As tasteless as the Ford Sportka bird and cat ads, we now have the spoof VW Polo Suicide Bomber viral ad. It’s out there loose on the internet – being sent from computer to computer, and occasionally captured on a site for more downloads.
A man appearing to be Middle Eastern drives his car to a cafe – parks outside, pushes a button. We see an explosion – contained entirely within the car. We’re left with the VW logo, and the words, “Polo. Small but tough”.
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Volkswagen have distanced themselves from the online quicktime video – and have taken steps to sue the makers of the hoax.
And who made it? Lee and Dan – a London based independent agency with an eye for catching the attention of the advertising world. Lee Lockwood and Dan Brooks have since joined up with Quiet Storm.