What Is the Mustang GT 390?Last Updated February 5, 2020
One of the most famous Mustangs is the Mustang GT390 which was featured in the movie Bullitt. Driven by Steve McQueen, the GT390, also known as "Bullitt", raced through the streets of San Francisco. The GT390 featured a 390 cubic inch V8 engine and 270 horsepower.
Due to high tax rates and fuel prices throughout Europe, only nine Shelby Europas were ever produced to send overseas, making them exceedingly rare. Available with either a 351CID Windsor or 428 CID Cobra Jet engine, these Mach 1-based cars featured upgraded racing suspension, front and rear spoilers, and special striping with a unique Shelby Europa logo.
The Hurst Mustang is a tribute to Ford's racing heritage and was designed to pace the final race of the 2009 Ford Racing Mustang Challenge. The original was auctioned off in 2010 and another limited-edition run of 50 car replicas were available by special order.
The Saleen SR Mustang was unveiled by Saleen in 1994. This special edition Mustang featured 440 horsepower and could go from 0 to 60 in less than 6 seconds. In addition to being fast, the SR Mustang had a couple of stylish features added such as five air scoops below the bumper.