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New Car Reviews, New Car Commercials & Best Car Video's The No. 1 Channel For Car Lovers Make Sure To Subscribe 最新汽车评估, 最新汽车商业广告& 权威汽车视频, 请订阅收听爱车族的第一首选频道。 最新の車レビュー、最新の車広告&権威である車のビデオ、車好き方は優先選択するチャネルにご注目して下さい! Terrence Stephen "Steve" McQueen (March 24, 1930 -- November 7, 1980) was an American movie actor.[1] He was nicknamed "The King of Cool."[2][3] His "anti-hero" persona, which he developed at the height of the Vietnam counterculture, made him one of the top box-office draws of the 1960s and 1970s.[4] McQueen received an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Sand Pebbles. His other popular films include The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, The Getaway, Papillon, and The Towering Inferno. In 1974, he became the highest-paid movie star in the world.[5] Although McQueen was combative with directors and producers, his popularity put him in high demand and enabled him to command large salaries.[6] He was an avid racer of both motorcycles and cars. While he studied acting, he supported himself partly by competing in weekend motorcycle races and bought his first motorcycle with his winnings. He is recognized for performing many of his own stunts, but one of the most widely claimed and cherished examples of this—that he did the majority of the stunt driving for his character during the high-speed chase scene in Bullitt—was revealed not to be true by his most trusted stuntman and stunt driver Loren James. He owned several exotic sports cars, including: Porsche 917, Porsche 908 and Ferrari 512 race cars from the Le Mans film. 1963 Ferrari 250 Lusso Berlinetta[2] Jaguar D-Type XKSS (Right-Hand Drive) Porsche 356 Speedster To his dismay, McQueen was never able to own the legendary Ford Mustang GT 390 that he drove in Bullitt, which featured a highly modified drivetrain that suited McQueen's driving style. One of the two Mustangs was so badly damaged that it was judged beyond repair and scrapped.[40] The second car still exists, but the owner has consistently refused to sell it at any price. Posthumously, McQueen remains one of the most popular stars, and his estate limits the licensing of his image to avoid the commercial saturation experienced by some other deceased celebrities. As of 2007, McQueen has entered the top 10 of highest-earning dead celebrities.[70] In November 1999, McQueen was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame. He was credited with contributions including financing the film On Any Sunday, supporting a team of off-road riders, and enhancing the public image of motorcycling overall.[71] A film based on unfinished storyboards and notes developed by McQueen before his death was announced for production by McG's production company Wonderland Sound and Vision. Yucatan is described as an "epic adventure heist" film, and is scheduled for release in 2013.[72] Team Downey, the production company started by Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan Downey, has also expressed an interest in developing Yucatan for the screen.[ The blue-tinted sunglasses (Persol 714) worn by McQueen in the 1968 movie The Thomas Crown Affair sold at a Bonhams & Butterfields auction in Los Angeles for $70,200 in 2006.[75] One of his motorcycles, a 1937 Crocker, sold for a world-record price of $276,500 at the same auction. McQueen's 1963 metallic-brown Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso sold for $2.31 million USD at auction on August 16, 2007.[2] Except for three motorcycles sold with other memorabilia in 2006,[76] most of McQueen's collection of 130 motorcycles was sold 4 years after his death.[77][78] The Rolex Explorer II Reference 1655, is also now so-called Rolex Steve McQueen in the horology collectors world, but the Rolex Submariner Reference 5512 he was often photographed wearing in private moments sold for $234,000 at auction on June 11, 2009, a world-record price for the reference.[79] McQueen was left-handed and wore his watch on his right hand. [80][81] McQueen was a sponsored ambassador...