It’s a whole new week! I’m not exactly sure what’s going on in this 1967 Simca Esplanada brochure, but I think that red car is imagining being yellow and abandoning some kids with balloons, which it prefers to hanging around with that old professor hitting on his student.
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Giving your kids balloons before you abandon them is the proper way to abandon them when you want to go off somewhere with your hot young blonde secretary... which is clearly what’s going on here.