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Super Bowl XLVI car commercials

Jerry Seinfeld, right, is so excited about the

Jerry Seinfeld, right, is so excited about the new Acura NSX that he will stop at nothing to acquire the very first one. Jay Leno, left, makes a cameo appearance in the commercial which will air during the 2012 Super Bowl. Credit: Handout

Thanks to automakers hoping to catch viral video fire with their ads, we won't have to wait until Sunday to enjoy the latest crop of Super Bowl commercials. Here's a look at some of the upcoming car ads to look forward during the big game.

See what happens when an Audi S7 shows up at a party full of trendy vampires.

Jerry Seinfeld revives his old shtick--complete with Soup Nazi -- for an ad for the new Acura NSX. Jay Leno makes a cameo.


Matthew Broderick reprises his role as Ferris. This time around he drops the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT in favor of a 2012 Honda CR-V. Cringe.

Bridgestone tries to convince you that their latest tires were somehow influenced by the physical and mental attributes of Troy Aikman, Steve Nash, Tim Duncan, and Deion Sanders.

The Long Islander produced winner of a Chevrolet's Route 66 competition brings the latest Chevy ad.

The Chevy Sonic is featured doing some real stunts, including skydiving, bungee jumping, kick-flipping, and performing with OK Go.

The Hyundai Veloster Turbo ad might be the weakest of the bunch this year. It tries to be funny, but it falls flat.

Kia didn't run out its full ad. Instead the Korean automaker delivered a 16-second teaser.

Suzuki features eskimos in a spot to promote their AWD Kizashi with music from 50 Cent.

Lexus is also banking on a teaser to entice viewers.

With last year's successful Star Wars themed commercial, Volkswagen doubled-up their Force geekery this year with two ads. The first show a "choir" made up of dogs, barking the Star Wars theme song. While it's cool at first, the commercial drags on too long.

But their second ad could prove to be a hit. The ad for the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle depicts a dog getting inspired to in shape so he can start chasing cars again. There also is an unnecessary Star Wars scene tacked on to the end.


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