When you think about the Fast and Furious series, the thought about cars is inevitable. When Timothy Olyphant thought that nobody would watch more than a few movies about cars, he was clearly wrong. The franchise just debuted with its tenth installment leading to a blasting end, making fans anticipate more of what the eleventh movie will hold.
The range in cars is exquisite and Vin Diesel confirmed early on that the cars too have to go through an audition process. Only the best shall make it and the most ideal ones will stay. The cast and crew are very particular about what they drive and how much the car represents them. So the question rises about which of these cars stood out to be the most powerful and expensive. In the history of the Fast and Furious franchise, which cars made it to the top ten?
10. 2005 Aston Martin DB9 GT
Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw drove a 2005 Aston Martin DB9 GT during a confrontation with Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto. The car is worth $155,000 and was shown in Fast and Furious 7. It went head-on against Toretto’s Dodge Charger with a 6-liter V12 engine. The car holds horsepower worth 540 BPH with rear-wheel drive. The car can very easily go from 0-60 in a range of 4.4 to 4.9 seconds.
9) Chevrolet Yenko Camaro
Paul Walker’s Brian O’Conner drove the Chevrolet Yenko Camaro in 2 Fast 2 Furious which he won in a race against Korpi. Korpi also won it in a race where he defeated the drug lord Verone. The car is worth $300,000 with a Big block 427 cubic inch V8 engine. It has a horsepower of 450 BHP as well as rear-wheel drive alongside a 4-speed manual.
8) 2019 McLaren 720s
Another gem driven by Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw, the 2019 McLaren 720s made its debut in Hobbs and Shaw with none other than Dwayne Johnson on its passenger seat. The car is worth $315,000. It has high agility with high maneuverability as well. It stands with a 4-liter turbocharged V8 engine and a horsepower of 710 HP. It is a 7-speed automatic with rear-wheel drive. Furthermore, it can go from a speed of 0 to 100 in merely 2.9 seconds.
7) 2011 Lexus LFA
The 2011 Lexus LFA only makes a brief appearance during the closing sequence of Fast 5. Sung Kang’s Han can be seen driving a car worth $375,000 with a 4.8 liter V10 engine. It has a horsepower of 552 HP and a 6-speed gearbox.
6) 1950 Ford GT40
Jordana Brewster’s Mia Toretto can be seen inside a $500,000 1950 Ford GT40 which was stolen from the drug lord Hernan Reyes in Fast 5. The car can very easily be credited for launching the plot of the movie. It has a 4.7-liter V8 engine with a horsepower of 390 BHP. It is a 5-speed manual with a top speed of 197 MPH.
5) Eagle Speedster
While this car, unfortunately, had no driver, nor could it hit the roads in the movie, it made a brief appearance in Fast & Furious 6. The car had been one of the many proofs for an auctioneer about how Dominic Toretto and those with him were more than capable of purchasing a car worth $1,500,000. The car weighs an astounding 1000kg with a 4.7-liter straight-six Eagle supersport engine. It can also use a 4.7-liter XK engine. It is rear-wheel driven with a 5-speed custom-built magnesium gearbox which was originally 4-speed.
4) 2011 Bugatti Veyron
Fast and Furious 7 showcases a 2011 Bugatti Veyron being driven by Tyrese Gibson’s Roman Pierce when they first arrive in Abu Dhabi. The car has a W16 engine and is worth $2,400,000. It has a massive horsepower of 1001 BHP with 4-wheel drive. It is a 7-speed automatic with a top speed of 431 MPH. It can also jump from a speed of 0 to 100 in 2.7 seconds.
3) Ferrari FXX
One of the rarest cars to appear in the franchise was Fast and Furious 6’s Ferrari XX. It was never driven by anyone but was once again, shown for a brief moment. It has a V12 engine with a horsepower of 800 HP. It has a max speed of 345 KMPH with electro-hydraulic F1 6-speed transmission. The car also happens to be worth $2,600,000.
2) 2010 Koenigsegg CCX – R
Tyrese Gibson’s Roman Pierce drives a $3,000,000 2010 Koenigsegg CCX-R in Fast 5. Roman can be seen bragging about the car only to be followed by Ludacris’s Tej who was in the exact same car. It has a 4.2-liter twin-charged V8 engine with a horsepower of 1018 BHP. With a max speed of 400 KMPH, the car is a 6-speed automatic that can easily jump from a speed of 0 to 100 in 3.1 seconds.
1) 2013 Lykan Hypersport
Fast and Furious 7 features a car that might as well have had one of the most iconic scenes in the history of the franchise. the $3,400,000 2013 Lykan Hypersport becomes a means to an end for Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto and Paul Walker’s Brian O’Conner. The car can be seen jumping through three buildings while the two try to retrieve the chip. The car, unfortunately, crashes down hard from the Etihad Tower, meeting its untimely end. It has a 3.7-liter twin-turbocharged flat-six engine with a horsepower of 750 HP.
With a max speed of 245 MPH, it is a 6-speed sequential manual or a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. More so, it can go from a speed of 0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds.
Which is Vin Diesel’s Car In Fast X?
Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto has been seen driving his signature 1970 Dodge Charger R/T in the first trailer of Fast X. The second trailer shows him driving a 2023 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody. The Dodge Charger is his signature car and in every movie, he drives either the very same car or a variant of it.
Diesel’s Hellcat has a 6.2-liter Supercharged V8 engine with a horsepower of 797 HP because it happens to be a Red Eye. It is an 8-speed automatic with rear-wheel drive. It can go from a speed of 0 to 60 in 3.7 seconds.
His 1970 Dodge Charger has a V8 engine with a horsepower of 375 HP. It is a 4-speed manual with rear-wheel drive. Its max speed can range from 104 MPH to 145 MPH. Furthermore, it can go from a speed of 0 to 60 in 4.8 to 6.1 seconds.
Fast X is now available to watch in theatres.