• Mar 27, 2007

The Fantastic Four will be counting on Hemi power in their fight against evil this June 15th. That's right, the crime-fighting quartet will be battling the Silver Surfer on movie screens around the globe with a 550 MPH Dodge with some serious Hemi horsepower. Chrysler designer Trevor Creed helped out with the design of the super duper supercar, and you can see Dodge emblems on the seat-backs and front grille. The crazy cool Fantastic Four mobile will also be able to reach 30,000 feet and split into three sections. We looked around, and there is no SRT badging anywhere to be found, but there's a rumor that Stow-N-Go seating is standard. In an unusual twist, the "Fantasticar" is rumored to be on eBay, with Dr. Doom as the highest bidder.

We'd read an article recently in the Detroit News that stated that Chrysler needed a home run vehicle to pull the company through their latest rough patch. We think this will do just fine. We just hope they get rid of the gold paint job in time for production.

[Source: The Car Connection]



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      • 7 Years Ago
      First of all, yes product placement sucks. It's gratuitive, and insulting to the audience. But secondly, in the age we now live in, Reed Richards is just not believable as a super-genius if he drives a Dodge HEMI gas gazzler that gets worse mileage than a Hummer. Duh.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Do you guys know anything about the Fantastic Four?
      Clearly not, or you might realise that unlike Batman they have never hidden their identities and trade off their superhero status down to trade-marking their real and hero names: In the books the FF are a business within themselves, so Reed having his fantasticar design built by Dodge aint no big deal at all. Basically product placement fits them very well...

      That's if you know a single thing about the books you are bitching about of course.
      • 7 Years Ago
      This is not Batman and this is not the X-Men. The Fantastic Four are celebrities in the Marvel Universe and they have fans. Reed needs money to fund his projects and they (just like celebrities in the real world) would get endorsement deals and companies would seek to use their likeness to promote their products and pay them to use their products. Just like the real world. The FF don't have secret identities. The use of Dodge fits in perfectly with their status.
      • 7 Years Ago
      lost what little desire i had to see it now. hate to whine, but product placment in movies is getting out of control. this is just stupid.
      can you imagine Batman, "quick Robin, to the Dodge Batmobile, with it's impressive hp, navagation system, and available AWD we can be their in a jiff!"
      so what's next? how about telling all the kids SPONGE BOBS car is a Dodge and has a Hemi!!
      stop grasping at straws to save your ass. conserve cash.
      you know they are going to hype the holy hell out of this in a snivelling turd sort of way.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I thought it was just a movie but I guess it was a comic series?
      #6.
      No we don't know anything about the Fantastic Four.
      Neither do we want to.
      There are two kinds of nerds in this world- the ones with PhDs and the ones with no life.
      I think the comic nerds are the latter.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Re: 9.
      If anyone chooses to bitch about a subject its only prudent that they have some knowledge of that subject first. When they dont their innacurate smart-arse comments make them look like ignorant fools.

      Now you say you dont know about the FF and dont want to know?
      Thats fair enough, but then you or others like you shouldn't make any comments criticing how things like product placement are handled with the FF as you have no clue that sort of thing is in keeping with the characters whether you like the idea or not.
      Or at least when corrected on the matter have the good grace to accept that correction rather than take the snide "you have no life" tone of reply.

      But thats up to you. Cant stop someone dead set on it from being an @sshole.
      • 7 Years Ago
      1. Dodge paid big bucks to have their name in the movie, thus allowing for a better budget, for a better movie. I can live with that.

      2. You just can't see the forth seat, in this picture, but it is there.

      3. Hate has no place in this world, so please try to refrain from posting it.

      Rebecca
      • 7 Years Ago
      Apparently #9 does not know anything about FF history in comics as to how this storyline was generated. It's not like a FF comic or any other superhero comic is an obscure reference, when was the last time you've been to a newstand? Talk about no life....I'd expect such a comment from a woman, but from a guy? Back when we were kids comics were big business, and there wasn't a kid who wasn't at least aware of the comic book legends. I had a very full life(sports,girls,etc...)AND I was interested in comic books, so you guys really need to kill that whole "comic book nerd with no life" crap. I usually don't respond to these posts, I just like to read them but I keeping asking myself the same thing everytime I read a post like #9's: Where are these losers coming from?
      • 7 Years Ago
      Well actually the ones with MDs, or MD/PhDs are nerds too... MD/PhDs rule.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Can someone tell me why The Fantastic Four's car only has 3 seats?
      • 7 Years Ago
      @1
      Couldn't agree more