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Re: Cars
« Reply #600 on: September 15, 2018, 03:22:01 PM »
The best, worst, and longest car ad I've ever seen, and that's after skipping the intro.

Apparently in 1962 Tatra (and I love Tatras) thought the best marketing for their car was "Drive our insane sports limousine like a maniac for no reason -- the police can't stop you!  NOTHING CAN STOP YOU!"

Although I guess that was probably sort of a heartwarming message for Soviet-era Eastern Europe.  :hmm:

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Re: Cars
« Reply #601 on: September 15, 2018, 04:31:17 PM »
 :shock: :clap:

Why are the cars marked "police" (English)? Who was this being marketed to?


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Re: Cars
« Reply #602 on: September 15, 2018, 06:33:38 PM »
Beats me.  It was always a brand tinged with mystery.

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Re: Cars
« Reply #603 on: September 16, 2018, 12:59:50 AM »
was?

It's still in business.
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Re: Cars
« Reply #604 on: September 16, 2018, 10:19:19 AM »
Yeah, but they make military vehicles and crazy off-road trucks now instead of cars.  Don't they?

Wikipedia says yes, but their last passenger car looked like a Saab made by Merkur.

Those old streamlined models were like Porsche and Tucker got together.  Except Porsche and Tucker (along with everyone else) copied Tatra rather than the other way around.  Not that I blame them.