Turbo-Charged Prelude

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Turbo-Charged Prelude
Directed by Philip Atwell
Produced by Neal H. Moritz
Written by Keith Dinielli
Based on characters 
by Gary Scott Thompson
Starring Paul Walker
Vin Diesel
Rodney Neil
Minka Kelly
Original Film
Mikona Productions
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • June 3, 2003 (2003-06-03)
Running time
6 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent

Turbo-Charged Prelude is a 2003 short film, directed by Philip Atwell, featuring Paul Walker reprising his role as Brian O'Conner, in a short series of sequences which bridge The Fast and the Furious with its first sequel, 2 Fast 2 Furious. The short film was included on a new print of the DVD of the first film, known as the Tricked Out Edition, which was released on June 3, 2003 (2003-06-03) to tie with the theatrical release of the second film.


After letting Dominic Toretto escape from the authorities, Brian O'Conner leaves his home in Los Angeles in his modified Mitsubishi 3000 GT VR-4 before LAPD and the FBI launch a national manhunt on him. While on the run, he makes a living out of winning street races in Phoenix, Arizona, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. One night at a motel, Brian is forced to abandon his car when the local police surround it. He manages to hitch a ride from a woman in a Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder and is dropped off at a used car lot in San Antonio, Texas, where he buys a Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 in poor condition. Brian rents out a garage to modify the car before using it to win more races. Arriving in Miami he sees Slap Jack's Toyota Supra and Orange Julius' Mazda RX-7 before the screen reads "2 be continued..." Continues with 2 Fast 2 Furious


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