Jaguar's Mark Your Territory Sales Event
I must have missed it when this XFR-S commercial first appeared last fall, but apparently “Mark Your Territory” is one of Jaguar’s current tag lines. It’s also what regional dealer groups are using for their spring “sales event”, which is how I found out about it when I caught an ad on tv. I’m a former Jaguar owner and I’ve reviewed their cars favorably so I think I understand what their brand is about. I also get what their marketers are doing with their “It’s good to be bad” ad campaign featuring actors notable for playing villains, though it’s not what I’d do if I was in charge of their advertising. On the other hand, concerning how big felines mark their territory…
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Isn't the current auto-cultural meme that Jaguars are a bit caddish, but in a strangely endearing way? The kind of luxury you'd not expect to see driven by a fan of Werther's Originals. If that's the case than the new ad campaigns are spot-on.
I always found the newer Jaguars to be popular with women who have slept their way to ownership. Really, come to think of it, older women after younger guys should be called Jaguars rather than Cougars.
Hopefully grandma takes the ciggy out of her mouth before she explains to the trooper that she was just "marking her territory" (Thinking of this in aunt Selma's voice from the Simpsons).
That video reminds me of my wife taking one of the 101 South entrance ramps in our XC90.