December 19, 2005

Cool stuff...

Stumbled upon THIS whilst wandering the web during lunch today. It's the history of Honda Motors in two minutes or so, all while a Jim Clark lookalike sings The Man of LaMancha's "The Impossible Dream."

"But Wonderduck," I hear you ask, "what does this have to do with the price of cheese in Switzerland?" Well, nothing until the last quarter of the ad. Then it gets REALLY cool, as we get an long, loving in-cockpit view of a 1960s-era F1 car at speed, which then goes under a bridge...

...and comes out as what might be the 2006 Honda entry into F1. I've watched it a few times in still-frame, and it doesn't quite look like last season's car.

If you've got broadband, watch the ad. If you don't, get broadband, then watch the ad. I have no idea how long it'd take to load using dial-up... I'M not gonna try it (I have dialup at home).

Posted by: Wonderduck at 04:46 PM | Comments (2) | Add Comment
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1 Cool, we've got the ads running here at the moment, and I have to confess I hadn't noticed that difference

*flotsky shame face*

Posted by: flotsky at December 19, 2005 08:14 PM (6T2ID)

2 Hey, no need for the shameface, Flotsky... remember, I got to watch it frame-by-frame here on my work computer. At regular speed, it goes by so quick it could have been any of the cars in the past few years.

Posted by: Wonderduck at December 21, 2005 03:33 AM (+rGmJ)

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