View Full Version : Vintage Ferrari Shell commercial

05-14-2014, 12:57 PM
Here's a link to a Shell commercial shown in Europe.
Ostensibly, they're selling gasoline, but the cars used in the video steal the show.

Ferrari pulled several of their race cars from various ages out of storage, flew them around the world and filmed them running through the streets of Rome , Rio, New York Hong Kong, Honolulu and Monaco.

No computer graphics, these are the original cars on the original streets.

Check the sound from the basso-profundo notes of the early, front-engine era; each scene cuts to a later generation, ending with the wail of a modern F1 car.

There's just something about 3 liters and 14,000 RPM!