Subaru in Canada raised a few eyebrows with the launch of the Sexy Subaru Forester photography shoot, featuring world champion Sumo wrestler Byambajav Ulambayar, online at today’s site of the day, www.sexysubaru.ca
The Subaru Sumo image is represented by Byambajav Ulambayar, the current and two-time World Sumo Champion. After spending five years in Japanese professional sumo, and attaining a high rank, “Byamba” decided to compete internationally, and has since won every tournament he has entered, winning over 100 matches in tournaments all over the world – with gold medals every time: in Japan, Mongolia, Thailand, USA, Italy, Germany, and more. Visitors to the site are given opportunities to capture Ulambayar in their own photograph.
Traffic to the site was driven by Carwash, a video featuring one very dirty Subaru Forester being washed by six playful Sumo wrestlers. Music in the Carwash ad is “Danger High Voltage” by Detroit band Electric Six.
Click on the image below to play the video in YouTube (HD)
The Sexy Subaru site was developed at Tribal DDB, Toronto by creative director Dré Labre, copywriter Travis Sellar, agency art director Ryan Semeniuk, production manager Cathy Kim.
Filming was shot by directors Cy Hogg and Joel Grenier via Fuel Industries, Ottawa. Sound was designed by Rob Plowman.
The Sexy Subaru site was recognized with a Gold at the London International Awards this month.