It’s one of the most epic car chases in movie history.
Almost 10 minutes long, the iconic sequence in the Warner Bros. film “Bullitt” follows Steve McQueen at the wheel of a 1968 Mustang GT fastback as he chases two hitmen through the streets of San Francisco.
Our new special edition Ford Mustang Bullitt – celebrating the 50th anniversary the legendary film – has made its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show.
We enlisted the support of third-generation members of the McQueen family, Chase and Madison, to unveil the Mustang Bullitt. Steve McQueen’s grandchildren – supported by their father, Chad McQueen – starred in their own car-chase scene set in the Swiss Alps surrounding Geneva, a homage to the iconic “Bullitt” chase-scene that still resonates with movie fans today.
“At home we’re surrounded by memorabilia and reminders of our grandfather’s role in ‘Bullitt’, and we’ve watched the film more times than I can remember, so to be part of launching the third-generation Mustang Bullitt here in Europe has been a special experience,” said Chase McQueen.
Mustang Bullitt is powered by Ford’s 5.0-litre V8 engine enhanced to deliver an anticipated 464 PS.
Offered with a choice of Shadow Black or classic Dark Highland Green exterior colours, it will feature 19-inch Torq Thrust-style wheels, red Brembo™ brake callipers and a faux Bullitt fuel-filler cap, and goes into production for European customers in June.
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