The first prop is a Harley-Davidson motorcycle that sports Captain America’s shield. This is actually the company’s first electric motorcycle, and is the ride of choice for Natasha Romanoff a.k.a. Black Widow. Along with the motorcycle display, Marvel has released a great new image from the film, which shows Black Widow speeding off into (or away from) battle with Cap’s shield.
The second prop spotted at SDCC is Loki’s staff from The Avengers, which we know from the Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘s post-credits scene is now in the hands of HYDRA’s Baron Von Strucker. Check out the images below, as well as an official statement from Marvel regarding the motorcycle, and keep your eyes peeled at SDCC for more props and images.
Directed by Joss Whedon, Avengers: Age of Ultron hits theaters on May 1st, 2015.
Today at the San Diego Comic-Con, Harley-Davidson® and Marvel Studios will introduce Project LiveWire™ – Harley-Davidson’s first electric motorcycle – to fans gathered at the annual international convention. Project LiveWire, which is featured in Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, will be the ride of choice for Natasha Romanoff (a.k.a. Black Widow) played by Scarlett Johansson, in an epic scene with Captain America in the film.
The addition of Project LiveWire to Avengers: Age of Ultron confirms months of speculation that Harley-Davidson and Marvel are, indeed, teaming up again. Harley-Davidson motorcycles – including the Harley-Davidson Street 750™ featured in Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier earlier this year – have appeared in a number of Marvel movies and television shows over the last several years.
“Our partnership with Marvel continues to provide thrilling platforms to showcase our latest innovations to existing and new fans of the brand,” said Dino Bernacchi, Director of U.S. Marketing at Harley-Davidson Motor Company. “Not one, but two bikes will be featured in Avengers: Age of Ultron – Project LiveWire and the all-new Street 750, which is now available at Harley-Davidson dealerships.”
While not for sale, Project LiveWire is specifically designed to get insight into rider expectations of an electric Harley-Davidson motorcycle. In keeping with the company’s customer-led product development approach, Harley-Davidson is taking Project LiveWire to consumers across the country. Fans in San Diego will be able to ride the bike at the San Diego Harley-Davison dealership July 25-26 and provide feedback to help shape the future of Harley-Davidson’s first-ever electric motorcycle.