• Feb 20, 2007
You might remember us mentioning Mini's new Hammer & Coop campaign for the freshened-for-2007 Coopers. The Starsky and Hutch-like series of trailers showing a man without a past and his faithful automotive sidekick. Kind of like Ben Stiller's "Heat Vision and Jack" or Spike TV's "Stroker and Hoop" from their Adult Swim late night programming. The ads are internet-only but have seen some limited theatrical play as well. Follow the jump to see the first two episodes in all their retro renegade glory. Episode 1 is called "Clean Getaway" and introduces us to Hammer and the KITT-like British voice of Coop. We also learn of their fondness for bikini car washes ("You know, I am feeling a little...dirty.") and learn that Ogre from the Revenge of the Nerds movies is one of the thugs for the duo's nemesis. Look for the nice e-brake 180 in the alley.



Episode 2 is dubbed "Dawn of Silverfox" and focuses on Hammer being discovered at the carwash babe's pad and his ensuing flight from danger. The pushbutton start and tiny dimensions of the car help Hammer escape with ease. We also meet the bad guy and see the Coop-Zero-7 introduction at military HQ.

[Source: Motoring File]




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      • 7 Years Ago
      I think the whole talking car thing has been done to death now. Please, if you have to a car serries of some sort... Just think outside the talking car box....
      John-Scott Smith
      • 7 Years Ago
      Not Spike TV....Cartoon Network has Adult Swim...the greatest 3hrs of TV programming in the history of the world...of course im the "target audience" so why wouldn't I say that.
      • 7 Years Ago
      lol I like how on the first vid the windshield was shattered but as they pulled onto the street, it miraculously reappeared!

      Man, BMW has added some features to the MINI they haven't told us about! :P
      • 7 Years Ago
      it should be on TV Land, fun videos though
      • 7 Years Ago
      4. lol I like how on the first vid the windshield was shattered but as they pulled onto the street, it miraculously reappeared!


      The windshield wasn't shattered, that's just shattered glass from the big window the car drove threw. I can't help but notice the actor is trying way too hard to act like Ben Stiller, it's a little unoriginal, maybe if they had gotten Ben Stiller to do the adds it would have been a bit better.