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TrekToday April 28 2008 03:47 AM

Nimoy 'Bugs' Out
 
Amongst the famous celebrities featured in the new Volkswagen "Das Auto" advertising campaign is <font color=yellow>Leonard Nimoy</font>.<p>As reported by <A class="link" HREF="http://www.autoblog.com">Autoblog</A>, a new campaign featuring Max, a vintage talking black Volkswagen Beetle, has commenced and is currently airing on television. <IMG SRC="http://www.trektoday.com/images/news/Max3.gif" WIDTH="200" HEIGHT="150" ALIGN="RIGHT" BORDER="0"><p>Max the Beetle has candid conversations with each celebrity regarding Volkswagen's intuition on "what the people want". Celebrities appearing in the commercials are: supermodel <font color=yellow>Heidi Klum</font>, <font color=yellow>David Hasselhoff</font>, NASA astronaut <font color=yellow>Richard Searfoss</font>, music-sharing innovator <font color=yellow>Shawn Fanning</font>, former chair-throwing basketball coach <font color=yellow>Bob Knight</font> and <i>Star Trek's</i> <font color=yellow>Leonard Nimoy</font>.<p>Some of the thirty-second commercials can be seen on YouTube, although Nimoy's commercial has yet to appear online. The commercials will be appearing on television throughout the month of April. <p>Nimoy's commercial is currently airing on television. At the end of his commercial, with a nod to <i>Star Trek</i> Nimoy rises from his chair and then "beams out".<p>To read more, head to the article located <A class="link" HREF="http://www.autoblog.com/2008/04/03/volkswagen-ist-das-auto/">here</A>.<center></center>


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