David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
9/1/21 10:35 a.m.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/qbAab1hTxN4

Classic MTV featured plenty of cool cars, like the ones used in videos from ZZ Top, Whitesnake and Sammy Hagar. But we're not sure if we noticed this one back in the day: Chrissie Hynde escapes various pitfalls while wheeling a Reliant Scimitar SS1 in the video for The Pretenders’ &l…

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Trent
Trent PowerDork
9/1/21 11:01 a.m.

In my mind the stars of this video are the cars

 

But I am not a depeche mode fan

stuart in mn
stuart in mn MegaDork
9/1/21 11:26 a.m.

The video was obviously based on The Avengers so you'd think they would have put her in one of the cars that Emma Peel drove, but I suppose they had to work in their budget and time schedule, and the Reliant was available.

Gimp (Forum Supporter)
Gimp (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
9/1/21 1:15 p.m.

Rambler wagon?

 

 

And you all thought I'd mention Bitchin' Camaro...

ddavidv
ddavidv UltimaDork
9/1/21 9:25 p.m.

One for the Mad Max fans out there.

https://youtu.be/DZE6CMm_I8Y

irish44j (Forum Supporter)
irish44j (Forum Supporter) MegaDork
9/1/21 9:38 p.m.
David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
9/2/21 10:15 a.m.

In reply to stuart in mn :

Yeah, kinda random. Why not a Lotus? 

Greg Smith (Forum Supporter)
Greg Smith (Forum Supporter) Dork
9/2/21 10:53 a.m.
ddavidv said:

One for the Mad Max fans out there.

https://youtu.be/DZE6CMm_I8Y

Mongrel Motorsports is now on YouTube!

First time seeing or hearing that one. Most Excellent!!

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
9/2/21 11:00 a.m.

Does Vyvyan's Anglia count?

 

jamscal
jamscal Dork
9/2/21 11:35 a.m.

 

The funny thing about this one is they try to pass off a very pedestrian car as some sort of exotic. Who can name the car? (I guess time has rendered them somewhat obscure.)

 

Great song/artist either way.

 

 

Greg Smith (Forum Supporter)
Greg Smith (Forum Supporter) Dork
9/2/21 2:47 p.m.

In reply to jamscal :

Cirrus/Stratus?

Tom1200
Tom1200 SuperDork
9/2/21 3:11 p.m.

In reply to Gimp (Forum Supporter) :

A stolen Rambler wagon to be percise.

93gsxturbo
93gsxturbo UltraDork
9/3/21 7:58 a.m.

Tough to beat Big Timers videos for sheer late 90s, early 00s "wanna be rich" rappers in their stock 97 Corvettes.  "Get Your Roll On" is a classic.

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