Fans can commemorate 20 years of the franchise’s existence and pay tribute to the late actor by purchasing this brand new kit. Find out the deadlines for ordering here.
Although long absent, Paul Walker is forever linked to his involvement in the Fast & Furious franchise. His passion for cars is not hidden and Paul even owning himself a collection of speedy vehicles. The Japanese manufacturer of high-performance aftermarkets TOM along with the popular magazine Safari have decided to reproduce Paul’s original white Toyota Supra A80 with the most recent version of this sports vehicle (A90). It’s called”the GR Supra Safari Limited, the model shares a lot of resemblance with Paul’s personal Toyota A80.
Limited Edition Celebrates Paul’s Own Supra A80
Paul has been reported to own 2 A80 Toyota Supras (1995 and 1998 models) both in white, according to Automotive Addicts. A pair of Supras from the A80 model was featured on screen in the film Furious 7 which was Paul’s final appearance in the series (although Paul’s role of Brian O’Conner remains alive). In the movie’s final scene (0:23 in the trailer on YouTube), Brian was driving in a White Supra A80 before parting ways with Dom (Vin Diesel) in his Dodge Charger.
The Fast and Furious franchise has been marking its 20th anniversary in this calendar year. In 2001 the franchise was born to the first film in the series: the Fast and the Furious (a.k.a. Fast & Furious 1) featuring Paul as a member of the actors. Paul may be joining the celebrations. TOM and Safari (which had included Paul three times in its front cover) have teamed up to launch The GR Supra Safari Limited featuring a Toyota GR Supra A90 as the base.
GR Supra A90 Bears Similarities To Paul’s A80
Similarities between Paul’s Supra A80 (especially the one that is featured in the film The Furious 7) along with the GR Supra Safari Limited are only a few, but they are significant. For example, TOM finished the GR Supra Safari Limited in Matte White, which is identical to the color that Paul’s Supra A80. It appears like Paul loved white, as many of his cars were covered in this color.
Another commonality is the high rear spoiler on The GR Supra Safari Limited. A quick inspection reveals that it’s part of Supra’s A80 generation. In addition, it is it’s the GR Supra Safari Limited that rides on stunning forged aluminum 20-inch BBS LM two-piece wheels, which were the rims that were used for Paul’s Supra A80. TOM also fitted an unrestricted front lip as well as an array of KW coilovers.
A 420-HP GR Supra Priced At $117,000
As a tuner for cars with high performance, TOM would not finish the GR Supra Safari Limited without an increase in power. The shop used its Power Box to moderately increase the performance that its GR Supra’s engine by 381 horsepower to 420 hp.
TOM is currently building three versions from three examples of the GR Supra Safari Limited, each one priced in Y=12.97 million (around $117,000). The tuner is open to orders up to October 31st, 2021.