The Peugeot 206 Ad

by Vinaya HS on January 20, 2006

in Public Service Ads

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Here’s a true example of an advertisement that is captivating, fun to watch, and memorable. It’s an ad for the Peugeot 206.

The ad starts on a busy Indian street with a guy walking towards an old Ambassador. He gets into the Amby and thrashes it’s front and back against a wall. Next, he gets an elephant’s butt to kiss the bonnet. Finally, he hammers it and welds it into shape. The result of all this exercise: the Amby now looks like the Peugeot 206. There’s more and it’s the best part of the video. I’ll let you discover it for yourself.

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A straight 10/10 in my books.

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Sandeep January 20, 2006 at 4:45 PM

I like the background sound even more. Bhangra nights, I think.

raja January 20, 2006 at 5:08 PM

won’t Ambassador guys sue them

Vinaya HS January 20, 2006 at 6:33 PM

I don’t know how the video leaked out on to the web. It’s up to Hindustan Motors to come out with an equally witty response. Remember the Mountain Dew ads?

Lucio January 23, 2006 at 9:25 AM

I like the ad… but I like the background music even more

Raj January 23, 2006 at 10:00 AM

Are u sure this video got leaked? Cos i have seen it before on TV. May be I saw it in an ad-related tv show. The music featured in the ad is the slow version of “Husan” by Bhangra Knights vs Husan.

It is a great ad tho.

Ashwin July 21, 2006 at 3:06 PM

Hi there,

Can you email this ad to me please ?

Cheers,
Ashwin

Ads06 October 4, 2006 at 4:45 PM

Hey,

Love the ad. Can you email it to me please?

Thanks,
Ads06

Arushi January 9, 2010 at 4:07 PM

Hey, I love this ad. I think the humor is amazing. The background song is good too.

Could you mail me the ad please.

Thanks,
Arushi

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