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The first Ford Mustang Bullitt just raised a huge sum for charity

The first Ford Mustang Bullitt just raised a huge sum for charity

Ford may have expected the new Ranger to be the star of the Detroit Auto Show 2018, but the pickup's return to the US was arguably eclipsed by an even more evocative nameplate. The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt marks the fiftieth anniversary of classic movie, and just as Steve McQueen found with the original, it's proving to be mighty popular. So popular, indeed, that a charity auction for the very first Mustang Bullitt just raised some serious cash.

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2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt VIN 001 heads to charity auction

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt VIN 001 heads to charity auction

Ford unveiled the 2019 Mustang Bullitt at the Detroit Auto Show as a tribute to the famous movie car driven by Steve McQueen in the Bullitt movie. Ford has now announced that the very first of the special edition Bullitt Mustangs, VIN 001, will go to the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction.

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2019 Mustang Shelby GT500 was Ford’s one more thing at NAIAS

2019 Mustang Shelby GT500 was Ford’s one more thing at NAIAS

Company’s today have learned from the showmanship of the late Steve Jobs in ending a presentation with a punch. That has become true even for car shows. At the Detroit Auto Show, also known by its longer name, the North American International Auto Show, Ford already had a few cars to reveal. It may, however, just saved the best for last. No actual car was shown, of course, but Ford did show off a video revealing the upcoming Mustang Shelby GT500, poised to breach the 200 mph barrier next year.

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2019 Mustang Bullitt is a 163mph tribute to Steve McQueen

2019 Mustang Bullitt is a 163mph tribute to Steve McQueen

Ford knows a good retro opportunity when it has one, and so it's brought the 2019 Mustang Bullitt to the Detroit Auto Show 2018. The special edition comes on the fiftieth anniversary of the classic movie, Bullitt, with a 5.0-liter V8 engine and of course the option of the classic Dark Highland Green paint job.

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Officially Licensed Eleanor Mustang starts at $189,000

Officially Licensed Eleanor Mustang starts at $189,000

Fans of the flick "Gone in 60 Seconds" (The Nick Cage version from 2000) will likely remember the awesome Eleanor Mustang that was possibly the coolest character in the flick. That car was a 1967 or 1968 Mustang fastback that was souped up and looks fantastic.

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2018 Bullitt Mustang’s rear spied rocking crosshair emblem

2018 Bullitt Mustang’s rear spied rocking crosshair emblem

Earlier this month we saw some very blurry images making the rounds that were said to be from a commercial that someone has happened upon while it was filming. The dark green Mustang seen in the images most certainly looks like the famed Bullitt Mustang from the iconic Steve McQueen movie.

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Blurry picture may show the 2018 Bullitt Mustang

Blurry picture may show the 2018 Bullitt Mustang

A person who happens to like Mustangs and be part of the Mustang6G forums happened to be out in Chicago and ran across a Ford commercial being filmed. The result of that happenstance is the blurry photo that you see here showing what appears to be a 2018 Mustang wearing the highland green paint and black wheels made iconic by Steve McQueen in the classic flick Bullitt. Ford has made a Bullitt Mustang before.

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Chevrolet eyes cheaper V8 Camaro to compete with Mustang and Challenger

Chevrolet eyes cheaper V8 Camaro to compete with Mustang and Challenger

Automakers often fall into the same trap when it comes to their cars and trucks. They introduce something at a good price, consumers respond well, and sales grow. Eventually the manufacturer thinks a premium will be supported by the market, prices increase, and as time goes by shoppers gravitate towards the competition in part because of lower prices. GM is seeing the writing on the wall and according to GM product chief Mark Reuss Chevy is ready to reassess its pricing on the Camaro.

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2018 Mustang GT tames tailpipe with neighbor-friendly Quiet Start

2018 Mustang GT tames tailpipe with neighbor-friendly Quiet Start

Ford is looking to save neighborhood relations, with the 2018 Mustang GT packing a new Quiet Start mode aiming to tame the tailpipe. Intended to pacify the 5.0-liter Mustang for early morning starts - when your neighbors might be a little less enthusiastic about the patriotic sound of an American V8 - the system includes a choice of four different exhaust modes. And, since you might not be on the ball yourself until your third coffee, there's even a way to automate the whole thing.

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2018 Mustang GT is a Porsche-beater says Ford

2018 Mustang GT is a Porsche-beater says Ford

Ford promised a performance improvement in the 2018 Mustang and they weren't kidding, pitting the prancing pony against Porsche's 911. Final performance figures for the refreshed car have been revealed today, and it seems it's not just the styling that the 2018 Mustang borrows from its GT350 sibling. Indeed, we're looking at the fastest production Mustang GT ever made.

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The 2018 Ford Mustang will make burnouts all too easy

The 2018 Ford Mustang will make burnouts all too easy

Ford is making one of the most entertaining features of its hotter pony-cars standard on all 2018 Mustangs, and it's going to get smoky. Until now, electronic line-lock has only been available on the Mustang GT with its V8 engine. As of the new model-year car, though, it's going standard across the range.

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2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Review: Uncompromising track star

2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Review: Uncompromising track star

Ford should make you sign a contract committing to go to the track every weekend before they'll sell you a 2017 Shelby GT350. This 5.2-liter V8 Mustang may be related to the affordable coupe that bears the same nameplate but, by the time Ford Performance is through, it's a very distant cousin. To be worthy of the rearing snake badge, the GT350 has to be more than special: it has to be capable of putting fear into Porsches.

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