Commercials

  • Hyundai Veloster Turbo "Ant-Man and The Wasp" ad

    Marvel fans will have a new superhero flick to catch in theaters this summer in "Ant-Man and The Wasp," and Hyundai has a starring role in the film. Specifically, the film will feature the 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo, and the brand has debuted a cheeky new advertisement to celebrate. In the ad spot, a Veloster Turbo driver and police officers engage in an awkward standoff at a red light. One of the vehicles continues to rev its engine, and, of course, it appears the Veloster driver is the culprit. As the officers glare at the Veloster driver, a pint-sized version of the Veloster shows itself...

  • Still images from Cadillac ATS vs The World
    2013 Cadillac ATS Stars In New Web Series: Video

    In its early years, Cadillac was considered by many to be the world standard in luxury cars. That glory has faded over the decades, but recent efforts like the Cadillac CTS (and CTS-V) have proven that automaker is starting to punch above its weight. When Cadillac announced the ATS sedan, they were...

  • Ford Focus ST, launched at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Ford Fans Shoot First 2013 Focus ST Commercial

    Ford's the company that wants to be known for doing things differently. One strategy is getting fans involved and letting their voices be heard; and that's just what it did with the first commercial for the new 2013 Focus ST hot hatch. The entire commercial uses footage shot by fans. The first...

  • The 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec
    Super Bowl Ads: Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec To The Rescue

    The latest version of Hyundai’s Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec comes packing a 348 horsepower V-6, which is a big improvement from the previous 306 horsepower version. In fact, Hyundai claims the new car has a better power-to-weight ratio than the Infiniti G37 and the BMW 335i. We know the new...

  • Chevy's ad team reviews Route 66 Super Bowl commercial submissions
    Chevy Holding Competition For Super Bowl XLVI Ad: Video

    The Super Bowl. It's not just about the football (sometimes it's less about the football than anything else) and for car lovers, the commercials can provide a welcome and often excellent diversion from the game. This year's have yet to shape up, but Chevy is taking a novel approach to the megabucks...

  • VH1 Pop Up Video treatment of Fiat's 'Seduction' ad
    Fiat's 'Seduction' Ad Gets A Pop Up Video Rework

    If you want to sell product, throwing a little sex into the mix generally works well to attract consumers. Take Fiat’s hugely popular ad for the 500 Abarth, entitled “Seduction,” which inspires all of us to wander the streets of our respective cities, cappuccino in hand, looking...

  • Screencap from the 'See It Through' 2012 Chrysler 300 commercial

    From gospel to hip-hop and even some fashion elements thrown in, Chrysler’s ongoing Imported From Detroit advertising campaign appears to have no limits to the themes it explores. The latest installment, dubbed “See It Through”, is centered on the Chrysler 300 sedan and promotes the automaker’s spirit of hard work through the prose of Michigan Poet Laureate Edgar A. Guest. Guest's 1917 See It Through poem is featured in the new Chrysler 300 television spot and print ads, which have been launched just in time for Thanksgiving weekend. The 60-second television spot...

  • Fiat 500 by Gucci
    Another Fiat 500, Another J-Lo Ad: Video

    Fiat sure isn't afraid to invest money in advertising. After enjoying major acclaim for Chrysler's "Imported From Detroit" Superbowl spot featuring Eminem, Fiat teamed with another household music name in Jennifer Lopez. The first Lopez spot advertised the Fiat 500 Cabrio beginning last month. This...

  • 2011 Audi A8 L W-12 quattro
    Audi Prepping New Ad For Super Bowl XLVI

    This year it was Volkswagen that won all the praise with its Super Bowl ads, namely, the Black Betty-themed beetle race for the new 2012 Beetle and the pint-sized Darth Vader ‘commanding’ the new 2012 Passat. For next year’s game, Super Bowl XLVI taking place on February 5 at...

  • Jennifer Lopez in an ad for the 2012 Fiat 500c
    First 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio Ad Starring Jennifer Lopez Airs In U.S.

    Last month we first learned that Fiat was partnering with entertainment superstar Jennifer Lopez to help flog its new 2012 500 Cabrio in the U.S. Well, this week the first ad showcasing the stylish new drop-top as well as Lopez’s own song Until It Beats No More from her latest album Love?...

  • 2012 Nissan Leaf in the Apple iPhone 4S commercial
    iPhone 4S Hitches Its Wagon To The 2012 Nissan Leaf

    As everyone knows by now, Apple did not launch the iPhone 5 at yesterday's press event. This was bad news for Apple (shares slid after the meet-up), bad news for iOS developers (iOS handsets have recently been losing ground to Android), and bad news for Apple's new CEO Tim Cook (who should've been...

  • 2012 Audi A6
    Audi And FX Team Up On 'Untitled Jersey City Project' Short Film

    Finally a piece of video on New Jersey that doesn't make us look like big-haired, chain-wearing, orange-painted slackers. Having grown up in New Jersey, I hear it all too often: "Is that really what NJ is like?" No, no it isn't. But unfortunately all too many networks are eager to jump on the...

  • Gospel version of Lose Yourself performed by Selected of God

    The latest ad from Chrysler’s long-running ‘Imported From Detroit’ campaign, which started back in February with an ad for the Chrysler 200 starring rapper Eminem, has taken a new step this week. Chrysler, together with Eminem’s publisher Eight Mile Style, has released a gospel version of the Lose Yourself track that has featured in many of the ads, as well as the movie Eight Mile. The song is actually performed by Selected of God, the same choir that featured in Chrysler’s original Super Bowl ad and if you like it, it is now available to download from iTunes. In...

  • 2012 Audi A6 Avant promo
    Audi Settles A6 Ad Dispute With Eminem Publisher Eight Mile Style

    Back in May Audi ran a commercial in Europe for its new A6 Avant that featured very similar visuals and themes to the famous ‘Imported From Detroit’ run by Chrysler at this year’s SuperBowl and which starred rapper Eminem and his famous tune Lose Yourself. The following month...

  • Lexus Engineering Amazing campaign
    Lexus Launches New Engineering Amazing Campaign: Video

    Remember Lexus’ ‘The Hard Way’ campaign that showed off the lengths that the automaker would go to in order to achieve the high levels of refinement found in each of its cars? Well, Lexus has brought out a new series of videos, this time titled ‘Engineering Amazing’...

  • 2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback
    Up Close And Personal With The 2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback: Video

    Now that we’ve had a few days to absorb the controversial look of the new 2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback’s styling, dare we say it, it's actually starting to grow on us--just a little. Over the course of the last couple of days, BMW has also released some promo videos for its latest...

  • Eminem in Chrysler's Super Bowl XLV ad
    Eminem Sues Audi For Using ‘Lose Yourself’ Track In A6 Avant Commercial

    Remember our post last week about Audi’s new advertisement for the 2012 A6 Avant featuring a music score very similar to the one in Eminem’s top-selling track ‘Lose Yourself’? Yes, the same track famously used, with permission from the rap star, in Chrysler’s original...

  • Dr. Dre promoting the Powered By Dr. Dre sound system for the new 2012 Chrysler 300
    Dr. Dre Stars In New 2012 Chrysler 300S Commercial: Video

    Chrysler has released a new television commercial in its ever-expanding ‘Imported From Detroit’ campaign, but while the previous ads all featured celebrities with a major connection with Detroit, the latest one treads a slightly different path. It stars rapper and music producer Dr. Dre...

  • 2012 Audi A6 Avant promo

    The recently revealed 2012 Audi A6 Avant luxury station wagon may not be coming to the U.S. but does that mean Audi can release a promo video for the car that’s almost identical to one of this year’s most popular local car commercials? We’ll leave you to be the judge as to whether or not the ads are too similar. One, as mentioned, is Audi’s new promo for its latest generation A6 Avant and the other is the famous ‘Imported From Detroit’ ad for the 2011 Chrysler 200 sedan, which starred rapper Eminem and featured during this year’s Super Bowl...

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