BY LAKSHMI GHORPADE

The Real Story Behind Leon's R33 Nissan Skyline GT-R From The Fast And The Furious Movie!

The infamous car was named after…

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Big Bird from sesame street!

This one-of-a-kind yellow car is also from Leon’s personal car collection!

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Why is the car so special

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Because the car is an original MotoRex import!

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The car stands out from the rest of the cars on set because it is a…

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True “JDM” import!

Earlier, MotoRex would import these cars legally into the US regardless of how things are now!

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Also, Leon’s car has a history of its own!

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It was used to race in the pikes in 1999 as well as…

The one lap of America in 2000!