28 Mar '14, 12pm

Ford Parodies Divisive Cadillac ELR Ad With 'Upside' C-Max Video

By Antony Ingram 1,681 views Mar 28, 2014 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Why do we work so hard? Because hard work means "anything is possible"--and maybe you'll get a nice pool and a fancy car out of it. At least, that's the answer if Cadillac's "Poolside" ad for its ELR range-extended electric luxury coupe was to be believed. MUST SEE: Tesla Model S To Get Titanium Battery Shield, Plus Deflectors: BREAKING But Ford has different ideas. In an excellent parody of that very polarizing Cadillac ad--called "Upside"--the main character suggests that a better reason for working hard is "to make the world better". The hard-working ethos is the same, but the attitude isn't. Where Neal McDonough's character portrayed a uniquely and stereotypically American view of the determined, driven businessman thinking only of himself, Upside presents a friendli...

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