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Hilarious Used Car 'Ad' Goes Viral
By: The Drum
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Highlighting the vehicles key features such as a boot-mounted mirror, cassette player and onboard coffee pot the short video pulls out all the stops to drum up interest in the $499 vehicle – cat not included.

A suitably bombastic voiceover adds to the theatre with a narrator intoning: "You, you're different. You do things your way. That's what makes you one of a kind." Before concluding: "Luxury is a state of mind".

Professionally shot by Max Lanman the high-profile ad saw bids top $100,000 for ‘Greenie’; a 1996 vintage Honda Accord, before eBay pulled the ad ‘in error’. Bids now stand at a more manageable $530.

Speaking to the BBC about his endeavor Lanman said: “The inspiration to make the ad came while my girlfriend Carrie and I were driving up the coast on Highway 1, heading to Big Sur to go camping.

"It dawned on me that it would be really funny to film a car commercial for a really crappy car against such a gorgeous backdrop.

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