MINI Clubman Ad Creates Buzz

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Sep 23, 2008 • References: miniusa & adrants
Car lovers know that the pleasure of driving on a country back road comes with the inevitable pain of cleaning the dead bugs from your front grill and windshield--a rite that MINI exploits for their new Clubman fly ads.

In them, we're taken to a fly funeral, in which a priest gives a stirring eulogy to a group of geriatric houseflies for Zac, one of their fallen comrades. The dearly departed fly met his demise on the business end of a MINI Clubman--a death that is described as 'legendary' and 'sensational.' Stats for Fly Funerals to Sell Cars Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 3,563 clicks in 400 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: Fly Funerals To Sell Cars
Related: 40 examples / 31 photos
Segment: Males, 18-55
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