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 |  May 23 2014, 10:15 AM

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Paul Walker’s untimely death could result in the largest insurance claim in movie industry history.

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 |  May 13 2014, 9:04 AM

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Kristine Rodas, widow of Roger Rodas who was killed in the same fiery crash that claimed actor Paul Walker’s life late last year has filed a lawsuit against Porsche claiming the Carrera GT her husband was driving had a faulty suspension part, which resulted in the accident.

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 |  Apr 22 2014, 8:32 AM

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Paul Walker’s brothers will participate in filming the Fast & Furious 7 to complete the scenes their brother left behind.

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 |  Apr 10 2014, 8:04 AM

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Get ready to go fast and furious if you’re heading to Universal Studios Hollywood next summer.

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 |  Mar 22 2014, 2:00 PM

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It may not sit well with fans, but Paul Walker will appear in Fast & Furious 7 thanks to CGI.

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 |  Dec 23 2013, 3:10 PM

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Actor Vin Diesel has revealed the new release date for Fast and Furious 7, which will now be released in theaters on April 10, 2015.

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 |  Dec 02 2013, 4:01 PM

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Following the tragic death of Paul Walker over the weekend, Universal and the team behind Fast and Furious 7 have some tough decisions to make on the future of the successful movie franchise.

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 |  Jun 27 2013, 4:02 PM

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The Mitsubishi Evolution featured in the 2 Fast 2 Furious movie is once again for sale, this time on eBay and demanding an absurd price of $39,995.

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 |  May 24 2013, 4:31 PM

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Police in Toronto, Canada are preparing for the release of Fast and Furious 6 by ramping up enforcement along major routes. 

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 |  Apr 21 2013, 9:00 PM

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No, that’s not a typo. Fast and the Furious 6 hasn’t even hit the big screen yet and the seventh installment in the series already has a release date: July 11, 2014.

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 |  Feb 06 2013, 9:31 AM

Excited for the next Fast & Furious movie and didn’t think the trailer during the Super Bowl showed enough of the film? You’re in luck.

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 |  Feb 03 2013, 8:04 PM

With the Fast & Furious movie franchise heading towards its sixth title, we’ve come to expect the unexpected as each movie steps up with bigger things each time.

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 |  Oct 09 2012, 8:51 PM

Recently, we caught The Fast and the Furious 6 crew filming in Spain, and now word is that the new Subaru BRZ will star in the upcoming film.

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 |  Oct 05 2012, 10:01 AM

Filming for The Fast and the Furious 6 is well underway, and out in Tenerife, Spain, some onlookers were able to capture some of the action that we’ll undoubtedly see in the theaters.

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 |  Feb 23 2012, 7:31 PM

There isn’t much a parent wouldn’t do to ensure their child is in the safest scenario possible. So much so that if it’s something that they can control, they’ll find a way to control it.

This commercial from Volkswagen is a testament to that, as a mother opts to take her daughter’s boyfriend’s riced out Honda Del Sol out to pick up groceries rather than letting her daughter go out in it. Instead, the kids get to safely drive around town in her mom’s Tiguan, one of the nine Volkswagen IIHS Top Safety Picks.

The ad is worth a good laugh, especially since it reminds us of just how ridiculous Hondas were customized back in the mid to late 90s. This Del Sol simply screams out Fast and the Furious. We can’t believe that style of body kits and graphics were once the cool thing to do.

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 |  May 07 2011, 1:25 PM

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The Volo Auto Museum will be hosting one of the most comprehensive Hollywood car auctions ever on June 8th. Based out of Illinois, the auction will feature plenty of Hollywood’s most famous rides including the Scooby Doo Mystery Machine and Herbie, from Lindsey Lohan’s 2005 feature film. And the coolest part of the auction? No reserves!

But of course no auction featuring Hollywood cars would be complete without some from the Fast and the Furious movies. Several vehicles will be auctioned off from the fourth installment, including the 1973 Camaro F-Bomb, an Infiniti G35, the Buick Vin Diesel drove in the opening scene and the 1970 Chevelle he beat Paul Walker in.

Other noteworthy vehicles include a Gotham City police car from The Dark Knight along with the infamous semi-truck and trailer. A jalopy from the movie Beverly Hillbillies is a nice classic, along with Switch Blade, the first vehicle ever built on Jesse James’ Monster Garage. Oddities include the Bull car from Death Race 2000 and a Jeep from Windtalkers. Last but not least is the truck Harrison Ford and Cate Blanchett used in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

With no reserve set for any of these vehicles, we have to wonder how low some of them might go for.

GALLERY: Hollywood Auction Cars

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[Source: TMZ]

 |  Apr 30 2011, 8:31 AM

This author has a confession to make. Out of all the testosterone-laden, Ad-riddled, motorized-wet-dream action of the Fast and Furious franchise, I’ve only seen the fourth one—and it’s rather beside the point to say that it wasn’t very good.

Not even the first movie of the franchise, which at this point has become basically an icon of the car enthusiast movement—the part of the group that thinks it’s cool to add wings to small Japanese hatchbacks and enough stickers to make the inventor of the Bedazzler feel underappreciated. Case in point: this fine selection of vehicles, fresh from the Universal Studios impound lot, that have recently surfaced on Autotrader. They represent the entire range of The Fast and the Furious franchise: The Fast and the Furious, 2Fast 2Furious, Tokyo Drift, Fast and Furious, and the upcoming Fast 5, which is just as fast but has toned down the furiousness. Still plenty of Vin Diesel, though.

The cars include an Acura Integra GS-R, a Nissan 240SX drift car, Tyrese’s Mitsubishi Eclipse from 2Fast 2Furious, the beat-up Monte Carlo from Tokyo Drift, and even a stunt replica of the F-Bomb Camaro from Fast and Furious, which Vin Diesel wheelies into a bad guy’s chest. If the rest of the series packs such hilariously over-the-top badguy-killing destruction involving Mr. Diesel, I may finally get around to checking out the earlier, awesome, meme-tastic films. Danger to the manifold!

GALLERY: Fast & Furious Movie Cars

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[Source: Autotrader]