The Fast and the Furious Paul Walker’s Supra and Vin Diesel’s Hero Charger
After the seventh instalment bringing in over $1 Billion dollars in box office sales, The Fast and the Furious will always be notable for the very first film that started it all. A true street racing story that was based on the film called “Racer X” was inspired to take The Fast and the Furious to the big screen. Making $ 207.3 Million with the very first movie, The inspired issue from Vibe magazine about the street racing magnitude in New York built on a very good storyline. Toronto Street Racing played a very big role in todays racing culture however the story line based on the original film was all about racing in New York. Los Angela’s was another hub for street racing but still this concept was based on this real-life Dom Toretto who started it all out in Manhattan.
even though it was a Civic, The film expanded on the fact that a tuner car can do the same as a big block super stock Chrysler could for less the value. You can have a civic that weighs nothing with tons more horsepower and do the same damage that any big or small block muscle car can do, even out handle them.
At the end of The Fast and the Furious, Dom and Brian drag race against the time it takes for a train to arrive – with Dom in his father’s Dodge Hero car and Brian driving a 1993 Toyota Supra.
Mecum Auctions is auctioning off Brian’s Supra. As with any movie, there were multiple Toyota Supras used during filming as prop cars, but according to the listing, this stunt car is the one featured in the final race of the film. With an orange exterior, a 2JZ-GE 3.0L/220 HP inline-6 engine, and a 5-speed manual transmission, it’s expected to go for anywhere between $150,000 and $200,000.
As hyped as the Supra was in the movie, the movie car was copied to spec by many car fanatics to make it the real supra that it intended to be like in the film with exact specs provided by several several verified sources that new what the cars where supposed to be built like part for part, piece by piece exactly. Cinema vehicles did the same with the illusion of the fictional Charger that was praised in the film. They built up the car to the exact specifications and turned it into reality. 900 horses of Detroit muscle. The Supra was boosted with nitrous of course. It has a character about it, very anime cartoon looking car that meant something.
The fast and the furious muscle car
Dominic (Vin Diesel) challenges Brian (Paul Walker) to one final race, but neither one of them expect the obstacles that get in their way.
Paul Walker’s Toyota Supra Specs
|Maximum Engine Speed||7,770rpm’s|
|0-60 mph||3.4 sec.|
|1/4 mile time||10 sec at 185 mph|
|Top Speed||210 mph|
|Slalom Time||65 mph|
Vin Diesel Dodge Hero Charger Specs
Model: 1969/1970 Dodge Charger R/T
0-100 Km/h: “Unknown”
Top speed: “Unknown”
Quarter mile: 9 Seconds flat (shown in movie)
Engine: Supercharged Chrysler 426 Hemi V-8
Power: 900 BHP
Wheel Drive: Rear Wheel Drive
Performance extra’s: Supercharged with BDS 9-71 Roots-style blower
Body kit: “Original”
some sources say that the movie car built to spec has under its gleaming Black bodywork is a pro-built 528 cubic inch Chrysler Hemi with aluminum Indy competition cylinder heads, a TBS supercharger fed by F.A.S.T. electronic fuel injection and an N.O.S. 250 HP plate nitrous injection system. Rated at 950 base HP, the huge Hemi develops over 1,100 on the bottle. A race-prepared TCI 727 Torqueflite automatic transmission and Strange 3.73 “Locker” rear end put all that power to the ground, with Wilwood four-wheel disc brakes ready to bring it to a sure stop.
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