While that was all fiction from the movie, the real details of the car are equally impressive. Built by Eddie Paul at The Shark Shop in El Segundo, California, this car features the legendary twin-turbo 3.0-liter 2JZ-GTE engine, “Nuclear Gladiator” graphics by Troy Lee Designs, a Bomex body kit, APR racing wing, 19-inch Racing Hart M5 wheels, a momo steering wheel, and a number of gauges. The one downside is that the sports car is actually a 4-speed automatic where the shifter knob was added into the interior for the sake of the movie.
Selling for $550,000 USD at Barrett-Jackson‘s Las Vegas auction, this movie car (appearing in both Fast & Furious and 2 Fast 2 Furious) now holds the record for most expensive Supra ever sold and was sold with official documentation certifying its authenticity.
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