the Super Bowl

Driven: 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550

During this author’s nearly three-year tenure, we’ve had no more ostentatious of a car in the office (that’s including the Aston Martins, Ferrari, and Porsches), thanks in large part to that stealthy matte gray paint job. This is more than just a skin-deep car, though. It’s the 2013 SL550. With respect to the awe-inspiring SLS AMG Roadster, the SL is the flagship. It’s the car that comes to mind when someone says “Mercedes-Benz convertible.” And it’s an indelible sign of wealth.

By Brandon Turkus | December 12, 2012
Super Bowl Ads: Toyota Reinvents Everything

In this hysterical spot, Toyota highlights the reinvented Camry, while imagining a world where everything is reinvented. Couches made of bikini-clad girls (or speedo-clad men if that’s your leaning), babies that don’t defecate but time travel instead, rain that makes you lose weight, and curtains made of pizza are a just a few of the wacky reinventions that are imagined.

By Brandon Turkus | January 31, 2012
Super Bowl Ads: It’s Seinfeld Versus Leno For The First NSX

Jerry Seinfeld’s love affair with Porsche appears to be at an end, as the funny man is starring in a 60-second TV add for Acura, set to air during the Super Bowl on Sunday. Joining Seinfeld is the new NSX, a slightly perturbed owner, and Jay Leno. And there’s a rocket pack.

By Brandon Turkus | January 31, 2012
Super Bowl Ads: Cadillac Goes To (Green) Hell

Super Bowl ads are usually over-the-top, budget-busting spectacles that last only slightly longer than a Kardashian wedding. It’ for that reason that this ad by Cadillac, set to debut on Sunday during the Super Bowl, is so refreshing.

By Brandon Turkus | January 30, 2012
Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Ad Features Tiny Darth Vader

Including cars and Star Wars, Volkswagen’s Super Bowl commercial for the new Passat is relevant to our interests. Well, done, ad guys.

By John Beltz Snyder | February 02, 2011


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