1968 Original Bullitt Mustang

Jan 15, 2018

Category: Rides

So much more than just another found ’68 Mustang, the one and only 1968 Bullitt Mustang could very well be considered one of the most iconic movie cars ever. And in case you’re wondering, yes, this is the car from McQueen’s 1968 adrenaline-fueled hit Bullitt – recently discovered after previously thought to have been missing for nearly 40 years after McQueen himself attempted several times to purchase the vehicle for himself in 1977.

It’s one of two Highland Green ’68 Mustang fastbacks originally purchased for the movie. Both boasted the Ford’s GT package and a 390-cubic-inch V8 under the hood. One of which was equipped with a roll cage for stunt work while the other was simply modified with gray Torq Thrust wheels and removal of the badges and backup lights. That’s the car presented here as the other one was soon sent to the crusher after the film wrapped up. The owner? An insurance executive by the name of Bob Kierman who planned on restoring the vehicle to working condition before falling to Parkinson’s disease. Now, his son Sean is set on completing the work – though there’s no word on whether or not he’ll sell the car after the job is done.

Learn More: Here

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

Proof Reinvents Modern Cargo Shorts With Welt-Pocketed DWR-Coated Poly Pair

A decidedly streamlined, lightweight, and thoroughly rugged pair of outdoor shorts.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Toyota Shows Off Its Future EV Plans With The Electric bZX4 Concept SUV

The all-electric SUV concept signals the Toyota of tomorrow.

Posted By

Apr 20, 2021

Featured Image

Thrive Moto Gives Royal Enfield’s Himalayan A Rugged Dakar-Themed Redux

An air-cooled adventure bike turned modern rally raid machine.

Posted By

Apr 20, 2021

Featured Image

Genesis Enters The EV Market With An Electrified Version Of Its G80 Luxury Sedan

With an eco-friendly interior making use of natural materials and recycled PET.

Posted By

Apr 19, 2021

Featured Image

Coolnvintage Will Build The Bespoke Land Rover Defender Of Your Dreams

Elite built-to-order Defenders, each born out of over 1,000 hours of labor.

Posted By

Apr 19, 2021

Featured Image

This Harley-Davidson Scrambler Is A Performance Bike Dressed To The Nines

A leather-clad custom XR1200 street scrambler built by Dalstra Motoren.

Posted By

Apr 19, 2021