Five cars are being celebrated this month at the Historic Vehicle Association’s Cars at the Capital exhibition in Washington, D.C. All are on the National Historic Vehicle Register and are recognized as historically significant by the Library of Congress. Anthony Mason reports.
When the original Highland Green 1968 Ford Mustang GT from the classic Steve McQueen film Bullitt resurfaced this year after decades of obscurity, the car immediately became a hot property.
The classic car junkies are flocking to the Washington, D.C., in hopes of watching the 1968 Ford Mustang GT made popular by the renowned Warner Bros. cult film “Bullitt.”
The iconic green fastback will go on display under glass in D.C. to celebrate its induction into the National Historic Vehicle Register.
The 1968 Mustang that Steve McQueen drove in the movie “Bullitt” is on display on the National Mall, on April 18, 2018 in Washington until April 23rd. The Bullitt Mustang is one of only a handful of vehicles to be placed on the National Historic Vehicle Register and is recognized as historically significant in the Library of Congress. The car is part of a month-long Cars at the Capital event put on by the Historic Vehicle Association.
Classic car junkies are flocking to Washington, D.C., in hopes of seeing the 1968 Ford Mustang GT made famous by the Warner Bros. cult film “Bullitt.”
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Whether it’s the original or the remake, there’s no mistaking the signature roar of Ford’s “Bullitt” Mustang. According to Road and Track, the Mustang GT helped invent the modern cinema car chase with its appearance in the 1968 Steve McQueen film “Bullitt,” and to commemorate the film’s 50th anniversary, Ford recently revealed a souped-up 2019 special edition called the Mustang Bullitt.
The original 1968 Mustang from the action flick “Bullitt” (1968) with Steve McQueen is on display on the National Mall through Sunday as part of a weeklong event, sponsored by the Historic Vehicle Association.
One of the most recognizable vehicles in film history — the green 1968 Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen in the action masterpiece, “Bullitt” — is on display on D.C.’s National Mall.