Acura Sports Car Spied in the Avengers

Acura Sport Convertible in The Avengers, Source: WorstPreviews.com

Acura might be the vehicle of choice for Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. agents, but it would appear Tony Stark(Iron Man) will also choose an Acura as his new ride in The Avengers

To the surprise of many, a never-before-seen Acura open-top sports car was captured filming on set in New York for The Avengers this past weekend. The maroon-colored mystery Acura has raised a few questions; could this be a concept for an NSX successor or a whole new model? 

Autoblog.com has thankfully done some digging and got a reponse from Acura spokesperson Gary Robinson: 

“As you may know, Acura has been in the Marvel Comics Universe films as the official car of their fictional law enforcement agency called S.H.I.E.L.D. That relationship continues for The Avengers.

The open-top sports car that was photographed yesterday is a one-off, fictional car that was made just for the movie and will not be produced.

That said, as you may also know, our CEO has said publicly that we are studying the development of a new sportscar, but we can’t say any more about it at this time.” – Gary Robinson via Autoblog

Due to strict photo copyright conditions from WENN.com I am unable to post additional photos, click below for direct links to the other images:

Acura sports car front 1 | Acura sports car front 2 | Acura sports car front 3
Acura sports car rear 1 | Acura sports car rear 2 | Acura sports car rear 3

A S.H.I.E.L.D. TL was also photographed on set, this one looked like it had a matte grey color and front push bars: 

Acura S.H.I.E.L.D. TL in The Avengers, Source: WorstPreviews.com

Visit superherohype.com and www.worstpreviews.com for more NYC set photos from The Avengers.

Here is a bonus video of the final scene of Captain America featuring the S.H.I.E.L.D. MDXs and preview the teaser for The Avengers. Warning, this video contains spoliers!

[Source: Autoblog | WorstPreviews.com | Superhero Hype | WENN ]

5 comments on “Acura Sports Car Spied in the Avengers

  1. Lago

    Not bad, I like the overall shape and styling but the grille and front head lights look like the same material? It looks plastic, I think a chrome grille and black housing head lights would work! More photos please!

    The rear looks sweet, I like how the LEDs light up!

  2. tsx69

    Acura is 4ever going to be teasing us w/ concepts that will never be built …

  3. NBP04

    Well I wouldn’t be too surprised this turned out to be concept they might actually produce. Maybe a S2000 type hybrid roadster? I can’t really tell from the photos if the dimensions are S2000 or NSX size.

    Its possible it could be all for hype, but I would think Acura would have some response prepared when the movie is eventually released and everyone sees that car.

  4. AB

    Yes, Acura definitely needs to go this route for their new NSX. It’s unique, exxotic and I/m sure a wave of the future. Get away from the normal progress of style and make this one a home run hit right out of the park just the the original one was. Hope they see this.

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