[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
2017 Acura NSX Supercar Claims Class Victory in North American Racing Debut at Pikes Peak
More.......................
BREAKING: Hondata releases reflash for L15B7 (10th Gen Civic 1.5 Turbo), and we tested it
More.......................
Refreshed 2017 Acura MDX Launches Tomorrow (June 22, 2016)
More.......................
All-New 2017 Honda Ridgeline Launches Nationwide
More.......................
Acura NSX-Inspired EV Concept Ready to 'Charge Up' Pikes Peak
More.......................
Neal's Fantasy Factory Tantalizes with the Acura TLX "2020 Vision" Concept
More.......................
2017 Acura NSX Supercar to Make its North American Racing Debut at 2016 Pikes Peak
More.......................
American Honda Reports May Sales Results
More.......................
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Greatest commercials of all time! Hyundai!
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda/Acura below average on quality? WTF?
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 06 Si and Takata
Join Discussion......
NSX --> Re: Reasons
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Vehicle Dependability and IQS
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 10th Gen Civic 5-Door
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: VW to install BEV and FCEV charging network as part of settlement
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Particulate filters for gasoline cars coming by 2017
Join Discussion......
Strictly Technical --> Re: Mazda G Vectoring
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 2016 Honda Civic problems, error messages & warnings
Join Discussion......
Strictly Technical --> Re: C&D: Turbo vs N/A transient response
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 2017 Civic Hatchback
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Shipping a Vehicle
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Amazing - CTR review in Tech press!
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: C&D Comparo: Civic vs Cruze, Elantra, Mazda3, Sentra
Join Discussion......
TOV Video: 2017 Honda Ridgeline ride along
Read Article....................
2017 Honda Ridgeline PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
First Drive: 2017 Acura NSX(!)
Read Article....................
2017 Acura NSX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Video: Guy Melville-Brown talks about the 2016 Civic Coupe design
Read Article....................
TOV Video: John Hwang introduces the 2016 Civic Coupe
Read Article....................

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
  TOV News > New NSX video from Honda Japan shows NSX with Honda Grill > > Re: Neal was right

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

Thread Page - [1]
Author
    
DCR
Profile for DCR
Neal was right [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-03-2012 10:25
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
No Seinfeld.
NealX
Profile for NealX
Re: Neal was right [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-03-2012 13:48
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Retro-mod-future-forward. And beautiful.

In the sea of "Big Game" screaming and shallowness, consider a moment of thoughtfulness, class, heritage and possibilities.

Instead, we get munchkins and jetpacks.
DCR
Profile for DCR
Re: Neal was right [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-03-2012 13:53
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Unless you knew something we didn't when you said Honda should have used the GT footage...I am impressed.
Aikman08
Profile for Aikman08
Re: Neal was right [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-03-2012 17:22
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Just my opinion....."Class, thoughfulness, heritage and possibilities" aren't memorable to SuperBowl viewers while having a very recognizable celebrities who made careers out of being comedians is memorable. At the end of the day, if you aren't memorable you aren't relevant to a Superbowl audience and your commerical will suck when compared to the other commercials being viewed. I'm not a marketing ad genius nor am I in advertising but I do know that Acura needs to be memorable if they're to be relevant in the company of SuperBowl commercials. Acura can show them the heritage and smart luxury commercials during American Idol and Survivor later in the year.
N/A
Message is below viewing threshold [View News Item]    (Score: 0, Normal) 02-03-2012 18:05
 
This message is below your viewing threshold, you may view the message by clicking on the link: View Message
NealX
Profile for NealX
Re: Neal was right [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-03-2012 18:43
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Aikman08 wrote:
Acura can show them the heritage and smart luxury commercials during American Idol and Survivor later in the year.

"Class, thoughfulness, heritage and possibilities." Those programs you mention are certainly the places for this...

There are better ways to be "memorable."
HONDA AFVM
Profile for HONDA AFVM
Re: Neal was right [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-03-2012 22:27
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
DCR wrote:
No Seinfeld.

The animated part with the concept should be the Super bowl add..........
montechester
Profile for montechester
Re: Neal was right [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-04-2012 13:39
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Corny and just plain goofy can be fun, and memorable. As long as they don't rely on those tactics alone to sell a flagship supercar, I think it will be fine as an attention getting device. Leno's maniacal laughter is hilarious in my opinion. And you KNOW he really will be one of the first in line to get the new NSX when it is available. He might have even used that in the negotiations to do the commercial. I know I would.
Xeca
Profile for Xeca
Re: Neal was right [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-06-2012 00:19
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
I really doubt the majority of people watching Superbowl care about heritage or possibilities. Everything today is whats hot now and I want one. I think its definitely more memorable with all of that then if they were to show video of history.
 
Thread Page - [1]
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
mobile: 0