If you have ever traveled to the beautiful city of Chiang Rai in Northern Thailand, you may come across a strange site. A Thai man who bears a striking resemblance to Vin Diesel drives a “Ford Mustang” disguised as a classic Dodge Charger from Fast and full of energy movie franchise
Double ‘Fast and Furious’ disguise: Toyota Corolla disguised as Ford Mustang disguised as Dodge Charger
In fact, the Thai Vin Diesel lookalike did a “double disguise” for his car. He started with what looked like a late 1960s/early 1970s Toyota Corolla. He gave it a Ford Mustang grille and then painted it jet black like the Dodge Charger driven by Dom Toretto’s character. Fast in Furious.
‘Win Diesel Thailand’ has a Facebook page with lots of photos of his ‘Fast and Furious’ car
Doppelganger Vin Diesel has a Facebook page with lots of his photos Fast and full of energy car. For her Facebook page, she goes by the name “Sunday Modify” — or “อาทิตย์ ” if you can read Thai. In one of his photos, he used the caption “Win Diesel Thailand.” There is no “v” in Thai, so many English words that have a “v” are pronounced with and written with a “w” in Thai.
“Win Diesel Thailand” really embraces the Dom Toretto persona in his photos. Along with his resemblance to Dom Toretto’s bald face and head, he often wears a sleeveless shirt and a large cross necklace. He also poses with a stoic look like a movie character. Also, to get to Vin Diesel’s strong physique, “Win Diesel Thailand” puts pressure on it, with many photos of him lifting weights and “ripping off”.
1970 Dodge Charger R/T: The car that Vin Diesel drove in ‘Fast in Furious’
The model of the car that Vin Diesel aka Dom Toretto drives in Fast and full of energy the film franchise is the 1970 Dodge Charger R/T. In the original film — Fast and furious — Dom keeps the Charger in his garage at Toretto’s house. He and his father, a stock car driver, built it together when he was a child. The modified charger is famous for its power (over 900 hp). It also boasted a quarter mile time of 9 seconds.
However, Dom is afraid to ride the classic Charger. His father died while driving him in a stock car racing accident. However, after several men shoot and kill his friend Jesse, Dom gets behind the wheel of the Charger in pursuit of the attackers. Brion O’Conner followed in his Toyota Supra, and they caught the assailants. Dom then demonstrates the impressive power of the Charger. He did a wheelie during a drag race with Brian and his Supra.
Dom then crashes the semi-truck with the Charger. It flew through the air, flipping several times. He survived with minor injuries, but the Charger was badly damaged. However, the Charger was later repaired and restored in the third film in the franchise — fast and roaring. It lives to see another day and is featured in various adventures throughout Fast and full of energy series.
Will ‘Win Diesel Thailand’ step up its journey to become a genuine Dodge Charger?
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A more recent photo on the Facebook page of Vin Diesel’s Thai look-alike shows him standing in front of a lookalike classic Dodge Charger. It’s unknown if he’s upgrading from a modified “Toyota Corolla/Ford Mustang/Dodge Charger” — or just posing in front of other people’s cars.
Dodge Charger in the photo, like the one in Fast and full of energy, features a “shaker scoop” — or engine that comes out of the hood. The letter DOM is above the machine, and the license plate reads “1969”.
It’s amazing that people who look like Vin Diesel Thai are so into this Fast and full of energy and the classic Dodge Charger, though he may not own the original. No doubt, he’s excited to find out what’s in store for the next film in the franchise — Fast and Furious 10which will be released in April 2023.
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