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RIP Paul Walker (1973-2015)
The late Fast and Furious movie star – Paul Walker is still alive in our hearts. His acting skills and his love for cars is what still makes him many people’s favourite star. “If one day speed kills me, don’t cry because I was smiling”. This quote from the star himself still keeps him alive and makes us cherish each and every memory he has left for us. Today, on the occasion of his birthday, we take you through Paul Walker Cars. You will surely witness some great cars in this collection. Without further delay, let’s dive in!
Paul Walker owned 7 different BMW M3s from different generations. Yes, you read that right! The one in the picture above is the 1995 BMW M3 E36 Lightweight. Walker owned 5 such machines! These formed some of the rarest cars that you would spot in Paul Walker’s collection. The lightweight weighed almost 200 pounds less than the normal version. One of his M3s sold for $385,000 because it had only 4,600 miles on the do. The other 4 however sold between $220,000 and $258,500. Talking about the other 2, a 7,700-mile 1991 and 32,000-mile 1988 M3 sold for $220,000 and $165,000, respectively.
1995 Ford Bronco SUV
Another great car among the Paul Walker cars is the Ford Bronco SUV from the 1990s. This is a great SUV from the American automaker and has got the exceptional city and offroad performance capabilities. Under the hood, it has got a 5.8-litre 351ci Windsor V8 engine that produces a 210hp. A 4-speed automatic transmission is mated to the engine. This SUV raised $73,700 in the auction.
1963 Chevrolet Nova Wagon
Another one from the past era among Paul Walker cars. The 1963 Chevrolet Nova Wagon raised $18,700 in the auction. This is a super rare piece from the past which is surely a collector’s delight. It is powered by a 194ci straight 6-cylinder engine with a 3-speed manual transmission.
2000 Audi S4
You might have seen many Audis in the star car collections. This Audi S4 from Paul Walker’s car collection also raised a whopping $29,700 in the auction. This 2000 Audi S4 Quattro features a 90-degree 2.7-litre twin-turbo V6 engine producing a factory-rated 261hp. Moreover, the car has got 5 valves per cylinder and a couple of parallel BorgWarner turbos. The gearbox is a 6-speed manual and has an all-wheel-drive system.
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1967 Chevrolet Nova Custom
This one is an absolute collector’s delight! No surprise it raised $60,500 in the auction. Walker built this custom Nova in a joint effort with Year One president, Kevin King. Year One supplied parts for the cars used in 2Fast 2 Furious. As this is a restored version of the Chevy Nova, its original engine was replaced by a GM 5.3-liter V8 engine that is mated to an automatic transmission. With a heavily modified interior and exterior, this car raised $60,500 in the auction.
2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302S Race Car
This is something “rally” great! The 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302S Race Car was also among the Paul Walker Cars. Although this Mustang never saw a racetrack in its life till now, it was heavily modified by Walker when he received it as a gift. This car has got a TREMEC T6060 6-speed manual transmission with an Exedy clutch. Other modifications include Ford Racing antiroll bar and a Ford Racing adjustable Panhard bar outback. Brembo four-piston front racing brakes with 15-inch two-piece rotors and PFC racing pads provide plenty of stopping power. This one raised $95,700 in the auction!
Toyota Tundra 2006
This one didn’t raise that much in the auction. This 2006 Tundra was also one among the Paul Walkers cars. This pickup raised $16,500 in the auction. This is the first-gen of the pickup truck and considering that it was among the Paul Walker cars, it must have got something great which qualified it to be among them.
2009 Nissan 370Z “Fast Five”
This Nissan 370Z was shown in the Fast Five. Do we need to mention anything else about this car? We don’t think so! Well, this one raised a whopping $105,600 in the same auction!
1989 Nissan Skyline R32
Another Nissan from the Paul Walker Cars. This one has got a 2.6 L twin-turbocharged RB26DETT I6 engine under the hood and has a 5-speed manual transmission. Other mods include upgrades from HKS and A’PEXi, as well as a KOYORAD radiator, line the engine bay. The Nissan Skyline raised $100,100.
Porsche Carrera GT
Who knew this was the last time we saw him. This is the last picture of Paul Walker taken just before he met the fatal accident. Coming across this picture even today makes me sad. This is the only picture where a Porsche has made me feel sad until now.
This was all for the Paul walker cars. Apart from these cars, he owned some great bikes too but we will talk about them some other day. It was 30th November 2013 when our favourite star left us. It has been almost 7 years and we still miss him onscreen and offscreen as well. But we shouldn’t feel sad because today is his birthday and we should keep him alive in our hearts forever! Share this article with all the walker fans you know and let them re-live the memories.4