Welcome to Paper Jam, the feature where we highlight the best automotive advertisements from the past! Print might be nearly dead, but our scanners are just getting warmed up.
Have you always admired the giant sheepdog van from Dumb and Dumber, but felt as if the Mutt Cutts Shaggin’ Waggin could be improved somehow? By, perhaps, chopping off the roof and adding a loud sound system? Dream no longer. It’s real, it’s spectacular, and it’s for sale.
After launching her Buick Century into a sand trap Monday evening, 46 year old Patricia Maione had a rather interesting explanation. According to the Massachusetts woman it wasn't her alleged state of intoxication to blame for the crash, but a faulty GPS.
Police in Philadelphia want to speak with an elderly woman who took her Buick Century station wagon the wrong way down Interstate 95 Thursday at 50mph, causing four separate accidents. Here's amazing video of it actually happening.UPDATED: She's 84.
It appears that GM's marketers recruited the actors from this ad from Synanon, if we go by the vacuous, zombified smiles and apparent belief that the '80 Regal was a sporty car.