Bullitt Mustang Production Will Extend Beyond 2019
When Ford announced the 50th anniversary edition 2019 Bullitt Mustang at the North American International Auto Show earlier this year, it took the world by storm. Getting the chance to own a vehicle based on the iconic 1968 Bullitt movie car had car collectors and enthusiasts alike scrambling to be a part of this iconic piece of Ford history.
“This new Bullitt is, as Steve McQueen was, effortlessly cool,” Darrell Behmer, Mustang chief designer, said at the time. “As a designer, it’s my favorite Mustang – devoid of stripes, spoilers, and badges. It doesn’t need to scream about anything – it’s just cool.”
Everything Ford put into this tribute car screams iconic muscle. From the available Dark Highland Green exterior paint to the upgraded 5.0-liter V8 engine backed by a manual transmission, Bullitt was built to be the ultimate driver’s car.
But how long will that driver’s car be around? News out of the Great White North says that the latest Bullitt will be limited, but not restricted to just one model year like the 2001 model, but will run across multiple years like its 2008-2009 predecessor ... read more