Put this in the WTF category – Mercedes-Benz has a couple of new ads where characters from Mario Kart drive around in GLA 180s. The two spots are really weird and are worth checking out.

 

http://youtu.be/53KpSKm4eHM

http://youtu.be/0MJm7aLLrMo

Granted these are Japanese commercials, so the video game property pimping Mercedes may not seem that odd, but for the rest of the world, i don’t know too many Mercedes drivers who sit down and play Wii.

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1 Comment

  1. Maybe I’ve watched WAY too many Japanese commercials, but these seem pretty “normal” compared to what I’m used to seeing.

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