If you aren’t a movie buff, you may ask what’s so special about the Fast and the Furious franchise? If you are into movies and love cars, and still haven’t watched the movies from the franchise, it’s a cardinal sin. A bunch of good looking guys performing mind blogging and gravity defying stunts is a good reason to bing watch these films, however, its the different cars featured in the instalments that has made the franchise a money churner. From the race track legend 1970 Dodge Charger to the futuristic Lykan HyperSport, the producers have used more than 100 cars in the seven movies produced till date. If you want to bring one of these mean machines home but do not have enough money sitting in your account, look for auto salvage auction websites that offer salvage cars for sale. A Fast and Furious movie without cars is like bread without butter. Whether you are a car buff and go weak at the knees for fast cars or love watching movies, we have an incredible roller coaster ride planned for you. So sit back and fasten your seatbelts, as we list some of the fastest cars to be featured in Fast and Furious movies. Take a look.
- 2012 Nissan GTR
Good looks, close to 200 mph top speed, can it get any better?
The GTR appeared in Furious 7. In the movie, the supercar was driven by late Paul Walker’s character, Brian O’ Connor. Before you take the car for a spin, be prepared for a hair raising experience. With a top speed of 195 mph, the GTR means serious business and is certainly not a car for beginners. The AWD supersports car is a hand-built marvel on wheels. Eight cars were produced for the movie, out of which seven were destroyed during production. The only intact car is showcased at the Hollywood Star Cars museum in Gatlinburg.
- 2011 Bugatti Veyron
They say Red is the color of passion, we couldn’t agree more!
The Veyron was driven by Tyrese Gibson’s character, Roman Pearce in Furious 7. From a low slung body to 10 radiators that help expel heat, car aficionados, over the years, haven’t ever found dearth of reasons to fall in love with the car. The monstrous quad-turbocharged W16 engine unleashes 1,000 horses that make the car zoom from 0-60 in under 3 seconds. If you think you can beat the Veyron in a drag race, good luck with that. The car can reach a maximum speed of 254 mph and is one of the fastest cars on earth.
- 2015 Lykan HypersportHow can a car come with a price tag of $3.4 mn? That’s insane! And then you take a look at this beauty
The Hypersport was driven by Vin Diesel’s character, Dominic Toretto in Furious 7. Each headlight of this incredible piece of art consisted of 220 diamonds, no wonder it, till date, is the most expensive car used in the franchise. If the sharp and futuristic design of the HyperSport doesn’t impress you much, we are sure futuristic features such as holographic controls, and an interior with carbon fiber and lavish gold stitching will blow you away. The car has a 780 hp turbocharged engine and can achieve a top speed of 240 mph.
- Ferrari FXXStill think perfection is just a word?
The FXX was used in Fast & Furious Six. Too bad you cannot have one grace your garage, as only 30 of these beauties were ever produced and sold to lucky brand-loyal Ferrari customers. True to Ferrari’s legacy of creating advanced engines, the FXX has a 6.3L V12 engine capable of making 801 hp. The car could go 0-60 in about 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 243 mph.
Have you heart set on any of these cars?
This is just one page in the story of cars used in the Fast and Furious series. Each car used in the movies is a legend in its own regard, which makes including all of them in an exhaustive list a next to impossible task. You can find these and many other cars used in the franchise at New Jersey salvage car auctions.