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Channel Your Inner Steve McQueen And Buy Yourself The Real Bullitt Mustang

The iconic 1968 Ford Mustang from Bullitt is easily one of the top three greatest cars in the automotive history of Hollywood, one that inspired generations of youths (myself included) to fall in love with cars. Now, you can actually own the actual car used in the film, because it’s going to auction in January.Read […]

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Suspect Breaks Into Dealer Showroom, Steals 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt by Crashing It Through Glass Doors

Often, when the words “Ford Mustang” and “crashing” are written in the same headline, said crash wasn’t intentional. But this one most certainly was, and it landed one Indiana theft suspect a new, $52,000 Ford Mustang Bullitt to drive around—until the car was found at a nearby apartment complex, that is.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Is Everything You Want It to Be

Does Bullitt still matter? Fifty years since it came out, is the detective thriller—oozing with Steve McQueen’s quiet, simmering brand of cool and famous for its groundbreaking centerpiece car chase scene—relevant to the young buyers the Ford Mustang once had a monopoly on? After a hot lap of San Francisco in the 2019…Read more… Continue […]

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Even the Fast & Furious movies’ chase scenes are about the importance of family

At this point, it feels like the Fast & Furious franchise only continues to exist so that it can out-do itself. Each successive film culminates in some insane, how-did-they-do-that car chase sequence straight from the mind of an excitable, sports-car-obsessed 11-year-old. But, in the newest installment of their Fan…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Dispelling The Myth Of Bullitt And The Legend Of Steve McQueen

Welcome to Jalopnik Movie Club, where we take a look at cars in movies and movies about cars, and you write in with all of your hot takes. This week, we’re dispelling the myth of 1968's Bullitt and the legend of Steve McQueen, a boring movie starring a boring guy!Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Bullitt Mustang Wasn’t Even The Best Car In Bullitt

Ford introduced the latest edition of its Bullitt Mustang inspired by the 1968 Steve McQueen classic cop flick at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, the first of which went to auction and sold for $300,000. But there was a fast, cooler car in that movie—the 1969 Dodge Charger that’s also in the famous chase sequence. […]

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Which Is Your Favorite Ford Mustang Bullitt Edition?

With The Blue Oval announcing the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt this week, I couldn’t help but look back at the other two Bullitt edition Mustangs: the 2001 fourth-generation model and the 2008 fifth-gen, the latter of which I think is one of the best Mustang designs of the past 40 years.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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We Got Up Close And Personal With The Original Bullitt Mustang

Ford trotted out the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, along with a highly special guest: the original Mustang used in the 1968 Steve McQueen film, Bullitt. Jalopnik’s on-hand photographer Kurt Bradley got a close look at the iconic car that was, until just a few years ago, thought to be […]

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Steve McQueen Repeatedly Tried And Failed To Buy Back The Bullitt Mustang

In December 1977, Steve McQueen wrote the owner of one of two Mustangs used in the iconic chase scene from Bullitt. “Again,” McQueen wrote, “I would like to appeal to you to get back my ‘68 Mustang.” But he was rebuffed and, for nearly 40 years, the car pretty much disappeared. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Sadly That ‘Leaked’ 2018 Mustang Bullitt Window Sticker Isn’t Real

A lot of us think Ford teased a 2018 Mustang Bullitt in a video earlier this year, and we’ve been sniffing for confirmation of the car since. Mustang fans got riled up again today as a window sticker of a 2018 Mustang Bullitt appeared online, but unfortunately, Ford has confirmed it is not legitimate.Read more… […]

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