Video: the best and worst car TV adverts ever


When a car company wants to make a television advert, it writes a blank cheque to an advertising agency full of 'creatives' that wear silly trousers and spend all day cultivating blue sky cerebral abstractions while chewing on sugar-free cereal bars. So we hear.

Sometimes these dudes come up with works of pure psyche-entering genius; other times, the car companies would be well within their rights to ask for the cheque back. The following selection of videos show both ends of the spectrum. They're in no particular order...