Here’s a nice one. In selling Rover’s wide range of products in the late 1980s, Kevin Morley’s Marketing Department came up with this gem. The idea that Nigel Mansell would negotiate for his wife’s Metro, while overlooking a gorgeous Rover 800 Vitesse, is chucklesome enough, but the intervention of super-salesman Eric Idle is a stroke of genius.
The late cameo appearance from The Voice himself, Murray Walker, tops off the advert as a wonderful period piece – a prime slice of 1980s nostalgia. Enjoy the video…
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