good car commercials thread

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  1. cwerdna

    cwerdna Senior Member

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    Let's talk about some car commercials that we like but that don't warrant a thread by themselves. It doesn't matter to me whether I actually like the vehicle or the company...

    I'll start. I liked this ad when it first came out.


    Some people really liked even though I just thought it was ok.
     
  2. priuscritter

    priuscritter I am the Stig.

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    This is the best commercial of 2010:

     
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    hyo silver Awaaaaay

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    I can't quite decide between the Nissan ad for independent front suspension, or the Toyota one for air conditioning. :p

     
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    priuscritter I am the Stig.

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    I also liked this one. It's older, but I had one of these so ....

     
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    cwerdna Senior Member

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    Maxima and Corvette ads

    I liked these two since I owned a Maxima of this generation and really liked the power.


    They released a version of the 2nd one w/an 02 or 03 Maxima which had a bigger hamburger logo on the grille and the "Altezza" (silver ringed) taillights.

    Long ago, a friend of mine made me aware of one his favorites of all time.


    Here's one that I really liked. This is one of the few Chevys I actually like.
     
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    What's so great about this commercial? Note how they don't actually give a clear view of it because they know if they did, nobody would buy one.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgmOwr-wBeA]YouTube - Pontiac Aztek Commercial (2000)[/ame]
     
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    Volkswagen Commercial: The Force (Toyota Parody)


    :D
     
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    The "Made in Detroit" ad by Chrysler was the most searched item on Google after the Super Bowl, even though it didn't make the annual Top 10 SB commercials. Despite its 2 minute length, it is a well done ad with a powerful message that will be studied by Marketing professionals and students for a long time.
     
  10. JimN

    JimN Let the games begin!

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    I like Lincoln's "Starships don't need keys."

     
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    Does it work for people over forty though?
     
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    Does it work for people over forty though?
     
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    Not sure what you mean, but ads like that are not meant to sell a particular product per se, but more to build a halo around a brand. This one in particular aimed to elicit certain emotions from the viewer, namely, patriotism and sympathy for the American "can do" attitude.
     
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    OK, this is a beer commercial, and doesn't even have a car in it, but it's still pretty cool.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qXa9oqKL6E"]Raaaaay Neeeeeer Beeeerrrrr[/ame]​
     
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    JimN Let the games begin!

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    I like the "Imported from Detroit" ads but won't buy anything from Chrysler so they do work up to a point.
     
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    Rae Vynn Watch out, I have a degree in BS!

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