By on October 27, 2017

aston-martin-vanquish Tom Brady Edition
I’ve already made the case against Aston Martin using Tom Brady as a brand ambassador. However, after months of marinating in a pool of semi-rational anger, I came to the realization that not everyone would view it as a step down from James Bond.

Brady was chosen specifically to appeal to the United States because Aston wants to bolster sales in North America. His eerily straight teeth and All American Good Looks™ were a marketing selection, albeit an incredibly boring one.

While I prattle on endlessly about how unsettling I find the man, what I find particularly bothersome is that we’re supposed to presume Brady is an automotive enthusiast and ambassador of good taste. However, I’ve never seen him doing guest spots on motoring shows and his penchant for the finer things appears to be nothing more than a byproduct of his being successful. So, when Aston announced the $360,000 car he spent five months helping design was finished, my eyes rolled so far back into my head that it induced a nose bleed and I subsequently passed out.  (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • EBFlex: That’s smart. Jeep has never had to snipe vehicles to another factory to be fixed immediately after being...
  • Spike_in_Brisbane: One third of the world drives on the left and all these RHD Teslas are scheduled to come from...
  • N8iveVA: “Burn it.” Why? It’s not another CUV/SUV blob and I drove a friend’s Cooper S...
  • Spike_in_Brisbane: No. It’s aluminium.
  • Jeff S: I am not against the pipeline from Canada but much of the Canadian oil is refined and exported to other...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber