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Audi rover in new Alien movie

An Audi has a featured role in Ridley Scott’s upcoming film, Alien: Covenant. But it’s not a car.

It’s the Audi lunar quattro moon rover, hitting silver screens worldwide this May.

And guess what – it’s the real thing, actually developed in co-operation with the German start-up “Part-Time Scientists” for a future mission to space.

The Audi rover is on board the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet that turns out to be “a dark, dangerous world,” Audi says.

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The rover is “an integral part of the Covenant mission” and deployed to help one film character navigate and assess the new planet.