Citroen Does the Robot.

December 19th, 2006 by William

French carmaker Citroen recently launched an ad campaign involving cars transforming into robots and then doing various things like ice skating and dancing. At the end of the commercials the robots transform back into vehicles and the Citroen catch phrase “Alive with technology” flashes across the screen. I really like the ad spots, they are creative and well done, but that doesn’t mean that they weren’t ripe for a parody or two.

Here is a clip of one of the real ads:

Now here are two great parodies. The first using the classic Citroen 2CV:

The second and even lower budge spoof but some seriously good dancing:

Maybe I just like the second one because I would totally do the same thing if I had a video camera.

Ok, just one more involving a cat:

Now don’t tell me you didn’t laugh at least once.

-Bill Mertz

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One Response to “Citroen Does the Robot.”

  1. Jon Says:

    Those are awesome. I love how the cat just lays down right away and tries to play the whole time. The animation in that first spoof is off the hook. I understand big-budget commercials, but spoof-making, well, you know, it’s very low-budget.

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About William

I am a twenty something car enthusiast. I spend most of my days working in a small restoration shop in Northern California that specializes in vintage Alfa Romeos. I also manage to do some freelance writing for a handful of automotive publications. When I'm not at the shop I can usually be found working on one of my own project cars, out driving on a good windy road or good jeep trail. Despite what my girlfriend says cars aren't what defines me, they are only what I do. When I have a chance I also love to go camping, play sports or generally do any type of outdoor activity. I don't take myself to seriously, so I hope you don't either.

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