What is the classic car in the movie “Uncharted”?
2022 from Sony Unexplored movie, based on its video game series of the same name, is finally on streaming services. Like the games, this Tom Holland/Mark Whalberg film is full of globetrotting and treasure hunting. A relatively new artifact that kept popping up in the movie was villain Santiago Moncado’s (Antonio Banderas) red sports car. Moncado’s most prized possession is a 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing” and it was one of many unique vehicles to star in the film.
What was the red car in the movie “Uncharted?”
One of the villains of 2022 Unexplored film was Antonio Banderas’ Santiago Moncado. He owns a memorable 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing” sports car. This almost priceless classic appears in several scenes in the film, including the climactic cargo plane scene.
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In the film, the Mercedes-Benz is a fitting heirloom inherited from Santiago Moncado, heir to the ancient family still referred to as the “House of Moncada”.
In which “Uncharted” movie scenes does the 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL appear?
Santiago Moncado uses his vast wealth to travel around the world in a massive cargo plane, apparently taking his Mercedes Gullwing with him wherever he goes. It appears in Manhattan, Barcelona, and even in the skies over the Philippines. To see in a Unexplored scene in the video below:
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Moncado and his car make their first appearance in the Unexplored film when he shows up at an antique auction in New York. Then he drives his Mercedes Gullwing home to Barcelona in the film’s second act. Finally, his pals load his classic car onto his cargo plane before flying to the Philippines in search of lost treasure.
When someone asks him about the car, Santiago says, “My dad gave me this car when I was eighteen. Since then, it’s been my lucky charm.
[Spoiler Alert] The car is at the heart of one of the film’s most memorable sets. To escape the bad guys, Chloe Frazer (Sophia Ali) jumps into the car and kicks it out through the plane’s open cargo door, accidentally hitting Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) and sending him flying through the sky as well.
Which Hyundai SUV does Chloe Frazer drive in ‘Uncharted?’
Unexplored fans might be confused by the off-road-ready Chloe Frazer SUV driven in the 2022 film. It’s unlike anything else on the road as it’s a custom-built Hyundai Tucson dubbed the ” Beast”. It is one of many Hyundais advertised in the film.
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hyundai launches a new range of factory-built 4x4s. These include the Hyundai Tucson XRT and the Kia Telluride X-Pro. To create buzz for its new off-road vehicles, Hyundai has teamed up with the filmmakers behind the Unexplored film.
The 2022 Uncharted movie features Hyundai Tucson “Beast” readers Chloe Frazer. It also includes Genesis GV80s and Genesis G90s that the bad guys drive. Finally, the new film features a chauffeured Genesis G80 that Victor Sullivan (Mark Whalberg) and Nathan Drake (Tom Hiddleston) rent.
Then see Jay Leno driving a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe in the video below:
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