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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      Weird commercial is weird. Lovely shade of blue.
      joe shmoe
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      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.
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      -slaps toyota on wrist- No toyota, bad! Bad!
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      WTF JAPAN.....
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      What is the point of this?
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      Every time I see the rear, I have to look again to note that it isn't the new i30.
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      Looks a Japanese Richard Ayoade. Lol. Weird concept. Those Japanese... what will they come up with next?
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      Kinda like "Stomp" but not...

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