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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
8/10/21 7:56 a.m.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/_-kqUkZnDcM8

This old VW Cabrio ad featuring the simply elegant music of the late Nick Drake pushes a lot of buttons as it’s big on emotion yet lacking in dialog–no pitch, no call to action. It simply captures a moment while reminding us that sometimes it’s the drive, not the destination.

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Nicole Suddard
Nicole Suddard Marketing Coordinator
8/10/21 8:29 a.m.
Appleseed
Appleseed MegaDork
8/10/21 8:34 a.m.

If you have ever lived in Chicagoland for more than a minute,  you know the address by heart because you've seen this:

 

stuart in mn
stuart in mn MegaDork
8/10/21 8:42 a.m.

I have to go with the 1996 Nissan 300ZX commercial with Barbie, Ken and GI Joe.

 

Cactus
Cactus HalfDork
8/10/21 8:45 a.m.
j_tso
j_tso GRM+ Memberand Reader
8/10/21 8:45 a.m.

VW had a lot of good ones in the 1990s, this is my favorite:

 

Also:

 

L5wolvesf
L5wolvesf HalfDork
8/10/21 8:55 a.m.

That's OK kid . . . 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_soUM9Oxoc 

ProDarwin
ProDarwin MegaDork
8/10/21 9:18 a.m.
AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter)
AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
8/10/21 9:27 a.m.
bOttOmfeeder
bOttOmfeeder New Reader
8/10/21 1:34 p.m.

1985 Highland Appliance Commercial...... 

PURE GRM.....Lamborghini  vs Clunker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMCnbWtGT_Ihttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMCnbWtGT_I

Vracer111
Vracer111 HalfDork
8/10/21 1:51 p.m.

Two of my favorites:

 

 

I remember seeing the FR-S commercial after I already had mine... got it before they officially were on sale.

wearymicrobe
wearymicrobe PowerDork
8/10/21 3:49 p.m.
captdownshift (Forum Supporter)
captdownshift (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
8/10/21 3:58 p.m.
Sparkydog
Sparkydog HalfDork
8/10/21 5:35 p.m.
Sidewayze
Sidewayze Reader
8/10/21 5:47 p.m.

This one always stuck in my mind.

https://youtu.be/URSmFnkQGP4

DeadSkunk  (Warren)
DeadSkunk (Warren) UltimaDork
8/10/21 7:13 p.m.
Datsun310Guy
Datsun310Guy MegaDork
8/10/21 7:26 p.m.
keithedwards
keithedwards Reader
8/10/21 7:38 p.m.

I always liked "It's a Rocket", 1985 CRX Si. Since I owned a couple of those.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEph_eAzQ-w

 

stuart in mn
stuart in mn MegaDork
8/10/21 8:13 p.m.

Now that I think about it, didn't we have this same conversation a few months ago?

MotorsportsGordon
MotorsportsGordon Dork
8/10/21 8:16 p.m.
ShawnG
ShawnG UltimaDork
8/10/21 8:44 p.m.

In reply to Datsun310Guy :

ARgh, beat me to it...

hoots04
hoots04 New Reader
8/10/21 8:47 p.m.
MotorsportsGordon
MotorsportsGordon Dork
8/10/21 9:04 p.m.
Cactus
Cactus HalfDork
8/10/21 11:01 p.m.
c0rbin9
c0rbin9 Reader
8/10/21 11:24 p.m.

I only knows the classics:

 

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