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Every Car Letty Drives In The Movies

Letty Ortiz never backs down from a fight, nor does the character give up a chance to drive a memorable car in the Fast & Furious franchise. The character, played by Michelle Rodriguez, made her debut in 2001’s The Fast and the Furious, the installment that launched the adrenaline-inducing film series. Despite initially serving as the love interest to Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Letty eventually emerged as a core figure in the series. Rodriguez once again portrayed the figure in the most recent sequel, F9, which released in June 2021.

Letty was the girlfriend of Dom and close friend of Mia Toretto (Jordana Brewster) when Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) infiltrated their group. While they spent time street racing, Brian realized that Dom and his crew were behind a series of semi-truck heists. Letty was in on the robberies, and she never backed down when it meant helping Dom. Like Brian, Letty was an extremely loyal member of the group, and she continued being a viable member when their missions became more dangerous.

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Following a death scare, it was later unearthed that Dom and Letty were married. That notion complicated matters, but Letty continued using her expert driving skills when the team needed her. The Fast & Furious series certainly doesn’t have a shortage of respectable female characters, but Letty stands apart from the rest due to her tough demeanor. Here’s every major car that Letty drove throughout the franchise thus far.

1997 Nissan 240SX
Fast & Furious

Throughout The Fast and the Furious, Letty was seen primarily driving the modified Nissan 240SX. The skilled driver and knowledgeable mechanic was a member of Dom’s crew from the beginning. Not only was Letty seen driving the red Nissan with yellow graphics around Los Angeles, but she also used the vehicle to participate in Race Wars. Letty easily beat her opponent after using her supply of NOS, something Dom’s crew was known for. It was unclear what happened to Letty’s Nissan since it didn’t make any other appearances in the franchise.

1993 Honda Civic EJ1
Dom's team conducts a DVD truck heist in Fast & Furious

Aside from the Nissan, Letty was also shown driving one of the black Honda Civics used for hijacking trucks in the first installment of The Fast Saga. Dom, Letty, and Leon (Johnny Strong) used the cars to ambush a truck in order to steal its cargo before speeding off. When the group attempted another heist, the truck driver shot a member of Dom’s crew after hearing about potential attacks. During the assault, the Honda driven by Letty was run off the road, causing her car to flip. She survived the event after being rescued by Leon, but her car wasn’t so lucky.

1970 Plymouth Road Runner
Letty crawls out of an upturned car all bloody in Furious 6.

When Dom relocated to the Dominican Republic in Fast & Furious, he and his crew started to hijack fuel tankers. Among the group was his girlfriend, Letty, but when the police close in on their activity, the crew disbanded. Letty, meanwhile, contacted Brian and worked as a double agent under Arturo Braga (John Ortiz), a dangerous crime lord. Braga’s henchmen, Fenix (Laz Alonso), caught on before chasing Letty’s Plymouth Road Runner and running her off of the road. The pursuit resulted in Letty’s car rolling multiple times before it was set on fire by Fenix. The car was destroyed, and Letty was thought to have perished in the assassination attempt, but she ended up surviving.

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1971 Jensen Interceptor
Letty repairs her car in Fast & Furious 6

Following Letty’s major car crash at the hands of Fenix, the character was left with severe amnesia. She had no recollection of her association with Dom or his crew, so she aligned with Owen Shaw (Luke Evans) ahead of Fast & Furious 6. While Owen’s group used a special Flip Car to perform heists in London, Dom set out to stop the antagonist. Members of Owen’s followers attempted to thwart Dom’s counterattack, and among them was Letty in a grey Jensen Interceptor. At one point, Letty used the car to race against Dom and his Dodge Charger Daytona. She eventually regained some of her memories and rejoined Dom’s crew, but it was unknown what happened to the vehicle.

1970 Plymouth Barracuda

Fast & Furious Dom's 1971 Plymouth GTX in the fate of the furious

Ahead of Furious 7, Dom, Brian, and the crew were pardoned for all of their previous crimes, so they were allowed to resume life in Los Angeles. To jog Letty’s memory, Dom took her to Race Wars in a black Plymouth Barracuda. He encouraged her to use the car in a race against an Audi R8, and she won easily. Letty was shown driving the car around toward the end of the movie when Ramsey (Nathalie Emmanuel) attempted to shut down God’s Eye. Ramsey was in the passenger seat of Letty’s Barracuda as the pair tried to avoid Mose Jakande’s (Djimon Hounsou) explosive drones. The car survived the movie, but it hasn’t made another appearance.

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT
Fast & Furious

Letty later rejoined Dom and the group to rescue Ramsey from Mose Jakande’s terrorist organization. While concocting a mission, Mr. Nobody (Kurt Russell) provided a warehouse full of cars. Letty chose a lime green and black Dodge Challenger SRT equipped with push bars. Since the group planned to drive the cars out of a moving plane, the car was also modified with a parachute and a harpoon gun. Letty used the vehicle to ambush Jakande’s convoy after grounding her car. She also memorably drifted along the edge of a cliff to rescue Brian from falling over the edge. Following the mission, the car wasn’t seen again.

Dodge Viper SRT-10
Fast & Furious

In order to get their hands on the God’s Eye program in the first place, Ramsey needed a special flash drive located in Abu Dhabi. The team arrived in the capital of the United Arab Emirates in style to blend in with the rich that they will soon be encountering. As part of the new mission, the group was given access to a new set of cars to drive around the city. Letty picked a late model black Dodge Viper SRT-10 as her loaner.

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
Fast & Furious

Before the others found that Dom betrayed them to join Cipher (Charlize Theron) in The Fate of the Furious, members of the team helped Luke Hobbs (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) and the DSS in retrieving an EMP device in Berlin. Dom, Letty, Tej (Ludacris), and Roman (Tyrese Gibson) all used grey and black Dodge Challenger Demon models to carry out the mission. Out of all the cars, Dom’s was the only one to sustain damage after he side-swiped Hobbs in order to steal the device for Cipher.

1966 Chevrolet Corvette C2 Sting Ray
Letty pursues a rogue Dom in Fast & Furious

When Cipher sent Dom on a special mission in New York City, Letty and the rest of the group follow to stop him. With their various cars, the group tried to intercept Dom using various harpoons. Letty’s red Corvette Sting Ray was in on the attack. Dom managed to get out of the precarious situation by destroying all of their cars one by one, including the Corvette, which was pulled into Tej’s 2016 Mercedes AMG GT S. Since the car was severely damaged, it was presumably abandoned or impounded after the encounter with Dom.

Local Motors Rally Fighter
Fast & Furious

Near the end of The Fate of the Furious, Dom traveled to a Russian base to disable a nuclear submarine so Cipher could hijack it. Letty and the rest of the team tried to once again infiltrate Dom’s plans by stopping the sub from reaching open waters. To drive on the frozen tundra, Letty arrived, driving a special Local Motors Rally Fighter equipped with push bars. At this point, Dom turned on Cipher once his infant son was safe and rejoined his team. Upon redirecting a missile to destroy the bomb, the vehicles, including the Rally Fighter was used to shield Dom from the explosion.

Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron
Letty sits on a motorbike about to leave Dom behind in F9

Instead of four wheels, Letty primarily turned to motorcycles in F9. After Tej, Roman, and Ramsey arrived on the Toretto farm to enlist Letty and Dom for a special mission recovering Mr. Nobody, the married couple were in disagreement about helping. With Dom’s reluctance, Letty hopped on her Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron and let the farm, revealing she missed that part of her old life. It’s unclear what happened to the motorcycle after Letty reunited with the other members of the group.

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Yamaha YZ4350F

Letty essentially traded in her Harley for a Yamaha YZ4350F in F9. When Dom joined the group at the airport, they traveled to Montequinto to investigate Mr. Nobody’s plane crash. While the crew had their own convoy, Letty rode through the jungle terrain in her Yamaha motorcycle. When the military arrived, Letty didn’t have much protection, but she managed to evade capture. With half of Project Ares stashed on the back of her motorcycle, Jakob joined the chase. At one point, the bike was clipped, flipped Letty through the air before Dom used the hood of his car to catch her. The Yamaha was likely destroyed and left in Montequinto.

1970 Chevrolet Nova SS

For the final showdown in F9, Letty drove a silver 1970 Chevrolet Nova SS with black stripes. The car was used during the convoy chase in Tbilisi when Dom’s group attempted to take down the armored truck transporting Otto and Jakob. With Ramsey in the passenger seat, Letty strategically used the magnets equipped in her car to prevent other ensuing vehicles from getting too close to the convoy. Her work was vital in the success of the mission, but it’s unclear what happened to the Chevy Nova in the process. It’s possible the car returns in future Fast & Furious installments.

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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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