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Old 08-24-2004, 04:58   #1 (permalink)
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New Ad for Holden SV6

OK,

Mitsu got in trouble for their ad, so I reckon Holden should also get nailed for their piss poor blatant effort at advertising their product.

It shows the new SV6 with the paddle shift option driving down a twisty road you can hear the exaggerated engine revs ( for effect ) as the dickhead driving is flickin on the paddles to go up and down a gear. There is a definite perception of speed and the ad even sorta speeds up toward the end...........................................and then , it flashes to the backseat where there is a 3 Y.O. smilin like its feedin time on his mummy's 36 triple D's.......................

I thought rally driving stupidity in the Mitsu ad was contravening the ad code of conduct, but this takes the cake.

In an era where we're all trying to take road safety seriously and 60 minutes plasters us with "shock" stories on road attrocities.........Holden sees fit to show their new plastadore speeding around bends with a toddler strapped in the back seat.

Sheeeeeeeesh
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Old 08-24-2004, 05:06   #2 (permalink)
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It's a sports model, and is advertised as such, posts like this only help the do gooder cause,it is a nice looking car that probably goes reasonably well for a holden six, relax mate it's all good.
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Eh, if Ford aren't allowed to show adds like that, neither should anyone be. As for being a sports model.. so? I've never seen a Porsche add ever.. you'd think Holden could sell by reputation/marque recognition by now.
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It's a sports model, and is advertised as such, posts like this only help the do gooder cause,it is a nice looking car that probably goes reasonably well for a holden six, relax mate it's all good.
Agree 100%

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This is not a Holden vs Ford issue, it's us against the do gooders.
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Re: New Ad for Holden SV6

I saw the ad, nothing wrong with it. Really it looks like they re hashed the Astra ad, replaced the dog with a kid and a bigger car, the color is the same. There isn't any wild driving in it so it cannot be outlawed. Maybe Ford need to come up with something new.........
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Ford's drag strip adds were good. The Falcon Runout add sucks IMO. Take the age old crap XR6 Turbo add, and have a guy saying "Running Out" in an annoying way 10,000 times.
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Old 08-24-2004, 05:20   #8 (permalink)
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Nah I agree wit all you guys,

The new commo ad is a good ad which shows off their new (and very good) product. Good on em. Lets not sound bitter.....

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Fair nuff,

Seems I'm on me " Do Gooder " own then................
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Nah I agree wit all you guys,

The new commo ad is a good ad which shows off their new (and very good) product. Good on em. Lets not sound bitter.....

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What he said ^^^^^^^

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