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The '''Audi R8 Star of Lucis''' car is a one-of-a-kind replica of the vehicle that appears in the ''[[Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV]]'' feature-length CG film as [[product placement]]. In-universe, the car manufacturer is said to have teamed up with the Royal Art Society of [[Lucis]] to create the car to celebrate the 20th [[birthday]] of [[Noctis Lucis Caelum|Prince Noctis]], the heir to the throne.<ref name=animenews>{{Refwebsite| page url = http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2016-11-11/audi-offers-kingsglaive-final-fantasy-xv-film-car-for-usd470000/.108734| page name = Audi Offers Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Film Car for US$470,000| site url = http://www.animenewsnetwork.com| site name = Anime News Network}}</ref>
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The '''Audi R8 Star of Lucis''' [[car]] is a one-of-a-kind replica of the vehicle that appears in the ''[[Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV]]'' feature-length CG film as [[product placement]]. It is also mentioned in ''[[Final Fantasy XV Prologue Parting Ways]]'' as being [[Noctis Lucis Caelum|Prince Noctis's]] car. In-universe, the car manufacturer is said to have teamed up with the Royal Art Society of [[Lucis]] to create the car to celebrate the 20th [[birthday]] of the prince, the heir to the throne.<ref name="animenews">{{Refwebsite| page url = http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2016-11-11/audi-offers-kingsglaive-final-fantasy-xv-film-car-for-usd470000/.108734| page name = Audi Offers Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Film Car for US$470,000| site url = http://www.animenewsnetwork.com| site name = Anime News Network| access time = 02:44, February 23, 2019 (UTC)}}</ref> [[Square Enix]] first announced its partnership with Audi during [[Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV]], and that a custom redesign of the Audi R8 was to serve as the official state car of [[Kings of Lucis|Lucis's royal family]].
   
 
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[[File:Audi-R8-Star-of-Lucis-Insomnia.png|thumb|The car on the streets of [[Insomnia]].]]
 
[[File:Audi-R8-Star-of-Lucis-Insomnia.png|thumb|The car on the streets of [[Insomnia]].]]
The "Ultrossic Black" car features "Advanced engineering from a higher realm." Its arabesque patterning (said to be the traditional pattern of the [[Tenebrae (Final Fantasy XV)|Tenebrae]] [[Oracle (Final Fantasy XV)|oracle]] clan) and Lucis emblem wheels showcase the "Design inherited from the gods." "An interior fit for the Prince" and "Performance worthy of the future King" ensure the driver enjoys an exclusive experience. Should danger block the car's way, its "5.2-liter R8 V10 engine generates 610 PS," which endows the driver with "The power to foil monsters." Maximum speed is 330km/h.<ref>{{Refwebsite| page url = http://www.audi.jp/ff15/en/#loc| page name = The Audi R8 Star of Lucis. Advanced engineering from a higher realm.| site url = http://www.audi.jp| site name = Audi Official Japanese Website}}</ref>
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The "Ultrossic Black" car features "Advanced engineering from a higher realm." Its arabesque patterning (said to be the traditional pattern of the [[Tenebrae (Final Fantasy XV)|Tenebrae]] [[Oracle (Final Fantasy XV)|Oracle]] clan) and Lucis emblem wheels showcase the "design inherited from the gods." "An interior fit for the Prince" and "performance worthy of the future King" ensure the driver enjoys an exclusive experience. Should danger block the car's way, its "5.2-liter R8 V10 engine generates 610 PS," which endows the driver with "The power to foil monsters." Maximum speed is 330km/h.<ref>{{Refwebsitedead| page url = http://www.audi.jp/ff15/en/| page name = The Audi R8 Star of Lucis| site url = http://www.audi.jp| site name = Audi Japan| access time = 20161119020722}}</ref>
   
Audi will hold a lottery to sell the car. The lottery will open on November 21, and the winner can buy the car for 50,000,015 yen (about US$470,000).<ref name=animenews/>
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Audi held a lottery to sell the car. The lottery opened on November 21, 2016, and the winner could buy the car for 50,000,015 yen (about US$470,000).<ref name=animenews/> The car was on display in Tokyo Auto Salon 2019 11–13 January at the Makuhari Messe, where the car was also auctioned.<ref>{{Refwebsite| page url = https://hyperjapan.co.uk/latest-news/ffxv-audi-r8/| page name = The FF x Audi R8 Star of Lucis at the TOKYO AUTO SALON 2019!| site url = https://hyperjapan.co.uk| site name = Hyper Japan| access time = 17:36, March 25, 2019 (UTC)}}</ref>
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Audi-R8-Star-of-Lucis-seats.png|Interior.
 
Audi-R8-Star-of-Lucis-seats.png|Interior.
 
Audi-Kingsglaive-FFXV.png|The car in ''Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV''.
 
Audi-Kingsglaive-FFXV.png|The car in ''Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV''.
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
"Star of Lucis" may refer to Noctis, for whom the car was supposedly produced in the world of ''[[Final Fantasy XV]]''. ''Noctis Lucis Caelum'' is a Latin phrase that may mean either "Sky of the Night's Light" or "Sky of the Light's Night". Noctis and his father, [[Regis Lucis Caelum CXIII|King Regis]], share a similar naming theme pertaining light and sky.
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"Star of Lucis" may refer to Noctis, for whom the car was supposedly produced in the world of ''[[Final Fantasy XV]]''. ''Noctis Lucis Caelum'' is a Latin phrase that may mean either "Sky of the Night's Light" or "Sky of the Light's Night".
   
 
==Trivia==
 
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*The {{w|age of majority}} is the threshold of adulthood as recognized in law, the moment minors cease to be considered children and assume legal control over their persons, actions, and decisions. Most countries set majority at 18, but in Japan it is 20. {{w|Coming of Age Day}} is a Japanese holiday held on the second Monday of January to congratulate those who have reached the age of majority over the past year, and to help them realize that they have become adults. The Star of Lucis car is said to have been manufactured for Prince Noctis's 20th birthday.
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*The [[wikipedia:age of majority|age of majority]] is the threshold of adulthood as recognized in law, the moment minors cease to be considered children and assume legal control over their persons, actions, and decisions. Most countries set majority at 18, but in Japan it is 20. [[wikipedia:Coming of Age Day|Coming of Age Day]] is a Japanese holiday held on the second Monday of January to congratulate those who have reached the age of majority over the past year, and to help them realize that they have become adults. The Star of Lucis car is said to have been manufactured for Prince Noctis's 20th birthday.
   
 
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The Audi R8 Star of Lucis car is a one-of-a-kind replica of the vehicle that appears in the Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV feature-length CG film as product placement. It is also mentioned in Final Fantasy XV Prologue Parting Ways as being Prince Noctis's car. In-universe, the car manufacturer is said to have teamed up with the Royal Art Society of Lucis to create the car to celebrate the 20th birthday of the prince, the heir to the throne.[1] Square Enix first announced its partnership with Audi during Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV, and that a custom redesign of the Audi R8 was to serve as the official state car of Lucis's royal family.

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Audi-R8-Star-of-Lucis-Insomnia

The car on the streets of Insomnia.

The "Ultrossic Black" car features "Advanced engineering from a higher realm." Its arabesque patterning (said to be the traditional pattern of the Tenebrae Oracle clan) and Lucis emblem wheels showcase the "design inherited from the gods." "An interior fit for the Prince" and "performance worthy of the future King" ensure the driver enjoys an exclusive experience. Should danger block the car's way, its "5.2-liter R8 V10 engine generates 610 PS," which endows the driver with "The power to foil monsters." Maximum speed is 330km/h.[2]

Audi held a lottery to sell the car. The lottery opened on November 21, 2016, and the winner could buy the car for 50,000,015 yen (about US$470,000).[1] The car was on display in Tokyo Auto Salon 2019 11–13 January at the Makuhari Messe, where the car was also auctioned.[3]

GalleryEdit

EtymologyEdit

"Star of Lucis" may refer to Noctis, for whom the car was supposedly produced in the world of Final Fantasy XV. Noctis Lucis Caelum is a Latin phrase that may mean either "Sky of the Night's Light" or "Sky of the Light's Night".

TriviaEdit

  • The age of majority is the threshold of adulthood as recognized in law, the moment minors cease to be considered children and assume legal control over their persons, actions, and decisions. Most countries set majority at 18, but in Japan it is 20. Coming of Age Day is a Japanese holiday held on the second Monday of January to congratulate those who have reached the age of majority over the past year, and to help them realize that they have become adults. The Star of Lucis car is said to have been manufactured for Prince Noctis's 20th birthday.

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