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Mario Bros. pop and lock for Mercedes-Benz

More live-action Mario Bros. Nintendo weirdness from Japanese car commercials. Luigi is now a breakdancer! Plus Princess Peach and Yoshi.

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Who knew Luigi had so many dance moves? Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Remember those wacky Japanese Mercedes-Benz car commercials in which Super Mario was reimagined as a hunky human who just so happened to race a new line of GLA-Class cars?

Mario has returned, and this time he's brought Princess Peach, Yoshi and Luigi along for the ride. The commercials start out with the characters' beloved video game versions, but soon we see what our favorite Nintendo brothers and their friends would look like in the real world.

Princess Peach is stunning and has impressive jumping skills. Luigi's dance moves would impress even the most talented B-boy.

The Go! GLA website also uses Super Mario Bros. to navigate users through all the new GLA-class special features. Sadly, we'll never get to drive around in an adult version of the Super Mario Kart for kids, so the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class car will have to do for now.