April Fools’ Day is the time for brands to show off their funnier side. The automotive industry has gotten in on the action and some of them did a pretty decent job this year. Keep reading for the best automotive April Fools’ of 2014.
Acura is the Top Luxury Brand, Alphabetically
Any self-respecting car person knows that Acura is nowhere near the top of any list unless, of course, it’s organized alphabetically. “At Acura, there are many things we’re proud of, and one of those things is our alphabetic dominance,” Mike Accavitti, Acura’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, said of the brand.
“Audi has been nipping at our heels since the beginning, and then there was that deal with Amati,” Mr. Accavitti continued, “which never really had a shot. We even toyed with adding another A on the front of the name, but we’re confident that we can maintain our leadership, assuming no one comes along with Abalone or Aardvark or something like that.”
LaFontaine Automotive Cat Mode
Stop searching for used cars when you could be searching for used cats. See all the cats.
Honda DIY Fit
Hipsters can build their own Fit with the Honda Handmade Series.
Nissan 370 Limo-Z
You’ve seen the classic Mustang limo, but usually sports cars are reserved for the track, not weddings and funerals.
Toyota Tercel is reborn
The subcompact Toyota Tercel was a pretty unmemorable car that Toyota built from 1978 to 2000. On April 1st, Toyota released updated photos hinting at a Tercel renaissance.
Written by Max Katsarelas