Universal Pictures has announced that the action blockbuster Fast & Furious 6 will be hitting DVD, Blu-ray and digital download in the UK on September 16.The studio will also be releasing Fast & Furious: The 6 Movie Collection DVD and Blu-ray boxsets on the same date.

This latest instalment of the turbo-charged franchise reunites series veterans Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges and Els Pataky for what promises to be one of the year's most outrageously enjoyable blockbusters.

Directed by Justin LinFast & Furious 6 finds Dom (Diesel) and Brian (Walker) teaming up with Agent Hobbs (Johnson) once more to help track down a group of lethal mercanary drivers that appear to count Dom's previously believed dead lover Letty (Rodriguez) amongst their ranks. Cue a quick visit to London and plenty of motorised mayhem...

While full details have yet to be revealed, Universal Pictures has confirmed that both the DVD and Blu-ray release will ship with UltraViolet Digital Copies - and that the Blu-ray will be available in a choice of standard and 'limited edition' steelbook packaging.

Blu-ray extras include something called Take Control (possibly a U-Control picture-in-picture mode?), deleted scenes, a four Making of... featurettes (The Fastest of Them All, Reuniting the Team, Letty's Return and The Mastermind and the Mole), four Planes, Tanks and Automobiles featurettes (The London Chase, Highway Heist: The Convoy Attack, The Antonov Takedown and Dom and Letty Race Again), a trio of It's All About the Cars vignettes (On the Set with Vin, Gearhead's Delight and The Flip Car), Hand to Hand Fury (presumably a look at the fight scenes) and a feature-length audio commentary.

In the meantime, if you need to get caught up on the series to date then you might want to take a look at Amazon.co.uk, where you can pick up the Fast & Furious: The Complete Collection Blu-ray boxset (containing the first five movies) for under £20!