When V.A.G. was hip

Back in the 70s and 80s, VWs and Audis were cool.

These 2 classic ads make the point.

Subtly, of course.

Not obvious now, but the “tell Charles I’m on my way” TV ad below, featuring a Yuppie wanker, was a sly dig at BMW drivers of the period:

And the magazine ad below (featuring a Vauxhall wanker in the grey car, shoulder chips firmly in place) also is very true to life. In those days, the VW GTi badge was an aggression magnet:

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