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The first trailer for Furious 7, the latest film in the Fast and the Furiousfranchise, was released Saturday — and elements of it seem bittersweet in the wake of star Paul Walker's unexpected death last year.

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In the teaser, Walker's co-star Vin Diesel makes a reference to "one last ride" for their characters. Once the rest of the team — Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez), Roman Pearce (Tyrese) and Tej Parker (Ludacris) — is assembled, Walker's character, Brian O'Conner, notes: "Just when you didn't think it could get any better, huh?"

Furious 7 also stars Dwayne JohnsonJordana BrewsterJason Statham and newcomer to the franchise, Kurt Russell.

Walker died in a car crash in 2013. He was 40.

Watch the Furious 7 trailer here: