Chevy Chase recreates ‘Christmas Vacation’ scene in new Ford Mustang Mach-E advertisement

  • Comic Chevy Chase is reprising his part as Clark Griswold from the film “Nationwide Lampoon’s Xmas Trip” in a new getaway advert for the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E.
  • The 60-second spot recreates a properly-recognised aspect of the movie when he tries to get exterior Xmas lights on the family’s home to transform on.
  • The Mustang Mach-E is an crucial solution below an $11.5 billion investment prepare in Ford’s electric powered cars by means of 2022.



a man and a woman smiling for the camera: Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo reprise their National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold for a new ad for the Ford Mustang Mach-E.


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Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo reprise their Countrywide Lampoon’s Christmas Trip roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold for a new ad for the Ford Mustang Mach-E.

Comic Chevy Chase is reprising his function as Clark Griswold from the film “Countrywide Lampoon’s Xmas Family vacation” in a new holiday getaway ad for the all-electric powered Ford Mustang Mach-E crossover.

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The 60-next spot characteristics Chase alongside with original cast member Beverly D’Angelo as his wife, Ellen, recreating a unforgettable scene in the 1989 film in which Clark attempts to get exterior Xmas lights on the family’s home to transform on. But as a substitute of the family gazing at the flamboyant decorations, they are captivated to a Mustang Mach-E in the driveway.

Chase thanked Ford Motor for the role as very well as an undisclosed amount of funds he was paid for the advertisement: “It is great to be back again for yet another Xmas with my on-display screen relatives and its rotating assortment of children – and I have Ford and Mustang Mach-E to thank for paying out me to do it,” he explained in a assertion. “I suppose you’re anticipating some type of riff on electric powered vehicles, but I can say with 85% certainty that this issue likely is not going to bring about any blackouts in your community when you plug it in.”

Ford revealed the advert on YouTube ahead of its scheduled broadcast debut Tuesday during an encore broadcast of Saturday Night Live’s Xmas distinctive at 9 p.m. on NBC.

The Mustang Mach-E, which is arriving in U.S. dealerships, is an significant merchandise for Ford. It marks the initial new EV beneath ideas to commit a lot more than $11.5 billion in electric powered vehicles by way of 2022, and it is Ford’s initially shot at Tesla – the industry’s leader in electrical motor vehicles.

The Chase-Mach-E advert will come just about a 12 months just after a well-received Super Bowl advert for Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep brand that showcased actor Invoice Murray reprising his purpose in the 1993 motion picture “Groundhog Working day.”

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