Chrysler and Warner Brothers have partnered up on a new ad for the 300S and The Dark Knight Rises. The spot shows a special concept version of the big sedan being stitched together in Bruce Wayne's underground lab to music borrowed from the film.

Details are scarce on the custom "Dark Knight Rises" edition Chrysler 300S, though the changes look to be mostly aesthetic. A new matte black paint scheme, special wheels and, most importantly, a jet engine thruster are all part of the dressings. At the end of the ad, "Imported from Gotham City" replaces the "Imported from Detroit" tag line.

The Dark Knight Rises is set to be released on July 20, though the Chrysler ad will debut tonight on ABC. Fiat and Chrysler marketing chief Olivier Francois published a post on Chrysler's official blog introducing the commercial, and you can read it here.

For some reason, we doubt Batman would ever find himself behind the wheel of a 300S – the latest trailer for The Dark Knight Rises features Catwoman behind the wheel of Wayne's Lamborghini Aventador. Take a look at both the trailer and the ad for yourself below.



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      Soyntgo4it
      • 3 Years Ago
      Ya might want to use a link that works autoblog... Had to go searching for it else where to see it..
      Andre Neves
      • 3 Years Ago
      I can't stand when single manufacturers sponsor movies. You get stuff like Transformers(which I love btw) which half the time seems like you're watching a GM ad thru most of the driving scenes. But I won't lose all hope since there was a Lambo in that trailer :)
        theblackemblem
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Andre Neves
        Indeed, there WILL be an Aventador... but movies are obsessed with destroying exotic cars. I just hope the Aventador doesn't suffer from the same fate.
        Gorgenapper
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Andre Neves
        Transformers is a good series. The abomination that Michael Bay inflicted on us is not Transformers.
      speddedler
      • 3 Years Ago
      Why the hell do companies take down their ads from youtube? Is it not free advertising? Now I'm just pissed at Chrysler for about 3 minutes, so nice job.
        Randy
        • 3 Years Ago
        @speddedler
        Usually they take it down when someone steals their video and posts it at their own to get money from YouTube ads being displayed. Not sure about this time around.
      Street King
      • 3 Years Ago
      "For some reason, we doubt Batman would ever find himself behind the wheel of a 300S – the latest trailer for The Dark Knight Rises features Catwoman behind the wheel of Wayne's Lamborghini Aventador" - The murdered out 300S is his daily driver in the movie
      Bill Burke
      • 3 Years Ago
      Having just taken delivery of a 2012 Chrysler 300 Limited, I know first hand the outstanding quality and exciting performance of the 300. This choice most likely was based on the Chrysler 300's ranking as the "best in class" large sedan and it's acceptance as the most strikingly styled vehicle from an American car maker in this decade. The Dark Knight has chosen well.
      k_m94
      • 3 Years Ago
      Can't wait for this one! As for the 300, I hope it's an SRT8 with 470hp (before the jet booster thing). Only the best grocery getter for the guy whose play car has 700hp and scissor doors. And whose company can not only withstand an RPG blast, it can also return the favor.
        k_m94
        • 3 Years Ago
        @k_m94
        And maybe Gotham City is really just Detroit in a parallel universe?
      thezimmmmm
      • 3 Years Ago
      I HAVE A 300C ALL WHEEL DRIVE LOADED AND I LIKE IT AS MUCH OR BETTER THAN ANY MERCEDES I OWN OR HAVE OWNED!!! A GREAT CAR! I JUST LOVE IT HAVE NOT DRIVEN MY CL SINCE I GOT IT! I WOULD SUGGEST ANY ONE GETTING A SEDAN TO TEST DRIVE ONE AND YOU WILL BE HOOKED. I GET TWO MILES BETTER PER GALLON THAN 2006 HEMI ALL WHEEL DRIVE AVERAGING 18.7 I LOVE THIS CAR GET ONE AND YOU WILL LOVE IT TOO AND IT IS A STEAL AT THE PRICE!!!!! RIDES BETTER THAN MY NEIGHBORS BENTLEY
      MotionDesigner
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm in this movie. I am an extra in the big fight scene when the cops are charging the thugs. I played a thug ;) I saw those tumblers up close. They are truly awesome. Every detail, even the small hinges and knobs, all had a real function, not just for show.
      Jonathan
      • 3 Years Ago
      If it comes with the jet engine that shoots flames I'll take it otherwise forget it !
      • 3 Years Ago
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      Burabus
      • 3 Years Ago
      I don't want anything from detroit
        warren,
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Burabus
        Nothing at all? That includes everyone from Ted Nugent and Alice Cooper, to Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross, to Sufjan Stevens and Jack White.... bands like the Stooges, Suicide Machines, Insane Clown Posse, Parliament.... the list goes on and on.....
          tump
          • 3 Years Ago
          @warren,
          I'm with Kaiser in this one: you shouldn't be proud of ICP and that inbred talentless hick. I'll take Sufjan and Jack and Aretha, though!
          David Donovan
          • 3 Years Ago
          @warren,
          And what do bands, and famous people coming outta Detroit have to do with the topic at hand? This thread is about Chrysler changing the Imported from Detroit marquee to Imported from Gotham and then Burabus said he didn't want anything from Detroit referring too cars/trucks, not bands, famous people, etc. Then YOU went on to say that, "Dog is all you want. We're proud of who we are and the positive contributions so many of our people have made." So what does that have to do with Chrysler/Batman again?
          David Donovan
          • 3 Years Ago
          @warren,
          That list doesn't impress me warren. But ICP? Really? MAGNETS....HOW DO THEY WORK!?
          KaiserWilhelm
          • 3 Years Ago
          @warren,
          You can keep Ted Nugent and ICP...
          • 3 Years Ago
          @warren,
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        • 3 Years Ago
        @Burabus
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          • 3 Years Ago
          [blocked]
          David Donovan
          • 3 Years Ago
          *looks up at website entitled AUTOBLOG, scrolling down I see an article about Chrysler and Batman, scroll down to comments and see somebody rambling about bands from Detroit, then I get told to stay on topic* In the words of Dr. Evil, rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrright.
          David Donovan
          • 3 Years Ago
          So being on a car website and someone saying they don't want anything from Detroit and you think he wasn't referring to cars especially since Chrysler is from Detroit and their slogan is imported from Detroit? It's not my fault you get your panties in a bunch if someone thinks Detroit sucks and then you need to ramble on about the history of the city and who came from there when we are discussing cars. If you want to talk about celebrities then head on over to TMZ or something.
          David Donovan
          • 3 Years Ago
          So being on a car website and someone saying they don't want anything from Detroit and you think he wasn't referring to cars especially since Chrysler is from Detroit and their slogan is imported from Detroit? It's not my fault you get your panties in a bunch if someone thinks Detroit sucks and then you need to ramble on about the history of the city and who came from there when we are discussing cars. If you want to talk about celebrities then head on over to TMZ or something.
          • 3 Years Ago
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      Billy Devine
      • 3 Years Ago
      Detroit needs a lot more than Batman to do anything "good" in that rat hole. Maybe the pied piper to lead the rats east to the lake to die. Seriously the place is Americas Land fill with people.
        XDTW
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Billy Devine
        What an ignorant fool. Where do you live?
          darkness
          • 3 Years Ago
          @XDTW
          Fox news drone, ive been to many cities and Detroit is nowhere near as bad as the news makes it......St Louis is a **** hole.
        lostboyz
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Billy Devine
        Spoken like someone who has only seen Detroit from their television. There is A LOT wrong with the city of Detroit, but there is a lot that is worth saving.
        Gorgenapper
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Billy Devine
        Gary, IN is even worse, or so I hear. You're as good as carjacked or dead if you stop at the wrong stoplight in the wrong part of town.
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