Jay Leno Gets A Taste Of The Original Ford Mustang Bullitt

TV host and avid car collector Jay Leno was given early access to the new 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, as well as to the unrestored original movie car.

Built to pay tribute to one of the most famous movie cars of all time, the new Ford Mustang Bullitt is painted at the same Dark Highland Green as the original and features a set of 19-inch black alloy wheels.

Other revisions include red Brembo brake calipers, an exclusive front grille and an upgraded 5.0-liter V8 that produces 475hp and 420lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual gearbox is the only option while Ford has also installed a new exhaust for a proper, Hollywood-like V8 soundtrack.

Of course the star of the reveal was none other from the original 1968 Mustang that was used during the fliming of the Bullitt movie. This specific car was one of the two cars used in the film, and was hidden away for almost four decades. Thus, it was considered long lost before Ford and the car’s owner got together for the new Bullitt’s reveal.

Owned currently by Sean Kiernan, this gorgeous dark green Mustang is without any doubt one of the most desirable classic muscle cars out there, with its value estimated at around $4 million.


  • Bash

    What a great car, and I’m a mopar guy..

  • seamus mcdermott

    The number 1 brought 300K at auction. Some folks have a lot of money to throw around. Most folks, however, have to scramble to cover their rent and healthcare. Some of our fellow citizens are actually dying because they lack funds to get medical care.

    • Bullitt2605

      And some use their money for charity as the buyer did.

  • Ohh man, I’m so jealous of him. He got to drive a car that even the manufacturer wouldn’t allow their employee to touch it.

  • Danangme

    I’m a big McQueen fan but for the insane price of 4 million they can have the car and letter from McQueen.

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