The lost city is an adventure / romance film from 2022. Stars include Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Brad Pitt and Daniel Radcliffe. This ensemble treasure hunt promises to be full of adventure and laughter. But it already draws on some drama: Daniel Radcliffe’s villain drives a custom-built Jeep Gladiator 6 × 6, and after filming wrapped up, car hijackers unknowingly stole the vehicle used in the film.
What is 6 × 6 in ‘The Lost City?’
Daniel Radcliffe plays the rogue billionaire Fairfax The lost city. He owns a very custom 6 × 6. It’s a Jeep Gladiator “Hellfire” built by the company Apocalypse. It has a diesel engine, long-distance suspension, 40-inch tires and a whole extra axle.
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The Apocalypse Company is based in Fort Lauderdale. It manufactures custom 6 × 6 trucks to navigate the apocalypse in style. The Hellfire is based on a Jeep Gladiator.
In addition to the standard Jeep kit, the Hellfire has an off-road bumper and a winch. But the adapters did not end there. They offer the truck with Jeeps turbodiesel, or a tuned Chevy V8, or a supercharged Hellcat V8. Power is important because the Hellcat has a third driven axle, making it a true 6 × 6.
The Hellfire starts at $ 140,000; it is not surprising that the off-road car has the same fit and finish as a luxury car. Hellfire is available with a decor in full diamond stitch leather, armor windows and kevlar color.
The actual Apocalypse Hellfire was stolen in Florida after the filming
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When The lost city‘s filmmaker contacted Apocalypse to borrow a custom jeep, the company was eager to include its new 6 × 6 in a major film. IN The lost cityDaniel Radcliffe’s rogue Fairfax rides around in a Kevlar-coated Apocalypse Hellfire powered by a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6.
Check out Apocalypse Hellfire in the trailer for The lost city Below:
After finishing filming in the Dominican Republic, Hellfire returned home from the movie to Florida. The owner of Apocalypse, Joseph Ghattas, actually drove the $ 150,000+ truck home and parked it outside his home in Fort Lauderdale.
According to Motorious, on December 16, a Mustang with two car thieves pulled up outside Ghatta’s house. The car hijackers hotwired the Hollywood-famous Apocalypse and drove away.
Where do you hide a Hollywood-famous 6 × 6?
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According to surveillance footage, two car thieves arrived at Ghatta’s house at 3am on December 16. They had a laptop and were ready to hack into the Jeep Gladiator’s security system. A moment later, they rumbled away in the diesel truck.
It is unclear if the thieves thought they could sell the iconic 6 × 6 truck in peace or planned to dismantle it for parts. But before they could do any of that, fate intervened.
Many custom car owners install inaccessible GPS trackers in their vehicles. Although Ghattas had not installed a tracker in his 6 × 6, the thieves did not know. Instead of taking the truck home or to a cutlet shop, they hid it in a secluded alley behind a high school sports field. The plan must have been to wait and see if anyone came to pick it up.
Apocalypse Hellfire is far too unique for a passerby to ignore. Someone spotted the truck, watched a news report on the theft, and called Ghattas in person. Thankfully, the movie-famous Hellfire was still in perfect condition.
Want to know more about Apocalypse Hellfire? See the truck stop at Jay Leno’s garage in the video below:
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