Friday, March 25, 2011

Shoe for the Road

We've seen Ronald McDonald's Big Red Shoe Car, the Stiletto Car and a couple of Skate Cars but the Chinese wanted to get in on the action so we now have an addition to the Shoe Car Genre:

This electric car is made out of leather (I assume just the exterior though), can go up to 30 mph and was made to promote a shoe company called "Kang" (not to be confused with Kang or Kang or even

You can see it in action in the video below:

Friday, March 18, 2011

A Wienermobile Wedding

Recently a couple rode off to their new life together in the Wienermobile (the story is in the middle of this video):

This is a little irritating for me as it happened in Dallas, TX and that's where I live. I would have loved to have been able to cover it for the blog.

The irritating policy of the Wienermobile to keep their destinations secret is getting increasingly...irritating. Come on Wienermobile people! Let us know where you're going to be!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Spitting Image

Here's an article from a 2006 issue of the "Bullpen" newsletter about the David's Seeds "Seedmobile" which toured the country and stopped at ballparks and sporting events:

Here's a better look (courtesy of Uncle Frank from The Hot Dog Hall of Fame):

Some of the press releases I found indicate that the car spat out packages of sunflowers seeds. I can't find any video to verify that but that great big face sure looks like he's about to spit.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Going Nuts

The new Nutmobile is still getting plenty of press and people just can't seem to stop commenting on Mr. Peanut's nuts:

Thursday, March 10, 2011


Finally, a product mobile with some power!

We're no stranger to lobster themed product mobiles, but the Monster Truck Crushstation makes them look like crawdads.

There's some speculation as to whether a monster truck can qualify as a product mobile. But since Crushstation frequently promotes McLaughlin Seafood (and other sponsors) I'm willing to give it a pass. I'd be too scared not to.

Check out Crushstation doing what it does best (here's a hint: it involves crushing):

For more on Crushstation check out:

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

"Not a Product Mobile" Part 7: The Colossal Colon

Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4
Part 5 - Part 6

It's time for the next installment of "Not a Product Mobile" which features things that aren't product mobiles and yet they're usually still big and interesting and they tour across the country.

This time it's "The Colossal Colon!"

Here's some video we shot a few years ago when "Coco" the Colossal Colon visited Dallas:

For more on the Colossal Colon visit: