Audi's First Electric Supercar To Feature In IRON MAN 3

Audi's First Electric Supercar To Feature In IRON MAN 3

Parting ways for a custom Acura NSX in Marvel's The Avengers big assembly, an Iron Man 3 set photo has revealed playboy Tony Stark will be reunited with the Audi R8; the 1st all-electric one in fact!

Despite reports that Marvel's playboy billionaire Tony Stark will get a sleek new 2014 Bugatti Veyron for his third solo cinematic outing, a photo recently surfaced via GTSpirit, picturing Robert Downey Jr. on the Iron Man 3 set alongside his beloved Audi R8. However, this is no ordinary Audi. Judging by the graphic imprinted on its windshield, this is Audi's first Electric supercar, the R8 E-Tron. The supercar's inclusion in the Shane Black-directed movie is a actually a surprise because it was reported just days ago that Audi was cancelling plans to develop the all-electric R8 E-Tron for mass production. So, in a way, the Audi R8 E-Tron is being featured in Iron Man 3 exclusively.

Anyhow, this news doesn't exactly debunk reports that Stark will be seen behind the wheels of 2014 Bugatti Veyron. However, given that Tony parted ways with Audi for a customized Acura briefly in Marvel's The Avengers, it's great to know the two are being reunited. What do you think?

Marvel Studios’ “Iron Man 3” pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley, “Iron Man 3” is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce & Shane Black and is based on Marvel’s iconic Super Hero Iron Man, who first appeared on the pages of “Tales of Suspense” (#39) in 1963 and had his solo comic book debut with “The Invincible Iron Man” (#1) in May of 1968. “Iron Man 3” is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures & DMG Entertainment. Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige is producing & Jon Favreau, Louis D’Esposito, Stephen Broussard, Victoria Alonso, Alan Fine, Charles Newirth, Stan Lee & Dan Mintz are executive producers. The film hits May 3, 2013, & is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

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