Illustration for article titled Brit uses rubber gal to help sell his Golf

If there's one tried and true way to raise the creepiness quotient of your online car ad, it's making a woman stand next to the car while you shoot the photos that will soon grace the pages of eBay Motors or Craigslist. But what if you can't convince a woman to come near you, let a lone lay spread-eagle on the hood of some old rust-bucket?

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Illustration for article titled Brit uses rubber gal to help sell his Golf

Well, as it turns out, there are some folks out there who've become adept at creating answers for "What if I can't get a woman to..."-type questions out of silicone, PVC and steel. The seller of this VW Golf has decided to pose a conservatively-dressed silicone "friend" near his slightly rusty car, presumably because he thinks it will help attract a buyer.

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In one of the photos she points out a rust spot on the fender, earning points for her honesty. In another, she sits at the wheel. In all the photos, she purses her lips slightly and issues a wistful, far-off stare that we can't make heads or tails of.

Illustration for article titled Brit uses rubber gal to help sell his Golf
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Anyway, thanks (?) to Twitter-user @abiwilks for bringing this to our attention.

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http://www.autoweek.com/article/201406…

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