Volkswagen's "The Force" Super Bowl ad starring a pint-sized Darth Vader went viral before reaching TV screens Sunday night. The 60-second spot is being lauded for its adorable star who tests his "powers" on objects around the house and succeeds only in "beeping" the family car, a new VW (psst: his dad helped).
If the commercial make you curious about the car, here's your chance to work The Force in person.
The car is one of about 1,000 vehicles on display during the 10-day, 103rd annual car show and is one of three new VW cars to make Auto Show cameos. The others are the 2012 Eos, a four-person convertible, and the 2012 Jetta GLI, a sporty version of its namesake.
Viewers buzzing about the new Beetle teased as a silhouette during VW's second Super Bowl ad featuring a black beetle with racing stripes will have to wait. It's set to debut in April and won't be seen anywhere before then.