The Volkswagen Jetta that starred in the film The Fast and The Furious has appeared for sale in the United States.
Famous for its role alongside Chad Lindberg who was known as ‘Jesse’ within the 2001 film, it is presented today for sale in original condition, with the body kit, spoiler, and decals that helped defined it and the movie’s unmistakable car culture.
It was sold to Frankie Muniz of Malcom In The Middle fame following the movie’s release, who is an amateur racing driver and avid car enthusiast.
This Jetta was last seen for sale at dealers Barrett Jackson in 2016 where it was reportedly sold for US$46K. The price has grown considerably since then, with Arizona-based firm Luxury Auto Collection placing a price tag of US$99K (AU$138K) on this lot.
Despite a replica of this car being built for charity purposes, Paul Walker, Chad Linberg, and director Rob Cohen’s signatures on its rear spoiler prove this is indeed the genuine ex-Muniz car.
It features a 2.0-litre four-cylinder in an unknown state of tune that is matched to a four-speed automatic and front-wheel drive. Nitrous Oxide bottles feature in the rear boot alongside the car’s aftermarket sound system.
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With 37,175km on the clock, a roll-cage has been installed since it appeared in the movie, while it’s written that the car also has a PlayStation 2 connected to its stereo system.
That asking price will make it one of the cheaper automotive alumni of the film, with Paul Walker’s orange Supra commanding over AU$230K when it changed hands in 2015.
Don’t recognise it? Or need a quick reminder of where it featured? Here’s a quick grab from the 2001 hit movie…