There are hundreds of car adverts out there doing the rounds on your TV and internet, but very few are actually exciting and most times we end off with a sigh. Every now and then though, something comes around which elevates the heart rate a bit or tickles the funny bone. We've compiled a quick list of what we think are the some of the best car adverts doing the rounds at the moment.
Some of these you may have seen if you've been paying attention to your TV recently, others just live on the internet or come from overseas agencies.
Here are our top 5 current best car adverts:
1. BMW M4 'Ultimate Racetrack'
The new BMW M4
has just been launched in SA and we think this is one of the best car adverts. It totally does the car justice. Even if you're not a BMW fan, just listen to the screaming engine note and hardcore shifting going on. Who doesn't want their own racetrack aircraft carrier either?
2. Jaguar 'Rendezvous'
Jaguar does a great job of using celebrity endorsement to maximise its brand image here. The Jaguar F-Type Coupe
gets most of the attention as three movie villains try to convince us why all bad guys in films are played by Brits. It has a serious cool factor in it and an awesome backing soundtrack from the Jag's V8.
3. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado - Border post
Toyota shoots a lot of its adverts locally so it can give them the 'local touch' feel. Who can blame them though as the sell around 10 000 vehicles a month here? This car advert for the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
shows the Prado seemingly heading into deep Africa being chased by border patrol. The ending is pretty comical and we can't help but laugh along.
4. Fiat 500 Abarth
A great way for a car advert to get recognition is to ban it. That's what happened with this Fiat 500 Abarth
ad featuring Catrinel Menghia and now it lives on the internet, racking up the views. Who could blame an Italian car maker for playing the 'sex sells' card in this advert?
5. Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
We're hoping you haven't had chance to see this just yet because it's new and full-on America -YEAH! Electric guitar banging in the background, lots and lots of horsepower and some big slides to boot. This is a proper Dodge, not the Journey
the brand keeps trying to sell us.