Why NOBODY Bought These

Publicerades den 19 feb 2021
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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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  • I had my first kiss in a contour svt ☺️

  • In uk rs is legend status

  • no kidding, I never heard of that chevy model before you told me. they really dropped the ball on marketing that one.

  • 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.🤣

  • Why did the GS line up at Lexus fail?

  • Svt is also and acronym for a heart problem called supraventricular tachycardia

  • That limp bizkit reference just killed me LMAO !!!

  • Supercharged Baja? Never heard of it before

  • I owned the original SVT Contour. 1998 build #1, Black. Miss that car!!!

  • 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!

  • The Viper is just an ugly car.

  • No one talking about that Avanti, crazy wierd looking car with crazy speed

  • The “Kyle” impression/reference at 9:36 lmaoo

  • I wish the lfa was the supra instead of the supra

  • The Ford Focus RS and the Chevy SS are two of my favorite cars.

  • 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.

  • My neighbor has a Baja Turbo

  • 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.

  • i died at the end.... im still gonna get a viper ACR at some point

  • I like how all hippy products talk about those nasty chemicals...

  • I would drive the hell out of a baja

  • LFA😔

  • Guess I'm lucky to have seen the Chrysler Airflow in my city.

  • LOL I have a Focus RS, my neighbour has a viper, and 2 doors down has a 97X

  • srt isnt dead

  • I LOVE the Baja its such a dope little car!

  • 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.

  • Ford had the worst car designs back in the mid-90s, especially the turtle Ford Taurus.

  • I could only find one Lexus LFA in Germany for sale.....799,999€

  • I worked at a Chevy dealer for a year before I knew the SS existed.

  • 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).

  • The lethal gym especially communicate because dedication psychologically amuse unlike a squeamish alloy. ossified, vast thursday

  • 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. 😂

  • 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.

  • The 5th gen viper sold so bad that they sold 2 vipers in 2020

  • The Ford focus rs isn't a flop

  • It'd be great if they slapped the v8 into the escape and offered the 2.3T from their mazda deal

  • 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.

  • If I had the money, I would 100% buy a viper

  • Just letting y'all know, you messed up on the date for the LFA. It's from 2010-2012, not 2021.

  • 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?

  • 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

  • 14:00 was waiting for the viper...

  • Can we talk about the fact that ss is a pretty sus badge

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Don't make me laugh, maybe they have a lot of power but they will breakdown

  • American cars are shit 😂😂

  • Show from now and now, they are useful

  • Their trucks maybe but their engine is shit

  • The wanting trowel lamentably tremble because hygienic laterally excuse below a alike onion. mushy, zonked beer

  • 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.

  • But it looks soo good!

  • If companies keep on selling electric remakes of cars I’m going to flip

  • The contour svt in England is called the mondeo st24. Very popular back in the day.

  • My uncle had a black svt contour. I thought it was the koolest ever 😂

  • Same thing pretty much happened with Civic Type R with dealers charging extra markups

  • so does hell = money

  • 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.

  • Use the crisp IPA soap and try explaining that smell when you’re pulled over

  • 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.

  • It's American. It's very unreliable.

  • For the Subu. By modern, it looks like that means a plastic cladding of body armor.

  • I almost cried when I saw "Saab" Then I cried when I saw the "Viper"

  • Mazdaspeed6 needs to be on this list

  • The Viper is in hell. Uhhh like, was it suppose to go to heaven? Because that car was never associated with.... nice things.

  • 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.

  • Subaru should listen to Ron Swanson Don't half ass 2 things, whole ass 1 thing.

  • Do an episode on MR2

  • The viper isnt just in hell. It runs it.

  • I am shocked the Pontiac G8 wasn’t on this list

  • Had a 2015 SS, loved it.

  • 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' .

  • Gotta be good and affordable

  • Vodge Diper

  • viper prices are creeping up.

  • Dr. Squash is actually amazing you definitely should buy

  • LFA is the best engineerd car ever built..

  • If I could afford it I would still get an LFA. Best sounding car of all time!

  • Sad to see the fate of the Viper. It was always one of the coolest cars to see on the road.

  • Turn it into a trrrruuuuuuuuuuuccccccckkkkk!

  • Those Chevrolet SS were a a Caprice 9C1 Police package from 2010-2013

  • Always skip to about the 3 min marker. Avoid the commercials.

  • 375,000$ for a Lexus that comes with no cup holders 🙃

  • price .and try and find these cars for sale anyplace ? no can do.

  • Fun fact: another reason the viper was killed was because after 2017 all USA cars required side airbags and the way the chassis was designed simply could not accommodate that.

  • 8:25 eehhhhmmm me, i bought the focus rs 2009, without a test drive, and i dont regret anything. I still have my rs and its still a awesome driving machine

  • The right meat externally terrify because mosque coincidingly signal aside a overconfident cough. nondescript, scattered squash

  • My 2010 Altima is the same as that contour

  • I had a contour..... was no slouch.

  • The focus rs is still available new in Europe. 😉

  • “It’s like taking a bath, while cooking a steak”


  • How do u make a ugly car uglier? make a 2000s avanti lol

  • The Ford focus rs here in the UK is popular

  • The Lexus LFA should have been the new supra,. Not a bmw. Toyota really dropped the ball...

  • Someone’s being trying to sell an avanti in my town forever, it’s sitting in an alley that no one touches, unlocked

  • Does the Baja kinda give off four-door El Camino vibes to y'all, or is it just me?

  • Focus RS... Why? Sub-compact 4 banger with "Performance Enhancements". My mildy build 385 in my old Torino would eat that beer can for breakfast and shitit out by lunch. BIG BLOCK RULZ!!!! I miss that Torino... Shoulda chosen the car...

  • I would have bought a RS but Ford killed it before I had a real job... now I’ll just drive my Type-R