In October of last year, Matt Farah, host of The Smoking Tire, toured a seriously impressive car collection that included a number of Saleen Mustangs, some very rare German sports cars and a few gray-market Japanese imports. At the time, there was no mention of who this extensive and impressive collection of cars belonged to. Now, the video has been republished on CarBuzz with confirmation that this vast collection belonged to the late Paul Walker.

Part of the reason we've been so broke up about the Fast and Furious star's death is because Walker was a car guy, he didn't just play one on the big screen. He was real, and genuinely into the industry and its products. It was this trait that is most apparent both in his collection and in his tragic death. Sure, there are a few of the more cliche "celebrity" cars, like a Rolls-Royce Phantom, but how many actors make a point of buying a BMW 850CSi? Take a look below for the full video from The Smoking Tire, and enjoy the wonderful collection Walker put together over the years.


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      Cool Disco Dan
      • 1 Year Ago
      Love the car phone in the BMW.
        Chris
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Cool Disco Dan
        I agree. That was so classic in a kind of 80s early 90s retrotastic way. It was like looking into a time capsule on wheels. I love it.
      Chayil
      • 1 Year Ago
      Amazing car collection. Makes the loss of Paul Walker that much worse. He was one of us-a car guy and it shows in his collection. Was a bit surprised by a couple of Matt's comments though. The Boos 302 featured was a Grabber Orange 1970 version. Matt said, " "70 or '71. The 1971 Mustang was completely redesigned and had a 341 engine. The second faux pas was the 1969 Z/28 Hugger Orange Camaro. He looked in the car and said, "it is a manual". Well, lthe Z/28 with the solid lifter 302 only came with a manual transmission. Chevrolet did not offer an automatic on a Z/28 until the completely redesigned 70 1/2 version with the 350 LT1 engine. Other than that though, very enjoyable video. What a tribute to Paul.
      prettypnoyboi69
      • 1 Year Ago
      Actually many of the cars in the first part of the film, excluding the M3s, are Roger Rodas'. He owned all of the Saleen Mustangs and the muscle cars as well.
      Indubitably
      • 1 Year Ago
      http://www.autoblog.com/2007/10/18/not-quite-ebay-find-of-the-day-paul-walker-s-2001-r34-nissan-sk/ Sorry Matt Farrah, that R34 is completely legal to drive.
      ihatemacs9
      • 1 Year Ago
      "some altima thing" haha. where are all the EVOs that Diamond Star Motors gifted to Paul during the start of the F/F franchise? or is he not that big of a fan? seems he had a thing for saleens
        Damon Greene
        • 1 Year Ago
        @ihatemacs9
        First thing i thought when i finished the video. Whether he liked DSM / Evo's / Subi's or not. Still going to miss him. Mad respect.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @ihatemacs9
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      Mike
      • 1 Year Ago
      Seeing a BMW M1, 3 E36 M3 Lightweights, BMW 850 CSI, 2 E30 M3's....man knows his cars! That BMW 2002 was badass too!
      Carpinions
      • 1 Year Ago
      "...but how many actors make a point of buying a BMW 850CSi?" The 850CSi isn't *that* odd a choice, especially since nice V12 manual examples are nearly impossible to come by anymore. And it's the only pillarless coupe from the 90s while being BMW's first semi-exotic ride since the M1. The Volvo P1800 or Ferrari 400i are much more of the odd choice in this roundup.
        Rotation
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Carpinions
        Kind hard to see an 850, even a CSI as exotic. The Z1 was exotic and it predated the 850 entirely, predated the 850CSi by 5 years. So any gap after the M1 was filled before the 850CSi showed.
          axiomatik
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Rotation
          The Z1 was never imported to the US. The 850 was the most "exotic" offering in the US lineup until the Z8.
      Jimmy
      • 1 Year Ago
      Is is just me or did I not see any Lambos at all?
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Jimmy
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      Floridian
      • 1 Year Ago
      Lovely car collection, but what's the Altima coupe doing there? My dad used to have a 4 door Lincoln Continental convertible. Great memories!
      Berg Mulot
      • 1 Month Ago

      Hi everybody.

      Many fans of car tuning have long been looking for computer Magden M.1.

      Its a lot of time was not on sale and then finally he appeared ! 
      The same gadget was by Nissan SkiLine in the film Fast and Furious which went Brian
      O'Conner (Paul Walker).

      Very limited quantity of Magden M.1 created. All devices left after filming, was sold to fans around the world. Magden company came out of market, as many other, due economical crisis in 2009.

      Now this computer is very rare. And it is still real piece of legend.

      Magden - a visiting card machine Nissan Skyline, which distinguishes it from a simple car.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSqNBwelogc&x-yt-ts=1421782837&feature=player_embedded&x-yt-cl=84359240 

      And you can buy Magden again !

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/191484218459?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649

      over9000
      • 1 Year Ago
      He has the funds from his organization, ROWW, so he can afford those nice cars. I wouldn't be surprised since the overhead costs are massive.
        Chris
        • 1 Year Ago
        @over9000
        Just admit it. You're jealous, and a little bummed that there wasn't any souped up Corollas in there.
          over9000
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Chris
          Not really, he didn't have the LFA.
        Jon Bowen
        • 1 Year Ago
        @over9000
        Are you serious? Don't be a douche
        wooootles
        • 1 Year Ago
        @over9000
        Also made millions from 5 FnF movies among others. Ass.
          • 1 Year Ago
          @wooootles
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          Chris
          • 1 Year Ago
          @wooootles
          Those films may have also been good, but in terms of box office success, there is no way either of them hold a candle to the F&F franchise. Don't get me wrong as, in terms of substance, I think "Varsity Blues" is better than all of the Fast and Furious movies combined, and one of the best sports movies ever, despite what critics say, but I think it's safe to say that the F&F movies will be Paul Walker's legacy due to their success and the immense following the franchise has had over the last 12 years. Varsity Blues was only one film very early in his career, and he wasn't even the lead role in it.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @over9000
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      gtv4rudy
      • 1 Year Ago
      Nice collection, but next time get someone who knows how to take videos.
        Israel Isassi
        • 1 Year Ago
        @gtv4rudy
        sounded like he had the mic against his carotid artery in the second half.
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        @gtv4rudy
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