Kissimmee, FL — Everyone knew the sale of the 1968 Highland Green Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in the film Bullitt would be big. After hammering sold today (Jan. 10) at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction, we know just how big — $3.4 million, a new auction record.
The highest previous auction price for a Mustang was $2.2 million for a 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake at Mecum’s 2019 Kissimmee sale.
It was in kicking off Monterey Car Week in August 2019 that Mecum Founder and President Dana Mecum first announced the car would be on the docket of the 2020 Kissimmee sale.
The car is one of just 26 vehicles on the National Historic Vehicle Register.