• Dec 14, 2009

"Clean Getaways" – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Controversy's rearing its tawdry head Down Under as a Toyota film contest has got some laughing, others crying foul play. The Clever Film Competition solicited contestants to come up with 30-second commercial clips for the Toyota Yaris, awarding $7000 (well, Australian dollars anyway) to the winning entry. And while the rules stated that the entries cannot be "immoral" or "contain any obscene language," one contestant evidently felt the boundaries ought to be pushed a little. And the judges evidently agreed.

The winning entry – entitled "Clean Getaways" – portrays a young Yaris driver picking up his date and encountering her father at the door. The exchange between them is packed with more innuendo than a porn star's Lamborghini, and though Toyota's local spokesman says they're not distancing themselves from the clip, public outcry has resulted in it being pulled from the contest website. Fortunately, we've got it posted after the jump for your enjoyment... just don't watch it with the boss hovering around. Or the wife, for that matter. On second thought, better watch it when no one's around. But watch it just the same. Cheers to Mark and Oleg for the tips!

[Sources: news.com.au; Toyota via YouTube]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      Horribly tack and tasteless.
      If I was Toyota's legal I would be making sure this ad got pulled from everywhere.
        • 5 Years Ago
        i don't want to know where Toyota pulled this out of
      • 5 Years Ago
      Absolutely brilliant.
      • 5 Years Ago
      All I can say is wow! - Luke
        • 5 Years Ago
        Makes those old Dodge "urinal ads" seem G rated by comparison.... :) :)
        • 5 Years Ago
        I though it was funny sh*t! I am also very suprised that Autoblog did not say the ad got "yanked" or "pulled".... ha ha
      • 5 Years Ago
      this is one of the greatest commercials evr!!!! how did they ever think they could pass this through the fcc..
      • 5 Years Ago
      Absolut Fail.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Awesome (pronounced to rhyme with 'foursome' - aussie accent. Ha ha)
      • 5 Years Ago
      this would be pretty funny except it's a freaking yaris hatchback c'mon..
        • 5 Years Ago
        Yeah, what's with commercials trying to make their products look appealing and favorable? JEEZ GUYS.
      • 5 Years Ago
      What impact will the Clever Film Comp have on Toyota? - help me find out.

      http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7823L7J
      • 5 Years Ago
      Oh, Australians. That was fantastic. I still don't want to buy a Yaris, but I definitely want the girl. Smoking Hot! Well done.
        • 5 Years Ago
        That's pretty much what I thought. The ad itself was "meh", but the girl? Is H-O-double T HOTT. Thanks to the Aussies.
      • 5 Years Ago
      $7000 Aussie dollars is almost about the same as US dollars.. :(
        • 5 Years Ago
        If the US unemployment situation gets much worse, the Aussie dollar might actually be worth more than the US dollar. Currently sitting at 0.91-0.92...
      • 5 Years Ago
      I'd hit it.
      • 5 Years Ago
      They still use oh, what a feeling in Australia?
        • 5 Years Ago
        They sure do. Well they dont say "oh what a feeling" anymore, but they still have the person jumping in the air and most people still remember the old slogan to go with the jump
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