Return of the Mustang Bullitt

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Molly McQueen, granddaughter of actor Steve McQueen, introduces the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, inspired by the 1968 movie of the same name, starring Steve McQueen, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Sunday. Ford is marking the 50th anniversary of the film with the return of the latest Mustang Bullitt. Two identical 1968 Mustang GT fastbacks were used in the filming of the classic Warner Bros. movie “Bullitt” that debuted in U.S. theaters on Oct. 17, 1968.

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The 2019 limited-edition Mustang Bullitt features a retuned 5.0-liter V-8 engine that packs at least 475 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque and tops out at 163 mph.

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