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Was the Mitsubishi 3000GT in fast and furious?

Was the Mitsubishi 3000GT in fast and furious?

The Mitsubishi 3000GT, pictured right, was nearly the hero car in the original Fast and the Furious, instead of the Supra. Since the scene called for a car with a T-top, though, the Supra was cast instead, and the rest is history.

Who drove the 3000GT in fast and furious?

Brian O’Conner
The 1991 Dodge Stealth is minor car driven by Brian O’Conner in the 2 Fast 2 Furious prequel, Turbo-Charged Prelude.

Is the GTO and 3000GT the same?

While they look externally identical, they have a different reflector pattern and automatically come on when main beam on the headlights is switched on. The 3000GT also has an oil level warning light on the dashboard as opposed to the oil pressure light on the GTO.

Is a Mitsubishi a 3000GT?

The Mitsubishi GTO is a front-engine, all-wheel/front-wheel drive grand touring/sports car manufactured and marketed by Mitsubishi from 1990-2000 over a single generation….Mitsubishi GTO.

Mitsubishi GTO (Z15A/Z16A)
Also called Mitsubishi 3000GT Dodge Stealth
Production 1990–2000 (Mitsubishi GTO) 1990–1996 (Dodge Stealth)

How did Brian O’Conner get his Skyline?

After having his 1991 Dodge Stealth impounded by officers in Dallas, Texas, Brian gets a ride from “The Girl” to a used car dealership, where he spots the Skyline.

What kind of car was used in fast and furious?

Fast & Furious producers considered using the 1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT in the original film. Craig Lieberman — a self-described “gearhead” and the technical adviser for the franchise’s first few movies — said in a recent video on his YouTube channel that the 3000GT appeared in an early version of the script.

What was the prelude to 2 Fast 2 Furious?

Titled The Turbo Charged Prelude to 2 Fast 2 Furious, it shows O’Conner skipping town and heading east, street racing with a Mitsubishi 3000GT along the way to earn enough money to buy a GT-R off a used car lot (yes, we know, it’s ridiculous).

Why was the Mitsubishi 3000GT used in the movie?

The Mitsubishi 3000GT met the producers’ needs: It suited the character, could perform action sequences, and fit into the film’s “meager $2 million budget,” Lieberman said. It also hewed to their rule of using only new cars sold in the United States.

Is the first fast and Furious movie on DVD?

Craig Lieberman, senior producer for the first few Fast & Furious films, explains in his latest video this film was originally only available with a special-edition DVD of the first movie released just three days before 2Fast 2 Furious opened in theaters. So you can be forgiven if you’ve never seen it.

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