Why NOBODY Bought These

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 ☺️

    Joey ParnellJoey Parnell2 mesi fa
    • Guys is really painful to see Lexus LFA and Dodge Viper in hell if this is real then I will choose to go hell 😋

      shaurya priyamshaurya priyam2 giorni fa
    • SVT size Ford in the UK at one point came with engine work by Cosworth and 4x4........if they had been attentive there could have been a nice AMC Eagle or a good Subaru alternative.

      robert woodliffrobert woodliff3 giorni fa
    • I had a 1999 contour svt not too long ago unfortunately the clutch went out so I just sold it because either was in bad shape anyways

      Sean KnappSean Knapp4 giorni fa
    • Ooof I got so confused in Europa it's Ford mondeo

      Daniel SkrzypiecDaniel Skrzypiec9 giorni fa
    • @Justin P A+++++ on that one man lmfao

      PfunkNHPfunkNH16 giorni fa
  • Most of these are too expensive for me to consider. How about some cars for us poors?

    Cal JenningsCal Jennings9 ore fa
  • Wait was that the car from fast and furious

    PostapugPostapug11 ore fa
  • The chevy SS was a Holden Commodore without a name... and without styling

    Walter WiebeWalter WiebeGiorno fa
  • I think that was the first time I heard these guys say horsepower instead of hearse purrs

    Walter WiebeWalter WiebeGiorno fa
  • No evo?

    Michael SchraderMichael SchraderGiorno fa
  • I have a baja! rusted to hell and back...I'm restoring it

    thegreatfortierthegreatfortierGiorno fa
  • People didn't buy Vipers because 1, they can't drive manuals, 2 they are scared of them, sad and pathetic

    cmeyer9542cmeyer95422 giorni fa
  • Dante's "Inferno" is the source for all things about Hell.

    Mojo-HandMojo-Hand2 giorni fa
  • $36,567.65 the price of the svt in todays money

    Michael Fermin-MartinezMichael Fermin-Martinez2 giorni fa
    • contour svt made $264,500,000 in sales if all were sold

      Michael Fermin-MartinezMichael Fermin-Martinez2 giorni fa
  • For some reason, Dodge skipped over building "sold" customer cars and instead built a ton of Track Pack Adrenaline Red Vipers at the start of production and sent them to dealers to have one "in stock for people to see". To this day there is a glut of 2013 SRT Track Pack Adrenaline Red Vipers. The pricing was vulgar and they spent 2013 and 2014 pissing off the Viper owners groups. The launch marketing decisions on that car should be taught in college alongside "New Coke". The car never recovered from the damage done. I had planned on trading in my 1996 GTS Viper for a new one in 2013, but thankfully kept mine (still have it today).

    Jeff TylerJeff Tyler2 giorni fa
  • Us focus drivers waiting months to finally make a list and it’s about ford killing them

    BLRideoutBLRideout3 giorni fa
  • No sir the Viper and the LFA did not go to car hell they want to car heaven!!!

    Richard BighamRichard Bigham3 giorni fa
  • Focus RS was always a hot garbage, and ford put last nail in its coffin by downgrading it to haldex.

    Tommy BronzeTommy Bronze3 giorni fa
  • Never heard of the Chevy SS, boy did they f up with that one. Probably would have been successful with a little effort

    Shawn SheehanShawn Sheehan3 giorni fa
  • "Its like taking a bath, and trying to cook a steak!" 🤣🤣🤣

    Clayton OverholtClayton Overholt3 giorni fa
  • Debutt-ed

    X MoX Mo3 giorni fa
  • Great video! I was one of the lucky few who got my hands on a 2017 Viper ACR Extreme that I custom ordered from the factory. It’s honestly one of the best cars I’ve ever owned or driven, and while I’m sad they don’t make them anymore, the low production numbers (and the fact that I have a true 1 of 1 build) has done wonders for the value of my car! PS: A car channel in friends with made a video about my Vipers with me in it, which I have saved to a playlist on my ITworlds channel if anyone wants to watch his video on the car.

    FitLabbFitLabb3 giorni fa
  • They’re worth a fortune now and you’d be hard pressed to find someone willing to sell. The exhaust notes are truly one of the finest, sounds like an F1 car.

    DS RaiDS Rai4 giorni fa
  • RIP Focus RS and Chevy SS :'(

    Christopher HenriquezChristopher Henriquez4 giorni fa
  • Love him calling the SVT Contour the hot potato. I owned one for less than 24hrs. Bought it at auction, realized it was a hot mess and it was gone the next morning.

    Trial N' ERRORTrial N' ERROR4 giorni fa
  • Still bitter about the Focus RS

    Robert MayfairRobert Mayfair5 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Arctic FoxArctic Fox5 giorni fa
  • 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

    _lowpoke_lowpoke5 giorni fa
  • Nobody wanted to work on a normal Contour, either.

    robsolfrobsolf6 giorni fa
  • the viper got the mongoose 🤣

    josh obrochtajosh obrochta6 giorni fa
  • GM is aggressively bad an advertising their unique cars, the shat the bed with the SS, Buick tourx ect.

    Eli SpencerEli Spencer6 giorni fa
  • I liked that 1/32 Plymouth gtx by jada there on James' table 😄. Good listing anyway.

    Sayak PalSayak Pal7 giorni fa
  • I wish I had that 9-7x aero it’s fast asf I gotta 9-3 n I love mine

    oo Arcticoo Arctic7 giorni fa
  • If I get lucky with this doge coin it’s going straight to a viper lol

    Devon AsherDevon Asher7 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Baker McBradBaker McBrad7 giorni fa
  • Because the viper has always been fucking hideous. It's right next to the PT cruiser imo.

    BartandaelusBartandaelus7 giorni fa
  • 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

    Austin LafieldAustin Lafield7 giorni fa
  • This could have been a good video if the guy wasn't such a douche!

    brontoab1brontoab18 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Ed FrawleyEd Frawley8 giorni fa
  • I almost bought a used Contour SVT. It had some issues and I got nervous and bailed on it.

    linkmadmanlinkmadman8 giorni fa
  • 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.

    dnl machinednl machine8 giorni fa
  • Imagine a Viper with an All Wheel Drive system? Imagine if they made a V10 hemi for it!

    Bladen RexrothBladen Rexroth8 giorni fa
  • 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

    Tony MedranoTony Medrano8 giorni fa
  • So the contour is a mondeo st?

    Mike Wilson fishin malarkeyMike Wilson fishin malarkey9 giorni fa
  • LFA is #1 fasho

    Joel ChungJoel Chung9 giorni fa
  • 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....

    Reinhart AlvaroReinhart Alvaro9 giorni fa
  • Favorite quote “If you want to learn more about hell read the Bible” - James

    A NobodyA Nobody9 giorni fa
  • 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

    John Birtchet-SharpeJohn Birtchet-Sharpe9 giorni fa
  • 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

    James BrooksJames Brooks9 giorni fa
  • Skip to 13:49 for Dodge Viper/thumbnail related information. These burying the lead/”clickbait" videos are not wholesome.

    ChemicalXIIChemicalXII10 giorni fa
  • In uk rs is legend status

    farley marlyfarley marly10 giorni fa
  • no kidding, I never heard of that chevy model before you told me. they really dropped the ball on marketing that one.

    Kirk NelsonKirk Nelson10 giorni fa
  • 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.🤣

    KL0Wn KiLLeRKL0Wn KiLLeR10 giorni fa
  • Why did the GS line up at Lexus fail?

    RawsickRawsick10 giorni fa
  • Svt is also and acronym for a heart problem called supraventricular tachycardia

    Southwestern SportsSouthwestern Sports10 giorni fa
  • That limp bizkit reference just killed me LMAO !!!

    tom ALLXtom ALLX10 giorni fa
  • Supercharged Baja? Never heard of it before

    J’s GarageJ’s Garage10 giorni fa
  • I owned the original SVT Contour. 1998 build #1, Black. Miss that car!!!

    rainshdw08rainshdw0810 giorni fa
  • 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!

    JadeleaJadelea11 giorni fa
  • The Viper is just an ugly car.

    Chris WoodChris Wood11 giorni fa
  • No one talking about that Avanti, crazy wierd looking car with crazy speed

    Spectacular SpaghettiSpectacular Spaghetti11 giorni fa
  • The “Kyle” impression/reference at 9:36 lmaoo

    DevilinNiorDevilinNior11 giorni fa
  • I wish the lfa was the supra instead of the supra

    Alejandro CruzAlejandro Cruz11 giorni fa
  • The Ford Focus RS and the Chevy SS are two of my favorite cars.

    Rob GriffithRob Griffith11 giorni fa
    • 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.

      Damon KellyDamon Kelly6 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Kenshin HimuraKenshin Himura12 giorni fa
  • My neighbor has a Baja Turbo

    ZachZach12 giorni fa
  • 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.

    E KirbyE Kirby12 giorni fa
  • i died at the end.... im still gonna get a viper ACR at some point

    Lunar RazorLunar Razor12 giorni fa
    • Same

      X MoX Mo3 giorni fa
  • I like how all hippy products talk about those nasty chemicals...

    Colonel H. StinkmeanerColonel H. Stinkmeaner12 giorni fa
  • I would drive the hell out of a baja

    emaciated !HOTROD!emaciated !HOTROD!12 giorni fa
  • LFA😔

    Isaac Macey-MornixIsaac Macey-Mornix13 giorni fa
  • Guess I'm lucky to have seen the Chrysler Airflow in my city.

    FazelessFazeless13 giorni fa
  • LOL I have a Focus RS, my neighbour has a viper, and 2 doors down has a 97X

    Kevin PicardKevin Picard13 giorni fa
  • srt isnt dead

    846nick846nick13 giorni fa
  • I LOVE the Baja its such a dope little car!

    Riley WilsonRiley Wilson13 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Dan RDan R13 giorni fa
  • Ford had the worst car designs back in the mid-90s, especially the turtle Ford Taurus.

    XxgalaxyxX1494XxgalaxyxX149413 giorni fa
  • I could only find one Lexus LFA in Germany for sale.....799,999€

    1st Amendment Right1st Amendment Right14 giorni fa
  • I worked at a Chevy dealer for a year before I knew the SS existed.

    allensharpallensharp14 giorni fa
  • 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).

    Matthew ByrdMatthew Byrd14 giorni fa
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    ugug guggugug gugg14 giorni fa
  • 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. 😂

    David GuthrieDavid Guthrie14 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Garryd HintzGarryd Hintz15 giorni fa
  • The 5th gen viper sold so bad that they sold 2 vipers in 2020

    Likeableshark4Likeableshark415 giorni fa
  • The Ford focus rs isn't a flop

    K AK A15 giorni fa
  • It'd be great if they slapped the v8 into the escape and offered the 2.3T from their mazda deal

    Diego RamirezDiego Ramirez15 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Matthew NearyMatthew Neary15 giorni fa
  • If I had the money, I would 100% buy a viper

    Lim JackLim Jack15 giorni fa
  • Just letting y'all know, you messed up on the date for the LFA. It's from 2010-2012, not 2021.

    meme dreammeme dream15 giorni fa
  • 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?

    B PatelB Patel15 giorni fa
  • 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

    Robert SmithRobert Smith15 giorni fa
  • 14:00 was waiting for the viper...

    666dynomax666dynomax15 giorni fa
  • Can we talk about the fact that ss is a pretty sus badge

    OniOni16 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Mark WarrenMark Warren16 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Charles BurtonCharles Burton16 giorni fa
  • The wanting trowel lamentably tremble because hygienic laterally excuse below a alike onion. mushy, zonked beer

    Sylvia GonzalezSylvia Gonzalez16 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Eric MartindaleEric Martindale17 giorni fa
  • But it looks soo good!

    TriggamanTriggaman17 giorni fa
  • If companies keep on selling electric remakes of cars I’m going to flip

    Hollywood GamingHollywood Gaming17 giorni fa
  • The contour svt in England is called the mondeo st24. Very popular back in the day.

    Iain HudsonIain Hudson18 giorni fa
  • My uncle had a black svt contour. I thought it was the koolest ever 😂

    James MataJames Mata18 giorni fa
  • Same thing pretty much happened with Civic Type R with dealers charging extra markups

    LoliKamiLoliKami18 giorni fa
  • so does hell = money

    TheChuckels123TheChuckels12318 giorni fa
  • 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.

    giobikefansgiobikefans18 giorni fa
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