2 Fast 2 Furious
After allowing fugitive Dominic Toretto to evade arrest in the first film, former LAPD officer Brian O'Conner finds himself on the run and leaves Los Angeles for Miami to start a new life. There, he makes new friends with Tej Parker (Ludacris), an ex-street racer, and Jimmy (Jin Auyeung), a well-known car tuner as well as Suki (Devon Aoki), also a street racer. Brian is now known by his street name "Bullet" due to his driving skills and his modified silver Nissan Skyline GT-R R34. He competes with fellow street racers in high stakes races to win money using the skills he learned as a member of Toretto's now disbanded crew.
One night after winning a race, he is caught by U.S. Customs agents after his car is disabled by the fictional grappling hook-shaped ESD (Electronic System Disabler) that is deployed by Agent Markham (James Remar). Upon his arrest, Brian is offered a deal by Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent Bilkins (Thom Barry) to take part in a joint Customs/FBI operation in exchange for his criminal record being wiped clean. The operation involves his street racing background, but seeing that neither Customs nor the FBI have a convincing racer to be his partner, Brian tells Bilkins he will select a partner of his own.
Brian and Bilkins travel to Barstow, California, to watch a demolition derby. There, they meet up with local champion Roman "Rome" Pearce (Tyrese Gibson), a former friend of Brian who had served jail time and is on house arrest. Their reunion starts with a fist fight until Brian convinces Rome to join him on the mission in exchange for his crimes pardoned and his ankle monitor removed. They return to Miami, where they are briefed on their mission - which is to go undercover as street racers and participate in a money laundering run for Carter Verone, (Cole Hauser) a ruthless Argentian drug lord. They are assisted by Monica Fuentes (Eva Mendes), a female undercover U.S. Customs agent who liaisons as Carter's love interest. For their mission, Brian and Rome are issued two modified cars - a yellow Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII and a purple Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS Spyder, respectively.
The duo participate in an audition race across Miami to recover a package inside an impounded Ferrari 360 Spider and deliver it to Verone, not knowing that their cars are equipped with tracking devices that give Markham's squad their locations. Upon arriving at the site of the Ferrari and acquiring the package, they are cornered by Markham and his squad, who think they are fleeing from the mission. Rome opens fire at the squad before the duo make their escape and head for Verone's mansion.
After being hired by Verone as his drivers, the duo is going to a Customs/FBI hideout, where Roman confronts Markham over the latter's interference with the mission. After the situation is cooled down, Brian tells Bilkins and Markham that Verone plans to smuggle the money into his private jet and fly off, but also suspects something wrong with Monica's role in the mission. The duo then head to Tej's garage, where they learn about the tracking devices in their cars and that they are also being tailed by Verone's henchmen Enrique (Mo Gallini) and Roberto (Roberto Sanchez).
That night, Brian and Rome meet up with Verone at his night club, where Verone tortures Detective Whitworth (Mark Boone, Jr.) into giving him a 15-minute window to keep the police away from their laundering run.