Classic CM: Celica XX, Electric Boogaloo

This one goes out to all the MkII Supra owners out there. Never say JNC doesn’t love ya. As you know, the second-gen Toyota Celica Supra was known as the Celica XX in Japan, and this commercial for the home market from 1983 contains more 80s cliches than a cocaine overdose on Wall Street. Special effects drawn by a Commodore 64, bluish neon that glows like a Tron nightclub, Grace Jones, and music that can only be described as Depeche Mode and the Pet Shop Boys beating each other to death with their keyboards… it’s all there. And what is up the suggestive placement of the Super Sports Machine’s headlights in the final shot? Double X double entendre, anyone?

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6 Responses to Classic CM: Celica XX, Electric Boogaloo

  1. BuddyJ said:

    Hell yes! Celica Supra owners love JNC.

  2. redma61 said:

    lol that commercial still makes me laugh
    much love back at you jnc*

  3. Speedstar said:

    That celica will forever remind me of Grace Jones from now on!

  4. Sr-FairladyZ said:

    HAha, yea..I was like Grace Jones?! That really made me laugh out loud.

  5. John said:

    Man, that really does scream 80’s

  6. G-zilla said:

    I think the music is Kraftwerk played backwards 80’s 4ever!

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