Santa retires Rudolph and co
It seems Janis Joplin was not the only one asking the Lord to buy her a Mercedes-Benz as jolly old Saint Nick has just had a fleet of Stuttgart’s finest delivered to the North Pole. This recent development can only spell bad news for Rudolph and his deer friends as Santa Claus now has a fleet of Mercedes models in which to deliver the festive cheer.
Or at least that is what Merc's latest Christmas advert would have us believe. The new ad begins with Santa Claus checking on his ‘stable’ of Mercedes models including a classic 300SL ‘Gullwing’, G-Wagen, W120 Pontoon from 1960 and even an old F1 car before finally settling on the new SLS AMG Roadster. He then takes off, fronted by a fleet of modern Mercedes-Benz before returning to his workshop to wave off the ‘gifts’ for those on the naughty and nice lists.
If it was us I think we would have to go for naughty ...