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Every Car Luke Hobbs Drives In The Movies

Luke Hobbs was a latecomer to the Fast & Furious franchise, but he had a handful of opportunities to get behind the wheel of some memorable cars. Portrayed by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Hobbs made his series debut in 2011’s Fast Five as an enemy-turned-ally of Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker). After emerging as a fan-favorite, Johnson led the franchise’s first spinoff, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, alongside Jason Statham in his portrayal as Deckard Shaw.

When Hobbs joined the Fast & Furious series, he was a Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) agent assigned to investigate the deaths of DEA agents. Hobbs’ search took him to Brazil, where he got involved in the country’s corruption. Initially chasing after Dom and Brian, Hobbs later allied with their group and remained on the frontlines in key missions across the globe. Hobbs eventually decided to take some time away from the DSS to focus on raising his young daughter, but he could never stay away from high stakes conflict for too long.

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The Fast & Furious franchise transformed with the release of Fast Five, and it was no coincidence that the installment featured the addition of Johnson in a key role. Hobbs’ role helped change the Fast & Furious movies for the better, increasing the level of action sequences and bringing another blockbuster star into the fold. It didn’t hurt that Hobbs didn’t shy away from using unorthodox vehicles. That said, here’s every vehicle used by Johnson’s character in the franchise thus far.

Gurkha LAPV
Fast & Furious

When Hobbs made his debut in Fast Five, the character was given one of the most intimidating vehicles possible. As a DSS agent, the enormous human of a man drove a Gurkha LAPV. Hobbs and his team used the armored military vehicle to drive around Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as they sought Dom and his crew. When Hernan Reyes’ men ambushed Hobbs’ team, Dom’s group put their lives on the line to help the DSS agents. When Hobbs realized that the group was trying to take down a corrupt Brazilian business person, he volunteered to assist in their mission to steal Reyes’ bank vault. As part of the complicated heist, Hobbs received assistance from Elena Neves and used his Gurkha LAPV to knock down the wall leading to the vault. Dom and Brian then used their cars to pull the vault out of the building, leading to a chase through Rio.

Navistar MXT
Hobbs and Elena exit a Jeep in Fast & Furious 6

Hobbs returned in Fast & Furious 6, which primarily featured the character using a Navistar MXT. Hobbs was first seen behind the wheel of the large truck when he arrived at the convoy attack in Moscow, Russia. The DSS agent recruited Dom and his crew to help track down Owen Shaw, who happened to be working with Letty Ortiz at the time. After Shaw’s team performed a heist on Interpol HQ, Hobbs used the Navistar MXT to chase them around the streets of London. He had no trouble brushing off police cars, but when it came to Shaw’s flip car, Hobbs had no choice but to jump out of his own vehicle to reach his enemy. It was never revealed what happened to the Navistar MXT.

International 4000-Series Ambulance
Fast & Furious

Hobbs spent most of Furious 7 in a hospital room after a violent run-in with Owen Shaw’s brother, Deckard, at the beginning of the movie. When Dom’s crew battled Deckard and a terrorist named Mose Jakande in Downtown Los Angeles, Hobbs broke out of the hospital to assist his allies. To get to the location of the action, Hobbs stole an International 4000-series ambulance, driving it off of a bridge to destroy a UAV drone in mid-air. The ambulance was badly wrecked, but Hobbs managed to use a gun to shoot at Jakande’s helicopter.

Related: Furious 7: Hobbs Watches Dwayne Johnson Play Football On TV

Land Rover Defender
Fast & Furious

In The Fate of the Furious’ first action sequence, Hobbs enlisted help from Dom, Letty, Roman, Tej, and Ramsey to retrieve a stolen EMP device from a military outpost in Berlin. Hobbs used a dark-colored Land Rover Defender to carry out the mission while the others drove grey Dodge Challenger Demons. The group was successful until Dom shockingly crashed into Hobbs’ vehicle to steal the EMP device for cyberterrorist Cipher. Because of the wreck, Hobbs was arrested and taken to the same high-security prison that housed Deckard Shaw.

International MXT
Fast & Furious

Mr. Nobody later let Hobbs and Shaw out of prison, recruiting them both to find Dom to take down Cipher. Hobbs reunited with the others in New York City, where Dom headed for a special mission. Little Nobody gave the team access to a warehouse that held dozens of vehicles at the ready. Hobb’s fittingly chose an International MXT truck with a digital camo paint job. Hobbs and the team managed to corner Dom on the city streets, holding his car in place using grappling hooks. Dom then freed himself by targeting their cars one-by-one before he allowed himself to escape.

Dodge Ice Ram
Fast & Furious

Following the encounter in New York City, the group turned their sights to Russia to thwart Cipher’s plan to commandeer a  submarine to use its nuclear missiles. Hobbs drove a Dodge Ram truck converted with treads instead of tires to travel on the ice. The behemoth of a vehicle also had a roll cage, armored plating, and a plow, which came in handy to push aside Russian troops. Hobbs also used the truck to push a moving torpedo into an enemy vehicle before Dom rejoined his team by turning the tables on Cipher.

Vehicles Driven By Dwayne Johnson In Hobbs & Shaw
Fast & Furious

To follow in the Fast & Furious franchise’s footsteps, Hobbs & Shaw featured a handful of extremely noteworthy cars. Hobbs was never one to drive flashy cars, siding with something with strength rather than speed. The same mindsight went into the spinoff film, seeing as Hobbs tended to get behind the wheel of vehicles with brute power. Here’s everything Johnson drove in Hobbs & Shaw:

1981 Ford Bronco – Hobbs used a Ford Bronco as his everyday vehicle while driving around Los Angeles before the CIA recruited him for a special mission. Harley-Davidson Softail GTB – Before leaving Los Angeles, Hobbs used his customized Harley-Davidson to threaten a few bad guys at a local tattoo parlor. 2020 Jeep Gladiator – Hobbs used the silver Jeep pickup truck when he brought Shaw and Hattie to his family’s home in Samoa. MAN KAT1 – The off-road high-mobility truck was taken from the Moscow base so that Hobbs, Shaw, and Hattie could escape with a device that could potentially extract the deadly virus threatening the latter. 1966 Peterbilt Truck – Hobbs and Shaw used the modified semi-truck for the spinoff’s final action-packed sequence.

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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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