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2018 Ford Mustang Bullitt priced from $73,688+ORC…Here in October

2018 Ford Mustang Bullitt arriving in Australia in October priced from $73,688+ORC…700 available in first batch.

TIMED TO COINCIDE with the release of the Steve McQueen’s Bullitt (the movie opened in theatres on October 17, 1968), the Ford Mustang Bullitt will go on-sale in Australia in October. Australia will receive an allocation of 700 vehicles with prices starting at $73,688+ORC. The Mustang GT lists from $65,990+ORC.

2018 Ford Mustang Bullitt

Making the announcement, Ford Australia boss, Graeme Whickman said “Bullitt is the car-chase of car chases, and we know that Australians are passionate about Mustang, so we’re pleased to have secured our own batch of this unique model. It further builds on the Mustang story in this country as we respond to enthusiasm for even more choice, additional features and personalisation across the line-up. Australians are looking for Mustangs that really stand out, and Mustang BULLITT really makes a statement.”

The Mustang Bullitt will be the most powerful Mustang ever sold by Ford Australia, with the 5.0-litre V8 borrowing bits from the Shelby Mustang GT350 to thump out 345kW and 556Nm which is more power than the Mustang GT(Mustang GT makes 339kW – torque is the same). The engine will be mated to a six-speed manual only.

2018 Ford Mustang Bullitt

The Mustang Bullitt will offer the brand’s genius MagneRide dampers which are a cost-option on the Mustang GT (but well worth coughing up for). It will be standard with the same active safety suite as the regular Mustang line-up which now includes autonomous emergency braking and lane keep assist as well as adaptive cruise control. Ford’s Sync3 infotainment system will also be standard which includes native sat-nav and both Apple and Android connectivity. Interior styling tweaks include Bullitt scuff panels, green stitched dash, door trims and a white cue-ball style shifter knob.

Question: Would you spend the extra coin over the Mustang GT to have the Bullitt?


Isaac Bober

Isaac Bober

Isaac Bober was born in the shadow of Mount Panorama in Bathurst and, so, it was inevitable he’d fall into work as a motoring writer. He began his motoring career in 2000 reviewing commercial vehicles, before becoming editor of Caravan & Motorhome magazine. He then moved to MOTOR Magazine before going freelance and contributing to Overlander 4WD, 4×4 Australia, TopGear Australia, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, The Australian, CARSguide, and many more.