paul walker's toyota supra in 'the fast and the furious' up for auction



by Helvine Achieng May 25, 2021

A car driven by actor Paul Walker in the first installment of the "Fast and Furious"film franchise  is up for auction in Las Vegas next month.The orange 1994 Toyota Supra appeared in the 2001 film "The Fast and the Furious" as well as 2003's "2 Fast 2 Furious," auction house 

The Supra is a factory model with a turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine and a four-speed automatic transmission.

"The car was built by Eddie Paul at The Shark Shop in El Segundo, CA, for the first movie and brought back and modified by the original builder for its role as 'Slap Jack's Supra' in the sequel," according to the auction house.

 "The Supra would later be returned to original form, with the resplendent Lamborghini Diablo Candy Orange pearl paint and famed Troy Lee-designed 'Nuclear Gladiator' motif along the side."

The "Fast and Furious" franchise has generated billions with eight films released so far and a ninth installment due next month.Barrett-Jackson says "extensive documentation" and a certificate of authenticity show the car was used for multiple interior and exterior shots in the movies.

The 1994 Toyota Supra  will be up for sale with no reserve as part of Barrett-Jackson's June 17-19 auction in Las Vegas.