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    Monterey: Ferrari dominant at high-priced RM Auctions' Monterey event
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    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 ...

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    Auctions: McQueen's Porsche 917 from Le Mans races to the auction block
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    Steve McQueen may have been the headline actor of the motorsport cult classic film Le Mans, but we all know who the real star was. Or rather, what: the Porsche 917. More specifically, it was the Gulf-liveried #22 – not McQueen's #21 – that won the race, making it one of the most ...

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    Video: Brits recreate iconic Bullitt chase scene
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    Recreating the famous chase scene from Bullitt has become almost an art form in its own right. We've seen it done in a music video, with scale models and even in commercials. There are few films that are as defined by a single scene as the 1968 classic. Even if you don't know a single beat of the ...

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    Auctions: Steve McQueen's Ferrari 275 GTB/4 to be auctioned in Monterey
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    We know from many, many years of watching classic car auctions, that there are certain qualities that ensure big money. For example, putting tiny silver horses and/or yellow badges on a red car will probably bring in a lot of cash. This is doubly true if said car hails from the 1950s or 1960s, ...

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    Report: Steve McQueen's amazing Idaho ranch can be yours for $7.4M
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    Legendary Hollywood actor and motorcycle and race car enthusiast Steve McQueen's Pioneer Moon Ranch is for sale. Located on more than 500 acres just outside Idaho's Sun Valley Resort, the sprawling $7.4-million-dollar property comes with a large two-story log home and – here's the exciting ...

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    Auctions: Steve McQueen's last movie car, now Pawn Stars-owned, up for auction [w/video]
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    The last car Steve McQueen ever drove in a movie is officially up for auction. The 1951 Chevrolet Styline DeLuxe Convertible you see above is now owned by none other than Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars fame, but once ferried McQueen around the set of his last film, 1980's The Hunter. That flick saw ...

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    Official: UK auto magazine says this is the best car commercial of all time [w/videos]
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    There have been many great car commercials over the years, but is it possible to define the best? Well, Ad Week recently took a crack at it by rating the top commercials of the year by looking at their view counts on YouTube, but Auto Express took a more democratic approach by putting the ...

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    Monterey: 1968 Ford GT40 Gulf/Mirage sets auction record at $11 million
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    There are no certainties on the auction circuit, though any association with the late Steve McQueen can almost guarantee an upward nudge on the final bid. Throw in a provenance that includes multiple racing wins, work in one of the most beloved films in automotive history along with an iconic ...

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    Official: Ferrari restoring Steve McQueen's 275 GTB/4 to factory condition
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    Even 32 years since his death, Steve McQueen captures the imagination of driving enthusiasts. The actor's cars continue to fetch big bucks at auction. Last summer at Pebble Beach, McQueen's personal 1970 Porsche 911S, driven in the opening scene of Le Mans, sold for $1,375,000 - a figure nearly ...

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    Report: Alcatraz recreating Bullit chase scene for season finale
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    Of all the excellent car chases in cinema history, the Dodge Charger vs. Ford Mustang battle in Steve McQueen's Bullit may be the most recreated. Now it looks like the crew from the TV show Alcatraz has tried its hand at paying homage to the hubcap slinging sequence. According to local news ...

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    Report: Steve McQueen's Le Mans suit fetches nearly $1M, BTTF DeLorean $541k
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    Two bits of automotive movie history at a Profiles in History auction held earlier this month have drawn massive bids from collectors. As you may recall, Steve McQueen's racing suit costume from Le Mans was poised to go under the gavel with the auction house estimating the Gulf Oil suit would ...

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    Steve McQueen's racing suit for LeMans goes up for auction
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    Next month will see all sorts of great movie memorabilia go up for auction. Steve McQueen's racing suit from the legendary film Le Mans will go under the gavel alongside the last privately owned DeLorean DMC-12 during Profiles in History's "Icons of Hollywood" auction. The two-piece Gulf Racing ...

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    Triumph shows off 2012 Speed Triple R, Tiger Explorer 1200 and Steve McQueen Edition ahead of EICMA
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    Triumph has dusted off the specifications for the company's 2012 Speed Triple R as well as next year's Tiger Explorer 1200 and a new Steve McQueen tribute bike. The 2012 Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 (pictured above) will receive a full unveil at this year's EICMA show. That means that ...

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    Ex-Steve McQueen cars to be auctioned off in Monterey
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    The Monterey car week is just a month away, and we're starting to get a good idea of what's in store for us come August. One of the highlights of the week are the auctions, particularly the one put on by RM Auctions, and the lineup of cars going across the block is looking very impressive. We've ...

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    Video: Music video recreates Bullitt chase scene for unknown reason
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    Now here's a quandary; What do inane pop beats and the Steve McQueen classic Bullitt have in common? If you answered less than the Cub Scouts and the Hells Angels, congratulations, we owe you a beer. Why do we ask? Our friends at The J managed to stumble across the music video for Sharam's ...

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    Report: The Hurt Locker's Jeremy Renner working on Steve McQueen biopic
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    Fresh from his back-to-back Oscar nominations for The Hurt Locker and The Town, actor Jeremy Renner (pictured at right at the Spirit Awards) has got his plate full with an endless stream of new projects. He's just finished filming the fourth Mission: Impossible movie, is currently filming a Hansel ...

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    Bonhams to auction McQueen's Husqvarna, memorabilia at the Quail Lodge
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    Steve McQueen is revered by gearheads as an enthusiastic owner and driver of all sorts of cars, from a brown '63 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso to a teal '58 GMC pickup and everything in between. But the King of Cool was equally into motorcycles, and rode them regularly. Arguably one of the most ...

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    Gateway Classic Mustang to produce limited edition Steve McQueen Mustang
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    Gateway Classic 1968 Steve McQueen Signature Mustang - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Making a limited edition Ford Mustang based off of a famous movie car is nothing new, but Gateway Classic Mustang is taking a different approach. The St. Louis-based company has partnered with the ...

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    Video: Bullitt chase scene being recreated in 1/32 scale
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    Bullitt stop-motion teaser - Click to watch video after the jump
    Hold onto your hubcaps. One very devoted enthusiast in the UK has set about reenacting one of the most famous car chases in the history of internal combustion – the Ford Mustang versus Dodge Charger battle in Bullitt – ...

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    Steve McQueen cologne is what cool smells like
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    Steve McQueen – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Even though he's long gone, Steve McQueen and his King of Cool attitude can be found all over the place. His name, likeness and films are licensed by numerous companies for the purpose of hawking everything from t-shirts, hoodies and ...

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