Ad of the Day: Ford Pranks Guys by Sending Them on a Blind Date With a Stunt Driver

Prestin Persson is hardly just a pretty face

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Prestin Persson really drives men wild in Ford's "Speed Dating" prank for the Mustang.

Persson, a leading stunt car driver, was hired by the automaker for a prank video from Team Detroit and production house The Work. The guys in the clip, all aspiring actors, believe they're auditioning for a new dating show starring Persson, and are unaware of her skills behind the wheel. After meeting in a bistro for supposed "chemistry checks," Persson takes each for a spin in her red Mustang GT, which is fitted with hidden cameras, naturally.

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