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Mercedes-Benz Debuts Super Bowl Ad On ‘Ellen’: Tortoise Finally Beats Hare

Tue, January 27, 2015 8:29pm EDT by Chris Rogers 2 Comments

Mercedes-Benz premiered its new Super Bowl commercial for the AMG GT sports car on the Jan. 26 episode of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show.’ The ad is a modern take on the famous tortoise vs. hare race — watch it here!

Have you ever wondered when the tortoise would finally beat the hare? Well, 2015 is the year! Mercedes-Benz debuted their Super Bowl commercial during the Jan. 26 episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and thanks to their fast AMG GT sports car, the tortoise finally wins the race!

Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl Commercial 2015 — Ad Debuts On ‘Ellen’

Host Ellen DeGeneres celebrated her 57th birthday by gifting two audience members brand new Mercedes-Benz cars.

Following the giveaway, Ellen debuted the new commercial. Surprisingly, this is only the second time she’s premiered a Super Bowl ad on her talk show.

In the ad, which features an edgy take on the famous tortoise vs. hare race, the reptile finally comes out on top!

At first, he seems to be losing, but then he comes across a Mercedes-Benz factory. “Slow and steady wins the race, my ass,” he says before hopping in a brand new AMG GT sports car.

The silly rabbit, who stopped to play some poker along the way, soon regrets his decision to take a pitstop when the sports car zooms by.

The tortoise also seems to have stolen the hare’s girlfriend.

Watch the full commercial above!

Other Super Bowl commercials, which have also debuted online this week, feature Kim Kardashian, Tony Romo, Lindsay Lohan and more!

What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Are you a fan of Mercedes-Benz’s Super Bowl commercial? Did they do the right thing by debuting it on The Ellen DeGeneres Show? Are you happy the tortoise finally won the race? Vote in our poll and tell us how you feel!

— Chris Rogers