Bullitt Mustang found in Mexico, but probably not

By blogsadmin | Posted in Ford Mustang on Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 6:05 pm
Ford Mustang from Bullitt movie found in Mexico

Bullitt Mustang randomly found in Mexico rumors

The 1968 Ford Mustang featured in the Steve McQueen movie “Bullitt” is as responsible for making people fans of the car as any piece of Ford advertising. In the world of car collectors finding one of the cars used in the film is like finding the Holy Grail. If a recent AutoBlog post is to be believed, someone in Mexico may have just hit the jackpot. Supposedly, a small repair shop south of the border has come across one of the cars used in the movie. And further adding to the hysteria, supposedly the VINs even match. However, until a full inspection can be completed, we will reserve judgment.

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Did a Bullitt Mustang get found in Mexico?

According to the AutoBlog post, what is being reported as a Bullitt Mustang will be sent to the United States to be completely restored. However, we can’t caution against believing this story enough. If everybody who said they owned a Bullitt Mustang was telling the truth, there would be about one-million of them floating around.

Ford Bullitt Mustang recreations

A simple search of the Ford media website shows photos of three “modern” recreations of the Bullitt Mustang. The automaker worked to capitalize on the vehicle’s popularity in 2001, 2008 and 2009.

2001
2001 Ford Mustang Bullitt recreation

2008
2008 Bullitt Mustang Ford recreation

2009
2009 Mustang from Bullitt recreation

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Can I get a 2017 Mustang in Bullitt Green?

For the current model year, it appears Ford is not offering the Mustang in the Highland Green scheme. It does have 10 color options to choose from. If you’re looking for the Ford paint code to get the Highland Green color, be sure to ask for M3067.

For more information about the 2017 Ford Mustang, contact an O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln sales professional today. You can also schedule a test drive with the new Mustang by clicking here.

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