Halloween Comes Early to the Car Wash, Courtesy of Ford

Apparently, scaring customers on a test drive is a good marketing plan.

A dark tunnel where you're pretty much trapped in your car and have given up control of the vehicle to the mercy of a foam-spewing machine – that's the backdrop for Ford's early Halloween prank, played on some of its potential customers. On a routine filmed test drive, these drivers were asked to stop by a carwash. Little did they know, the line had been rigged by Ford and fitted with blackouts, flashing lights and actors wielding axes in masks and monster costumes.

Check out the Ford Halloween carwash prank:

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