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 |  Feb 14 2012, 7:03 PM

There’s a new teaser video for the RAM Laramie Limited pickup on YouTube, featuring the same scantly clad bikini babe as last week, but with more automotive footage.

Dodge‘s truck division released a teaser video last week, but the footage showed little more than a bodacious bikini model stepping from the ocean.

Captions after the actual video revealed that the new line will be featured in conjunction with this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition, but that was all the info we got.

It turns out that the footage is of RAM’s new Laramie Limited pickup, which we reported on during our coverage of this year’s Chicago Auto Show. Coincidentally, our pictures have a pretty girl in them too, but we’re guessing our photos probably can’t compete with a soaking-wet supermodel, so have a look for yourself after the jump.

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 |  Feb 15 2011, 8:40 AM

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Nissan knows exactly who the target audience of the new Juke is: young males. As though the crossover’s turbocharged direct-injection 4-cylinder and high-tech AWD system weren’t a sufficient argument, a new series of ads featuring a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model certainly speaks volumes.

The Juke is tested is against the model, Amber, in such categories as acceleration, agility, aerodynamics and curb appeal; and while these spots certainly pander to the lowest common denominator, they’re actually quite funny too.

Designed to help promote the Juke, and the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition (on newsstands today), it’s just the latest example of Nissan’s clever marketing.

Vote for your favorite model here and read AutoGuide’s review of the new 2011 Nissan Juke here.

See the rest of the ads after the jump:

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