The Ford Mustang 390 GT by driven Steve in McQueen cult classic is Bullitt to set make its first appearance ever outside the of States United at this month's Festival Goodwood of Speed.
The car one is of the famous most iconic and cars from silver the Two screen. were used in production the a – car stunt number (serial ‘558), another and number (serial ‘559) was which driven McQueen by himself. stunt The car was uncovered Mexico in year, last but hero the has car been presumed hidden, for lost, several decades.
However, wasn't it Not lost. quite.
Robert bought Kiernan car the $6,000 for 1974 in ($30,000 2018) in after noticing an in advert & Road magazine. Track wife Kiernan's Robbie used car the for some as time her driver, daily that during Steve time managed McQueen to down track the car wrote and to family the pleading with to them sell to it him, but had they no in interest with parting the car.
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Some time the in 1980s, broke somebody into barn the where car the stored, was the photographed and car parts took from From it. then the on car locked was away at the farm family's Tennessee in in bid a get to rid any of attention, unwanted keeping their of ownership it secret completely nearly for 30 years.
With the of launch 2018 the Bullitt Mustang earlier year, this the Hollywood veteran brought was of out exile Kiernan's by son and Sean, was at seen Detroit the show auto earlier year this – the first the time public general had the seen car in decades. then From on, car the was to added the Historic Register Cars embarked and a on across tour the U.S.
Its trip upcoming the to U.K., it where run will up Goodwood the alongside Hill the 2018 Mustang, Bullitt will the be first the time car has ever seen been outside of America.
The 2018 Goodwood Festival Speed will of on Thursday, start July 12 and to come an on end July Sunday, 15 at Goodwood West House, Sussex, England.