Date:May 25, 2020

1968 Ford Mustang From Bullitt Goes for $3.74 Million at Florida Auction

In 2018, Ford reported it had discovered the first 1968 Highland Green Mustang from the motion picture Bullitt and the web went insane. That is the reason it was not astounding to see the vehicle get an incredible $3.74 million at sell-off, making it the most costly Mustang at any point sold at closeout.

The Mustang was sold by Mecum on Friday in its Kissimmee, Florida sales management firm. “In 1968, “Bullitt” solidified itself as the critical crossroads throughout the entire existence of vehicle pursue scenes, doing what none had ever done previously and setting the standard for all that would follow, gaining it the symbol of respect that it conveys today as the single most prominent vehicle pursue scene ever. This Highland Green 1968 Ford Mustang GT the saint vehicle driven by the “King of Cool,” Steve McQueen, in the famous 1968 film “Bullitt” is the one that began that suffering heritage,” wrote Mecum on the Mustang’s website page.

The energy behind the vehicle lies in the way that it was one of just two autos utilized in the motion picture and that it was the essential vehicle utilized in the taping. It includes what is viewed as the best vehicle to pursue scenes in motion pictures ever.

It likewise has a fascinating history. After the film, it was offered to one family and remained in their grasp for a considerable length of time, just appearing at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show for the uncovering of the most recent Bullitt version Mustang.

“The fact that ‘the Bullitt Mustang’ had disappeared for decades, only to reemerge as an unrestored, movie-car time capsule is something we’ll likely never see again in our lifetimes,” said McKeel Hagerty, CEO of great vehicle guarantor Hagerty, in an announcement.