Audis and Iron Man Movie

Brett Dikeman quattro at
Fri May 16 21:40:35 PDT 2008

On May 16, 2008, at 9:24 AM, jimbon88 at wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> If you want to see how the Audi car stunts are set up in the movie  
> you might want to check this out on Youtube:?
> This segment would make?a great commercial?about?the quality and  
> engineering of our Audi cars if it wasn't so long.
> By the way, for the faint of heart be forewarned.??? They smash at  
> least one?R8 in this video.

Either they have completely incompetent stunt people, or this was a  
from-the-start PR idea; can't you see this being the brainchild of  
some chipper marketing bimbo?  "Like, what if we pretend it was REALLY  
hard for the stunt guys to make it skid!"

Seriously, all they had to do was pull a couple of ABS sensor  
connectors- and the sound effects are dubbed over anyway.

Either way, it was an obvious product placement in a pretty horrible,  
vapid movie.  Same with I, Robot.  Audi needs to aim a little better,  
unless they're trying to sell cars to pre-pubescent boys.


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