The Ghostbusters from 2016.

Ghostbust the Whip this Weekend and Cruise Around Town in a Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Lyft

Celebrate America's birthday the way our forefathers intended.
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If you’re going to be in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston or Washington D.C. this July 4th weekend, then you have the option of taking a ride in true style. As part of a collaboration between Lyft and Ghostbusters, Lyft users can grab a ride in an Ecto-1 Friday, July 1st and Saturday, July 2nd between 10 am and 8 pm local time.

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To request an Ecto, all you have to do is put your Lyft mobile app into “Ghost Mode.” Ecto-1 replicas will be available, as well as two Ectos used to film the new Ghostbusters. In addition to the sheer thrill of cruising the city in a vehicle designed for busting ghosts, passengers will also be given refreshments (green-slime-filled Twinkies and Ecto Cooler!) and entered to win two tickets to the Ghostbusters world premiere, July 9th in L.A.

Although I like to remain healthily critical of marketing gimmicks, the idea of riding through the streets of New York this weekend drinking Ecto Cooler and waving at the haters as I roll on by is extremely tempting. Considering our founding fathers are probably all ghosts now, I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the 4th.

(via /Film)

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