"When I see Maria Montez on the screen she is so beautiful — I gasp. I look and I look. And I say that gorgeous creature. She is the most beautiful girl I have ever seen. Then I look at her again. Then I look in a mirror, and that gorgeous thing — she is me." — Maria Montez
"I remember him driving this car a lot. People who lived up in the Hollywood Hills would hear the Jag coming and say ‘Yep, there goes McQueen.’ The Jag was his favorite.” — Dick Messer, former executive director of The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.
Photo: Steve McQueen driving his trademark 1957 JAGUAR XK-SS along Sunset Blvd. in 1963.