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 |  Sep 17 2010, 2:24 PM

The Toronto International Film Festival is a massive event, that brings thousands of film fans, A-list celebrities and professional celebrity worshippers together for a week of movie premieres, parties and camera-phone stalking.

TIFF is also a major hassle for some of the Autoguide staff, as we like to test cars in Toronto when given the opportunity; the landscape and roads can give us a simulation of nearly every environment, from smooth two-lane blacktop to Manhattan-like urban traffic. But when TIFF is in town, the place is mobbed.

Audi took advantage of this and decided to plaster Toronto’s downtown core with an untold number of 1/43 scale models and added magnets to their undercarriages. After placing them all over Toronto’s lamp posts and parking meters (and a competitors exhibit at a TIFF screening), Audi recorded festival patrons grabbing the model cars for themselves. To see what happens, hit the jump and view it yourself.

[Source: Sympatico Autos]

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 |  May 04 2010, 3:03 PM


When you associate Land Rovers and weapons, you tend to go with firearms as your tool for the job; whether it’s the “Pink Panther” of the British Army, the Holland & Holland Range Rover (complete with shotgun rack) or one of the many Land Rovers used by the British Royal Family on hunting expeditions.

According to this new Land Rover ad for their LR4 SUV, the replacement for the LR3 is also…swordproof? The logic of sitting in a car with the windows down while trying to stave off an amateur samurai attack is a little questionable, but we get the point Land Rover is trying to make. Check the ad out after the jump.


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