The most recent installment of the Fast & Furious franchise spent much of its time in London, and naturally that meant another one of those interchangeable nighttime party scenes with loud exhausts, loud paint jobs, loud music and loud attire. Vice magazine went to London to check out the real tuner-car lifestyle in a documentary called Boy Racer, and in spite of not coming across a single vintage Dodge Charger or sky blue Porsche 911 GT3 RS, there's a lot of what you'd expect.
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It was with sad hearts that we reported on the death of Paul Walker, star of the hugely popular Fast and Furious movie franchise, but it is with admiration that we can look back upon his life and successful Hollywood career. To wit: Just prior to his untimely passing, Walker was attending an event put on by his very own charity, Reach Out WorldWide, which was created to help send first responders to disaster areas.
If not for Fast & Furious 6, most of us would have probably never heard of Lucra Cars or its incredibly powerful and lightweight LC470. While that car had a simplistic retro design, Lucra's upcoming car, codenamed 2.2, is bringing more modern style to the boutique, California-based car builder.
If you're unfamiliar with HISHE, a.k.a How It Should Have Ended, then bid the rest of your day a fond farewell. HISHE is a popular YouTube channel that produces animated videos depicting how certain movies, well, should have ended. They like to take the logical outcomes that most movies ignore in their plots and follow them to a more humorous end. Their latest subject: Fast and Furious 6.
Fans of oddball cars rarely get much gratification from mainstream Hollywood films. A TVR Tuscan Speed Six in 2001's fairly forgettable Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, John Travolta actioner Swordfish is about all that comes to mind recently. For the most part, the Fast & Furious series has followed the formula of serving up familiar cars from the US and Japan. Until now that is. The sixth installment, which set records at the box office this past Memorial Day weekend, features a few notable ecce
We wanted to play this one straight, but since it involves Fast & Furious 6 we just couldn't figure out how. Alfa Romeo is touting the role of the Guilietta in the next episode of car guys and gals versus bad guys and gals, and the now-Europe-inclusive franchise is using the post-stunt vehicles in its advertising. Well, we might add.
Whether or not you've seen and judged the trailer for the audio-oculo-neural assault that will be Fast and Furious 6 – you know, the one where an Alfa Romeo hatchback pulls down a military cargo jet at full throttle and then a pristine Dodge Charger erupts from the jet's flaming nosecone – we'd like to recommend you check out a facsimile made with R/C cars. That means that none of the classic and current metal our own Michael Harley got to check out on the Universal lot was harmed du
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The team at Universal Pictures recently invited us check out the real stars – the machinery – of its upcoming action thriller Fast & Furious 6, due in theaters on May 24. On hand at the studio special effects facility were more than a dozen vehicles, each with its own unique story to tell.
Among the many Super Bowl XLVII commercials that caught our attention last night was the first official movie trailer for Fast & Furious 6, which promises more over-the-top action as Dominic Toretto and crew tear up the streets of Europe. Returning Fast & Furious stars include Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Ludacris and, back from the dead, Michelle Rodriguez. Predictably, there will be plenty of tuned hardware on display – both automotive and anatomical
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