Ad of the Day: Peugeot Remakes 1984 Ad, Taking the Stunt Driving From Crazy to Insane

In 1984, Peugeot introduced its 205 GTi with a wild, James Bond-esque commercial in which the car was seen being chased across a snowy expanse by a plane dropping explosives.

To Advertisers, Marquese Scott Has All the Right Moves

We seem to have reached a point where it's almost too easy to convince clients to use YouTube stars in their spots. Case in point: Not one, not two, but three marketers are currently featuring the dubstepping dance dynamo Marquese Scott in campaigns. Check him out in two spots that broke last week—Coca-Cola's "One Song. Street Dancer," in which he busts a move thanks to Coke's free-song iTunes promotion; and Peugeot's "Let Your Body Drive" promotion (created by Initials Marketing), in which Scott unleashes a whole cadre of moves in a parking garage and then invites you to submit your dance moves for a chance to win a trip to Ibiza. He even shows you the Peugeot-branded "208 Body Drive" move. As Adweek mentioned earlier, he's also in the new Roomba spot—doing the robot, of course. With all these promotions, it seems that Scott is certainly living up to his nickname: Nonstop. UPDATE: Scott also did a spot back in January for Audio-Technica's Solid Bass headphones. See that one after the jump.

It’s always a long, strange trip in a Peugeot

Yeah, this Psyop-crafted Peugeot spot by BETC Euro RSCG in Paris is one mellow trip. You lose touch with reality, believe it's a warm and sunny day when it's actually […]