By and large the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) does a good job, not least in perpetuating a system of self-regulation.
But every now and then it comes up with a judgement that makes you rub your eyes.
Now it’s banned a Jaguar F-Type ad, ‘The Art of Villainy’ by Spark44, featuring British actor Tom Hiddleston. Why? Because it shows the car accelerating on a public road (although Jaguar says it didn’t break any speed limits).
Why else would you shell out 80 grand for a sports car? Just bizarre…