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2012 Super Bowl commercials: Volkswagen, Honda, Acura

A scene from "The Bark Side," Volkswagen's 2012

A scene from "The Bark Side," Volkswagen's 2012 Super Bowl commercial teaser. (Credit: Frame grab from Volkswagen's YouTube video)

There are many car companies vying for your attention during the Super Bowl commercial breaks. These are the best commercials in the automotive industry. 


Some say Volkswagen won the battle last year with their adorable pint-size Darth Vader campaign. This year, they're building on to that success by revisiting the bark, er . . . dark side. 

The new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle inspires Bolt the dog to get in shape. I'm sure we can all relate. 



Remember 1986? Of course you don't. We all blocked out the '80s to allow room to forgive ourselves for all the hair teasing and the acid washed jeans. But there's one iconic moment from that decade we can't forget: Bueller? Bueller? . . . Bueller?



ONE WORD: Seinfeld. Need I say more?!


We will continue to update this as the ads filter out. So be sure to check back frequently. Until then, take a walk down memory lane and revisit some of our favorite spots from last year's game here

Tags: super bowl commercials , 2012 , Volkswagen , Honda , Acura

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