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'Bullitt' Mustang Sells At Auction For $3.4 Million

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) —Steve Mcqueen's famous "Bullitt" Mustang was sold at auction for a whopping $3.4 million Friday.

McQueen drove the iconic muscle car in the 1968 classic, which gave birth to the modern day car chase scene.

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The 1968 "Highland Green" Mustang GT became a legend, especially after it disappeared for decades.

It was found by a man in 1974 on a back page ad and he bought it for 35-hundred dollars.

His wife drove the car to work every day as a third-grade teacher in New Jersey, not knowing what it was worth.

The man's son completely restored the car with 98 percent of the original parts.

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