Vin Diesel’s Charger from 2001’s “The Fast and The Furious” (the first installment) is up for sale. The 440, fake blower-equipped 1970 Charger is still wearing battle scars from its collision with a semi at the end of the movie. Would you leave it that way or rebuild it? (Assuming you have $700,000 kicking around). See it at Carbuzz. More pics after the jump!
We all remember “Christine.” We all remember “Duel.” But what about “Wheels of Terror”? Starring Joanna Cassidy and a sadistic ’74 Dodge Charger, this movie takes us on a wild ride through the Arizona desert as a madman in his brutal car terrorizes a small town and its inhabitants. While this little 1990 made-for-TV movie isn’t the best I’ve ever seen, it’s certainly worth checking out for the nasty looking custom Charger that really becomes a character in it’s own right. More pictures plus the FULL MOVIE after the jump!
This photo of the #6 Cotton Owens Dodge Charger at speed was taken at the 1967 Daytona Firecracker 400. The #21 Ford in front is the Wood Brothers car driven by Cale Yarborough who went on to win the race.
Did you know that this was the car used in the Elvis movie Speedway? It is a terrible movie but very 60s. They did all the racing shots on the East Coast and all the close ups were in Hollywood using West Coast racer Jack McCoy’s Charger painted up like the Owens car.
Check out this pic of Dodge Charger taken Thursday on top of Monarch Pass in Colorado. Production is underway now for Fast and Furious 7, due in theaters next year. I have another pic of a shot up Subaru after the jump. More details on the Colorado filming at brushnewstribune.com. Pics via Moparts
Richard Sarafian passed away last week in Santa Monica, California at the age of 83. Sarafian was most famous for directing Vanishing Point, a film that needs no introduction to Mopar fanatics. He will be missed. Via MSN
Any Adam Sandler fans? Watch the trailer after the jump!
The famous line is “That Plymouth had a Hemi with a Torqueflite,” but it appears to be an AAR ‘Cuda. And yeah, there’s a Daytona, too. Check out the opening scene after the jump!
King brought Mopars to a whole new generation. Gotta love it. Video clip after the jump!