Bullitt Brings Back Muscle Car Basics
By Craig Brown on
2008 Ford Mustang GT Premium 2dr Convertible (4.6L 8cyl 5M)
I have owned a few Mustangs and typically leave the exterior plain and spend the time and effort on modifying the engine and suspension. My wife and I both saw a 2008 Bullitt in the Highland Green and were immediately drawn to the car's understated simplicity of styling that made the cars we loved as teenagers such classics. Then I drove one! The changes are subtle from the 2006 GT I have been driving for 3 years, but the suspension is firmer and the shifter is more precise. The power difference negligible over the GT, but the car just looks and sounds right. If you grew up driving V-8 muscle cars in the 60's and 70's (or wanted to and couldn't afford to), this is your car!
Straight-forward styling (no scoops, wings, spoilers. Wheels and green metal flake paint look great together without screaming "look at me!"