Viral Video – Stig vs Google Maps Car

By | 23rd January 2014

This short clip from the Top Gear team features The Stig in a white Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series and a Google’s Maps car (an Opel Astra) blasting around the Top Gear test track at Dunsford Aerodrome.

You can view the track on Google Maps and Street View – with the AMG Merc driving along side you.

Shows The Stig in SLS Black Top Gear Track

Street View – Top Gear Track

If you were undecided about buying an 199 mph, £165,000 Mercedes then this film might tempt you. GM also have a bite at the viral marketing cherry with their car also featuring in the video.

The video was uploaded to Top Gear’s YouTube account on January 23rd 2014 – Let’s see how many hits the video gets in the next 24 hours.

Update: 24th January 2014 – Over half a million YouTube views in one day.

24hr stats Top gear Viral Video

Stats showing how this YouTube video has been seen and shared across the web.

Stats provided by the VidIQ plug-in for Chrome show the reach of the video after being online for one day. The G+ figures are similar to the combined Facebook Likes and Shares.

Not everyone can enlist the help of the a world leading TV show to give their marketing a boost but you can use the VidIQ service to analyse engagement with your own YouTube campaigns.

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