For sale Corvette Grand Sport from Fast & Furious 5March 26, 2021
A replica of the 1963 Corvette Grand Sport sports roadster that featured in Fast & Furious 5 is up for sale.
It’s safe to say that in the entire history of the Fast and Furious movie series, a huge variety of cars have been shown that took part in the filming. However, few are as epic as this Vette. In the near future, it will be exhibited at a foreign auction.
This insanely cool Corvette will be sold on April 14th.
According to the announcement of the sale, this is a replica of the 1963 Corvette Grand Sport used in the filming of the fifth installment of The Fast and the Furious. It is reported that this is one of three copies of the car that survived on the set. And besides, it was used to shoot close-up scenes with Vin Diesel and Paul Walker. Thus, the ad indicates that it was with this car that the actors spent the most time.
In photos, he certainly looks flawless. The car was built by Mongoose Motorsports, which is licensed by GM to build a replica sports car. And while it looks like a classic Corvette, it is actually built on a custom tubular suspension chassis from a C4 Corvette. Under the hood is a 5.7-liter V8 engine from GM Performance with 380 horsepower. The automatic transmission sends power to the rear wheels and the whole thing looks fully functional.
According to the sale description, this vehicle was purchased by the Fast and Furious Transportation Coordinator after filming was completed. She remained in his collection. The car will be sold for between $ 95,000 and $ 100,000.
Not so long ago, AutoTimesNews wrote that a rare Mustang from the “Fast and the Furious” that had not yet been released appeared on sale. The production year 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 was put up for sale on eBay on Friday, August 28th. One of the advantages of a sports car is his participation in the filming of the blockbuster “Hobbs and Shaw”, as well as the ninth episode of “Fast and the Furious”, which will be released in the spring of 2021.
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