Vin Diesel, the stage name of Mark Sinclair, is one of the most well-known American actors in the world. He also has a few movies to his name and as a producer, but the actor is best known for his roles of “Dom Toretto” in the Fast and Furious franchise and his role of “Private Adrian Caparzo” in the 1998 movie Saving Private Ryan. Being one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, he leads a lavish and expensive lifestyle and owns some of the most exquisite classic muscle cars ever made.

Today, we take a look at the expensive car collection of another Fast and Furious cast member, Vin Diesel. The actor’s passion for owning and collecting fast and unique classic cars is highly evident in his car collection. He owns loads of classic American muscle cars mainly from Dodge, Pontiac, and Plymouth, but also includes two Japanese cars and a German beauty. The actor also has a $3.4 million 2014 Lykan HyperSport to his name.


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9. 1966 Pontiac Bonneville:

The list starts with a 1966 Pontiac Bonneville, a highly famous muscle car. The car owned by Diesel is a fourth-generation model that came with a Cokebottle profile. This specific shape of the car made it extremely famous in the American market. The car cost him $24,000. The Bonneville is one of the longest-running cars ever made by GM, being in the run from 1958 to 2005.

1966 Pontiac Bonneville

Specs

Price

$24,000

Engine

6.9-Liter V8

Horsepower

405 hp

Torque

N/A

Transmission

Turbo Hydra-Matic

Exterior Color

N/A

This 6.9L engine was a $2,250 optional fitment on the model. The Bonneville was a full-size car and was also one of the longest Pontiacs ever made. It had a length of 222.6 inches and weighed close to 5,000 lbs. This car, back in the day was Pontiac’s most expensive offering in the 1960s and also helped the brand improve its sales number in the same decade.

8. 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX STI:

Being one of the most fun-to-drive and popular road-legal street race car does land you in the garage of an auto-enthusiast celebrity. Diesel got himself the Impreza WRX STI in 2009, and paid $38,795 for it. In the same year, the Fast and Furious 4 movie came out which also showed an Impreza WRX STI in action with Paul Walker being the wheel.

2009 Subaru WRX STI

Specs

Price

$38,795

Engine

Turbocharged 2.5-Liter Flat-4

Horsepower

305 hp

Torque

290 lb-ft

Transmission

6-speed manual

Exterior Color

N/A

Not much is known about Vin’s Impreza, but the car came in as a stock model with the turbocharged 2.5L engine that made 305 hp. The actor would have made some performance upgrades to the car as well. Third-party testing gave the WRX STI a 0-60 MPH time of 4.7 seconds, which was seriously quick back in those days.

7. 1993 Mazda RX-7:

The 1993 Mazda RX-7 is the only other Japanese car in Vin Diesel’s collection. A separate RX-7 was also featured in the Fast and Furious 2001 movie. In real life, the actor paid more than $40,000 for the car. This beauty won the 1993 Import Car of the Year award from Motor Trend, as the car was never made in the States and was directly imported from Japan.

19993 Mazda RX-7

Specs

Price

$40,000+

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 1.3-Liter Rotary

Horsepower

252 hp

Torque

N/A

Transmission

5-speed manual

Exterior Color

N/A

The Mazda RX-7 was one of the craziest sports cars back in the 1990s. It was powered by a Twin-turbocharged 1.3L rotary engine that made 252 hp and was based on the Mazda FD platform. The car owned by Diesel is one of the very few and rare 2x2 models ever made, thus making it a highly special car.

6. 1994 Toyota Supra:

Vin Diesel’s 1994 Toyota Supra is a fourth-generation Supra that came at a price of $40,250. The car was powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0L I-6 engine that made 321 hp and 315 lb-ft of torque. The engine was paired to a 6-speed manual which transferred power to the rear wheels. The Supra weighed a heavy 3,450 lbs with a weight distribution of 51:49 (front: rear).

1994 Toyota Supra

Specs

Price

$40,250

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 3.0-Liter i-6

Horsepower

321 hp

Torque

315 lb-ft

Transmission

6-speed manual

Exterior Color

N/A

Despite its weight, the car sprinted from 0-60 MPH in 4.6 seconds with a restricted top speed of 155 MPH. An orange-colored Supra was also featured in the Fast and Furious which was driven by Paul Walker. This car recently went under the hammer for $500,000 along with $60,000 paid as auction fees. The portrayal of the car in the movie had a reasonable effect on its sales figures in the United States.


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5. 1974 Plymouth Barracuda:

The second classic car on this list is the 1974 Plymouth Barracuda. The car was bought by Vin Diesel for a price of $70,000. The 1974 Barracuda is the third generation and the last model of the car that was redesigned back in 1970. This new model was based on the Chrysler E-Body platform that also underpinned the Dodge Challenger. The Barracuda was on sale from 1964 to 1974.

1974 Plymouth Barracuda

Specs

Price

$70,000

Engine

5.9-Liter V8

Horsepower

245 hp

Torque

320 lb-ft

Transmission

3-speed manual

Exterior Color

Purple

The car has a heavy enthusiast following, and always grabs attention every time the actor takes it out for a spin. Due to stringent emission regulations, higher fuel prices, and increased attention to safety, the Barracuda’s sales dropped, resulting in the brand stopping the production of the model on the 1st of April 1974.

4. 2010 BMW M5:

The 2010 BMW M5 was a great “family car” which came with superior performance and driving dynamics. The actor added one of these models to his garage for a price of $86,000, after shooting in a Fast and Furious movie. The M5 is the only German 4-door car in his collection. However, that might be because of the M5’s character that makes it more like an American performance muscle car.

2010 BMW E60 M5

Specs

Price

$86,000

Engine

5.0-Liter V10

Horsepower

500 hp

Torque

384 lb-ft

Transmission

7-speed automatic/ 6-speed manual (no-cost option)

Exterior Color

Black

The automatic transmission’s RPM was set to 1,500 for launch control. This fourth-generation M5 was the first production sedan in the world to use a V10 engine. The car propelled from 0-62 MPH in 4.7 seconds and had a limited top speed of 155 MPH. This M5 model sold 8,800 units in the United States, making it the largest model back then for the M Performance car.

3. 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona:

The 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona is a limited-edition car. This second-generation model cost a sold $90,000 when the actor bought it. The car is inspired from Dodge’s racing heritage and was limited to just 503 units. The car was a successor to the 1968 Dodge Charger 500 and meant to win NASCAR races. The first race won by the model was the inaugural Talladega 500 held in September 1969. 

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

Specs

Price

$90,000

Engine

7.0-Liter HEMI V8

Horsepower

390 hp

Torque

490 lb-ft

Transmission

5-speed manual

Exterior Color

N/A

The Daytona was powered by a 7.0L HEMI V8 engine, which is a special collector engine as only 70 models were built with this setup. A Daytona was also used in the Fast and Furious 6 movie, which was actually a standard Charger modified to look like a Daytona and equipped with racing engines from Chevrolet. In today’s time, the Daytona is more of a collectors car, as not many models exist anymore.

2. 1970 Dodge Charger ‘Tantrum’:

The 1970 Dodge Charger Tantrum model was a gift to him from the cast of the Fast and Furious. The car was presented to him on his 52nd birthday on the set of Fast and Furious 9. On receiving the gift, Diesel expressed his gratitude for Paul Walker in the video. The Tantrum was a restomod made by SpeedKore, and used a twin-turbocharged 9.0L Mercury V8 engine.

1970 Dodge Charger Tantrum

Specs

Price

$699,000

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 9.0L Mercury Racing V8

Horsepower

1,350 hp

Torque

N/A

Transmission

6-speed manual

Exterior Color

Custom PG paint with Clear Coat

The engine had a power output of 1,350 hp on regular gas which increased to 1,650 hp on premium fuel. The engine was paired with a specific Tremec T56 6-speed manual transmission. The entire build consisting of the performance and cosmetic carbon-fiber changes cost over $600,000. The car was featured in The Fate of the Furious movie and the F9: The Fast Saga movie.

1. 2014 Lykan HyperSport:

The 2014 Lykan HyperSport is the most expensive car in Vin Diesel’s collection, costing him a solid $3.8 million. The HyperSport is an ultra-rare car, limited to just 7 units globally. The car was featured in the Fast and Furious 7 movie, but it was a purpose-built model with cheaper materials. Vin Diesel’s car color is not known. The HyperSport featured a twin-turbocharged 3.7L Flat-6 engine that has a claimed output of 780 hp and 708 lb-ft. 

2014 Lycan HyperSport

Specs

Price

$3.4 million

Engine

Twin-turbocharged 3.7-Liter Flat-6

Horsepower

780 hp

Torque

708 lb-ft

Transmission

6-speed sequential manual

Exterior Color

N/A

Lycan claims the car can accelerate from 0-62 MPH in 2.8 seconds and record a top speed of 245 MPH. The HyperSport was the first car to use embedded jewels in its headlights, making it the third-most-expensive car in the world at that time. The Lycan featured Another Lycan belongs to the Abu Dhabi Police. Also, more HyperSport replicas were shown in the 2018 Fast and Furious Live show.


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