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October 19 2019
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Steve McQueen in Bullitt. The Mustang, one of two used in the film, is expected to go for millions.

The new Ford Mustang Bullitt—named after the 1968 movie that featured one of American cinema’s all-time-great car-chase scenes—may not be the fastest Mustang of all time. That accolade goes for now to the 2020 Ford Shelby GT500 edition, which will reach 60 miles per hour in approximately three seconds, with a top speed electronically governed to a not-very-grandmotherly 180 miles per hour. In other words, over three times the average interstate speed limit.

That’s what 760 horsepower will do for a car.

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