Audi of America has disclosed plans to feature no less than five models in the upcoming and highly anticipated “ Fifty Shades of Grey “ movie. The Ingolstadt-based automaker has teamed up with Universal Studios for the motion picture adaption of the namesake bestseller written by E.L. James which is programmed to hit theaters on February 13, 2015.
“ Fifty Shades of Grey “ will focus on the sophisticated sex life of a businessman named Christian Grey and a college student by the name of Anastasia Steele. The Audi cars will be part of the movie mostly because these were featured in the original book as well as its sequels entitled “ Fifty Shades Darker “ and “ Fifty Shades Freed “ and according to Audi of America Director of Marketing Loren Angelo “it was a natural fit” to have the cars featured in the movie.
The five cars which will be seen in the movie are:
- 2014MY Audi R8 V10 Spyder quattro S tronic
- 2013MY Audi S8 quattro Tiptronic 4.0L TFSI
- 2012MY Audi Q7 3.0L TDI quattro Tiptronic
- 2013MY Audi S7 quattro S tronic 4.0L TFSI
- 2014MY Audi A3 S tronic TFSI 1.8L four-cylinder in European specification
Talking about the collaboration between Audi and “ Fifty Shades of Grey “, Giovanni Perosino, Head of Marketing Communication at AUDI AG, declared “We are happy to continue our strong partnership with the film industry with this highly-anticipated project, especially after already being part of the bestselling novel.”