Another one into the creative advertising category: Audi Canada have shot a video on the new Audi Q3. The main focus was the agility of the all-new 2015 Q3 and how easy it is to park one. Even though the little Q3 is long sold in Europe, Audi is only just starting the sales in North America.
The Audi Q3 as we all know is an SUV which in the minds of us regular people automatically evokes big, lumpy, good for mud/snow, petrol guzzling poser car. Those days are long gone though. SUVs are being favoured over MPVs because you can get about the same amount of things and people in them, they are 4×4, eat up about the same amount of fuel, and most importantly, they are much better looking than the hideous MPVs. For Canada however, none of this matters. Winters are hard and a premium Quattro system by Audi in a reasonably sized car is half the battle won. The only problem with them is parking. Well… Audi came up with an alternative how to park your little Q3 in a tight space. Watch…
Don’t try it at home kids! Rather than that, just watch how they did it. We must not forget to mention that this commercial will probably never be aired in US since it is untrue and secondly promoting dangerous driving. At least we can watch and write about it :)
Source: © Audi Canada
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…my driving license was still on it's way when I had bought my first petrol-smelling Italian stallion... No, it wasn't a Ferrari... It was Fiat Regata, twin choke Weber 1.5 in neat condition with bad attitude. It wasn't in any way quick by today's standards nor was it a good handler. More like an SUV actually. It was so high that my girlfriend at the time, (a little taller than a bucket,) almost needed a ladder to get into it. However, it was a good car till the first winter came and I wrecked it.
My next car was a BMW E30 1987 2.4d. It is still my all-time favorite. It just had a black metallic paint job done when I bought it and shiny chrome bumpers. As Steel Panther would say say, "that car was bitchin'." I had nice Alpina alloys that I kept getting nicked for. Apparently they were not marked in my documents so each time the police caught me I got a fine.
After about a dozen fines in 3 months I said `sod it` and had BMW amend my documents. This one wasn't really quick off the mark but once it was up to speed you could throw it into any corner and it would come out still alive and pointing the right way. I sold it eventually because I didn't have the time to get it back to original condition and I later found out that the guy I sold it to wrecked it couple of months after. What a shame.
I also had a BMW E46. I liked the look of it but it was useless. It had so many problems one day I wished someone would run into me so I could get rid of it and get some money back. Guess what... a week later a Spanish fellow in a borrowed company Skoda ran up the boot and parked on my back seat. My girlfriend got a panic attack and became so furious she would have beaten him up if I`d let her. However, I had successfully gotten rid of the car.
So this is the story of my beginnings. There are two things that I love other than music and my family. Writing and cars. Why not combine them? I figured there may be more people like me and so I wanted to participate in this amazing opportunity for everyone to share their knowledge, experience and passion, and build something unique while doing it.