1968 - Drive

  • 1968 Checker Centurion

    1968 Checker Centurion

    Checker Centurion Richard Heseltine uncovers another remarkable creation from the annals of American car design, this time a very upscale Checker that hit the car show circuit in the late Sixties: Behold the Checker Centurion!

  • Bullitt at 50

    Half a century after its release, Julian Balme revisits this Steve McQueen classic to assess its lasting impact

    Bullitt 50 Years On. Bullitt at 50 Julian Balme remembers the greatest movie car chase, half a century on Half a century after its release, Julian Balme revisits this Steve McQueen classic to assess its lasting impact. Photography Rex Features/Ford.

  • Bullitt comes to Goodwood

    Sean Kiernan, owner of the original Bullitt with a brand-new 2018 Bullitt Mustang.

    The iconic 1968 Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen in Warner Bros Pictures’ classic film Bullitt – and lost to history until the beginning of this year – will make its first appearance outside of the US at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed from July 12-15.

  • Ford revealed a Bullitt Edition of its recently revised 2019 Mustang

    Ford revealed a Bullitt Edition of its recently revised 2019 Mustang

    Bullitt back on the streets. Special-edition Mustang recreates the original’s moves.

  • In this month: August 1968 Britain’s last steam passenger service

    Britain’s last steam 1968

    On 11 August 1968, 138 years of British Railway history came to an end with the running of the final steam-hauled passenger service. Called the 15 Guinea Special on account of its high cost (around £260 in today’s money), the train ran from Liverpool to Carlisle and was pulled by a succession of four locomotives.

  • It’s now 51 years since Vic Elford’s 1968 Monte Carlo Rally victory in a 911

    1968 Monte Carlo Rally

    It’s now 51 years since Vic Elford’s 1968 Monte Carlo Rally victory in a 911, a seminal moment in the history of Porsche. Drive-My’s Tony McGuiness continues our series of sit-down interviews with the legendary Porsche Driver, nicknamed ‘Quick Vic’.