The 1994 model Toyota Supra, one of the most special vehicles auctioned by the Barrett-Jackson automobile auction house in the USA, was sold for exactly 550 thousand dollars.
One of the first models that come to mind when it comes to Fast and Furious will definitely be the famous actor Paul Walker , or the Toyota Supra used by Brian O’Conner in the movie . That iconic model was sold at an auction held by an auction house for exactly 550 thousand dollars.
It was certain that the 1994 model Toyota Supra, used for interior and exterior shots in the first two films of the series, released in 2001 and 2003, and used by Paul Walker, would create excitement in the auction. On the other hand, according to the statement, this price exceeded the expectations of the auction house. In 2015, a Toyota Supra with the same look sold for $ 185,000. But this Supra was just one of the stunt cars used for exterior shots and was not used by Paul Walker. In addition, the vehicle in question had a 220 hp 2JZ-GE engine.
The Toyota Supra, which has a buyer for 550 thousand dollars, has a twin-turbo 2JZ-GTE 3.0-liter engine that produces 320 horsepower and 427 Nm of torque . But this Supra does not have a stock vehicle and manual transmission, unlike the one shown in the movie. Instead, the power produced is transferred to the rear wheels via a 4-speed automatic transmission. If you notice, there is a gear knob in the interior to create the impression of a manual.
On the other hand, the interior and exterior design is exactly as expected. Attention-grabbing body color, “Nuclear Gladiator” decals, Bomex body kit, APR rear spoiler and 19-inch five-spoke wheels are the details in the exterior design. It is possible to see the details of the movie in the interior of the 1994 model Toyota Supra. Three-spoke racing steering wheel, bucket seats and blue upholstery in the doors, extra gauges on the passenger side and A-pillar are among these details.
This record-breaking Supra was handcrafted by Eddie Paul at The Shark Shop in El Segundo. The vehicle in question underwent extensive modification as Slap Jack’s Supra in the second movie, but was later restored to its former condition. The new owner of the iconic Supra was also given extensive documentation and a Certificate of Authenticity to prove he wasn’t using a copy.