Molly McQueen on the Mustang Bullitt
Top Gear caught up with Steve McQueen's grand-daughter at the reveal of the new 'Stang
Bullitt, the moody police procedural starring Steve McQueen, is a scarcely believable 50 years old in 2018. Even if you’ve never seen it – and it’s an oddly muted viewing experience, despite its hi-octane rep – you’ll definitely be aware of one key sequence in the film.
For 11 minutes, detective Frank Bullitt does unfeasible yet compellingly credible things around the vertiginous streets of San Francisco in a dark (Highland) green Mustang fastback. He’s on the trail of two menacing hit men in a black Dodge Charger, and every crunch, bang and gearchange is rendered with the sort of accuracy movie-makers no longer seem bothered about ... read more