The movie car of a classic Hollywood leading man is coming to life.
It's fast, it's bad and it pays tribute to the Mustang Steve McQueen drove in the 1968 movie "Bullitt." Ford has announced a limited edition 2019 Bullitt Mustang. The special model rolls out this summer as part of the 50th anniversary of the film. Ford also showcased the original car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
It has a five-liter V-8 engine with 475 horses under the hood and tops out at 163-miles-per-hour. The third-generation like the original '68 Mustang Fastback lacks stripes, spoilers or badges. The chief designer of the new Mustang Darrell Behmer says, "It doesn't need to scream anything. It's just cool."