Slip up. Thanx to Adlistmember Bot, who spotted these two twins. Apparently all cars are the same, and all your best ideas are formed while lying in the bathtub. classic.
The Golf ad was a winner and published in the 1999 D&AD awards book, the Chevy Blazer ad may have been out at roughly the same time, but across the world, as in the States. I'm not sure who made the Blazer ad and when, any info on it would be appreciated.
Methinks it is too similar to be a coincidence, but you might think otherwise, voice your opinion - hit that comment button .