December 11, 2014 in Commerical time
This 1983 Nissan Sunny B11 ad is a real gem: 30-ish female person is tied up on a half sunken boat and almost gets eaten by an inflatable rubber alligator while two bad guys in white suits and white hats (both a Panama) watch it happen and cheer on the inflatable rubber alligator:
Then she shouts for help from Sunny and a Nissan Sunny B11 Turbo sedan rushes in and the guy saves the day.
This obviously would make a fine commercial in Japan in the early 80s and would make a horrible vintage cult classic nowadays. However keep in mind that in the very same year Nissan promoted the Nissan Stanza T11 in Japan with the following family in a Stanza:
Yes, both father and son are wearing the very same white suits and very same white hats (also both a Panama).
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November 15, 2014 in Commerical time
Yesterday I posted a documentary on the Toyota Crown and in one of the scenes I spotted a very familiar background:
You just feel immediately with your entire body when you see your home country used in the background of a movie, so obviously I immediately recognized the Netherlands in this documentary when they displayed the Toyota Crown S120.
As the majority of the documentary consists out of footage of old ads I started to investigate the Toyota Crown S120 ads and found the one that actually takes place in the Netherlands: Read the rest of this entry →
August 12, 2014 in Commerical time
Now before you actually wonder what this Nissan Skyline R30 Super Control is all about: the commercial below explains everything about the Super Control:
The Super Control seems to mostly exist out of hundreds of buttons without a proper description or labeling: Read the rest of this entry →
May 28, 2014 in Commerical time
Pochette is a French word for a tiny square shaped handbag for women, so the Honda Today Pochette is supposed to be the automotive handbag for women?
In the Pochette you can barely fit anything except a wallet and maybe some female accessories so perhaps Honda was spot on here.
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February 28, 2014 in Commerical time
What does the SSS stand for in the name of the Nissan Bluebird SSS Turbo? Super Sports Sedan?
According to this 1981 JDM commercial it is Super Star! (Sedan?)
You can watch the advertisement below: Read the rest of this entry →