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’s already drawing some drama: Daniel Radcliffe’s villain drives a custom-built Jeep Gladiator 6×6, and after filming wrapped, carjackers unwittingly steal the vehicle used in the film.
What is 6×6 in ‘The Lost City?’
Daniel Radcliffe plays the villainous billionaire Fairfax The lost city. He owns a very custom 6×6. It is a Jeep Gladiator “Hellfire” built by the company Apocalypse. It has a diesel engine, long-travel suspension, 40-inch tires and a full spare axle.
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The Apocalypse company is based in Fort Lauderdale. It makes 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 off-road bumpers and a winch. But the customizers didn’t stop there. They offer the truck with Jeep’s 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 SUV has the same fit as a luxury car. The Hellfire is available with a full diamond-stitched leather interior, armored windows and Kevlar paint.
The actual Apocalypse Hellfire was stolen in Florida after filming
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When The lost citys filmmakers approached Apocalypse about borrowing a custom Jeep, the company eager to get their new 6×6 featured in a blockbuster movie. IN The lost cityDaniel Radcliffe’s villainous Fairfax rides around in a Kevlar-clad Apocalypse Hellfire powered by a 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6.
Check out the trailer for Apocalypse Hellfire The lost city Below:
After finishing filming in the Dominican Republic, Hellfire returned home to Florida from filming. 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 carrying two car thieves pulled up outside Ghatta’s house. The carjackers threatened the Hollywood famous Apocalypse and drove off.
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 3 a.m. on December 16. They had a laptop and were prepared to hack into the Jeep Gladiator’s security system. A moment later they rumbled off in the diesel truck.
It is unclear whether the thieves thought they could safely sell the iconic 6×6 truck or planned to chop it up for parts. But before they could do any of that, fate intervened.
Many custom car owners install hard-to-find GPS trackers in their vehicles. Although the Ghattas had not installed any tracker in their 6×6, the thieves did not know it. Instead of taking the truck home or to a chop shop, they hid it in a secluded alley behind a high school sports field. The plan must have been to wait and see if someone came to collect it.
Apocalypse Hellfire is far too unique for a passerby to ignore. Someone spotted the truck, watched a news report about the theft, and called Ghattas personally. Thankfully, the movie-famous Hellfire was still in pristine condition.
Want to know more about Apocalypse Hellfire? Watch the truck stop at Jay Leno’s garage in the video below:
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