Persson, a leading stunt car driver, was hired by the automaker for a prank video from Team Detroit and production house The Work. One dude barely manages to croak out "Why are we going so fast? Another laughs spasmodically, as if he'll never stop.
Prestin Persson really drives men wild in Ford's "Speed Dating" prank for the Mustang." data-title = "Ad of the Day: Ford Pranks Guys by Sending Them on a Blind Date With a Stunt Driver" data-categories = "" data-popup = "" data-ads = "Yes" data-company = "" data-outstream = "no" Prestin Persson really drives men wild in Ford's "Speed Dating" prank for the Mustang.The Ford Valentine's Weekend mission: get lots of eyeballs on its Mustang video prank. Between Monday and Friday, Ford got upwards of 5 million views for its Mustang GT "Speed Dating" video posted on the Ford Today You Tube channel. Ford worked with a talent agency that pretended to be seeking young actors to audition for a new TV show pilot about dating.The actors were asked to meet up with the show's supposed "star" who would determine if there was enough chemistry between them. When they first step into her Mustang GT – with a manual transmission – she acts like she hardly knows how to drive it.In the video that's posted, some guys seem genuinely shocked – others appear to be having a blast. Well, most of the guys really did have fun, says Andrea Zuehlk, Ford's car digital marketing manager.Meet thousands of local Mustang singles, as the worlds largest dating site we make dating in Mustang easy!