Can you guess it? Why was this half-rusted Ford sold for 25 million

if you Have a rare car with a good history, it may be worth the money and this green Ford from 1968 is both rare and rich in history. There is talk about the

Can you guess it? Why was this half-rusted Ford sold for 25 million

if you Have a rare car with a good history, it may be worth the money and this green Ford from 1968 is both rare and rich in history. There is talk about the

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
14 January 2020 Tuesday 15:00
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Can you guess it? Why was this half-rusted Ford sold for 25 million

if you Have a rare car with a good history, it may be worth the money and this green Ford from 1968 is both rare and rich in history.

There is talk about the original Ford Mustang GT, which was used in the film 'Bullitt' where Steve McQueen ræsede through San Francisco's streets on the hunt for a black Chrysler Charger R/T. Biljagten in the film lasted over 10 minutes, and was to immortalize the green 'Bullitt'-Mustang.

Originally, it was built two cars for the film, and it is the one of the two cars that have been sold at an auction at the auction house Mecum Auctions.

the Mustang, as you see in the pictures, was sold for a hammerslagspris of 3,74 million u.s. dollars, equivalent to 25 million Danish kroner.

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Among the most famous details on the Bullitt-the Mustang is the white shift knob. Photo credit: Mecum Auctions

After that Steve McQueen himself had been driving this Mustang in most of the movie bilscener, the car was after the premiere sold to a Warner Bros employee, who used the car daily.

Then smoke the car to New Jersey, where police officer Frank Marranca bought it. He sold the car on in 1974, when Robert Kiernan bought it for 6000 dollars.

Subsequently, Kiernan approached several times by Steve McQueen, who would like to buy the original Bullitt-Mustang. Kiernan rejected the offers.

In 1980, parked Kiernan the car in a garage due to a faulty clutch, and first in 2001 he began again to take an interest the car, when Ford announced that they would build a jubilæumsmodel of the Mustang Bullitt.

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This Mustang was driven in most of the car's bilscener by Steve McQueen himself. Photo credit: Mecum Auctions

Robert Kiernan and his son Sean began work to make the car running again, but only when Robert died in 2014 took son Sean the motivation for us to finally get complete the work with to get the car out on the roads again.

in Order to fulfill the family dream to show the famous car over took Sean contact for Ford.

In the summer of 18 was the original Ford Mustang GT Fastback from the 1968 for the first time on display in Europe. It happened in connection with the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England.

Now the car as got a new owner.

Updated: 14.01.2020 15:00
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