This Ford Mustang Bullitt art is praising the car that participated in one of the most acclaimed car chase movie scenes. Just give 12 minutes of your life to this scene and you`ll agree that the aforementioned statement is far of exaggeration. If you are reading this we can bet that you already did that and you`re captured by the green V8 Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen. That is why we are more than happy to share with you this stunning Ford Mustang Bullitt art created by Nicolas Cancelier.
This Ford Mustang Bullitt art is devoted to one of the greatest car chase movie scenes ever
The Bullitt movie is notable for its extensive use of actual locations. The car chase scene is shot on the hilly streets of San Francisco`s Russian Hill and is outing onto the highway, ending when the Mustang forces the Dodge Charger R/T out of the road into a gas station. The Bullitt director heavily relied on then new lightweight Arriflex cameras that allowed for greater flexibility in location shooting, which made such car chase scene possible.
The green Mustang driven by Steve McQueen is actually 1968 GT fastback model with manual 4-speed transmission and a V8 capable for 325 hp. Bullitt was shot with two green Mustangs delivered by Ford Motor Company as promotional activity. One of them was scrapped immediately after filming but the other one was bought by Warner Bros employee. Steve McQueen made few futile attempts to locate and buy the car. Unfortunately, it was disappeared and was considered as a lost car. Until recently when it was find in a junk yard in Mexico. It was spotted by a local Ford expert who looked for a project Mustang that should be turned into another movie icon – the Eleanor Mustang of Gone in 60 seconds. The authenticity of the Bullitt Mustang was confirmed from the VIN numbers.
Now you can hang this movie inspired piece of Ford Mustang Bullitt art created by Nicolas Cancelier and carefully issued by Simply Petrol.