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Top 10 Cars, Ranked By Cost

It can be argued that the Fast & Furious franchise is a multi-year car commercial or a long-running car show with larger, action-packed episodes. Except, no one explains the car types, cost, and functionalities. Petrolheads who would like to know the details can always check out shows like Top Gear or The Grand Tour.

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More than 500 different models of cars have been used in the franchise so far. Out of those, 140 have been driven or owned by credited characters. Given how expensive some of the cars are, it can be assumed that Dom and his crew are quite wealthy. After all, they’ve conducted plenty of high-stakes heists.

2005 Aston Martin DB9 – $175,000

Deckard Shaw confronts Dom

Aston Martins are more common in the Bond franchise than in any other franchise. Only two have made an appearance in the Fast & Furious franchise. One of them is the DB9. It’s driven by Deckard Shaw in Furious 7.
After Dom takes his 1970 Dodge Charger R/T from the garage, he heads to downtown LA to confront Shaw who has just arrived in the DB9. For some strange reason, the two decide to ram into each other’s cars, thus destroying them both in the process. That’s over $300,000 gone. Miraculously, none of them gets injured after the impact.

1969 Chevrolet Yenko Camaro – $300,000

Yanko Camarro in 2 Fast 2 Furious

The 1969 Yenko Camaro is first driven by Korpi (one of the drivers seeking to be hired by drug lord Carter Verone) in 2 Fast 2 Furious.  Verone tests the drivers by having them speed to a safehouse to retrieve a package. Korpi loses.
Later, Roman and Brian challenge Korpi and another driver to a race. Whoever wins takes all the cars. Roman loses but Brian wins. He gladly takes the Yenko Camaro. When Brian and Roman go to retrieve Verone’s cash, later on, Brian drives the car. In one of the franchise’s most iconic scenes, he does a speed jump with it over the water before crashing into Verone’s boat.

2019 McLaren 720s – $315, 000

Shaw driving the McLaren

The McLaren 720s appears in Hobbs & Shaw. It’s driven by Deckard Shaw during a chase scene on the streets of Edinburgh. At one point, Deckard, his sister Hattie and his buddy Hobbs all manage to squeeze themselves in the car. How exactly they manage to do that in a two-seater is a mystery.
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Despite the combined weight of the muscled passengers, the car moves pretty fast. The car has a top speed of 212 mph so it’s understandable why it was chosen. It’s important to note that this is the first time a McLaren of any kind is used in the franchise.

2011 Lexus LFA – $ 375,000

Han and Gisele head to Berlin at the end of Fast Five

In the closing stages of Fast Five, everyone is living their best life, thanks to the millions they made in Rio. Han is shown speeding towards a city in his brand new Lexus LFA as Gisele sits on his lap. As if that’s not interesting enough, the two lovebirds are seen kissing too.
Kissing while driving? Quite a dangerous, but not one can lecture Dom and his crew on what to do on the road. They are the best at it. Gisele asks Han where they are going and he says Madrid. She reminds him that he had planned to go to Tokyo and Han says there’ll go there eventually. For now, it’s time to have fun.

1965 Ford GT40 – $500,000

Dom inspects the Ford GT40 in Fast Five

The GT40 is among the several cars belonging to Rio kingpin Hernan Reyes that has been seized by the DEA in Fast Five. Zizi wants the car but Don orders Mia to drive it. This causes Zizi’s men to clash with Dom and Brian.
Dom and Brian soon discover that there is a computer chip in the GT40 with information about the locations of ten Reyes safe houses stacked with $10 million each. Dom and Brian thus form a team to steal the $100 million belonging to the drug lord.

Eagle Speedster – $1,500,000

Tej buys the Eagle Speedster

The black Eagle Speedster is bought by Tej Parker in Furious 6. Dom asks Tej and Hobbs to get new cars after the BMW M5s fail, so they head to a car auction. The punter isn’t too happy with how they are dressed. He assumes that they are broke and suggests they leave to create space for wealthier customers.
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Tej surprises him by purchases all cars present. One of them is the Eagle Speedster. They are then delivered to a safe house owned by the crew. After the cars are delivered, Tej and Hobbs humiliate the punter by making him undress and leave his clothes with them. Unfortunately, the Speedster is never driven in the film.

2011 Bugatti Veyron – $1,900,000

Roman drives the Bugatti Veyron

When Dom and his family land in Abu Dhabi, they acquire five supercars. Roman, who always has taste, picks a 2011 Bugatti Veyron. The car is first spotted after the crew races through the Abu Dhabi desert.
Sadly, it doesn’t make another appearance in the film. It’s a mystery what Roman did to it. Perhaps he still has it. Maybe it’ll appear in one of the next installments, though one wouldn’t bet on that. The franchise rarely recycles the same cars.

Ferrari FXX – $2,600,000

Tej Parker's Ferrari FXX

The car is briefly seen at Tej’s Costa Rica base in the early stages of Furious 6. Several people are seen admiring it and for good reason. The car is extremely rare. It’s neither road-legal nor race-legal. It can only be driven on test tracks.
According to a report by Top Gear, only 40 such cars exist in the world. Anyone who purchases is required to have their own private track. They must also promise to drive it, not just keep it on display. Most of the FXX’s remain unpurchased.

2010 Koenigsegg CCX-R – $3,000,000

Roman steps out of his Koenigsegg CCX-R in Fast Five

After Dom and his crew rip off Hernan Reyes, Roman Pierce passes by Tej’s garage in the final stages of the film. He has just bought a Koenigsegg CCXR with his cut of the heist. Apparently, there are only two such cars in the Western Hemisphere and Roman is glad to have one.
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Seconds later, Tej reveals that he has bought one too. Roman is disappointed at first but then he welcomes the idea of Tej having the same taste as him. “We can shine together,” he says

2013 Lykan Hypersport – $3,400,000

Dom and Brian look at the Lykan Hypersport in Furious 7

Given how expensive this car is, it’s no surprise that only an Abu Dhabi prince could afford it. The car makes an appearance in Furious 7. Dom and his crew get special invites to a party at the Etihad Towers in order to retrieve a chip containing the God’s Eye program from the car.
Removing the chip takes longer than expected, so Dom drives it through the building while Brian attempts to pull the chip from under the seats. The car plows through the windows of three different buildings but Dom is unable to stop it due to faulty breaks. He and Brian thus jump out before the car drops thousands of feet to the ground below. What a waste!
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The 69-Year Story Behind The Fast And Furious Name

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The Fast & Furious franchise started with the 2001 movie The Fast and the Furious and went through several major changes in its sequel titles. The title for the original movie was almost different, with options like Race Wars, but the producer fought for The Fast and the Furious.

As the Fast & Furious series has one of the most recognizable franchise names in cinema, some may be curious as to where its origin came from. The multi-billion-dollar franchise started with 2001’s straightforward street racing movie, The Fast and the Furious, but following that, the series went through several major changes, and that was mirrored in the Fast & Furious sequel movie titles. 2 Fast 2 Furious introduced numbered titles, then The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift immediately dropped that format. The fourquel confused things further with the title Fast & Furious, and it only got more confusing from there. However, every title is still a play on the original 2001 title.

The Fast and the Furious came to fruition following a Vibe magazine article called “Racer X”. Universal had the incredible foresight of seeing how popular street racing would become in the 2000s, and the studio quickly grabbed the movie rights to the article. However, while the movie was originally titled after the article, the studio wasn’t totally satisfied with that name, and many other titles, including Race Wars, were considered. The movie even went into production under the title Redline, but producer Neal Moritz had his mind set on one title that seemed unachievable to get; The Fast and the Furious.

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The Fast And The Furious Is Named After A 1954 Movie
Dom and Brian sitting on a car with their friends in The Fast and the Furious

Another movie titled The Fast and the Furious already existed, and it was released almost half a century before the 2001 street racing film was released. 1954’s The Fast and the Furious, written by Roger Corman, has nothing to do with street racing as it exists today. The movie follows a prison escapee who kidnaps a rich woman and steals her Jaguar, then ends up in an epic road race that ends in Mexico. While the title perfectly fits the 1954 film, Moritz was desperate to use the title for his own movie that he was producing, having learned about it after seeing a Roger Corman documentary (via Entertainment Weekly).

Moritz detailed how Universal didn’t seem to be completely on board at first. The producer explained, “I called up the head of marketing at Universal the next morning and said ‘Okay, I’ve got the title: The Fast and the Furious!’ And there was just silence on the other end. I was like, ‘Oh, I guess that is the worst title he’s ever heard.’ However, after mulling it over, Universal agreed, and it worked out perfectly, as the whole world now knows that name and it’s synonymous with the Vin Diesel-led franchise. Movie titles are extremely important, and it’s less likely that the movie would have become a billion-dollar franchise if it was titled Race Wars.

Paul Walker smiles in Dom's garage in The Fast and the Furious

Moritz revealed, “we made a deal with Roger to give him the use of some stock footage that Universal owned.” It isn’t clear if Corman ever benefited financially from that footage. In hindsight, he undoubtedly got a terrible deal. The Fast & Furious name is extremely important to the franchise and has made Universal billions. The name has even been used for spinoffs, and Fast & Furious Present: Hobbs & Shaw wouldn’t have made $760 million without the name attached to it. However, there was no knowing how huge the franchise became. After all, The Fast and the Furious was originally just a scrappy crime movie based on a magazine article.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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Fast X Video Reveals BTS Of Real, Practical Fights In OTT Sequel

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The Fast X fight between Letty and Cipher was filmed using practical effects, resulting in a well-choreographed hand-to-hand combat sequence full of emotions. Cipher’s decision to team up with Dom and “La Familia” was out of necessity, but spending time with Letty after escaping prison could lead to her becoming a member of the family. Cipher’s unexplored history with Giselle and her association with Letty could help in mellowing down the former villain and potentially setting up a redemption arc or even a Cipher spin-off.

A new Fast X behind-the-scenes video shows how Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) and Cipher’s (Charlize Theron) intense fight scene was filmed. Dom and his “La Familia” returned on the big screen in 2023 for the tenth main installment of The Fast Saga. In a major twist, however, instead of butting heads again with Cipher, the primary villain of the franchise for several recent entries, Letty had to team up with her. That didn’t stop Letty from expressing her true feelings about her when they were both captured by the Agency.

Courtesy of Collider is a behind-the-scenes clip from Louis Leterrier’s Fast X that offers a look at how Cipher and Letty’s one-on-one fight scene was filmed. Check out the video below:

The Fast X fight is arguably one of the best choreographed hand-to-hand combat in The Fast Saga, and it’s all because they filmed it with practical effects. The result, coupled with the history between the pair, is an effective action sequence full of emotions.

How Cipher & Letty’s Relationship Evolves In Fast & Furious 11
Cipher wearing a coat in Fast X

Granted that Cipher’s decision to team up with Dom and “La Familia” came from necessity after she was targeted by Jason Momoa’s Dante, spending more time with Letty after escaping prison can lead to her becoming a proper member of “La Familia.” There’s precedent to this, with a few of the recent The Fast Saga villains ending up being redeemed and joining Dom and his crew. This has been the case with Deckard Shaw (despite his attempted murder of Han Lue), and more recently, John Cena’s Jakob, who sacrificed himself in Fast X to save Little B.

Increasing the chances of this happening is Cipher’s unexplored history with Giselle. After she and Letty finally escaped the Agency’s bunk prison, they found themselves in the middle of nowhere. Thankfully, Giselle came to the rescue after Cipher notified her of their escape plan. There has never been any indication that Cipher and Giselle know each other before the massive Fast X twist. Making this more surprising is that Giselle has been believed to be dead for several years now. Her association with Giselle could help Letty mellow down on the former villain when they all return for Fast and Furious 11.

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Perhaps, this unexpected turn could be a set-up for the in-development Cipher spin-off. Specific plot details about the project are currently scant, with Universal still not announcing a tentative release date. Nevertheless, the events of Fast X could be the start of her redemption arc, with her relationship with Letty functioning as a barometer of whether viewers can finally forgive her for all of her transgressions.

Source: Collider

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10 Characters Who Should Be In It

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Michelle Rodriguez’s Letty is the franchise’s biggest female character and the obvious pick to lead the all-female spinoff. Jordana Brewster’s Mia deserves a big role in the spinoff to expand on her character and showcase her growth. Brie Larson’s Tess is needed in the spinoff to explore the mystery surrounding her character and add her engaging screen presence to the team.

The Fast & Furious saga is meant to continue with an all-female-led movie, and casting the returning characters presents exciting options. An all-female spinoff could be the perfect way to continue the Fast &Furious story, as it will be able to retain the elements of the franchise that make it iconic while offering a new perspective. From the beginning, the franchise has been very male-dominated, and told male-centric stories, so offering the high-octane thrills of a Fast & Furious movie from a female perspective could be a welcome change of pace.

The series is known for having an all-star cast, so any female spinoff will have to match the previous films. Thankfully, the franchise already has several incredible female movie stars. Fast X, the latest film in the franchise, introduced and reintroduced some exciting female characters, setting the groundwork for the upcoming Fast & Furious movie. Obviously, whatever happens in the next film will determine who will be on the team and what side they will fight for. The franchise already has a healthy supply of female characters, both good and evil, who can factor into a Fast & Furious female spinoff.

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Related Fast X Proves How Great A Fast & Furious Female Spinoff Would Be The idea of an all-female spinoff is more exciting than Fast & Furious 11, with Fast X providing the blueprint for just how well it could work.

10 Michelle Rodriguez’s Letty Can Lead The Fast Spinoff Ensemble
She’s the franchise’s biggest female character

Michelle Rodriguez’s Letty has been a key member of the Fast family since the first movie, and no female spinoff would feel right without her leading the team. Dominic Toretto’s wife is one of the fastest drivers in the world. Letty has made her way from street racer to international woman of mystery, becoming one of the franchise’s best characters in the process. Rodriguez is an incredibly engaging screen presence thanks to her charisma and action pedigree. An all-female action movie is right in her wheelhouse, making her the obvious pick for the lead in the movie.

9 Jordana Brewster’s Mia Deserves A Big Role
The Toretto family member has been sidelined recently

Another extension of the Toretto family tree, Jordana Brewster’s Mia is Dom’s brother and the wife of Paul Walker’s Brian. Since Walker’s tragic death, as well as the introduction of countless new characters, Mia has been sidelined in recent films, which is a shame because she is one of the best parts of the earlier films. A spinoff with just the women could be a great time to expand on Mia’s character and see how she has grown over the past couple of years, especially now that she is the mother of two. Brewster is an underrated talent, and Mia should be heavily involved in whatever spinoff the filmmakers plan.

8 Brie Larson’s Tess Is Needed After Fast X Introduction
Mr. Nobody’s daughter has a bright future
Brie Larson as Tess firing a gun in Fast X

Fast X introduced several new faces to the franchise, but perhaps most notably was Brie Larson as Tess “Nobody”, a secret agent on a quest to protect Dom and his family. Larson had relatively little screen time in the movie, and her introduction felt like it was mostly included to set up a future spinoff. The Oscar winner is the perfect name to include in a spinoff. Larson is an incredibly engaging and vulnerable screen presence and a great addition to the team. As her family name would imply, there is still a lot of mystery about Tess that this spinoff could explore.

7 Ramsey’s Return Can Give Nathalie Emmanuel A Major Role
The hacker has a growing set of skills
Nathalie Emmanuel in Fast and Furious 7.

After her first appearance in Furious 7, Nathalie Emmanuel’s Ramsey has been the Fast team’s resident hacker and tech wiz. The Game of Thrones star has mostly been used for exposition and comic relief since joining the team, but Ramsey has a distinctive style and skill set that would make her a great addition to the female spinoff. While Mia and Letty are great drivers, Ramsey has skills in the digital realm that could help the team on whatever mission they are on. It would also be interesting to see how Ramsey functions outside the trio of her, Tej, and Roman.

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6 Daniela Melchior’s Return As Isabel Gives The Spinoff More Legacy
Isabel is the sister of Elena
Isabel (Daniela Melchior) in a car at a street race in Fast X

For a while, Elsa Pataky’s Elena was viewed as an obvious candidate to appear in a Fast & Furious female spinoff. However, after her untimely demise in The Fate of the Furious, her younger sister can fill that void. Another new female protagonist introduced in Fast X, Daniela Melchior’s Isabel also felt like she was included mostly to set up this future spinoff. Melchior is one of the more promising young actors to pop up this decade, and her work in The Suicide Squad proves she is more than ready to have a large part in a team-up action movie.

5 Gal Gadot’s Place In The Fast Spinoff As Gisele Is Likely
Fast X confirmed Gisele is still alive

Gal Gadot made her return to Fast and Furious in the final moments of Fast X’s ending, which confirmed that Gisele is alive after Fast & Furious 6. The character’s return had been speculated for a long time, and audiences should see much more of her now that her fate is confirmed. A Fast & Furious female spinoff can answer lingering questions about Gisele’s life, such as how she survived falling from a plane or what she’s been doing for the last several years. The movie can also finally give Gisele a prominent role in the franchise once again.

4 Charlize Theron’s Cipher Could Play Both Sides In The Spinoff
The franchise’s villain is not to be trusted

In both The Fate of the Furious and F9: The Fast Saga, Charlize Theron’s Cipher served as the franchise’s primary antagonist. While Fast X puts her allegiance into question, she is still one of the best villains in all of Fast and Furious and would make an excellent baddie for the all-women team to go up against. While Cipher could be a reluctant ally to the team, Theron is just much more fun hamming it up as the bad guy, and the film could serve as a fitting conclusion to her movie-spanning scheme.

3 Eva Mendes Can Return As Monica Fuentes At Long Last
She hasn’t been seen since Fast Five
Monica Fuentes pointing a rifle in 2 Fast 2 Furious.

The Fast & Furious female spinoff would also be a great opportunity to finally bring back Eva Mendes as Monica Fuentes. Following her debut in 2 Fast 2 Furious, she returned briefly in Fast Five’s post-credits scene. Eva Mendes has since mostly retired from acting, leaving audiences without a chance to see Monica’s story continue. A Fast X Easter egg did provide a reminder of her presence in the franchise. This could be to help set up her appearance in Fast 11, but a return alongside the franchise’s biggest female characters would be more fitting.

2 Vanessa Kirby’s Hattie Needs To Crossover With The Main Franchise
She’s from the franchise’s only current spinoff
Vanessa Kirby in Fast and Furious Presents Hobbs and Shaw

Only appearing in Hobbs & Shaw, Vanessa Kirby’s Hattie is the third sibling in the Shaw family and one of the most dangerous women in the Fast universe. She was a scene-stealing presence in the previous Fast & Furious spinoff movie that left audiences wanting more. It would be great to see Kirby return for an even bigger role in the franchise spinoff, allowing her to interact with some of the other prominent characters along the way.

1 Helen Mirren’s Queenie Should Be The Female Ensemble’s Mentor
She’s become a frequent face
Dom Toretto and Queenie Shaw in Fast and Furious

With her appearances in the past four movies, including Hobbs & Shaw, Helen Mirren has become a surprising mainstay of the Fast & Furious franchise. Her role as British gangster Queenie is such a fun role for the Dame, and her time in the universe should continue especially in the all-female spinoff. Mirren’s roles in the movies have mostly been one-scene cameos, so this film could be a great space to expand the character and give her a chance to interact with more actors than just Vin Diesel.

Fast X Poster Fast X Release Date: 2023-05-19 Director: Louis Leterrier Cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Charlize Theron, Nathalie Emmanuel, John Cena, Sung Kang, Helen Mirren, Brie Larson, Scott Eastwood, Jason Momoa Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 141 Minutes Genres: Action, Adventure, Crime Writers: Justin Lin, Dan Mazeau, Gary Scott Thompson Budget: $340 Million Studio(s): Universal Pictures Distributor(s): Universal Pictures Sequel(s): Fast and Furious 11, Fast & Furious 12 prequel(s): Fast & Furious, 2 Fast 2 Furious, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, The Fast And The Furious, Fast 5, Fast and Furious 6, Furious 7, Fast and Furious 8, F9: The Fast Saga1 Franchise(s): Fast and Furious

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