Brilliant/awful/wacky classic promotional vehicles

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Is it wrong to really quite want this?

Or, you could try the phone number on the front. maybe they still have it? How about a road test feature?

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A few more weird ones;

Got a very big baby? Here is the ideal pram.

If that was a real vacuum cleaner with that much 'sucking' powere, it should get down the road like a jet car no? It certainly should be more efficient than a Leyat, but not sure where it would stand regarding pedestrian safety!

Those Cinzano folks had the answer to 'Don't drink and drive'.........a stylish mobile bar that does both functions at once.

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The famous (in the USA any way) Oscar Meyer Weinermobiles were driven by people titled "Hotdoggers".  I have seen several of these variants over the years in and around New York City. They started using WIllys or Dodge chassis and swithced to Chevy running gear in the late 60's I believe.

Oscar Meyer Weinermobile

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Beer anyone?

How would you go driving that around and trying not to spill a drop of Blatz?

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Fresh catch

 

A Citroen 2CV AZU used as a promotional vehicle by a printing company, spotted a few days ago at Oporto...

 

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The Onoto pen company must have spent a few quid having this replica of a Post Office letter box built on what looks like a Crossley from around 1920. These old promotional vehicles were obviously useful advertising tools in their day - it's a shame only Red Bull seem to be doing it now.

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Fresh catch.

 

A promotional vehicle based ona VW Type 2 Early Bay, spotted in Lisbon today. It's a "nice & cool" ideia, but must be a nightmare o structural torsion and water leaking...

 

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Haven't had a Sagres in years - were they giving them away free? Save me one Nuno !

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Fresh catch.

 

An Oporto mayor candidate (elections will in sptember...) officila vehicle...

 

 

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Oh dear, that is sad.  Now when politicians and their advisors think it scores points with the voters to show up in a VW Kombi we know the cynical image consultants are at work.

Unless of course I am wrong and this candidate is a hip trendy leftie ex-surfer - but I very much doubt it.

Still, at least it wasn't the Toyota Prius they all use here!

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