Empire does the math and figures out that the runway in Fast & Furious 6 would have to be 27.86 miles long, making it 10 times longer than the longest runway at London Heathrow Airport. »
Some of us drive cars that are fast. Some of us drive cars that are furious. (I've owned ones that are neither.) But it takes a lot to make a car that's both fast AND furious — about $70,000, according to this estimate. »
The new Fast and Furious movie, Fast and Furious 6, is coming out this weekend, and seeing one of these movies for the first time can you leave you feeling a little lost. Luckily, I sat down with a bottle of tequila and watched all five previous films, so that you don't have to. Good times naturally ensued, all… »
How would you like to pay $150,000 for a Toyota Prius? That sounds like crazy town, but it's the reality in Singapore, where car prices are jacked up on purpose. It's enough to shock Vin Diesel, even though he plays an unflappable street racer/heist specialist in the Fast & Furious movies.
A couple weeks ago, I was invited to inspect the few cars that survived the filming of the Citizen Kane of driving-fast-to-fight-crime-or-something movies, Fast and Furious 6. In that post I mentioned there was one car I felt merited its own post, and, true to my word, this is it. That car is the genuinely bonkers… »
Here's an incredible thing I learned from the people who made Fast and Furious 6: they used between 300 and 400 cars. Of all those cars, this intimate little group is all that's left. With those sort of numbers, it's amazing cars are still excited to land roles in these movies. »
The Fast and the Furious films are the ultimate guilty pleasure for any moviegoer that doesn't have to bring a tissue to their theater. They aren't realistic and they aren't ever that good, but they're a dependably fun watch with tons of action, great cars, and terrible cars that are great within the context of the… »