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Various impressive US muscle vehicles are starring in the action thriller Fast & Furious 6. Each of the car celebrities has a glorious story.

Amongst them are the vintage 1969 Dodge Daytona, as well as Mark I Ford Escorts.

1973 Ford Escort MK I RS
Image: Georg Schwalbach (GS1311)

The Mark I Escort was first presented at the 1968 Brussels Motor Show. It grabbed the attention of the audience with its curvy, coke-bottle shape. The car featured a rear-drive layout.

The 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona was inspired by NASCAR racing spirit. It was fitted with several aerodynamic features. 500 units of this breathtaking model hit the market. Today, the Dodge Daytona is a precious collectible.

1969 Dodge Daytona
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1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
Image: Chad Horwedel