People love making crass fake VW Polo ads


What is it about the Volkswagen Polo that makes it a target for off-color parody ads? Five years ago, we had the infamous spot with the suicide bomber driving up to a cafe in a Polo and trying to detonate a bomb—but managing only to blow himself up, as the "small but tough" roadster absorbs the blast. Now, we get the clip below, from some German film students, featuring a Polo, some violence against women and lots of blow-job gesturing. The pathetic hipster sheep in the most recent actual Polo advertising surely would not approve. Via Illegal Advertising.

—Posted by Tim Nudd

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