Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious' Car Sells for over R7m at Las Vegas Auction

Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious' Car Sells for over R7m at Las Vegas Auction

  • The custom-designed vehicle that late US actor Paul Walker drove in The Fast and the Furious has been sold for $550 000
  • The speedy 1994 Toyota Supra was sold at a reportedly highly-anticipated auction held in Las Vegas at the weekend
  • Paul Walker portrayed the character of Brian O'Conner in the movie and the car also featured in the second instalment of the movie franchise about fast cars and heists

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The customised vehicle that late US actor Paul Walker drove in the movie The Fast and The Furious has been sold for a whopping $550k (R7.8 million) at an auction. The 1994 Toyota Supra was reportedly sold at an auction held in Las Vegas at the weekend.

Paul Walker, 'Fast & Furious', sells, Las Vegas, auction
Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious' car sold for over R7m at a Las Vegas auction. Image: @paulwalker
Source: Instagram

The fast whip also featured in the sequel to the original movie in 2003. The second instalment was titled 2 Fast 2 Furious. Paul Walker was one of the most-loved actors in the Fast & Furious franchise. He portrayed the role of Brian O'Conner when he was sill alive.

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TMZ reports that the new owner of the pimped ride will get all the extensive documentation of the car's origin plus a certificate of authenticity. A few tweeps took to TMZ's comment section on Twitter and shared their thoughts on the late superstar's car being sold for $550k. Check out their comments below:

@jimscov732 said:

"Has an automatic trans, no thanks."

@ElJJTP commented:

"Worked well for the last owner. Low mileage."

@Sseb48379222 wrote:

"Absolutely stupid price, that’s worth 500 on the street!!!"

Paul Walker's daughter Meadow attends premiere of F9

Briefly News reported that the daughter of late Fast and Furious franchise actor Paul Walker, Meadow, attended the premiere of the F9 movie. The new film was launched on Friday, June 18, in the US and the all grown up Meadow was there to represent her late dad, who would have been very proud.

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According to Page Six, the 22-year-old wore a black Saint Laurent cut out gown and even stood on the red carpet for a photoshoot.

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Prince Kaybee shows off custom-designed Merc

In other news, Briefly News reported that Prince Kaybee took to social media to show off his custom-designed Mercedes Benz. The award-winning musician is known in the country for driving fast and luxurious cars. He is also into racing.

The Hosh hitmaker took to Twitter late on Wednesday, 2 June and posted snaps of the whip. He boastfully said that he didn't buy the vehicle but it was built according to what he wanted. He captioned his post:

"Built not bought. Can’t wait."

The majority of his followers were not impressed by his custom-made car. Many of them shared negative reactions to his post while a few said they like the car. Tweep @Ham_Abra_ said:

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"Am confused as to what you actually want to achieve here. If it's speed it won't work on your favour. There's just too much air drag from the bonnet to your wheels there's absolutely zero aerodynamic here. But if it's just for entertainment maybe it will work."

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Source: Briefly News

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