"Suicide Squad" supercar is no joke

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A mean-looking car cruising the streets of St. Petersburg may soon be recognizable to movie fans. It's called a Vaydor and its designer is Matt McEntegart, Fox 13 reports.

"I wanted something different. I'm a fan of the supercar look," he explained.

But the 38-year-old says there was no way he was ever going to be able to own a Lamborghini or Ferrari.

"I didn't have any money, so I had to do it myself." 

He created the Vaydor, which is a kit car. He designed he fiberglass body and associated hardware and accessories to fit onto the chassis of an Infiniti G-35.  He sells the kit for under $16,000. He says he's sold around 25.


McEntegart says he was contacted by a person who supplies cars to movie producers. They had a character they believed would look good behind the wheel of a Vaydor.

"They said,  'It's going to be the villain's car. Do you mind?' I'm like, 'No, that's perfect!'"

The villain turned out to be the Joker, of Batman and DC Comics fame. The movie is called Suicide Squad. It's scheduled for release in August 2016.

A little more than two minutes into the official trailer you can see the Vaydor roar past with a dark, caped figure on top -- who could that be?

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