The Bullitt is back! Passage’s on-once more, off-again uncommon version Mustang respecting the observed Steve McQueen motion picture Bullitt restores this mid year, without a moment to spare to check the 50th commemoration of the film. This is the third time Ford has offered a Bullitt-marked extraordinary release, following past variants in the 2001 and in the 2008–2009 model years.
Demonstrated after the 1968 Ford Mustang 390 GT fastback driven by McQueen’s character, Frank Bullitt, the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt version expands on the substance of the Mustang GT Premium with the Performance bundle and incorporates overhauls, for example, Brembo six-cylinder front brakes, a Torsen constrained slip differential, a bigger back enemy of move bar, and a greater radiator to keep the Bullitt’s 5.0-liter V-8 motor cool during broadened pursues.
It needs all the more cooling in light of the fact that the Bullitt increases pressure on the brawny twisted eight’s exhibition kindness of an admission complex cribbed from the Shelby GT350, 87-millimeter throttle bodies, and a recalibrated powertrain control module. These progressions bring about an aggregate of 480 strength, or 20 more than the common Mustang GT, and help the Bullitt accomplish a top speed of 163 mph—8 mph more than the Mustang GT. Torque holds enduring at 420 lb-ft, and a six-speed manual is the sole transmission advertised.
To more readily station the soul of the first film vehicle, the 2019 Mustang Bullitt has been deprived of practically all outside badging. A solitary trunk-mounted identification denotes the model’s association with the film and emulates the plan of a fuel-filler top. Also, Ford sprinkles the Bullitt with chrome around its badgeless grille and around its window line. Red brake calipers and 19-inch wheels total the vehicle’s look. Two paint hues will be accessible: Highland Green, similar to the first motion picture vehicle, and Shadow Black.
Inside, the Bullitt includes model-specific cues such as green accent stitching throughout its leather-lined interior, a white cue-ball-style shift lever, and a special “welcome” graphic within the car’s 12.0-inch digital gauge cluster.
Choices are not many however incorporate an accessible versatile suspension, Recaro seats, and a hardware bundle that includes route, memory seating, and vulnerable side observing with back cross-traffic alert.
Portage has not yet discharged evaluating data for the 2019 Mustang Bullitt. Anticipate that it should cost a couple of thousand dollars more than the $43,990 cost of the 2018 Ford Mustang GT Premium with the GT Performance bundle. The Bullitt version goes on special at midyear.
This story has been refreshed to mirror Ford’s legitimate strength rating for this vehicle (480), which surpasses the underlying 475-hp assume that Ford reported at the Detroit automobile fair in January.