Along with harkening back to Steve McQueen’s Mustang seen in Bullitt, the new Ford Mustang Bullitt boasts 480 horsepower (358 kilowatts) and 420 pound-feet (570 Newton-meters) of torque. Being based around the new Mustang, Ford Performance took a new-school approach to the car, fitting big brakes to match the bigger power numbers.
Gone is the old-school muscle car mantra of massive power and no brakes to match. The clamps fitted to the new Bullitt make it more of a canyon barnstormer than the original straight-line demon. Other new-school features include independent rear suspension, a limited-slip differential, and launch control.