New Volkswagen GTI Commercials - Unpimp Your Ride

Discussion in 'Other German' started by b-mak, Feb 21, 2006.

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  2. shiggins

    shiggins Formula 3

    Nov 20, 2004
    I like the one where the kid says "You know, it's really hard to hear the sound of the engine with all your yacking" to his girlfreind!
  3. crazynova23

    crazynova23 Formula Junior

    May 2, 2005
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    I'm actually considering getting a new gti in a couple months...
  4. Auraraptor

    Auraraptor F1 World Champ
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    Sep 25, 2002

    Hate the car (personal taste, sorry), but awesome add campaign.
  5. wheelhor

    wheelhor Formula Junior
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    i love those commercials. LOVE them. I have a MKIV GTI, and i think the new GTI's are hideous

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  7. Ferrari330P4

    Ferrari330P4 Formula Junior

    Aug 4, 2005
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    Im absolutely in love with the new GTi
  8. Koby

    Koby Formula 3

    Dec 14, 2003
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    I like the new GTI but the ride height on them is utterly ridiculous. They ride 1.5" higher than the ROW. I test drove one on Monday and the salesman said they have been inundated with requests for "Fast" figures. Funny how certain ad campaigns resonate with people.
  9. switchcars

    switchcars Formula 3

    Jul 28, 2005
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    Great ads!!!

    Saw one on the road yesterday......bleck. a tad bland for my taste.
  10. davem

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    dave m
    Weighs 600 lbs more than a MCS
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  12. b-mak

    b-mak F1 Veteran

    I'm solving that problem when I get mine.
  13. crazynova23

    crazynova23 Formula Junior

    May 2, 2005
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    The US Spec GTI is, in fact 15mm higher than a Euro Spec car. I guess it has something to do with having to comply with the dumb 5mph bumper requirements...
  14. b-mak

    b-mak F1 Veteran

    "Let me hear you say vhat..."

    Damn, I love those commercials.
  15. Carrera_gtcrazy

    Carrera_gtcrazy F1 Veteran

    Oct 24, 2004
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    Stephan Bauer
    HAHAHAHAH those were halerious, atleast someone has noticed the Import scene has gotten rediculous
  16. Ferrari0324

    Ferrari0324 F1 Rookie

    Mar 20, 2004
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    It is a good ad campain. The one where he gets pulled over, tells the kid to take control over his "fast", gets back in his car and his "fast" is sitting there w/ the cop sunglasses on.
  17. exhorse

    exhorse Rookie

    Nov 27, 2005
    Best part of NJ
    The "Unpimp Your Ride" is the best car commercial I've seen in a long time. It's absolutely funny. By the way, I'm selling a very nice black/black 5spd. '01 GTI VR6 (wife's car). Koni struts, Eibach springs, Neuspeed bits, Konig wheels, Cross drilled rotors, chip, bike/ski rack 78k miles etc. etc. $14,500 obo
  18. Mbutner

    Mbutner Formula 3

    Aug 11, 2005
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    Great commerials. Honestly has me thinking twice about a GTI. Still a little plump for my tastes but a great car none the less. Top Gear tested one and mentioned the diff in ride hight from US to Euro cars. Clarkson said he had driven both and the Euro was much better planted. My advice: drop it to Euro spec.
  19. crazynova23

    crazynova23 Formula Junior

    May 2, 2005
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    I think in a few months, when I get mine, I'll definately be dropping it to Euro spec, at least the suspension, maybe other things... The only thing i dont like is I wish they had all black cloth, that you could get w/o the $3200 leather/sat radio option...
  20. Lemke

    Lemke F1 Rookie

    Oct 27, 2004
    Vancouver, WA
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    I like the commercial where he tells his wife that she cant get into the car because he doesnt want the extra weight. I wonder how long he slept on the couch.
  21. b-mak

    b-mak F1 Veteran

    Let me hear you say vhat...
  22. SefacHotRodder

    SefacHotRodder F1 World Champ

    Dec 20, 2003
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    I sat in one a few weeks ago and was really dissapointed by the driving position. The seat was rediculously (sp?) low and i found myself reaching up to hold the steering wheel. It was really quite strange. I couldn't work out why they did it like that.
  23. crazynova23

    crazynova23 Formula Junior

    May 2, 2005
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    Does the seat have height adjustability?
  24. Kds

    Kds F1 World Champ

    I don't like the current VW product offerings.......but this ad campaign is brilliant !!!
  25. b-mak

    b-mak F1 Veteran

    Time to unpimp ze auto...
  26. Dino Martini

    Dino Martini F1 Rookie

    Dec 21, 2004
    Calgary Alberta
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    GTi MK we come. w00t

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