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Steve McQueen's Bullitt Blazer Heads to Auction

Steve McQueen's Bullitt Blazer Heads to Auction

Jul 3 2013, 12:30pm CDT | by

McQueen's jacket could bring $800,000.

Hands down one of the most popular movies ever made for fans of chase movies is Steve McQueen's Bullitt. That would has one of the most iconic chase scenes ever put to film with the Queen behind the...

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Steve McQueen's Bullitt Blazer Heads to Auction

Jul 3 2013, 12:30pm CDT | by

McQueen's jacket could bring $800,000.

Hands down one of the most popular movies ever made for fans of chase movies is Steve McQueen's Bullitt. That would has one of the most iconic chase scenes ever put to film with the Queen behind the will of the Mustang chasing the bad guys the streets of San Francisco. The jacket that McQueen wore during that iconic chase scene in the film is being auctioned off in California.

The auction company is called Profiles in History and some believe it could sell for as much as $800,000. The auction describes the jacket has a brown herringbone suede sleeves that Frank Bullitt wore in the film.

It's hard to imagine the jacket going for $800,000, but Steve McQueen is still a huge name. It wouldn't be the first time that someone has paid a huge fee for something owned by McQueen and considering this jacket comes from one of his most iconic films, it could very well make it worth nearly a million dollars.

 
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The original Mini Cooper still has universal appeal

Sep 10 2014 11:49am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Classics, Budget, Performance, Videos, Hatchback, Mini It sold over five million units. It was voted the second most influential car of the last century, bested only by the pioneering Ford Model T. It counted among its owners Steve McQueen, Enzo Ferrari and Peter Sellers. It is the classic Mini. The tiny, two-box, four-seat hatch is an automotive icon of the first order and it's high time it featured in an episode of Petroli ...
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Ford officially kicks off 2015 Mustang production

Aug 28 2014 8:21am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Ford begins building the sixth generation of its 50-year-old Mustang sports car today at a Michigan plant that will export it to more than 120 countries. For the first time, a right-hand-drive version will be made, for sale in more than 25 markets such as the U.K., Australia and South Africa, the Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker said in a statement. The 2015 Mustang starts at $24,425, a 4.7 percent increase from this year’s base model. Ford wants to widen the appeal of a quintessential ...
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Ferrari dominant at high-priced RM Auctions' Monterey event

Aug 17 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Classics, Performance, Auctions, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Racing Of the 21 multi-million-dollar lots sold over RM Auctions' two-day Monterey event, the top six were Ferraris while the top four were members of the vaunted 275 family. In total, 13 of the 21 seven- and eight-figure entries bore the yellow shield and prancing horse of the Scuderia. Two cars in particular wowed bidders at the Monterey event - the exceptionally rare Ferrar ...
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2014 Quail Motorsports Gathering amazes with beauty from every era

Aug 16 2014 7:10pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Motorsports, Classics, Performance, Supercars, Design/Style, Luxury, Racing If you love cars and motorcycles from past and present, then the Quail might be a little slice of heaven for you. This garden party is set on a golf course during the weekend of automotive events in Monterey, headlined by the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, and it brings together a fascinating mix of the newest hypercars sitting just a few feet away from the rarest classics of yesteryear. ...
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1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta could fetch record $75-million at auction

Aug 12 2014 7:33am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

A Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta owned by the scion of a wealthy Italian family for 49 years may race off as the world’s most expensive car when it’s auctioned for as much as $75 million. Bonhams will offer the 1962 red two-seat coupe Aug. 14 in Carmel, California. The sale is among six days of events and auctions for vintage car collectors starting today in the picturesque central coast towns of Carmel and Monterey and at the ...
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