3 Salty Old Wives Shout Lies About Diesel in Sweet, Silly Ads From Volkswagen

The Golden Sisters weigh in

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Your cranky straight-talking grandmother might not think much of diesel engines, but Volkswagen would like her—and you—to reconsider.

"Old Wives Tales," a new campaign from Deutsch LA for the automaker's Passat TDI, features the Golden Sisters, who rose to fame with their salty commentary on Kim Kardashian's sex tape back in 2012. Now, the trio are riding around in a VW, sounding off on diesel cars—and getting it wrong.

They weigh in on rappers (dismissively, of course) and play "Who's on First" with the question of whether the car is even running—because aren't diesel engines supposed to be loud? While looking for a gas station, they start obsessing over food—Italian, in this case (the real-life siblings were all born Conticchio, in the Bronx)—though their heritage could, in many moments, just as easily be another variety of old,



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