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8 Facts You've Got To Know About The Middle Eastern Supercar In 'Furious 7'

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If you happen to recall the trailer of the ‘Furious 7’ the most eye-catching feature in it was the scene showing Vin Diesel plunging a supercar out of Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.

But what makes it even more special for us is the fact that the makers of the movie chose to feature a Middle Eastern car in the breathtaking scene. So here are a few facts about this supercar that you’ve got to know.

1. The supercar used in the scene is the Lykan Hypersport.

It is also the first ever Middle Eastern supercar.


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2. The car was manufactured by Lebanon based W Motors.

Who are also the first Arab developer of high-performance luxury sports cars.


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3. W Motors was launched in Beirut in 2012.

It produces just seven cars per design.


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4. The Lykan Hypersport is powered by a twin turbo flat-six 3.7-liter engine.

Which is backed with 770 horsepower.


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5. The supercar can go from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds.

And boasts of a top speed of 385 km/ph.


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6. It comes with a whopping price tag of $3.4 million.

Making it the 3rd most expensive car ever manufactured.


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7. W Motors manufactured 10 cars in just 8 weeks for ‘Furious 7’.

During filming, all 10 were destroyed.


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8. The car in the movie is not equipped with all the features of the actual Lykan Hypersport.

Some of the features it didn’t have were the diamond-encrusted LED headlights and interactive holographic display system.


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CORRECTION: An earlier version of the article mentioned a different building for the car plunging scene.

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