The new car business is incredibly competitive. There are a dozen or more companies all vying for customer dollars, doing their best to build a compelling product. Even if a company were to build the perfect vehicle for a buyer, marketing is how the message gets out. To make that connection, advertisers have come up with all sorts of outlandish gimmicks, pitches, and commercials.
As we'll elucidate in this highly scientific study, sometimes great commercials can lend new life to a model or help establish the identity of a brand. Others, well, can become punchlines.
Read the full article on Hagerty.com: https://www.hagerty.com/media/lists/nine-car-ad-campaigns-that-sizzled-and-fizzled/
Vintage DDB Volkswagen ads are the gold standard of advertising.
How about the “Youngmobiles” campaign, or the “It’s not your fathers Oldsmobile”.
‘67 Mercury was “The Man’s Car!”
Zebra Corner “Real People” parodies are hilariously funny.