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Just because a car is great doesn't mean it sells well. Unfortunately, some of the best cars ever were complete failures from a marketing standpoint! We put together 9 of the coolest cars that flopped in the market. RIP, this is the D-List.
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Joey Parnell
Joey Parnell Πριν μήνα
I had my first kiss in a contour svt ☺️
Daniel Skrzypiec
Daniel Skrzypiec Πριν 4 ημέρες
Ooof I got so confused in Europa it's Ford mondeo
PfunkNH
PfunkNH Πριν 10 ημέρες
@Justin P A+++++ on that one man lmfao
Justin P
Justin P Πριν 11 ημέρες
Probably with your dad
PfunkNH
PfunkNH Πριν 12 ημέρες
My first car was a contour SVT
The Whore's Whisperer
The Whore's Whisperer Πριν 29 ημέρες
Was your sister drunk?
Robert Mayfair
Robert Mayfair Πριν 5 ώρες
Still bitter about the Focus RS
Arctic Fox
Arctic Fox Πριν 9 ώρες
8:17 The Ford Dealerships monumentally failed this car. I had a young friend who was an engineer and he went in to buy one. They talked him out of it and instead put him in a Mustang GT. He listened to what they said, liked the Mustang, but then cross-shopped the Chevy Z28. 48 hours later he owned a Z28.
_lowpoke
_lowpoke Πριν 15 ώρες
just drove a mates ss ute around for a week. my god it goes hard. not usually a commodore fan but it was a good drive
robsolf
robsolf Πριν 19 ώρες
Nobody wanted to work on a normal Contour, either.
josh obrochta
josh obrochta Πριν ημέρα
the viper got the mongoose 🤣
Eli Spencer
Eli Spencer Πριν ημέρα
GM is aggressively bad an advertising their unique cars, the shat the bed with the SS, Buick tourx ect.
Sayak Pal
Sayak Pal Πριν 2 ημέρες
I liked that 1/32 Plymouth gtx by jada there on James' table 😄. Good listing anyway.
oo Arctic
oo Arctic Πριν 2 ημέρες
I wish I had that 9-7x aero it’s fast asf I gotta 9-3 n I love mine
Devon Asher
Devon Asher Πριν 2 ημέρες
If I get lucky with this doge coin it’s going straight to a viper lol
Baker McBrad
Baker McBrad Πριν 2 ημέρες
The problem with marketing great sports cars is that most "car people" can't afford new sports or super cars and the people that can buy them and don't drive them hardly. For some reason as you get richer the more you'd rather relax in a M5 then experience the visceral manhandling of a loud ass straight shift stiff springed no traction control straight axle giant pushrod engined monster that you have to earn the respect of or it will ditch you. Lmao. I watched it happen to my uncle he went from a loud manual built out the ass 700hp c5 to always driving in quiet and comfort mode in his auto c7 when he drives it which is never.
Bartandaelus
Bartandaelus Πριν 2 ημέρες
Because the viper has always been fucking hideous. It's right next to the PT cruiser imo.
Austin Lafield
Austin Lafield Πριν 2 ημέρες
Had a CONTOUR SVT an I can vouch for the hot potato merica M3 style was a great car an pretty quick wish I could find another
brontoab1
brontoab1 Πριν 2 ημέρες
This could have been a good video if the guy wasn't such a douche!
Ed Frawley
Ed Frawley Πριν 2 ημέρες
Ugh big mistake. Trying to watch 2 Donut videos in a row but couldn't do it. Its like getting roped into watching your cousins uncontrolled never disciplined 3 year old on a sugar rush. A person can only take it for so long. You have good info but you need to grow the F up.
linkmadman
linkmadman Πριν 2 ημέρες
I almost bought a used Contour SVT. It had some issues and I got nervous and bailed on it.
dnl machine
dnl machine Πριν 2 ημέρες
The Focus was recognized for what it was: A weak attempt to copy Subaru. Right down to the head gasket crap. The few people that drive those here are cheesebags that drive like douchebags. And wheres the Prowler?? Stay gold.
Bladen Rexroth
Bladen Rexroth Πριν 3 ημέρες
Imagine a Viper with an All Wheel Drive system? Imagine if they made a V10 hemi for it!
Tony Medrano
Tony Medrano Πριν 3 ημέρες
My step uncles dad has a Dodge Viper from the 1sr gen, I saw it only once. seen it 16 years ago. It was a forest green color. I spoke to him a Jew years ago, he said he still has it
Mike Wilson fishin malarkey
Mike Wilson fishin malarkey Πριν 3 ημέρες
So the contour is a mondeo st?
Joel Chung
Joel Chung Πριν 3 ημέρες
LFA is #1 fasho
Reinhart Alvaro
Reinhart Alvaro Πριν 4 ημέρες
Dodge Viper was just sad, it had Ford GT level quality for a much cheaper price but it was going up against the Corvette which was the car most people bought, probably bad marketing killed it......McLaren was super aggressive and now they're successful even though they started selling cars in 2010....
A Nobody
A Nobody Πριν 4 ημέρες
Favorite quote “If you want to learn more about hell read the Bible” - James
John Birtchet-Sharpe
John Birtchet-Sharpe Πριν 4 ημέρες
Contour SVT was a rebadged European/UK Mondeo ST24 (based on the touring car race series in Europe) and the RS escort comes from a long line of performance Escorts dating back from the 70's in the UK
James Brooks
James Brooks Πριν 4 ημέρες
I watched this video yesterday and thought "man I want a bright blue Focus RS" and today I walk out my front door and there is a bright blue Focus RS parked right at my front steps, with a [HOONIGAN] license plate frame no less
ChemicalXII
ChemicalXII Πριν 4 ημέρες
Skip to 13:49 for Dodge Viper/thumbnail related information. These burying the lead/”clickbait" videos are not wholesome.
farley marly
farley marly Πριν 4 ημέρες
In uk rs is legend status
Kirk Nelson
Kirk Nelson Πριν 4 ημέρες
no kidding, I never heard of that chevy model before you told me. they really dropped the ball on marketing that one.
KL0Wn KiLLeR
KL0Wn KiLLeR Πριν 4 ημέρες
I never even heard about the Chevy SS until I went looking for my current car (CTS-V). Had I known earlier I likely would have bought one. Speaking of buying without a test drive: When the new Supra came out I went to a Toyota dealership to maybe drive one. I walked in and asked the guy if they had one to drive. They were out of stock so I asked when they might have one to look at. He replied "Why, would you need to test drive a Ferrari?" Seriously. To which i replied "probably not but this is a Toyota" and walked out.🤣
Rawsick
Rawsick Πριν 5 ημέρες
Why did the GS line up at Lexus fail?
Southwestern Sports
Southwestern Sports Πριν 5 ημέρες
Svt is also and acronym for a heart problem called supraventricular tachycardia
tom ALLX
tom ALLX Πριν 5 ημέρες
That limp bizkit reference just killed me LMAO !!!
J’s Garage
J’s Garage Πριν 5 ημέρες
Supercharged Baja? Never heard of it before
rainshdw08
rainshdw08 Πριν 5 ημέρες
I owned the original SVT Contour. 1998 build #1, Black. Miss that car!!!
Jadelea
Jadelea Πριν 5 ημέρες
Chev made a huge mistake to close Holden and stop production of a fantastic vehicle lineup. Although, if it came to 🇨🇦 I would buy one. However, only as a Holden. Living in Australia, I remember the Holden commodore had alot of pep. The styling got better and better from early nineties. I owned a Ford Falcon Ghia and it had cues from the mustang although 4 door. Weird. The Holden ute was a devil machine. The power, sound, and presence was a 100% cool!
Chris Wood
Chris Wood Πριν 5 ημέρες
The Viper is just an ugly car.
Spectacular Spaghetti
Spectacular Spaghetti Πριν 6 ημέρες
No one talking about that Avanti, crazy wierd looking car with crazy speed
kaden maxwell
kaden maxwell Πριν 6 ημέρες
The “Kyle” impression/reference at 9:36 lmaoo
Alejandro Cruz
Alejandro Cruz Πριν 6 ημέρες
I wish the lfa was the supra instead of the supra
Rob Griffith
Rob Griffith Πριν 6 ημέρες
The Ford Focus RS and the Chevy SS are two of my favorite cars.
Damon Kelly
Damon Kelly Πριν ημέρα
I tried to get an SS, and I just missed it. Sold right out from underneath me. Test drove it, holy shit is that car a sleeper. It doesnt look like much, but man the engine in that car is a beast.
Kenshin Himura
Kenshin Himura Πριν 7 ημέρες
Chevy SS failed because nobody knew it existed and it also looked like hot shit. Looks exactly like your grandpas Impala/malibu/ every other Chevy pos front wheel drive car of that era.
Zach
Zach Πριν 7 ημέρες
My neighbor has a Baja Turbo
E Kirby
E Kirby Πριν 7 ημέρες
I don't know who this guy is but he is hilarious! I watch the videos just for his silliness and my love of cars.
Lunar Razor
Lunar Razor Πριν 7 ημέρες
i died at the end.... im still gonna get a viper ACR at some point
Colonel H. Stinkmeaner
Colonel H. Stinkmeaner Πριν 7 ημέρες
I like how all hippy products talk about those nasty chemicals...
emaciated !HOTROD!
emaciated !HOTROD! Πριν 7 ημέρες
I would drive the hell out of a baja
Isaac Macey-Mornix
Isaac Macey-Mornix Πριν 8 ημέρες
LFA😔
Fazeless
Fazeless Πριν 8 ημέρες
Guess I'm lucky to have seen the Chrysler Airflow in my city.
Kevin Picard
Kevin Picard Πριν 8 ημέρες
LOL I have a Focus RS, my neighbour has a viper, and 2 doors down has a 97X
846nick
846nick Πριν 8 ημέρες
srt isnt dead
Riley Wilson
Riley Wilson Πριν 8 ημέρες
I LOVE the Baja its such a dope little car!
Dan R
Dan R Πριν 8 ημέρες
Contour wasn't a mid size. At best a compact or a large subcompact. The Studebaker Avanti is a beautiful car, you need to see on in person. Much better looking than the photos.
XxgalaxyxX1494
XxgalaxyxX1494 Πριν 8 ημέρες
Ford had the worst car designs back in the mid-90s, especially the turtle Ford Taurus.
1st Amendment Right
1st Amendment Right Πριν 9 ημέρες
I could only find one Lexus LFA in Germany for sale.....799,999€
allensharp
allensharp Πριν 9 ημέρες
I worked at a Chevy dealer for a year before I knew the SS existed.
Matthew Byrd
Matthew Byrd Πριν 9 ημέρες
NASCAR “stock” cars are about the furthest away from stock racing you can get (not counting open-wheel, before everyone flips out, and starts bashing me).
ugug gugg
ugug gugg Πριν 9 ημέρες
The lethal gym especially communicate because dedication psychologically amuse unlike a squeamish alloy. ossified, vast thursday
David Guthrie
David Guthrie Πριν 9 ημέρες
He was talking about the avanti and how a company updated the looks in a kit. Right after he said "and here it is" it cut to the advertisement for the new electric hummer. 😂
Garryd Hintz
Garryd Hintz Πριν 9 ημέρες
Fiat. The number 1 reason why dodge now firmly entrenched in the shit house. They killed the freaking viper! Only they could totally screw something that iconic.
Likeableshark4
Likeableshark4 Πριν 10 ημέρες
The 5th gen viper sold so bad that they sold 2 vipers in 2020
K A
K A Πριν 10 ημέρες
The Ford focus rs isn't a flop
Diego Ramirez
Diego Ramirez Πριν 10 ημέρες
It'd be great if they slapped the v8 into the escape and offered the 2.3T from their mazda deal
Matthew Neary
Matthew Neary Πριν 10 ημέρες
I beleive it was dodge that said everyone who wanted and could afford a viper already had one so there was no need to continue producing them. They even let roadkill destroy one to try to boost sales.
Lim Jack
Lim Jack Πριν 10 ημέρες
If I had the money, I would 100% buy a viper
meme dream
meme dream Πριν 10 ημέρες
Just letting y'all know, you messed up on the date for the LFA. It's from 2010-2012, not 2021.
B Patel
B Patel Πριν 10 ημέρες
GM executives really aren't smart at all. They killed off Pontiac and Holden and left Buick and Cadillac, two old people brands. They didn't market the G8 or the SS. Why the hell would you introduce new products if you aren't going to market them?? Hell, even their own sales team barely knew anything about these cars. Back in 2009 my dad was looking to buy a new G8 GT so one day I stopped by our local Buick/GMC/Pontiac dealer and asked the first salesman I saw if I can take a look at the new G8's they have on their lot. His reply was "What is a G8? You mean a G6? We have plenty of those I can show you!" I mean how many bankruptcies would it need to go through before GM can get someone in there who actually has a functioning brain?
Robert Smith
Robert Smith Πριν 10 ημέρες
So the baja is basically just a taller slightly lifted sedan without a lid to the trunk. Yeah idk. Im sure you could modify the shit out of it and make it pretty badass tho
666dynomax
666dynomax Πριν 10 ημέρες
14:00 was waiting for the viper...
Oni
Oni Πριν 11 ημέρες
Can we talk about the fact that ss is a pretty sus badge
Mark Warren
Mark Warren Πριν 11 ημέρες
Let's get real. Chevrolet or GM for that matter is run by a bunch of idiots. They wouldn't know how to market a 1 pound gold bar for $10. Unless it says Corvette on the car they don't give a rats ass.
Charles Burton
Charles Burton Πριν 11 ημέρες
Well I want a SS but I don't have the CASH!!! My 2nd Ex had two contours but never the SVT version, this was also a CASH issue.
Tony Dinh
Tony Dinh Πριν 11 ημέρες
Don't make me laugh, maybe they have a lot of power but they will breakdown
Tony Dinh
Tony Dinh Πριν 11 ημέρες
American cars are shit 😂😂
Tony Dinh
Tony Dinh Πριν 11 ημέρες
Show from now and now, they are useful
Tony Dinh
Tony Dinh Πριν 11 ημέρες
Their trucks maybe but their engine is shit
Sylvia Gonzalez
Sylvia Gonzalez Πριν 11 ημέρες
The wanting trowel lamentably tremble because hygienic laterally excuse below a alike onion. mushy, zonked beer
Eric Martindale
Eric Martindale Πριν 11 ημέρες
This would have been a good video... if it was produced by ANY other channel. Thanks for reminding me why you don't have my sub.
Triggaman
Triggaman Πριν 12 ημέρες
But it looks soo good!
Hollywood Gaming
Hollywood Gaming Πριν 12 ημέρες
If companies keep on selling electric remakes of cars I’m going to flip
Iain Hudson
Iain Hudson Πριν 13 ημέρες
The contour svt in England is called the mondeo st24. Very popular back in the day.
James Mata
James Mata Πριν 13 ημέρες
My uncle had a black svt contour. I thought it was the koolest ever 😂
LoliKami
LoliKami Πριν 13 ημέρες
Same thing pretty much happened with Civic Type R with dealers charging extra markups
TheChuckels123
TheChuckels123 Πριν 13 ημέρες
so does hell = money
giobikefans
giobikefans Πριν 13 ημέρες
Had the RS when it launched. Was expensive for a Focus but loved it, alas trying to fit car seats in the back became a pain and the head gasket had to be replaced at 5000 miles!!! One day when the kids are out of car seats I’ll return to the world of fun cars.
giobikefans
giobikefans Πριν 13 ημέρες
Use the crisp IPA soap and try explaining that smell when you’re pulled over
Veer Maharaj
Veer Maharaj Πριν 13 ημέρες
About the Focus RS, I say this about a lot of things like these, the people who can really use it for what its for, can never afford it. Its like old people buying fancy SUVs and they can't even figure out the bluetooth for handsfree calling.
obvious troll
obvious troll Πριν 13 ημέρες
It's American. It's very unreliable.
Beaux Guidry
Beaux Guidry Πριν 13 ημέρες
For the Subu. By modern, it looks like that means a plastic cladding of body armor.
MiiLK t
MiiLK t Πριν 14 ημέρες
I almost cried when I saw "Saab" Then I cried when I saw the "Viper"
Mar Hag
Mar Hag Πριν 14 ημέρες
Mazdaspeed6 needs to be on this list
Mandown666
Mandown666 Πριν 14 ημέρες
The Viper is in hell. Uhhh like, was it suppose to go to heaven? Because that car was never associated with.... nice things.
Gary Eanes
Gary Eanes Πριν 14 ημέρες
The Contour SVT was the single biggest POS vehicle I have ever owned.....by miles. The following all happened over the course of 18 months of ownership. 3 dashboards. Yup.....3. All replaced under recall. 9......NINE total alternators....all under warranty. Headliner collapsed after 6 months. Various interior trim pieces would fall off. Power steering failed and had to be replaced after 9 months. Firestone tires delaminated (right rear and front left). Paint on passenger front fender was peeling off and the roof was fading BAAAAAAD. I never drove the car hard at all as I never felt confident in it once. 10k miles is all I put on it in 18 months. Ford finally took it off my hands through a buy back and I got into an Acura Integra that I absolutely LOVED and experienced zero problems with. The Contour platform was an absolute nightmare for Ford. I've never owned another Ford product since and most likely never will again.
IHC Terra
IHC Terra Πριν 14 ημέρες
Subaru should listen to Ron Swanson Don't half ass 2 things, whole ass 1 thing.
umar mushtaq
umar mushtaq Πριν 14 ημέρες
Do an episode on MR2
Justin Ulrich
Justin Ulrich Πριν 15 ημέρες
The viper isnt just in hell. It runs it.
macannah smith
macannah smith Πριν 15 ημέρες
I am shocked the Pontiac G8 wasn’t on this list
Steven Mingura
Steven Mingura Πριν 15 ημέρες
Had a 2015 SS, loved it.
itsyaboiii_
itsyaboiii_ Πριν 15 ημέρες
It sounds to me like the marketing teams, executives, or whatever do not know how to sell a car. I'm sad that there won't be any Ford RS' .
Eric Zetterlund
Eric Zetterlund Πριν 15 ημέρες
Gotta be good and affordable
thepluraloftiger
thepluraloftiger Πριν 16 ημέρες
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