, long before becoming mayor of Carmel was a consideration.

This shot was taken in 1965, when he was flush from success with the Fistful of Dollars trilogy and had just splashed out on a suitable stylish Ferrari 275 GTB.

Looks like it made his day…