• The Sole Surviving Lykan HyperSport Stunt Car From Fast and Furious 7 Is Being Auctioned

W Motors built 10 examples of the Lykan HyperSport stunt car out of which only one survived and it is now up for auction

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Remember that scene from Fast and Furious 7 where the “We’re a family” gang gatecrashes a party in a skyscraper and tries to steal a chip from the uber-sexy Lykan HyperSport? Yeah, the red car that goes flying through three different skyscrapers before crashing? Well, W Motors produced 10 Lykan HyperSports for the movie out of which nine were crashed and one survived with a few battle scars. That scarred car is going up on auction as an NFT, courtesy of W Motors and RubiX Market.

What Is An NFT Auction?

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For those of you wondering what NFT means, it stands for non-fungible token. It is essentially a unit of data stored on Blockchain, which is a digital ledger.

In this context, the highest bidder of the auction will claim the right to not only the physical car but also its digital content.

RubiX’s CEO, Dr. Nithin Palavalli, said, “We are honored to be partnering with W Motors to bring this piece of pop culture history to market as the first vehicle NFT in which the buyer will take ownership of the physical asset along with exclusive digital content - this has never been done before in NFTs,”.

The highest bidder at the auction will receive an exclusive video of the NFT, a lifelike rendering of the stunt car, as well as the physical Lykan HyperSport stunt car that’s currently on display at the W Motors Gallery in Dubai.

Some Of The Lykan HyperSport Stunt Vehicle’s Features and Facts

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Speaking of the Lykan HyperSport stunt car, here are some things you should know about it. For starters, it isn’t street-legal. The car is based on an aluminum chassis and has a fiberglass body. It is 177 inches long, 78.5 inches wide, and 46.5 inches tall. It weighs 2,866 pounds. The Lykan is powered by a 2.7-liter, V-6 that makes 240 ponies. Power is sent to the wheels via a manual gearbox. The crew noted in the behind-the-scenes video that the car sits quite low and it made life tough for the stuntmen who had to jump out of the car in an action scene.

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This particular example might be the last one remaining, but it has suffered a lot of damages. On the outside, it has lost the wing mirrors and the upper rear air intake. The plexiglass windows and windscreen are scratched, and so are body panels and roof. The rear center hubs on the wheels were also ejected during the shooting and are now missing. The grille up front is there in place, but is damaged, too.

On the inside, the leather dash and the seats are damaged, but secured. The seats are upholstered in two-tone black and white Alcantara. The steering wheel airbag, instrument cluster, and infotainment system were removed beforehand.

Is It Any Different From The Production Lykan HyperSport?

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Yes, it is.

The production Lykan HyperSport was manufactured by U.A.E-based automaker, W Motors, but the body, engine, and chassis were produced in Germany and assembled in Italy.

The production was limited to just seven examples between 2014 to 2017. The hypercar came with stuff like headlights with embedded jewels, gold stitching on the seats, a holographic display system on the center console, etc. The Lykan came with 19-inch wheels at the front and 20-inch at the back with Pirelli P Zeros wrapped them on all four corners. It was slightly shorter and narrower, but weighed 176 pounds heavier than the stunt car.

The production-spec Lykan HyperSport was powered by a mid-mounted 3.7-liter, twin-turbo six-cylinder engine that made 780 ponies and 708 pound-feet of twist.

You could either opt for a six-speed manual gearbox or a seven-speed dual-clutch PDK gearbox, both of them paired with a limited-slip differential. Power was sent to the rear wheels exclusively in both the cases. As for the performance specs, the HyperSport could sprint to 62 mph from rest in just 2.8 seconds and to 124 mph from naught in 9.4 seconds. Top speed was rated at 245 mph.

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Lykan HyperSport specifications
Engine 3.7-liter, twin-turbo six-cylinder
Power 780 HP
Torque 708 LB-FT
Transmission six-speed manual/seven-speed dual-clutch PDK
0 to 62 mph 2.8 seconds
0 to 124 mph 9.4 seconds
Top Speed 245 mph

Wearing a $3.4 million sticker price, the Lykan HyperSport was the third-most-expensive production car at the time of its production. All of them were sold, including one purchased by the Abu Dhabi police.

Conclusion

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The auction will be held at RubiX Market’s website on May 11. The pre-bidding window will remain open till 0900 EST, May 10. Do you think this non-street-legal stunt car will draw a bid of more than the production car’s $3.4 million price? Share your thoughts and predictions with us in the comments section below.

Sidd Dhimaan
Sidd Dhimaan
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