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First 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Sells for $300,000 during Auction

2019 Mustang Bullitt

While Ford hasn’t announced a pricing of a new Bullitt Mustang, a initial instance only sole for three-hundred grand during auction. We’re supposed destiny prolongation models will be extremely some-more affordable because, damn, that’s a lot to spend on an coming package and a few additional horses — even if a finish outcome is certainly cool.

Fortunately, all a deduction went to supporting the Boys Republic — a gift nearby and dear to Steve McQueen. In further to being remanded to a propagandize after his possess mom sealed a justice sequence that he was “incorrigible,” a grown McQueen mostly visited a children during a holidays and frequently donated vast sums of income to a organization. 

While we don’t know if a chairman who purchased a automobile was a loyal humanitarian or simply a outrageous fan of movie-inspired Mustangs, they clearly wanted this automobile really badly. With no haven during a Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, Lot #3006 could have left for a distant some-more medium sum on Friday evening.

We saw a automobile during a North American International Auto Show final week. Ford pronounced it was versed with an upgraded 5.0-liter V8, borrowed from a Mustang GT, delivering during slightest 475 horsepower and 420 foot-pounds of torque. The estimated tip speed is 163 miles per hour — permitted by a six-speed cue-ball primer and complicated right foot. Certainly desirable, we’re not certain a car is value $300,000 outward of free causes. One-sixth of that cost seems a bit some-more reasonable and expected closer to what a manufacturer will eventually ask for.

Ford says it will hip us a central MSRP of a Bullitt closer to a summer launch.

2019 Mustang Bullitt

[Images: Ford Motor Co.]

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