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Merrick's Carbeque unveiled

Yesterday afternoon, Merrick & The Highway Patrol unveiled the Carbeque.

Merrick explains:

"I took our entire marketing budget… it’s not just a car, I introduced the world’s first… CARBECUE! Half car half barbecue!  It’s integrated, it’s part of its genetic make-up, it’s been spliced with a barbecue, you open up the boot, and out comes a counter-levered barbecue, the greatest barbecue you’ve ever seen… not some ratty little hot plate thing, a full blown barbecue."

"It comes out of the boot of a 1973 converted Ford Landau Coupe with a 351 Cleveland… fully worked within an inch of its life, off its face, made to look like the car from Mad Max, the pursuit special!"

During the week they spoke with Top Gear’s James May who said of the Carbeque, "there will be a whole separate market for this, you need to develop square sausages that don’t roll about… it could work!"

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Here's the final result of spending $150,000 to make a Carbeque......

Hear the reveal, voiced by Ray Warren:

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Published on Published on Saturday, 24 November 2012 00:44



Bob Stuart(8:58am 24 Nov 2012)
LOL. Fantastic idea! It's a cashed-up bogan's dream-come-true.

BTW, shouldn't that be "Carbecue"? "Barbeque" is a miss-spelling derived from the abbreviation BBQ. The logo, to me, says "Car-Beck".

This is a promotion that is, er, Well Done!

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