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Thursday, October 18, 2012

5 Great-Powered Cars Used in Fast & Furious 5

The "Fast Five" film or better known as "Fast & Furious 5" (Rio Heist) is an action film made in 2011 that the story was written by Chris Morgan and directed by Justin Lin. This film is the fifth edition of the film series "The Fast and the Furious". Not only the live action, the film involves a lot of advanced vehicles with captivating action and stunts.

The film, starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster and Dwayne Johnson. Where is the chase scene in the film used a lot of great powered cars. The film tells the story of the theft of property valued at 100 million U.S. dollars from a corrupt businessman. Which saw the involvement and chasing that also involves other agents. Last year, the film has managed to give grossed over 605 million dollars.

Here are five of the many great cars powered the show action in the film:

1. 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
This car is a Limited Edition version of the 2nd generation Corvette. This car is only produced 125 units. With the title as a lightweight project, because Corvette Zora Arkus-Duntov's work is a very light car. The car appears in the opening scene at the beginning of the film. 

Under the hood of the Corvette Grand Sport was found an all aluminum 377 cubic inch little block with 58 mm side draft Weber carbs. These aluminum engines were of the second casting batch from Chevrolet's Study and Development department.
1965 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. (Picture from: http://autodesigngallery.com/)
This V8 Small Block Engine 6,200cc and 4 Barrel Carburator, produced 616 hp of power transmission equipped 6-speed manual transmission rear wheel drive.

2. 2007 Porsche GT3 RS
This great powered car holds engine capacity of 3,800 cc Flat-6 engine 6-cylinder rear. This car produced maximum power of 415hp at 7,600rpm and torque 407 Nm at 5,500rpm. 

Despite its specialized body, the Porsche GT3 RS is lighter than the GT3. This weight-saving was achieved through the use of,among other solutions,a carbon fiber composite for the front lid, and an adjustable carbon fiber wing. Modifications on the GT3 RS geared specifically toward race-regulations include the rear wheel carrier, split rear-suspension wishbones, and the carbon-fiber components.
2007 Porsche GT3 RS. (Picture from: http://autodesigngallery.com/)
GT3 RS is a street legal version of the Porsche 911 GT series. The car is lighter and very fast. This car was used in the street race in Brazil. In some drifting action scenes in the film using a car driven by an experienced stunt-man.

3. 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
The 2011 WRX STI features heavily revised suspension tuning and lighter 18-inch wheels for even sharper handling.

The WRX STI has been a recipient of continuous improvement since its introduction. Most recently, the 2010 WRX STI Special Edition previewed some of the suspension enhancements now migrated to the 2011 WRX STI. Thorough and painstakingly detailed chassis development, including testing on Germany’s famed Nurburgring racetrack, has resulted in the best-handling Impreza WRX STI models Subaru has ever offered.
2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI. (Picture from: http://www.insideline.com/)
This car brings the 2.5-liter Boxer engine with capacity of  2.500 cc Single-scroll turbo, 4-cylinder that can generate power 305 hp. Transmission 6-speed Manual Transmission Full-time All Wheel Drive. In the sequel to the previous film Subaru Impreza WRX hatchback version appeared in. In Fast Five they are using the latest version of the sedan variant of the Impreza WRX STI.

4. 2010 Dodge Charger SRT 8
Dodge Charger type has become an icon in the Fast & Furious series before, and on this occasion they present a Dodge Charger SRT alerts in 2010. 

With its infusion of Street and Racing Technology (SRT) DNA, Dodge hopes that the Dodge Charger SRT 8 provides exactly what performance enthusiasts want in their American muscle sedan: more power, world-class ride and handling, benchmark braking, functional and aggressive-looking exterior enhancements and a race-inspired interior. Using the 6.1-liter Hemi engine Engine 6,100cc ESF 8-Cylinders that produces power of 425 hp, 6-speed manual transmission rear wheel drive transmission.
2010 Dodge Charger SRT 8. (Picture from: http://www.advanceautocars.com/)
Specifically modified by upgrading the engine, and lighten the car body to adjust to the needs of the film. In this scene, great cars powered is used to avoid police pursuit by performing actions ala Fast and Furious.

5. 2010 Nissan Skyline GT-R (R35)
This car was designed specifically to match the performance of the European super cars with a more affordable, and at developing the manufacturing process Porsche 911 Turbo to their benchmarks. As a result, Nissan had great success with the birth of the automobile Skline GT-R (R35) is. GT-R can go 1-100 km/h in 3-5 seconds and the top speed reaches 311 km/h.

The Skyline name originated from Prince automobile company, which developed and sold the Skyline line of sedans before merging with Nissan-Datsun. The GT-R abbreviation stands for Gran Turismo Racer.
2010 Nissan Skyline GT-R (R35). (Picture from: http://www.nissanshow.info/)
This car is wearing VR38DETT machine 3.8 Liter V-6 Twin-Turbo 3.800 cc. Engine power output is at 530Hp and Torque 451Nm. Transmission 6-speed Semi-Automatic Dual Clutch Transmission Full Time All-Wheel Drive. (Look the cars in the Fast & Furious 6.) *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | DIH | PIKIRAN RAKYAT 05102012]
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