Isle of Man is renowned around the world for its mountainous scenic beauty. This island between is world’s greatest driving road and has no speed limit zones. Driving any vehicle on this range is an exhilarating experience and tap into this uncharted territory, Ford is filming a series that will showcase hidden gems for drivers and travelers alike. For this enterprising task, Ford Mustang Bullitt was chosen. Bullitt follows the footsteps of other vehicles from Ford such as Fiesta ST on Campocatino in Italy and GT on Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway.
The task of driving and testing Ford Mustang Bullitt on Isle of Man was given to journalist Steve Sutcliffe. He later said that Mountain road was a dramatic place to drive the car and branded his ride as epic. In an interview he said that “Imagine German autobahns, then add hills and twists, and shrink it to a single carriageway with incredible views, and what you have are these utterly fantastic, and dramatic, roads.” Ford Mustang Bullitt was unveiled to the world at Detroit Auto Show. It pays tribute to the pony car driven by Steve McQueen for the movie “Bullitt”.
One of the most heartening aspects of the Ford Mustang Bullitt is the six-speed manual transmission and gear shifter is equipped with signal ball knob of white. Power in the Ford Mustang Bullitt comes from upgraded naturally aspirated 5.0 liter V8 engine. Euro-spec of this muscle car offers 454hp and 529Nm of torque. Top speed is impressive 163mph and has several special features. For now, just check out the video of Ford Mustang Bullitt being driven across Isle of Man Mountain course.