Buy a Toyota GT86 and your wife will hate you

November 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Coupe , Performance , Marketing/Advertising , Videos , Scion , Subaru , Toyota Marketing can be a very strange business. Convincing a man or woman (or child, really) that they absolutely cannot live without the latest, greatest new bit of technology oftentimes takes a unique approach. In the “online film promoting the Toyota GT86 ” you’ll see below , created by agency Happiness Brussels, men are reverse-psychologied into thinking a new sports coupe will make them more masculine by getting their loved ones to hate them. Or something like that. We think. In any case, we suggest you watch the video below to see how much fun men can have with a GT86 – or Scion FR-S or Subaru BRZ , presumably – at the expense of their significant others. Fair warning: There’s a potential Not Safe For Work moment in the ad: beware of a brief male butt shot about 44 seconds in. Marketing. Gotta love it. Unless you’re married to a man.

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Toyota GT86 man ad

Marketing can be a very strange business. Convincing a man or woman (or child, really) that they absolutely cannot live without the latest, greatest new bit of technology oftentimes takes a unique approach. In the “online film promoting the Toyota GT86” you’ll see below, created by agency Happiness Brussels, men are reverse-psychologied into thinking a new sports coupe will make them more masculine by getting their loved ones to hate them. Or something like that. We think.

In any case, we suggest you watch the video below to see how much fun men can have with a GT86 – or Scion FR-S or Subaru BRZ, presumably – at the expense of their significant others. Fair warning: There’s a potential Not Safe For Work moment in the ad: beware of a brief male butt shot about 44 seconds in.

Marketing. Gotta love it. Unless you’re married to a man. Or something like that. We think. Whatever, just watch.

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