1989 Ford Bronco II, Eddie Bauer, Valets and Door Men

1989 Ford Bronco II

Nothing says “you’ve arrived,” like having a uniformed, handsomely appointed doorman or valet open your car door for you. For me it’s always a troubling experience, because I rarely carry small bills—but that’s my problem.

For most folks, having a valet assist you out of your car means good times ahead. Perhaps dinner, a show, or a wedding at a swanky hotel. For this reason, I imagine, carmakers historically have created print ads featuring valets and doormen alongside their products.

Of course. for more-affordable product, scenes such as those depicted below suggest that the cars in question are classy enough to cruise up to even the swankiest of venues. The Ford LTD ad is a good example of this.

Enjoy the ads, and let us know which is your favorite. The place to leaves comments is down below.

More classic car ads

Valets and Doormen

1926 Buick

1926 Buick Ad

1926 Buick Ad

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1950 Studebaker Land Cruiser

1950 Studebaker Ad

1950 Studebaker Land Cruiser Ad

Classic Car Ads: Safety


1956 Jaguar XK-140

1956 Jaguar XK-140 Ad

1956 Jaguar XK-140 Ad

Favorite Car Ads: 1975 Triumph TR7


1957 Imperial

1957 Imperial Ad

1957 Imperial Ad

Classic Car Ads: Chrysler LeBaron


1970 Lotus Elan

1970 Lotus Elan Ad

1970 Lotus Elan Ad

Classic Car Ads: Cars of 1912


1972 Cadillac Sedan DeVille

1972 Cadillac Ad

1972 Cadillac Sedan DeVille Ad

Classic Car Ads: Cars of 1912


1976 Oldsmobile 98 Regency

1976 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Ad

1976 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Ad

Classic Car Ads: Station Wagons of 1979


1980 Ford LTD

1980 Ford LTD Ad, Crown Victoria

1980 Ford LTD Ad

Classic Car Ads: Luxury Cars of 1985


1989 Ford Bronco II

1989 Ford Bronco II Ad, Valets and Doormen

1989 Ford Bronco II Ad

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