Archive for the ‘classic car commercials’ Category

1965 Ford Mustang Commercial – Times Have Changed

April 16, 2010

[ Thanks to AutomobileHistoryUSA for having this 1965 Ford Mustang Commercial posted on YouTube.]

It’s hard to tell if the guy was supposed to be goofy, or, if it was just appropriate for the “times”.   Immediately I tried to compare it to today’s commercials.

Back then the guy dreamed of a hot woman, the wild west and surfing.  Today that commercial would probably have someone dreaming of a hot woman, extreme sports, and perhaps, surfing?

Maybe life hasn’t changed as much as I thought…. Watch the video …


1960 Chevrolet Promotional Film – future collector cars?

March 23, 2010

This is an interesting video from the 1960’s.  Give it a chance. It’s pretty good.

I like the part about the  ultra-cold compartment — “60 degrees below zero, yet the Chevrolet door lock opens with the usual single easy turn of the key…

The video made me wonder… which of today’s 2010 model year cars will future collectors be showing and restoring in 2060?