Super Bowl 53: Great car ads from a record-breaking game

first_imgCreated with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 A screenshot from a 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Super Bowl commercial.  Screenshot / Mercedes-Benz on YouTube Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” The New England Patriots set a few records last night when they snatched the Super Bowl from the Los Angeles Rams: they tied for most Bowls won, at six; and Tom Brady netted the most Super Bowl wins ever for a player.And, perhaps disappointingly, the combined score of 16 – 13-3 for the Patriots – broke a record for least points scored in a Super Bowl game, with the title previously belonging to the 21-point Bowl of 1973.But to be honest, we couldn’t care about almost any of that. We were more interested in the big-budget ads that car companies showed – and didn’t show – this year. Yes, during one of the most ‘Merican events of the year, every U.S. automaker sat out actually broadcasting their expected red-white-and-blue celebrity-cameo truck commercials—only Chrysler even gave it a half-try, with nearly a dozen ads it posted to the Internet instead of the TV. Trending in Canada advertisement The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever (Ironically, Canadian auto workers union Unifor ran an ad critical of General Motors on broadcasts on this side of the border, a move that may just get them into a lawsuit.)A bevy of ads from European and Japanese automakers picked up the slack, though, and we’ve collected them all right here for your viewing pleasure. Watch ’em before they go stale and get pulled from YouTube!Audi electric vehicles – Cashew – Georgia Shopper Assurance – The Elevator Gladiator – Crusher – The Great Unknowns – What If? – Quarterback Safety System+Mercedes-Benz A-Class – Say the Word Trending Videos COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS Ram – Roll Rams Roll; 4th Quarter Fight; Make Sure of It; Can’t RememberToyota Supra – Wizard PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | RELATED TAGSNon-LuxuryNew VehiclesNon-Luxury See More Videos We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. ‹ Previous Next ›last_img read more