18 Apr 2018 12:30 PM +00:00 UTC

Marvel & Infinity Team Up For New Avengers: Infinity War TV Spot

Infiniti has teamed up with Marvel Studios to help promote their new QX50 model SUV.

Infiniti's 2019 QX50 will appear in Avengers: Infinity War, and you can watch a new TV spot that shows the model's cool features while the orchestra players the theme for the highly-anticipated superhero crossover. There's a bit of humor in it, and I thought it was a nice cross-promotion for Infiniti and Infinity War.

You can read the press release below for more details about the premium compact SUV and its appearance in Marvel's epic crossover film.

INFINITI announced today that it is teaming up with Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War to celebrate the launch of the all-new luxury midsize crossover, the 2019 QX50, in showrooms now. Beginning today, the 30- and 15-second versions of the "Date Night" spot are airing on TV and online. In addition to being able to see a 90-second version of the ad in theaters beginning April 27, moviegoers will be able to catch the INFINITI QX50 in a scene in Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War.
"We couldn't be more excited about working with INFINITI for the first time," said Mindy Hamilton, Marvel's Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships & Marketing. "Between their highly anticipated launch of the QX50 and our climactic release of ‘Avengers: Infinity War,' we recognized a tremendous opportunity to share our mutual passions for risk-taking, adventure, excellence, and advancement with fans all around the country."
In name and spirit, the collaboration between INFINITI and Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War is a dual celebration of the culmination of years of building toward an epic moment. The movie is the product of more than a decade of storytelling, and the INFINITI QX50's engine is the result of a 20-plus year endeavor to create a powertrain that can seamlessly shift between performance and efficiency – the world's first production-ready variable compression ratio engine, the VC-Turbo. Both tasks seemed inconceivable and unobtainable. However, commitment and meticulous preparation have delivered both.
"We are thrilled to be teaming up with Marvel Studios and The Avengers, a franchise that complements the all-new QX50's various features as we continue to raise awareness and reach new audiences in creative and unexpected ways," said Phil O'Connor, director, Marketing Communications and Media, INFINITI USA. "The 2019 QX50 is the most advanced INFINITI to date. It embodies everything our brand stands for: Beautiful design, advanced technology and empowering performance."
With the introduction of the 2019 INFINITI QX50, Marvel Super Heroes are not the only ones with superpowers anymore. "Date Night" highlights several of the QX50's "superpowers" including the VC-Turbo engine, ProPILOT Assist, and the advanced craftsmanship of the interior cabin. These class-leading features translate to power and efficiency that can help anyone feel like they, too, have superpowers. And, when the universe is putting obstacles in the way – like bumper-to-bumper highway traffic and one cute grandma moving at her own pace – anyone can use a little help (especially when they are eager to see one of the most anticipated films of 2018, Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War).
Between April 18 and May 31, 2018, fans will also be able to experience additional INFINITI exclusives, including a behind-the-scenes featurette that explores the origins of the Infinity Stones as well as interviews with cast and crew, content from past films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and footage from Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War.
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"Date Night" was filmed over three days in Los Angeles. Director Anthony Leonardi with production house Bullitt, along with INFINITI and creative agency CP+B, collaborated to create the ad that will air in the United States, featuring the iconic Avengers theme music and a young couple who share the same virtues as the luxury brand.

Synopsis:

An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment – the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.

The film stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olson, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Sebastian Stan, Don Cheadle, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Pom Klementieff, Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong, Sean Gunn, Tom Holland, Paul Rudd, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, and Josh Brolin.

Avengers: Infinity War is set to release in U.S. theaters on April 27.

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