Aston Martin's New Vantage Gets A Seriously Strange Video Debut

1y ago


The newly minted Aston Martin's entry level model, Vantage, was recently announced everywhere on the interwebz, generating comments like "It's gorgeous!!!" all the way to "It looks like one of those fish that clean the insides of your fish tank."

Now Aston Martin has employed British photographer John Rankin Waddell, or simply known as "Rankin", to capture the spirit of the new Vantage. And he's done the new video in a seriously strange way that might be borderline questionable for work viewing.

Rankin wanted to capture the classic tale of rivalry in this new video. If that was his intention then what he actually produced was a tale of the huntress and the hunted. The huntress in this case is a "Lime Essence" colored Vantage chasing an unaware, and visibly scared, platinum colored Vantage.

Paralleling the story on the track, Rankin captures the emotions by showing an apex predator prowling a zebra, and a woman (the driver of the brightly colored Vantage) carefully stalking her man. This is where it quickly gets weird for an automotive ad, as the innocent game of cat and mouse is followed by a brutal animal hunt and topped off with a dose of sexual gratification that might be a little too spicy for family gatherings.

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Comments (9)
  • This would definitely seem to be a Marmite car.

    1 year ago
  • Close up of new Vantage headlights with optional silver reflective finish.

    1 year ago
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    • Oh. Wait. Sorry. That is a second generation Mazda MX-5. Easy to confuse the two. But can see why Andy Palmer’s mum doesn’t confuse the Vantage with the DB11. She thinks the Vantage...

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      1 year ago


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