Car of the Day 5/11/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2019 Mustang Bullitt Prototype that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. It’s from the sixth generation, which has been in production since July of 2014 (the first model year was 2015). The Bullitt was at the 2018 North American International Auto Show, and Molly McQueen (Steve McQueen’s granddaughter) presented it. This variant is being made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Steve McQueen film Bullitt. The engine is a 5 liter Coyote V8 that produces 480 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car weighs 3,709 pounds since the chassis is unitary steel. The top speed is 163 mph. The starting price is $47,495.

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