Nissan creates tactical ad 7 mins after royal baby no. 2 announcement

Nissan has managed to produced an ad just seven minutes after Clarence House announced that William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were expecting their second child.

Featuring the Nissan X-Trail seven-seater, the company tweeted a picture of the interior of the vehicle with a crown on each seat.

The ad carries the words, "It could be triplets and there would *still* be enough room for the Queen," and the hashtags #XTrail #SevenSeats #RoyalBaby.

The birth of soon-to-be older brother Prince George in July 2013 led to a slew of tactical ads from brands including Coca-Cola, Warburtons. Airline Ryanair also temporarily renamed itself Ryanheir.

Brands such as Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Jack Wills have been among the first to congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their news via Twitter. 

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