There Will Be A Steve McQueen Biopic & Daniel Craig Should Star

On March 24th, 1930 one of the highest paid Hollywood actors Steve McQueen was born in Beech Grove, Indiana. McQueen's popularity skyrocketed after playing starring roles in huge hits like The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, and Le Mans. » 3/24/15 12:41pm 3/24/15 12:41pm

Steve McQueen and Analog Synths Make a Music Video I Can't Stop Watching

There are few things I love in life more than Steve McQueen movies. And there's nothing else out there that sounds like analog synthesizer music. So when my Giz coworker Andrew Liszewski turned me on to this TRS-80 music video combining the two, I couldn't take my eyes or ears off it. » 10/05/14 3:46pm 10/05/14 3:46pm

Steve McQueen's '67 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 Could Fetch A Record $12 Million

This August at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, a car will go up for auction that seems to be the perfect storm of desirability: it's a stunning classic Ferrari, and it was owned by Steve McQueen. It's his 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, and it could fetch a hell of a lot of money. » 7/06/14 11:25am 7/06/14 11:25am

You Will Probably Get Laid In Steve McQueen's Ferrari 275 GTB/4

Doug says owning a Ferrari won't help get you laid. I say that if that's the case, you're just driving the wrong Ferrari. Steve McQueen had this 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, and he got laid all the time. And now, so can you! » 5/12/14 9:43am 5/12/14 9:43am

Watch Bullitt's Famous Chase Scene On A Race Track

Besides Steve McQueen's impeccable coolness, everyone knows the best thing about 1968's Bullitt is the famous chase scene between Det. Frank Bullitt's Mustang GT and the nefarious black Charger R/T. What if it happened at England's Silverstone Circuit instead of the streets of San Francisco? » 5/09/14 9:03am 5/09/14 9:03am

Riding shotgun in Steve McQueen's $10 million Jaguar XKSS

In 1958, Steve McQueen bought this Jaguar XKSS from a local TV personality who kept it parked in a studio lot on Sunset Blvd. McQueen cajoled his wife Nellie into writing a check for $5,000—today around $40,000—and became the third owner of XKSS chassis number 713, a car that had originally been imported a year… » 4/21/14 12:48pm 4/21/14 12:48pm

Steve McQueen's Cool-Ass Blazer From Bullitt Could Sell For $800K

Were you inspired to go out and get yourself a Bullitt Mustang after my story last week about how it's destined to become a future classic? If so, consider completing the look by investing in the brown blazer that Steve McQueen wore in the iconic film. » 7/02/13 3:35pm 7/02/13 3:35pm

Someone Posted The Greatest Racing Film Ever To YouTube

With the 24 hours of Le Mans coming soon, it's a good time to review Steve McQueen's classic Le Mans, which someone politely posted to YouTube. It's what many consider to be the greatest racing film about what many consider to be the greatest racing event. » 5/21/13 11:30am 5/21/13 11:30am

The velocity stacks on Steve McQueen’s chestnut brown 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso. This is what you got when you had money to blow on cars fifty years ago: lots and lots of little exposed screws. You like, yes? » 2/26/13 1:32pm 2/26/13 1:32pm

What's Your Favorite Steve McQueen Moment?

As we mentioned earlier, it's the anniversary of Steve McQueen's death today. The performer had many moments in his life worth noting, some as an actor, some as a race car driver, and some as a drugged-out lunatic. What's your favorite? » 11/07/12 3:20pm 11/07/12 3:20pm

Steve McQueen's $11 Million GT40 Is The Most Expensive American Car…

This Ford GT40 fetched $11 million on the Pebble Beach Auction block this weekend, making it the most expensive American car ever sold. » 8/20/12 2:30pm 8/20/12 2:30pm

Ferrari Rebuilding Steve McQueen's 275 GTB/4 To Factory Specs

Ferrari Classiche announced this past week they are in the process of returning a Ferrari 275 GTB/4 once owned by Steve McQueen back to factory condition. McQueen famously took delivery of the car while he was in San Francisco filming Bullitt. » 6/17/12 2:00pm 6/17/12 2:00pm

Ford GT-40 Used To Film "Le Mans" Heads To Auction

A 1968 Ford GT40 Gulf/Mirage that was used as a camera car during filming of "Le Mans" will be the featured attraction at RM Auction's Monterey sale this August. » 6/16/12 3:00pm 6/16/12 3:00pm

Watch the new trailer for the greatest car chase in movie history... at…

We've been eagerly awaiting the 1/32-scale Bullitt chase since we first saw Stephen Day's trailer back in February. Day just sent us this updated version, which includes a premiere date. Get your tiny bags of popcorn ready for February 2012. » 10/28/11 1:30pm 10/28/11 1:30pm

Steve McQueen's Porsche brings $1.25 million at auction

We told you back in March the Slate Gray 1970 Porsche 911T that appeared in the opening scenes of Le Mans and was owned by the movie's iconic star would cross the block during auction week in Monterey this month. Back then RM's pre-sale estimate for the famous Porsche was between $950,000 and $1.3 million. » 8/27/11 2:00pm 8/27/11 2:00pm

James Glickenhaus brings the Hurst Baja Boot back to Monterey

The golf courses surrounding Pebble Beach flood with Bentleys and Jaguars and exotic Italian cars every August, but there's only one Baja racer driven by Steve McQueen. And thanks to new owner James Glickenhaus, it's been upgraded to 100% street legal. » 8/21/11 12:00pm 8/21/11 12:00pm

The car that made Steve McQueen a Ferrari poser

Steve McQueen's status as patron saint of all things automotive has only grown in recent years, but early in his career the actor wasn't above some poser subterfuge — like putting fake badges on an Italian roadster and calling it a Ferrari. » 8/19/11 12:00pm 8/19/11 12:00pm

Even in a new movie, Steve McQueen is cooler than you

Hollywood Reporter reports that two-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner of Hurt Locker fame has just tapped himself to play the lead role in an upcoming biopic of Steve McQueen. » 4/29/11 11:00am 4/29/11 11:00am

Buy Steve McQueen's hangar, get the house for free

Steve McQueen's small Victorian ranch house is for sale, but the big appeal is the 4,200-square-foot hangar where he kept his "toys." At just $799,999 it's a steal. » 4/07/11 3:00pm 4/07/11 3:00pm

Steve McQueen’s Le Mans Porsche 911T goes up for auction

The Slate Gray 1970 Porsche 911T that appeared in Le Mans and was owned by the movie's iconic star will go up for auction in August. Steve McQueen used the car for personal transportation during the filming of the movie in France and had the Porsche shipped back to the United States after filming. » 3/12/11 2:00pm 3/12/11 2:00pm