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What Each Fast & Furious Character’s Signature Cars Reveal About Them


The Fast & Furious franchise started as a street racing series, but evolved into heists and espionage while still maintaining the importance of cars for the main characters. Each main character in the Fast & Furious saga has a signature vehicle that reflects their personality and preferences, such as Deckard Shaw’s McLaren 720S for elegance and Luke Hobbs’ armored trucks for power. The choice of cars for the characters, like Tej Parker’s Ferrari FXX and Han’s Mazda RX-7 FD, highlight their individual traits and priorities, such as sophistication and vintage car enthusiasm.

The Fast & Furious saga started as a love letter to car culture, which means it’s no surprise that the main characters have signature vehicles that reveal a lot about their personalities. The first Fast & Furious film debuted in 2001, and, since then, the franchise has become a blockbuster hit spread over 11 movies, one spin-off, and multiple plans to continue growing the franchise. Because of how extended the Fast & Furious universe is, it’s only natural for the franchise to include an array of powerful, iconic vehicles.

Throughout Fast & Furious’ movies, the series has wowed its audience with thrilling, gravity-defying car scenes that could not have been possible without some legendary rides. Be it Dom’s timeless Charger or Brian’s Supra, Fast & Furious started as a street racing franchise focused on illegal car races, and it delivered quality cars for its viewers. However, by Fast Five, the films transitioned into heists and espionage, continuing the theme for the rest of the series. Despite that, as much as the Fast & Furious saga wanted to minimize the role of racing, cars continued to be important for all the main characters.

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9 Deckard Shaw Is All About European Exotics
Signature Car: McLaren 720S
Deckard Hobbs (Jason Statham) and McLaren 720s on the poster for Hobbs & Shaw

Deckard Shaw, played by Jason Statham, is from London, and his choice of cars proves that he mostly goes for European models. He is elegant, yet lethal, and exotic cars highlight that best. He drove his signature English car, the McLaren 720S, in his Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw. His character is loyal to his family, and driving an English car couldn’t be a better choice for his character. Throughout the series, he drove other English cars, like the iconic McLaren Senna, a Jaguar F-Type, and a 2005 Aston Martin DB9, but also a couple of Italian wheels, such as the Maserati Ghibli.

8 Luke Hobbs Is All About Huge, Armored Trucks
Signature Car: Navistar MXT, Gurkha LAPV

Luke Hobbs, played by Dwayne Johnson, first appeared in 2011’s Fast Five, and, with him, viewers were introduced to new vehicles: huge, armored trucks. Hobbs started the series as a Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) agent, and his rides in Fast & Furious proved that. They were big, imposing, powerful, and armored, which also defines the unstoppable Hobbs, who made his recent return in the ending credits of Fast X. Hobbs drove many big cars in Fast & Furious, but some of the most iconic ones were the Gurkha LAPV which he drove around Brazil and the Navistar MXT, used in Fast & Furious 6 during the convoy attack in Russia.

fast-x-post-credits-scenes Related Fast X Post-Credits Scenes Explained: How Many & What THAT Character’s Return Means After the credits begin to roll, Fast X continues to surprise fans with more, including a game-changing cameo. We break down the post-credits tease.

7 Roman Pearce Is All About Flashy Supercars
Signature Car: Koenigsegg CCXR
Roman Pearce's 2010 Koenigsegg CCXR in Fast Five in a parking lot

Tyrese Gibson’s Roman Pierce was introduced in 2 Fast 2 Furious, and has been a constant, loyal friend to Dom Toretto ever since. Roman drove many cars in Fast & Furious, but his signature car appears in Fast Five when he purchases the vehicle of his dreams: a black 2010 Koenigsegg CCXR. Roman is reluctant to try dangerous things, but he would do so for money, and his supercar proves that. He loves flashy, exclusive things, and, in Fast Five, he claims the Koenigsegg is “the only one in the Western Hemisphere,” as the CCXR’s production included only three units. The vehicle is also extremely fast, which is right up Roman’s alley.

6 Tej Parker Loves Italian Cars
Signature Car: Ferrari FXX
Tej Parker (Ludacris) and his Ferrari Fxx in Fast and Furious

Tej Parker’s cars in Fast & Furious are nothing short of impressive. Ludacris’ character began the series as a mechanic, proving his driving and hacking numerous times. Similar to Roman, Tej also splashed his money on cars, including a Ferrari FXX (in addition to a Koenigsegg CCXR). The FXX is iconic and timeless, which highlights that Tej prioritizes quality, sophistication, and prestige, and there’s nothing like a Ferrari to accomplish that. Unfortunately, the Fast Saga didn’t use a real Ferrari FFX, but one with a Ferrari Enzo body kit (which is iconic in itself). Tej also drove another Ferrari, the 458 Italia, in Furious 7.

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5 Han Is A True Car Connoisseur
Signature Car: Mazda RX-7 FD
Han drifts through Tokyo in an orange and black Mazda RX7 in Tokyo Drift

Han (Sung Kang) is introduced in the third Fast & Furious film, which was all about drifting. He is a true vintage car enthusiast, as well as a real connoisseur, and he balances Japanese grand tourers with American cars throughout the film series. His signature car is a Mazda RX-7 FD, which was his primary car in Tokyo. With an orange and black exterior, the car highlights Han’s love for drifts. However, the most surprising car Han drives in Fast & Furious is a 1971 Alfa Romeo 2000GT in Fast X.

4 Mia Toretto
Signature Car: 1994 Acura Integra GS-R
Mia Toretto (Jordana Brewster) driving the blue 1994 Acura Integra in The Fast and the Furious

Mia Toretto, played by Jordana Brewster, proved her skills both as a driver and a mechanic throughout the series. Since she’s a Toretto, Mia drove many cars in Fast & Furious, but one turned out to be truly iconic for her: the blue 1994 Acura Integra GS-R. Mia drove the car in the first film to impress Brian as she gave him a ride, and, although it didn’t appear in the subsequent sequels, it was a remarkable car that proved Mia’s intelligence. Although it’s fast, it’s also reliable and safe, just like Mia. However, she proved she could handle anything as she drove the 1965 Ford GT40 in Fast Five.

3 Letty Ortiz
Signature Car: 1971 Jensen Interceptor

Letty is Dom’s ride-or-die, and she is a great driver and risk-taker. Letty’s Fast & Furious car history includes both American and Japanese cars, as well as some motorcycles, but the most iconic car she drives is the gray 1971 Jensen Interceptor. The British sports car is both stylish and fast, with a lot of power, just like Letty. She drove the car in Fast & Furious 6, memorably during the pursuit of Owen Shaw’s Flip Car. Although it was different from her usual American or Japanese cars, it also highlighted how Letty changed when she didn’t have her memory and worked for Shaw.

2 Brian O’Conner Was All About Foreign Power
Signature Car: Nissan Skyline GT-R and Toyota Supra MK IV

The cars Brian O’Conner drove in Fast & Furious proved his passion for imported Japanese cars. It’s difficult to pick just one signature car for Brian, because his 1994 Toyota Supra MK IV from the first film is a symbol of the series, as well as his blue Nissan Skyline GT-R from 2 Fast 2 Furious. Brian’s background in law enforcement shows that he is reliable, which is the perfect way to describe Japanese cars. However, he had turned into a thrill-seeker in the first film, and the Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 and the Toyota Supra MK IV are both powerful sports cars that highlight that.

Related Fast & Furious: What Your Favorite Character Says About You It’s safe to say that every Fast & Furious fan has a favorite character. However, have you ever wondered what drew you to them in the first place?

1 Dominic “Dom” Toretto Is All About Muscle Cars
Signature Car: 1970 Dodge Charger R/T

Dom is the fastest of them all, with a big preference for muscle cars. Given that his signature is his love and devotion to his family, it’s no surprise that Dom goes for muscle cars. They’re home-grown, reliable, and true monsters on wheels, begging for extra mods and oomph. Dom drove many cars throughout Fast & Furious, and he prides himself on his knowledge of vehicles, but there’s nothing more iconic in the Fast & Furious saga than him and his signature car, a 1970 Dodge Charger R/T. The Charger is aggressive, thanks to its 375 horsepower and 490 lb-ft of torque, and all about masculinity and power, much like Dom Toretto.

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Fast & Furious 11’s Franchise-Ending Updates Makes The Rock’s New Hobbs Spinoff Even More Confusing


Fast & Furious 11 will be the final ride for the franchise, closing the Toretto chapter after many years of success and some recent disappointments.
The status of The Rock’s Hobbs spinoff, Hobbs & Reyes, is uncertain as plans for the franchise’s finale have undergone changes.
While Fast 11 may mark the end of the main series, there is potential for Johnson’s character Hobbs to continue with solo adventures in the aftermath.

The latest update for Fast and Furious 11 suggests the saga truly is coming to a close soon – leaving Dwayne Johnson’s planned Hobbs spinoff in a strange place. After struggling for about a decade to find his footing as a leading man, The Rock finally broke through with his supporting role in Fast Five. His character Hobbs was essentially a human tank chasing after Dom (Vin Diesel) and his gang, and Johnson completely stole the 2011 sequel.

He continued with the Fast and Furious movies for several entries, but after a high-profile falling out with Diesel during The Fate of the Furious, he exited. Of course, Johnson’s stardom was at the point where he could focus on his own project, though he did reteam with Jason Statham for spinoff Hobbs and Shaw. In Fast X’s mid-credits scene, Johnson made a shock return as Hobbs – after previously vowing to never return to the main series. This brief scene teased the upcoming spinoff Hobbs & Reyes, where Johnson’s character will face off against Jason Momoa’s vengeful Reyes.

Fast & Furious 11’s Finale Plans Make The Rock’s Hobbs Movie Confusing
Hobbs & Reyes’ status needs to be confirmed
Dominic Toretto overtop Fast X scene of cast eating at table

Before the release of the 2023 sequel, star and producer Diesel suggested Fast and Furious 11 might not be the end, as originally planned. Instead, Diesel said the finale could be extended to two more installments, but following Fast X’s disappointing box office performance, the story will indeed wrap up with one last ride. In a recent Instagram post, Diesel confirmed the eleventh outing will be “the grand finale” – which makes the current status of Hobbs & Reyes a tad confusing.

Vin Diesel looking serious as Dom in Fast X. Related Fast & Furious 11’s Franchise-Ending Plans Reaffirmed By Vin Diesel In Emotional Development Update VIn Diesel offers an update on Fast & Furious 11’s development, reaffirming the next sequel will be the end for the mainline franchise.

There hasn’t been much heard about the offshoot since it was first confirmed in 2023, though it’s said to bridge the gap between Fast X and the next outing. Whether this means it will resolve the latter’s cliffhanger ending or feature any other main entry cast members are also unknown.

Fast 11
is truly arriving in April 2025, that doesn’t leave much time for
Hobbs & Reyes
to enter production and come out before its release date. Unless the project has already begun filming in secret – which feels very doubtful – there are signs the plan for Hobbs’ next adventure have changed.

How The Rock’s New Fast & Furious Movies Will Tie Into Fast 11
Will the spinoff truly bridge the gap between Fast X & 11?
Hobbs and Dante Reyes looking sideways in the Fast and Furious movies

When the spinoff was announced, the intention was for Hobbs & Reyes to take place between parts ten and eleven, and set the stage for the latter. Given the tepid response to Fast X, reports suggest the roadmap for Fast 11 has changed. These changes are said to include a new villain to replace Reyes and a more streamlined narrative that will take the series back to basics. Given how bloated the last chapter felt, these alterations sound like they’re for the best, but they don’t bode well for Hobbs & Reyes.

Given that it was Hobbs who pulled the trigger on his father in Fast Five, it makes all the sense in the world that Momoa’s Reyes would seek revenge on Hobbs. If anything, the pairing of Johnson and Momoa sounds epic, and if Fast and Furious 11 truly is getting a new antagonist, it would work in the finale’s favor if Hobbs took down Reyes before then. Again, the lack of visible movement on Hobbs & Reyes puts a giant question mark on it, since it doesn’t appear it will beat Fast 11 to the big screen.

Will Fast & Furious Truly End After Fast 11?
Is it the end of the road for Dwayne Johnson’s Hobbs too?

All of this leads to the central question: will Fast and Furious 11 actually end the entire franchise, or will it branch off in a new direction? Assuming Hobbs & Reyes doesn’t beat the next entry to theaters as originally planned, it would be odd for Fast 11 to “end” the saga, only for Johnson’s Hobbs to have a solo adventure straight after. It would be stranger for Hobbs & Reyes to arrive before the next sequel and become a hit, which would surely lead to calls for more sequels, undermining Fast and Furious 11’s ending claims.

Fast & Furious Movies Featuring The Rock Release Year Fast Five 2011 Fast & Furious 6 2013 Furious 7 2015 The Fate of the Furious 2017 Hobbs & Shaw 2019 Fast X 2023

The franchise was largely bulletproof for many years, but the reception to both Fast X and F9: The Fast Saga has shown cracks in the armor. Two decades on, it’s about time to wrap up the Toretto chapter and let the family enjoy their barbeques in peace without being targeted by the vengeful third cousin of a past villain. Fast and Furious 11 must deliver on its promise to end this part of the series – but there’s no reason Johnson’s Hobbs couldn’t continue for solo adventures in the aftermath either.

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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.Release Date April 4, 2025 Distributor(s) Universal Pictures

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The Rock Will Have To Save Fast & Furious Again 14 Years After Doing It In Fast Five


The Rock’s return to Fast & Furious signals the end of his beef with Vin Diesel and a pivot in his career.
Fast 11 needs a streamlined approach, shedding excess characters and bloated plots to regain momentum.
The franchise has evolved significantly since Fast Five, but Hobbs’ return may be crucial to its future success.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s first appearance in the Fast and Furious saga drove it to new heights, but over a decade on, can he do it all again? The Rock was such a charismatic presence during his WWE days that he felt like a natural fit for movie stardom – but it was a long road to get there. Most of his early star vehicles like The Rundown underperformed, and he was soon relegated to mediocre kids’ movies like The Tooth Fairy. It wasn’t until he was cast as Hobbs in Fast Five that his star persona finally clicked.

Hobbs evolved from an enemy to an ally of Dom’s (Vin Diesel) crew and scored his own spinoff with 2019’s Hobbs & Shaw. Outside of the Fast & Furious franchise, Johnson’s career took off in a major way too, with a run of hits that included his Jumanji sequels and Rampage. His high-profile falling out with Vin Diesel made it appear he would never return to the main series, but Fast X’s mid-credits sequence revealed Hobbs was indeed coming back, and being targeted by new villain Reyes (Jason Momoa).


Related Fast & Furious’ Next Movie Must End The Franchise’s 9-Year Downward Trend

The Rock’s Fast & Furious Return Comes Alongside Fast X’s Box Office Disappointment
Will Johnson’s Hobbs come to the rescue of Dom and friends?
Custom image of Dwayne Johnson a Hobbs in Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw Custom image by Debanjana Chowdhury

Just how much Hobbs and Dom will interact in the upcoming Fast and Furious 11 remains to be seen, but Johnson and Diesel at least appear to be on speaking terms again. Fast X’s Hobbs scene was a genuine surprise to fans, and it couldn’t have happened at a better time. The tenth installment was a troubled production, with original helmer Justin Lin quitting the project and being replaced by Louis Leterrier. The movie’s budget also ballooned to $340 million (via The Numbers), with Fast X’s eventual $714 million gross being seen as a disappointment by Universal.

The sequel was greeted with unenthused reviews too, and there are signs of general audience fatigue with the whole saga. Hobbs was missed during the last two entries, with the character being a good counterbalance to Dom’s self-serious presence, and while Hobbs & Shaw had issues of its own, it was more entertaining than Fast X. Johnson is a natural fit for this intentionally overblown franchise, and he brings a welcome amount of humor and macho energy to proceedings.

Fast & Furious Needs To Regain Momentum Ahead Of Fast X, Part 2
Fast 11 needs to get audiences excited again

A big sin of Fast X is that it reheated plot beats and twists the series had covered already, including yet another villain seeking revenge for the defeat of a family member. Most of the cast were split up into smaller groups, and the film had too many subplots and characters to track. If followers of the series felt fatigued by how bloated the narrative was, the film must have been near incomprehensible to newcomers. There are reports that Fast and Furious 11 will go back to basics, with a simple mission and a new villain.

Stripping away the excess – both in terms of characters and sidequests – will be crucial to Fast 11 regaining some sense of momentum. Even the action sequences in Fast X were lacking in genuine thrills or invention, and for a movie with “Fast” in the title, it didn’t feel very propulsive. Like with the purported superhero fatigue currently affecting the MCU, audiences may be getting weary of Fast and Furious’ bag of tricks. If part eleven is truly the end of the road, it really needs to focus on delivering an emotionally satisfying, flab-free outing.

The Next Fast & Furious Movies Can’t Repeat Fast X’s Mistakes
Hobbs and Reyes should take note from Fast X’s reception
A custom of Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto and Jason Momoa as Dante Reyes in Fast X

Alongside the next sequel, Johnson and Momoa will square off in Hobbs & Reyes, which is set to bridge the gap between Fast X and Fast 11. Given the hammy energy Momoa brought to the sociopathic Reyes, the pairing of him and Johnson should make the spinoff a fun one. An advantage of the Hobbs’ spinoffs is they’re free to untangle themselves from the baggage of the main story and can play with the rules a little. Hobbs vs Reyes already indicates a leaner storyline, but the next main entry isn’t so lucky.

Fast X’s cliffhanger ending left too many plates spinning, including the fates of Dom, his son and most of the gang after Reyes outsmarted them all. Presumably, the outcome of this will have to wait until Fast and Furious 11 is released, though if Hobbs and Reyes is set between the two sequels, the spinoff may have to deal with some of Fast X’s fallout too. If the news of the next sequel focusing on a single mission is true, this is a step in the right direction.

The tenth movie pulled itself into too many directions, so Fast 11 needs a streamlined approach. It doesn’t require any more wacky plot twists or surprise family members and must deliver on the promise of closing out the current era of the series. Instead of holding out for yet another sequel, Diesel should focus his creative energies on giving Dom and pals the sendoff they deserve, and realize that Fast X’s maximalist hurt the movie.

Fast & Furious (& The Rock’s Career) Have Changed A Lot Since Fast Five
Johnson’s return doesn’t guarantee a Fast & Furious return to form
A custom image featuring Dwayne Johnson as Luke Hobbs in the Fast and Furious movies Custom image by Debanjana Chowdhury

Every Fast & Furious Featuring Hobbs Release Year Fast Five 2011 Fast and Furious 6 2013 Furious 7 2015 The Fate of the Furious 2017 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 2019 Fast X 2023

Johnson’s Fast and Furious comeback is exciting because it means the beef between him and Diesel is officially squashed, and that Hobbs is no longer an outcast from the main storyline. That’s all good news, but in reality, Johnson’s career outside the property has changed in recent years. While his box office record was once unimpeachable, Johnson’s returning off the back of the high-profile failure of Black Adam, and the critical drubbing faced by projects like Red Notice.

In truth, the decision to return to Fast and Furious was likely to give his own career a little boost. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course, but while he’s arguably the biggest star of the main cast, The Rock could use a couple of solid box-office hits too. The main Fast and Furious films have changed a lot since Hobbs’ debut in the fifth film. Fast Five officially marked the turning point where they switched from street race action movies to the global-hopping blockbusters they transformed into.

The series is barely recognizable from its early days and has only become more outlandish. Hobbs’ return obviously won’t have the same impact as his Fast Five introduction, but it should at least signal the end of the series is near and all the key players will be there. If the franchise is to continue beyond the Toretto clan, Johnson’s Hobbs is the natural way to go, so he may be responsible for saving Fast and Furious in more ways than one.

Fast X
is currently available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.

Source: The Numbers

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.Release Date April 4, 2025 Distributor(s) Universal Pictures

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Fast & Furious 11’s Franchise-Ending Plans Reaffirmed By Vin Diesel In Emotional Development Update


Fast & Furious 11
marks the end of the mainline franchise, with Vin Diesel confirming the finale in an emotional Instagram post.
Diesel shared that story meetings for the movie are complete, promising an incredibly powerful conclusion to the Fast Saga.
While the mainline franchise will conclude with
Fast & Furious 11
, spinoff films like
Hobbs & Shaw
will continue the series in the future.

While progress continues on the various spinoffs, Vin Diesel reaffirms Fast & Furious 11 will be the end for the mainline franchise in a new development update. The next installment in the long-running action franchise had been announced at the same time as Fast X’s development, with the plans for the movies to be a two-part sendoff for the series. After an initial pause due to the Writers Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA strikes in 2023, Universal quickly got to work on putting together the script for Fast 11, with subsequent reports varying on how it would tackle its predecessor’s cliffhanger ending.

With just over a year remaining until its scheduled release date, Diesel took to his Instagram to offer an update on Fast & Furious 11’s development.

In his post, as seen above, the star/producer emotionally reflected on the franchise’s journey thus far, particularly as he reaffirms that the next movie will be the end for the mainline franchise. Diesel also offered a promising update on the movie’s development, confirming that the story meetings are finished and promising a finale in which “incredibly powerful is an understatement”.

Will The Fast & Furious Franchise Continue After 11?

Despite once being a dominant franchise at the box office, the end for Fast & Furious quickly seemed inevitable in recent years as the financial returns began dropping. While F9: The Fast Saga’s box office numbers could be chalked up to its mid-pandemic release, Fast X’s didn’t fare much better, despite touting a production budget over $100 million larger than its predecessor. This all points to a general waning interest among audiences akin to the recent superhero fatigue affecting the Marvel Cinematic Universe and remaining DC Extended Universe releases.

Though Diesel’s post confirms the end of the mainline franchise, it doesn’t mean Fast & Furious can’t continue after the upcoming eleventh movie. It was confirmed in mid 2023 that development was underway on a new standalone sequel entitled Hobbs & Reyes, with Dwayne Johnson continuing his role after his surprise return in Fast X and Jason Momoa reprising his villain role. Around the same time, Johnson also confirmed that Hobbs & Shaw 2 was still in development, but that those plans were postponed in favor of the movie bridging the gap between the tenth and eleventh movies.

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Related 5 Upcoming Fast & Furious Movies: Every Sequel & Spinoff In-Development Fast & Furious has built a massive franchise over 20 years and it’s set to keep expanding even after the final film thanks to these spin-offs.

Additionally, plans for a female-led Fast & Furious spinoff were announced in 2019, with Charlize Theron expected to reprise her role as the villainous Cipher for the project, though very few updates have been shared in the years since. Given Universal seems to be generally reconfiguring their plans for the franchise’s future, it remains to be seen whether these spinoff plans will come to fruition after Fast & Furious 11. One can at least hope that Diesel’s promise of an epic finale proves to be true with the extended development time given to the next installment.

Fast X is available to stream on Prime Video.

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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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