Ford Mustang Bullitt Video Review

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He contacted Ford, and the two parties worked together to reveal his movie star vehicle alongside the all-new 2019 Mustang Bullitt at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. Pretty cool stuff, huh?

The Ford Mustang that Steve McQueen drove in the memorable San Francisco vehicle chase scene of Bullitt returns with the limited edition 2019 Mustang Bullitt.

The big new debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show are largely pickup trucks, one of them being the new mid-size 2019 Ford Ranger.

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The special edition Bullitt Mustang is based off a 2018 Mustang GT.

That extra power comes thanks to a new Open Air Induction System and the use of the Shelby GT350 intake manifold with 87mm throttle bodies.

Instead it tries to tap into the "effortless cool" of Steve McQueen with subtle styling additions, such as 19-inch aluminium wheels and chrome accents - red colored Brembo brakes are probably the least subtle part of auto. The new Mustang reaches a top speed of 163 miles per hour.

The Mustang GT fastback played a prominent role in Bullitt, notably the almost 10-minute-long sequence that followed McQueen chasing down two hitmen in his Mustang through the streets of San Francisco.

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Arguably more important than the look of the Ford Mustang Bullitt is the way it performs.

There's no word on a specific release date or price, but the Mustang Bullitt will make its way over to the United Kingdom and Europe around the summertime, and we suspect it'll be a good bit more expensive than the standard Mustang GT.

It is available with the same Dark Highland Green exterior paint and chrome accents as the movie vehicle, or in Shaddow Black if preferred.

The interior is trimmed in black leather with green top-stitching, with a heated leather steering wheel, and a 30cm all-digital LCD instrument cluster with a special Bullitt welcome screen.

"This new Bullitt is, as Steve McQueen was, effortlessly cool", said Mustang chief designer Darrell Behmer in a press release by Ford.

"As a designer, it's my favorite Mustang - devoid of stripes, spoilers and badges".

A Bullitt Electronics Package upgrade option adds navigation, electric memory seat for the driver, a stereo upgrade and blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert.

It was long presumed lost, but the 1968 Mustang GT fastback in fact changed hands a few times, an ultimately was inherited by Sean Kiernan in 2014.

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