ROMA – The success of the Fast & Furious film saga shows no signs of diminishing, just think that in the first week of release in the theaters of the ninth episode it has already grossed 70 million dollars. The arrival of the famous Universal car film in Italian cinemas is scheduled for mid-August and to celebrate the event Catawiki, an online platform that offers hundreds of weekly auctions curated by experts, has presented a series of lots dedicated to cars and motorcycles. protagonists of previous editions.
“From American Muscle Cars such as the 1979 Dodge Challenger R / T Magnum to the 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Widebody, up to the Japanese Supercars, in this special auction it will be possible to find the best models that appeared in the Fast & Furious saga – explains Franco Vigorito Catawiki’s Classic Car Expert – We are honored to make these unique, rare and in excellent condition available to collectors and enthusiasts. We know that the interest in this type of object is very high, for this reason, as experts, we strive every day to amaze our buyers. Thanks to this auction we were able to reach our goal “.
Among the “jewels” put up for auction until 18 July, we find a 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird which appears three times in the Fast & Furious series: at the end of Tokyo Drift, Dominic Toretto uses one in a friendly challenge with the protagonist Sean; then appears in Fast & Furious 4 Letty and Fast & Furious 7 (estimate 245,000 euros). Space then to the Chevrolet Camaro of 1968, with glossy black livery and white stripes used in Fast & Furious 6 and 7 (estimate 90,000 euros), and to the Chevrolet, Apache Fleetside Custom of 1958, a rare and customized pick-up, restored and equipped with many options. He was seen in Fast & Furious 4, led by Sung Kang Han, during the gas pump robbery (estimate 45,000 euros).
And again, here is the 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback, one of the main cars driven by Sean Boswell in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (estimate 78,000 euros), to which is added the Nissan Skyline GT-R 33 (also known as the “Big Bird ”) who took part in The Fast and the Furious (estimate 60,000 euros). Finally, at the end of the Fast & Furious motorized roundup, there is also a motorcycle, the Bmw HP2 Sport 1,200 cc from 2010, in excellent condition which according to experts has a value of 21,000 euros. (mr)