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Every Car The Main Characters Drive In F9

The Fast Saga’s latest, Fast & Furious 9, features an array of souped-up cars as always, and here’s every car the main characters drive in F9. There have been 10 films in the franchise so far (eight in the main saga and two spinoffs, Hobbs & Shaw and Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift) and the Fast and Furious series stands proud in the top 10 highest-grossing franchises of all time. Over the last two decades, the plots of the Fast and Furious movies have grown more and more complex, but the creators have never forgotten about the cars.

F9 sees Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew face old and new foes alike. Dominic’s archnemesis Cipher (Charlize Theron) teams up with Dom’s long-lost brother, Jakob (John Cena), as she wants revenge on Dom and his family. Jakob is a skilled assassin with a vendetta against his brother and plans to activate a device that can control any piece of technology running on code, and Dom, Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), Roman (Tyrese Gibson), Tej (Ludacris), Mia (Jordana Brewster), Ramsey (Nathalie Emmanuel), and the newly-returned Han (Sung Kang) must stop him.

Related: F9: Vin Diesel’s Son Took His Young Dom Role Very Seriously

As noted above, since 2001, the Fast and Furious movies keep evolving in complexity and action intensity. Global-scale heists and the importance of family have replaced the original street racing plot of Fast and Furious: In the original The Fast and the Furious, the main characters want to steal a truckload of VCR tapes; in F9, they go to space and save the world from Dom’s evil brother. Nevertheless, there is one element that remains consistent throughout the series: the incredible cars. Here are all the cars the main characters drive in F9.

Dominic Toretto – 1968 Dodge Charger 500

This is not the first time Dominic Toretto has driven a Dodge Charger in the series. As the Fast and Furious movies progressed, so did the Charger. For F9, this version of the Charger was made in a custom car shop in Wisconsin, and it cost over $1 million. Its Hellcat engine makes it a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8–powered machine; Dominic Toretto loves a muscle car. Dom’s car rides on a lowered suspension, and the fenders at the back have been widened to give it an even more dynamic look. The stunt cars cost a bit less, as they are powered by LS3 crate motors with plastic molds of the Hellcat’s supercharger on top (via Car And Driver).

 Letty Ortiz – Yamaha YZ450F

Letty is Dom’s wife and longtime love who has been by his side in all car racing, but she swaps out her car for a sleek Yamaha YZ450 motorcycle in F9. The four-stroke racing motocross bike looks good next to Dom’s wide Dodge Charger. With a compact motor and aggressive style, it’s the perfect transport for Letty. After all, if Letty were driving a car, she couldn’t fly into the air and land on Dom’s car as she does in F9.

Han Lue – 2020 Toyota Supra
Han new car fast and furious 9

Among Fast and Furious 9’s biggest surprises was Han’s return. After his car exploded into a giant fireball with him inside it in Tokyo Drift, it appeared he’d be gone for good once the Fast & Furious timeline caught up. Although Han appeared on screen again in Fast Five and Fast & Furious 6, those movies happened in the past. F9 sees Han return for good, and with a new ride. In F9, Han drives a black-and-orange 2020 Toyota Supra, which references the colors of the 1997 Mazda RX-7 that Han last drove.

Related: When F9 Is Set In The Fast & Furious Timeline

Roman Pearce – 2020 Jeep Gladiator

Roman, Dom’s trustworthy sidekick, drives a 2020 Jeep Gladiator. The brand-new mid-size pickup truck is more than a good fit for jungle off-roading and rugged terrain. The Jeep Gladiator tows almost twice as much as the Wrangler, and it has huge off-road tires and other features including a roof-mounted spare, metal bumpers, a front-mounted winch, and a lifted suspension. A utility vehicle like that is necessary for the increasing complexity of the Toretto crew’s schemes.

Mia Toretto – 1974 Chevrolet Nova SS

After the tragic death of the Fast and Furious franchise’s Paul Walker in 2013, it seemed as though Mia Toretto wouldn’t be returning to Fast and Furious. Dom’s younger sister reappears in F9, though, this time driving a 1974 Chevrolet. The 1974 model received a new grille with a loosely patterned crosshatch insert and parking lights located inboard of the headlights.

Tej Parker & Roman Pearce – 2018 Acura NSX

Arguably one of the most beautiful cars in the Fast and Furious saga, the Acura is given to Roman as an aid in the battle with Jakob. Roman and Tej drive the Acura to Edinburgh, where its sleek design works in perfect contrast to the classic brick buildings. It makes sense that Tej be inside this car – he drove a 1991 Acura NSX NA1 in 2 Fast 2 Furious, after all. The new Acura has a hybrid-electric powertrain engine: it combines a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 section and an electric motor section, achieving a total horsepower of 573 (and reaching 60 mph in 3.1 seconds).

Tej Parker & Roman Pearce – Customized Pontiac Fiero
Roman and Tej going to space in a car in F9.

Falling into the “don’t try this at home” category, F9 sees Roman strap a rocket to his Pontiac Fiero and jet-power himself and Tej into space to curb Jakob’s plan to control all code-powered devices. It might seem like an exaggerated scene, but this is the same movie that has Dom use his own car as a slingshot, rescuing Letty mid-air and landing safely at the end. And, after all, if they’re going to potentially destroy a car, it might as well be an old Fiero rather than a newly customized car.

Related: F9: Why They Go Into Space (How Realistic Is It?)

Every Other Car Featured In F9
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1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 – F9 found a touching way to incorporate Paul Walker’s character. At the end of the movie, the Toretto crew is gathered around for dinner when Mia explains Brian is on his way. Just then, Brian’s signature, bright blue 1999 Nissan Skyline pulls up, implying Brian has arrived.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk – At the beginning of the movie, Tej, Roman, and Ramsey come to Dom’s home to warn him about Mr. Nobody in a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Of Fast and Furious 9’s expensive cars, the Trackhawk is a pricey SUV with a huge towing capacity (7200).

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 – Ultra-wealthy villain Otto (Thue Ersted Rasmussen) drives the impressive Jaguar XE SV Project 8, described as thus: “With 600PS from a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine, Project 8 is the most powerful road-legal Jaguar in history.” (via Jaguar). However, none of this power can help Otto when Ramsey knocks his car off the road and stops him from helping Jakob in his escape.

Noble M600 – An even more expensive car (at a staggering $250,000) is the handbuilt British speedster, the Noble M600, driven by Magdalene (Helen Mirren), Deckard and Owen Shaw’s mother. The unrealistic scene of Magdalene escaping all those police cars in under a minute may be explained by the M600’s impressive twin-turbocharged V8 Volvo engine. It can reach a speed of 225 mph.

Ford Mustang GT – Finally, Jakob Toretto, the movie’s main villain, drives a Ford Mustang GT, equipped with carbon-fiber body mods.

The Armadillo – It’s also worth mentioning the Armadillo – a monster truck based on the Mercedes Unimog range, that took engineers close to four months to build for Fast and Furious 9. In a now-famous scene, Han and Dom bring the 14-feet-high behemoth to topple on itself.

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Fast & Furious 11 Release Delay & Filming Start Date Confirmed By Director


Fast and Furious 11
is facing a release date delay to Summer 2026 due to strikes, with director Louis Leterrier confirming the sequel will not be hitting its April 4, 2025 date.
Leterrier also confirms that filming starts in Fall 2025 after finishing a horror movie in September.
The final installment in the
Fast Saga
reunites Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto for one last ride, while also leaving the door open for other spinoffs.

After facing multiple delays due to the 2023 SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America strikes, Fast and Furious 11 is seeing its release date delayed. The next installment in the Vin Diesel-fronted franchise is expected to be the last mainline sequel, while development continues on the Dwayne Johnson-led spinoff Hobbs & Reyes, a mysterious standalone movie penned by Fast X’s Zach Dean and a potential female-led spinoff. While a filming start date was never confirmed, Universal had previously set the movie for an April 2025 release date.

During a recent interview with Collider at a CCXP MX panel, Louis Leterrier was asked for an update on Fast and Furious 11. The director went on to confirm that the final mainline installment in the action franchise will no longer be making its April 4, 2025 release date, instead now aiming for a Summer 2026 release window with the filming start date being set for this fall. Check out what Leterrier said below:

It’s happening. It’s happening very, very soon. I’m able to shoot a little horror movie this summer. I’m finishing my horror movie on September 15th, and I start Fast on September 16th.

Will Fast 11’s Multiple Delays Help Or Hurt The Sequel?

Much like the tenth film before it, Fast and Furious 11 has faced a few behind-the-scenes hardships in its road to getting off the ground, namely the delays stemming from the 2023 strikes. While the latest movie seems to have retained its core creative team in comparison to the shift in directors from franchise vet Justin Lin to Leterrier on Fast X after reported creative differences between the former and Diesel, this change didn’t seem to help much with the continued downward trend recent sequels have seen from critics. Check out how the franchise’s Rotten Tomatoes scores compare below:

Title RT Critical Score RT Audience Score The Fast and the Furious 54% 74% 2 Fast 2 Furious 37% 50% The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift 37% 69% Fast & Furious 28% 67% Fast Five 78% 83% Fast & Furious 6 71% 84% Furious 7 81% 82% The Fate of the Furious 67% 72% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 67% 88% F9: The Fast Saga 59% 82% Fast X 56% 84%

Even looking outside the Fast and Furious franchise, many movie sequels have found themselves hurt by various delays, be they from creative changes, general release shifts or other factors. The action genre in particular is one in which lengthier development periods can lead to diminishing returns, be it A Good Day to Die Hard, Rambo: Last Blood or Diesel’s own xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. While Fast and Furious 11 may only be getting pushed back by a year, the delay is nonetheless a concern that the final installment could find itself in trouble.

Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) looking angry with Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) looking unimpressed in Fast & Furious

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On the other hand, the longer wait for Fast and Furious 11 to close out the mainline series of movies could actually prove beneficial for the sequel. Though Leterrier may be busy with another project in the lead-up to filming the next installment, writers Oren Uziel and Christina Hodson should now have more than enough time to really look back at the script and ensure it learns from the critical missteps of recent installments to deliver a satisfying conclusion to the Dominic Toretto saga.

Source: Collider

Fast and Furious 11 temp poster Fast and Furious 11 Fast and Furious 11 is the final movie in the Fast Saga. It reunites Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto with the rest of the cast for one last ride. However, the franchise is open for spinoff films like Hobbs & Shaw afterward.Director Louis Leterrier Release Date April 4, 2025 Distributor(s) Universal Pictures Writers Christina Hodson , Oren Uziel

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Vin Diesel Already Has His Perfect Fast & Furious Replacement Franchise With 51-Year-Old Remake


Vin Diesel’s dominance in Fast & Furious is ending, but Kojak could kick off a new action franchise for him.
Kojak’s reboot faces an uncertain future, but its similarity to Fast & Furious makes it a worthy project for Diesel.
Diesel’s potential shift from criminal racer to cop signifies a fresh start in a possible Fast & Furious-like series.

Vin Diesel’s days of playing Dominic Toretto are numbered, but the actor has already found his perfect Fast & Furious replacement. Diesel found a major breakout role in the early 2000s thanks to participating in The Fast and the Furious. The original 2001 street racing crime movie became the springboard for a sprawling franchise that has lasted for over two decades. The success of the Fast & Furious movies transformed Vin Diesel’s career, turning him into an even bigger star, especially in the action movie genre. But, Fast & Furious 11 is planned as the final chapter for him and the franchise.

The Fast & Furious franchise’s end will put Vin Diesel in an unfamiliar position of not having a major franchise to lean back on. This presents the actor with various options, such as changing the course of his career to pursue non-franchise roles. However, the more likely outcome is that Diesel will attempt to find a new IP that can replace Fast & Furious. He has had trouble in that regard recently, with franchises like xXx or Riddick running cold and Bloodshot and The Last Witch Hunter failing to launch franchises. There is another option for Diesel, though.

2:03 Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto from The Fast & Furious Franchise

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Kojak Can Be Vin Diesel’s New Action Crime Franchise After Fast & Furious
Diesel Has Been Developing The Reboot Since 2015

The impending conclusion of the Fast & Furious franchise means it is finally time for Vin Diesel’s Kojak reboot to get off the ground. The project was announced back in 2015 with Diesel re-teaming with Universal Pictures, the studio behind Fast & Furious, to develop a movie based on Kojak. The original TV series starred Telly Savalas as Theo Kokaj and ran for three seasons after debuting in 1973. The series revolves around Kojak, a New York detective known for being willing to go beyond the law and a love for cars and lollipops, and follows him as he investigates different cases.

Kojak was rebooted in 2005 as a TV show starring Ving Rhames, but it only ran for six episodes

Development on Vin Diesel’s Kojak movie has not been very active in the nine years since it was announced. However, it still maintains the base similarities to Fast & Furious, which makes the project a worthwhile endeavor for Diesel in terms of finding a new action franchise. He would now have another big action series about cars and crime, essentially making Kojak into a newer version of Fast & Furious. The irony here is that Diesel takes on the role of a cop after playing criminal racer Dominic Toretto.

Vin Diesel’s Involvement Can Morph Kojak Into A Major Action Franchise
Kojak Could Be A Fast & Furious Clone
Telly Savalas talking on the phone in Kojak

Looking at the original TV show, Kojak might not necessarily project to be a major blockbuster action franchise akin to Fast & Furious. The TV series was relatively grounded and small due to the nature of its production. However, the fact that Diesel and Universal pinpointed this property as something they wanted to revive together is telling. The announcement of Kojak’s reboot came months after Furious 7 debuted in theaters and took the franchise to new heights at the box office and in terms of how ridiculously big the action and story could get.

It’s sometimes difficult to remember that Fast & Furious started off with a story about DVD thieves who were also street racers before Diesel helped turn it into something much bigger. With that experience and success already behind him, it would be understandable if a similar path was envisioned for Kojak. The series could then morph into a Fast & Furious clone, one that gives Vin Diesel a new franchise to headline and Universal a “fresh” action franchise to grow.

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The Rock’s WWE Run Means Fast & Furious 11 Must Make 1 Major Hobbs Change


Hobbs from Fast & Furious 11 needs a gritty edge like The Rock’s WWE character to keep the franchise fresh and exciting.
The Rock’s time away from the Fast & Furious universe provides the perfect reason for Hobbs to return with a personal vendetta and a more savage attitude.
While Hobbs shouldn’t become a full-fledged villain in Fast & Furious 11, adding some edginess and dirty tricks could make his character more intriguing and dynamic.

Fast & Furious 11 must make one major Hobbs change after The Rock’s incredible WWE run. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s WWE return surpassed his recent movies, with the actor creating some of the best work of his career. Having returned to a thunderous reception, The Rock was able to flip the crowd’s reception by becoming a heel and playing a major part in WrestleMania’s main events. The Rock hasn’t played a villain on screen for years, as even his depiction of Black Adam lent more into the character’s anti-hero side, which made his wrestling run all the more refreshing.

While his wrestling character may not perfectly translate into the Fast & Furious universe, there is one aspect of The Rock’s WWE run that the franchise should attempt to implement. After debuting in Fast Five, The Rock’s best Fast & Furious scenes helped contribute to the movie series becoming so popular, with Luke Hobbs becoming an instrumental part of the story. He was even given his own spinoff alongside Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) and is set to get a solo movie in the future. Despite this, Hobbs would still benefit from adding one key aspect of The Rock’s WWE run.

The Rock’s WWE Run Proves Fast & Furious 11 Needs To Give Hobbs More Of An Edge
Fast & Furious Would Benefit From Hobbs Adopting Some Of The Rock’s WWE Tendancies
Dwayne The Rock Johnson in Black Adam, WWE, and Hobbs and Shaw

Given how electrifying The Rock’s recent WWE run was, there is no doubt Fast & Furious 11 needs to give Hobbs more of an edge. Although the character has had his more serious moments, like most of the Fast & Furious cast, Hobbs tends to mix action with comedy. Hobbs and Shaw are supposed to be two of the more stoic heroes, yet they are constantly at each other’s throats and cracking jokes to help maintain the franchise’s lighthearted core. However, giving Hobbs a grittier side would help the character thrive upon his return.

The Rock’s Fast & Furious return may redeem Fast X’s box office, but the character needs to come back stronger than ever. By allowing him to be more ruthless, he can still maintain some elements of comedy but also become more interesting in the process. Johnson proved that despite being a detestable heel, he was still as hilarious as ever during his recent WWE tenure. This proves that he can maintain Fast & Furious’ tone and humorous style while being more layered; therefore, Hobbs adopting some of The Rock’s WWE characteristics could make him even more entertaining.

Fast & Furious Already Has A Reason For Hobbs To Be More Savage
Hobbs Has Been Away From The Franchise For Several Years

Making a major change to Hobbs’ character could be tough to explain, but Fast & Furious 11 already has a great reason to make him more savage. His four-year absence from the franchise gives him a perfect excuse to come back with a vengeance and potentially have a personal attachment to Fast & Furious 11’s villains. Hobbs’ time away from the main story could be explained through a connection to Fast X’s secondary villain, Aimes. Aimes’ villain twist in Fast X was well executed and suggests he’ll be around for the sequel, which is the perfect reason to bring back Hobbs.

Having a more personal story with one of the villains could allow Hobbs to continue his great quips and one-liners, but it would also give him more of an edge.

Fast X never explained why he’s back, but having a personal vendetta against Aimes could be an intriguing reason. Given Dom and Dante are the focal point of the franchise’s conclusion, Hobbs returning to take down Aimes would avoid overshadowing the main story while still giving him an interesting role. Having a personal story with one of the villains could allow Hobbs to continue his great quips and one-liners, while also giving him more of an edge. This provides The Rock with the perfect reason to implement some of his heel traits while still portraying a morally good hero.

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Why Fast & Furious Can’t Bring The Rock Back As A Villain
Hobbs Already Appeared As An Antagonist In Fast Five
A custom image featuring Dwayne Johnson as Luke Hobbs in the Fast and Furious movies Custom image by Debanjana Chowdhury

Although The Rock’s villainous tendencies worked well in the WWE, Fast & Furious can’t bring him back as an antagonist. Johnson already played the main villain of Fast Five, as Hobbs was originally an enemy of Dom and his crew before becoming an ally. Hobbs’ role in Fast Five was one of his best, but despite being the main antagonist, he always had a level of integrity. Dropping all of this to make him a villain in the final movie would be completely unnecessary, especially as the franchise needs him to remain a hero for his spinoff.

Fast & Furious 11 may end the main story, but The Rock will be part of the franchise beyond this, and altering his character so drastically wouldn’t make any sense. Instead, adding some extra edge to his character would have the same effect and would avoid stealing the thunder from Dante and Aimes. Although Fast & Furious 11 shouldn’t make him a villain, the film can still allow Hobbs to play dirty and pull some cheap tricks in order to show a grittier side, while letting him taunt his enemies when he inevitably helps save the day.

Fast & Furious 11
is scheduled to be released in theaters on April 4, 2025.

Fast and Furious 11 temp poster Fast and Furious 11 Fast and Furious 11 is the final movie in the Fast Saga. It reunites Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto with the rest of the cast for one last ride. However, the franchise is open for spinoff films like Hobbs & Shaw afterward.Director Louis Leterrier Release Date April 4, 2025 Distributor(s) Universal Pictures Writers Christina Hodson , Oren Uziel

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