The car is first seen when Tej Parker and Luke Hobbs visit a man's car auction. Later it is seen in the team's safehouse after Tej had bought all cars in the auction.
Dom drives it during the street race with Letty, as well as during the tank chase in Spain, where it is damaged when the front end hits a railing.
The rear spoiler and front nose were both made shorter to give it a different look than that of the original Daytona Chargers. The nose was custom-made by Dennis McCarthy out of fiberglass to make it look like a Daytona and reduce front-end weight, a big problem with the muscle cars of that day.