Subscribe:
Chilton’s Repair:
Sponsored Ads:
Car Charger:
Sponsored Ads:
AutoBarn.com:
Auto Europe:
SuperTune Auto Parts:
FLASH SALE- Auto Meter Tach Adapter (96-14 All)
$70.00
End Date: Friday Oct-27-2017 11:00:20 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $70.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

MOTORCYCLE AND AUTO VALVE LAPPING COMPOUND 600 GRIT
$8.95
End Date: Tuesday Nov-7-2017 10:07:05 PST
Buy It Now for only: $8.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

NEW Ultra Shield Auto Racing Single Layer SFI-1 Suit Red Youth/Junior Large
$55.00
End Date: Friday Oct-27-2017 10:35:22 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $55.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

ATM-3211 Auto Meter Light Bulb & Socket 2 1/16" & 2 5/8" Gauges 4.9 Watts No.168
$7.95
End Date: Tuesday Nov-14-2017 21:12:54 PST
Buy It Now for only: $7.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Auto Meter 3204 2 5/8 Black Gauge Mounting Cup ***NEW***
$17.00
End Date: Monday Nov-20-2017 13:56:51 PST
Buy It Now for only: $17.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Fitting Adapter NPT 1/8" Female Metric M12X1.5 Male Replace auto meter 2277 _5P
$8.98
End Date: Tuesday Nov-7-2017 9:46:15 PST
Buy It Now for only: $8.98
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

ATM-2268 Auto Meter 1/8" NPT Female to 16mm x 1.5 Male Metric Gauge Adapter
$13.95
End Date: Wednesday Nov-15-2017 19:06:46 PST
Buy It Now for only: $13.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

MOTORCYCLE AND AUTO VALVE LAPPING COMPOUND 800 GRIT
$11.75
End Date: Tuesday Nov-7-2017 10:07:41 PST
Buy It Now for only: $11.75
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

B&M 80641 Universal Auto / Automatic Trans Aluminum T-Handle Shift Knob
$30.54
End Date: Saturday Nov-18-2017 20:13:03 PST
Buy It Now for only: $30.54
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

MOTORCYCLE AND AUTO VALVE LAPPING COMPOUND 400 GRIT
$5.75
End Date: Tuesday Nov-7-2017 12:06:13 PST
Buy It Now for only: $5.75
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

PostHeaderIcon Does This Leaked Window Sticker Confirm the 2018 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt?

The Internet went ablaze last February when Ford released a behind-the-scenes video of a TV commercial shoot with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson that (purposefully?) might have leaked an upcoming iteration of the iconic Mustang Bullitt. Now, fan forum site Mustang6g.com claims an anonymous source gave them a window sticker for a mock build of a 2018 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt. While its authenticity can’t be confirmed, the build sheet seems to have all the right parts needed for a Bullitt-edition Mustang.

For those living under a rock, Ford built two generations of special-edition Bullitt Mustangs to pay homage to the 1968 Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen in the classic cop film Bullitt of that same year. The movie’s greatest feature is a drawn-out car chase between the bad guys in a black 1968 Dodge Charger R/T and the hero, Frank Bullitt, in his Dark Highland Green Mustang GT Fastback. The movie car had a unique appearance, which Ford copied for the 2001-2002 Mustang GT Bullitt edition and again on the 2008-2009 version. The cars all featured Torq-Thrust wheels, removed badges, a plain black grille, and that Highland Green paint, though the special edition models were offered with other dark colors, too. Ford had great success with the Bullitt Mustangs, so it wouldn’t be surprising to see yet another version. As for what the 2018 special edition might hold, check the full photo and description below.

Continue reading for more information.

Is this the next Bullitt?

Ford has never shied away from special editions of its popular models and that hasn’t changed with the latest-generation Mustang. For 2018, the Mustang is undergoing a mid-cycle refresh, gaining a slightly more aggressive face, some new styling out back, and a fully digital gauge cluster. Mechanical updates include a reworked 5.0-liter V-8 with both direct and port fuel injection with an active exhaust system, an available magnetic suspension system, Ford’s new 10-speed automatic transmission, a revised six-speed manual transmission, and the discontinuation of a V-6 option (leaving only the EcoBoost turbo-four and V-8).

As seen at three-minute, 12-second mark into the behind-the-scenes video, a dark-green Mustang is clearly visible in the background. The car features the same style Bullitt badge between the taillights and dark, five-spoke wheels. Of course, Ford would not comment on the rendering, so the partial image is all we had to go on. That’s changed now.

The leaked window sticker, technically called a Monroney, offers a glimpse at what Ford could be planning. The important points include the paint color – Highland Green Metallic – which is awful close to the original Dark Highland Green color used on the previous cars. Then there’s the rear window louvers and faux gas cap options in the exterior section. Looking deeper, Mustang6g says the VIN listed actually belongs to a 2009 Mustang Bullitt, both giving credence to this Monroney belonging to a pre-production mock build and being a Bullitt edition. The rest of the Monroney isn’t very telling, leaving all but the final price of $56,080 to the imagination. There isn’t a “Bullitt Edition” package or anything listed. In fact, the Bullitt name doesn’t even appear on the build sheet.

That does make it easier to believe Mike Levine, Ford’s North American Product Communications Manager, who told Motor Authority the Monroney is not authentic. Then again, it is Levine’s job to control the flow of information from Ford to the general public.


Does This Leaked Window Sticker Confirm the 2018 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt? - image 736500
“2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Bullitt film.”

The car’s price seems a bit off, too. The 2018 Mustang GT starts at $35,095. At $56,080, that’s a $20,985 mark-up over the standard GT. The Monroney doesn’t explain this with a ton of optional extras or packages (like say, the Bullitt Edition), making the price seem rather unwarranted. Perhaps the price isn’t correct for the car since this Monroney is supposedly for a mock build.

While these surface-level clues lead to confusion, a more solid lead is found by thinking big. See, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Bullitt film. What better way to pay homage to the Hollywood classic while spurring consumer awareness (and hopefully sales) of a special-edition Mustang? After all, Ford has seen great success with the Bullitt editions in the past and the timing for a new version couldn’t be better.

What do you think? Is Ford preparing a 2018 Mustang GT Bullitt edition? Is this all hype and hearsay? Let us know in the comments below.

References

Ford Mustang Bullitt


2008 Ford Mustang Bullitt - image 211591

Read our full review on the 2008 Ford Mustang Bullitt.


2018 Ford Mustang - image 702950

Read our full review on the 2018 Ford Mustang.

Comments are closed.

TiresDirect
SuperTune Kit:
Auto Auctions:
1937 Chevrolet Other Pickups DeLuxe 1937 Chevrolet Pickup Truck, All Original
$7,555.00 (10 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-29-2017 14:58:29 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2014 FORD MUSTANG 5.0 GT PREMIUM AUTO LEATHER NAV 17K #306107 Texas Direct Auto
$12,100.00 (22 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Oct-24-2017 12:19:59 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $26,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1951 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1951 COE Chevrolet Crew Cab over engine rat rod patina LS 5.3 auto 3100 c10truck
$20,300.00 (20 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Oct-28-2017 13:13:51 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 170ext 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter camper/commercial van 2500 170ext | $77k In Upgrades
$82,100.00
End Date: Sunday Oct-29-2017 16:00:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $82,100.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2014 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2014 FORD MUSTANG GT PREMIUM 5.0L 6-SPD LEATHER NAV 19K #331495 Texas Direct
$18,000.00 (16 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-23-2017 21:21:35 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $25,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1972 Chevrolet Other Pickups C-10 Chevrolet C-10
$1,275.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-29-2017 16:01:37 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1966 Chevrolet C-10 Custom RESTORED SHORT BOX BIG BACK WINDOW CLASSIC 64 65 HOT ROD STREET ROD
$12,100.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Friday Oct-27-2017 10:27:51 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1969 Chevrolet Other Pickups C10 1969 CHEVY C10 4x4
$9,995.00
End Date: Thursday Oct-26-2017 7:47:31 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $9,995.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2013 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2013 FORD MUSTANG 5.0 GT AUTOMATIC SPOILER 54K MILES #274536 Texas Direct Auto
$5,591.00 (18 Bids)
End Date: Friday Oct-27-2017 19:45:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $18,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe 2-Door 2014 CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY 3LT 7-SPEED NAV HUD 19K MI #112622 Texas Direct
$35,900.00 (23 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-25-2017 17:30:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $45,480.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2007 Chevrolet Corvette Base Coupe 2 - Door 2007 Corvette MONTERAY RED/BURGUNDY 6 Speed With Supercharger
$25,000.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Oct-27-2017 16:33:45 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1967 Ford Other 1967 AC Cobra Replica
$20,000.00 (22 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Oct-24-2017 12:38:01 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1951 Chevrolet Other Pickups -- 1951 Chevrolet 3100 1 Turquoise Pickup Truck V8 Other Automatic
$45,900.00
End Date: Monday Oct-30-2017 9:40:48 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $45,900.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CORVETTE Z06 CONV 1LZ S/C 7SPD NAV HUD 1K MI #606518 Texas Direct
$60,100.00 (27 Bids)
End Date: Friday Oct-27-2017 10:26:54 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $78,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 2017 New Sprinter 144" wb. hitop van / Like a ProMaster Van
$44,990.00
End Date: Saturday Nov-11-2017 11:22:30 PST
Buy It Now for only: $44,990.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CAMARO 2SS 6-SPD CLIMATE LEATHER NAV HUD 10K #105858 Texas Direct
$1.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Saturday Oct-28-2017 9:15:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $39,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1968 Ford Mustang Deluxe Interior 1968 Mustang J Code Fastback 4 Speed Deluxe Interior Upper
$11,100.00 (14 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Oct-24-2017 23:21:13 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $18,900.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1967 Ford Mustang 2 DOOR FASTBACK 1967 MUSTANG FASTBACK 289 AUTO PS SOLID STRAIGHT BEAUTIFUL BRIGHT RED SHARP CAR
$20,100.00 (17 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Oct-24-2017 7:44:38 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1951 Chevrolet Other Pickups Standard 1951 Chevy Pickup Rat Rod
$18,600.00 (29 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-23-2017 21:16:58 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 2014 MERCEDES SPRINTER 2500 CREW 170" HIGH ROOF 42K MILES NAVI 25MPG
$33,900.00
End Date: Sunday Nov-12-2017 6:54:29 PST
Buy It Now for only: $33,900.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2017 Ford Mustang GT Supercharged 2017 Roush Supercharged Mustang GT
$42,500.00
End Date: Friday Oct-27-2017 23:41:53 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $42,500.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY LT RED LEATHER REAR CAM 4K #111739 Texas Direct
$50,230.00
End Date: Thursday Oct-26-2017 14:32:21 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $50,230.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible 2-Door 2014 CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY CONV 3LT AUTO NAV HUD 20K #114073 Texas Direct Auto
$30,300.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Oct-28-2017 13:48:56 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $43,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2016 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2016 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 5.0L Performance Package
$22,600.00 (2 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Oct-28-2017 18:53:23 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $28,600.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 Ford Mustang Base Convertible 2-Door 2014 FORD MUSTANG V6 CONVERTIBLE AUTO ALLOY WHEELS 19K #306875 Texas Direct Auto
$3,550.00 (17 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-23-2017 15:00:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $17,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1968 Ford Mustang Restored 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback
$48,000.00
End Date: Tuesday Oct-24-2017 14:47:18 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $48,000.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1972 Chevrolet C10 1972 Chevy C10 Pick Up Frame Off RESTO 350 Vintage AC PS PDB 350Trans
$10,000.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Thursday Oct-26-2017 12:07:40 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $42,995.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 2017 New Sprinter 144" wb. hitop van / Like a ProMaster Van
$47,470.00
End Date: Saturday Nov-11-2017 9:52:24 PST
Buy It Now for only: $47,470.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1965 Ford Mustang 1965 Ford Mustang Coupe 302 Automatic Power Brakes Air Condition Power Steering
$10,000.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-26-2017 12:07:40 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $21,995.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1996 Chevrolet Corvette 2 door 1996 Chevrolet Corvette
$1,050.00 (2 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-29-2017 11:59:59 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $4,950.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

Dietrich Web Consulting