Jared Leto’s playing the latest incarnation of the Joker in this weekend’s highly-anticipated “Suicide Squad.”
This one differs from the Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger iterations in many ways. In “Suicide Squad,” he’s a tattooed gangster dating Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie). But the one thing that really stands out is his fast, flashy pink car.
The Joker and Harley ride it around Midway City:
Batman even hops on top of it at one point.
The unique looking car isn’t a purple Lamborghini as the Jared Leto-starring Skrillex song may have you think. It was made special for the film.
Nope. The custom car dubbed the “Vaydor” was designed by Matt MacEntegart. The car, which he built in his Florida shop, is a kit car with “a fibreglass body that is placed over an Infiniti G35 frame,” according to an interview MacEntagart did with Fox 13.
He starts off with a mere frame of an older car:
A lot of pieces need to come together:
And after a few months of work and a paint job, it was ready for The Joker to take for a spin:
You can see the car in action in “Suicide Squad,” which is now playing in theatres.
Check out MacEntegart’s full interview below:
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