Move over, Batmobile, and make room in the geekosphere for the latest comic book superhero ride.

Acura, as you may be aware, signed a multi-picture deal with Marvel to have its cars featured in a raft of superhero movies. The Japanese luxury brand's cars were there at the end of Captain America, they were there in Thor, and they'll be there in full force in the highly anticipated upcoming superhero spectacular, The Avengers.

Most prominent of these will be the NSX-like roadster Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) has been spotted driving on set, but that won't be the extent of it for the Honda brand. Feast your eyes on the MDX which Acura has prepared for the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division – the fictitious government agency that brings the gang together.

The S.H.I.E.L.D. MDX with the Sentinel Package is, according to its ficticious Monroney, packs the same Palladium-powered titanium engine, nine-speed transmission and diamond quartz brakes as the Stark roadster, albeit packed into a more capacious form. It's got an aerial drone stored in a briefcase in the back, a cloaking device, bulletproof body, repulsor cannon and advanced targeting system.

So what would a fictitious vehicle like this set you back? MSRP (with destination and Sentinel package) is pegged at a nearly $6 million. Suck on that, Bugatti Veyron.


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      Azazel
      • 2 Years Ago
      6 million is actually a pretty good price.
      Johnny Trailerpark
      • 2 Years Ago
      Acura needs to focus on product and worry about product placement after they've developed something that's actually, um interesting.
      jinushaun
      • 2 Years Ago
      This vehicle looks so much better with the ugly Acura nose hidden!
        Basil Exposition
        • 2 Years Ago
        @jinushaun
        I was wondering what made this look so much better than a regular MDX - that's it!
        ZOZ
        • 2 Years Ago
        @jinushaun
        And the funny thing is they insist to put it on every single Acura :o(
      Kevin Kikuraz Gibson
      • 2 Years Ago
      every time i see an acura i dont know whether to laugh or throw up.
      MrWhopee
      • 2 Years Ago
      A wimpy mom-mobile as a vehicle for superhero-filled government agency? That's stretching it way too far past believeability.
      k_m94
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is one reason why I might think twice about watching The Avengers: Acura's shameless product placement, and the fact they need to make up a whole bunch of fantasy gibberish to make their vehicles interesting. While this MDX looks decent, one could only imagine how many better suited vehicles could have been used if Acura didnt ***** it out. I guess my biggest issue is Tony Stark ditching his iconic R8s from the past 2 Ironman movies for a generic looking faux nsx. At least no tears would be shed if it gets destroyed as collateral. Actually, product placement aside, I still badly want to watch this movie, just resent the inevitable amount of Acura badge shoved down our throats. It's not just Acura, GM made the first two Transformers (even) worse by having all of the Autobots as GM vehicles. At least there was a Ferrari 458 in the third.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @k_m94
        [blocked]
        Gorgenapper
        • 2 Years Ago
        @k_m94
        Transformers was a travesty, an affront to the original series. Never speak of it again.
      GreaseMonkeySRT
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks like it's built to handle the Black Friday crowds at Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom's.
      Michael
      • 2 Years Ago
      Mind as well have given the Avengers a Rav4... Or a Subaru Forrester. I mean seriously!
      LEDfoot
      • 2 Years Ago
      Lol, I'm sorry but there just isn't any way to make that look "tough" no matter how matte the paint and how aggressive the tire tread!
      Ace Convoy
      • 2 Years Ago
      ...I want the Mp's here on base rolling in these.
      humanoid
      • 2 Years Ago
      the avengers must really love the geriatric wood trim
      11fiveoh
      • 2 Years Ago
      This looks really cool
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