How do you follow up androgyny? With a Spanking Orchestra, obviously. Proving that the 2013 Toyota Auris has depths we haven't begun to comprehend, Toyota's Japanese ad agency has followed up the head-turning spot with Stav Strashko by kitting an Auris out with "spanking machines" and putting it on display at the Daikanyama Art Street festival.

The machines are computer-controlled hands that tap (or spank, if you prefer) the car to the programmed beat. As if that weren't enough, two pairs of free-standing hands, with arms, clap time at either end of the car. If there's a meaning to it, we're not aware of it, but it's fascinating to watch.

It isn't often – actually, never – that we get to say, "Ladies and gentlemen, we present The Spankers." You'll find them below, and the action begins in the first video at the 2:40 mark.












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      carguy1701
      • 2 Years Ago
      Weird commercial is weird. Lovely shade of blue.
      joe shmoe
      • 2 Years Ago
      the japanese already had virtual kissing machines, handshake machines, and now spanking machines. leave it to the japanese to think of these things. spank it baby, spank it.
      taeles
      • 2 Years Ago
      -slaps toyota on wrist- No toyota, bad! Bad!
      Jeff
      • 2 Years Ago
      WTF JAPAN.....
      Dave
      • 2 Years Ago
      What is the point of this?
      GreenN_Gold
      • 2 Years Ago
      Handsome
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      Charcoal
      • 2 Years Ago
      Every time I see the rear, I have to look again to note that it isn't the new i30.
      joejoe509
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks a Japanese Richard Ayoade. Lol. Weird concept. Those Japanese... what will they come up with next?
      TIMMAH!
      • 2 Years Ago
      Kinda like "Stomp" but not...