Tony Stark Says Sayonara to NSX, Returns to Audi and its R8 e-tron for Iron Man 3 [w/Video]

Tony Stark’s brief love affair with Acura and the new NSX-style roadster prototype, which was in fact a re-bodied, first gen NSX, is over (at least for now…), as the protagonist of the Iron Man and The Avengers franchise, is returning to Audi’s arms. The man in the iron suite, played by Robert Downey Jr., will sit behind the wheel of the battery-powered R8 e-tron in the third installment of the Iron Man, which is due to hit theater screens on May 3. In the second trailer for the movie that was released today, Stark’s white-colored R8 e-tron makes a passing appearance in two different scenes, while Audi also released a picture of the car with Downey Jr. sitting inside, just to make sure everybody sees it… In the two previous installments of the series, Stark used a regular R8 in Iron Man 1, and an R8 Spyder in Iron Man 2.