10 American Cars ...that America never got (????)

6 nov 2020
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Sometimes really cool foreign cars aren't sold in the USA, and it drives us mad! But even worse is when AMERICAN cars don't even get sold in the US. And it turns out there's a bunch of them! What the heck!? Join James as he looks at 10 American cars that Americans never got.
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  • The 1st gen Montana based on the corsa c looked waaaaaaay better and was the quality control was better too

    Bernardo Cabral 7.4Bernardo Cabral 7.44 ore fa
  • I kinda hate that microphone.

    Justin BelsheJustin Belshe7 ore fa
  • It’s not truckito, it’s trokita

    Salah ad-DinSalah ad-Din18 ore fa
  • Sure does sound like dodge made cartel trucks for Mexico

    Z pZ p19 ore fa
  • This guy is SO annoying, this is the last one of his videos I will watch.

    4thstooge4thstoogeGiorno fa
  • Ford falcon baby

    Matthew JohnsonMatthew JohnsonGiorno fa
  • We can barley see the cars we see the speaker more than the car

    AntonioAntonioGiorno fa
  • You forgot the 2011 FPV GT (Aussie car)

    oxyoxyGiorno fa
  • Ford Focus RS Mk2??? C’mon! That’s the one we needed.

    Phil FlemingPhil FlemingGiorno fa
  • #3 I would say is a ute. Pickup trucks are usually much larger. Also if Donut Media ever visit Australia I'm sure there will be ample opportunities to drive Falcons and utes.

    MrAusterrorMrAusterrorGiorno fa
  • Opel Calibra!

    jasamnedostizanjasamnedostizanGiorno fa
  • We Also All Love You , James

    DominicDominic2 giorni fa
  • Holy shit this guy is a Hollow! Call the soul society quick!

    Listed MiAListed MiA2 giorni fa
  • Bro mentions the v8 valiant but not the hemi 265 that's bruh moment.

    oof meoof me2 giorni fa
  • 8:34 I swear I started hearing Chris Broad there for a moment.

    Rod BeauvexRod Beauvex2 giorni fa
  • can you not do that dumb ass weird camera angles and stop moving about like a crackhead waiting for its next hit, we want to see the fucking cars

    chmarrchmarr2 giorni fa
  • I really like that Chevrolet Montana!

    Wade GuidryWade Guidry3 giorni fa
  • Anyone else disappointed the Ramchargers chant from Up to Speed didn't make a cameo for the Dodge 🥺🥺🥺 #ramchargers

    Nick LutzNick Lutz3 giorni fa
  • We should have had the Ford Feallcun (falcon I know xD) i fckn love that whip it comes in standard !!!

    Haile SankaraHaile Sankara3 giorni fa
  • You forgot about the Lincoln Mark LT second gen, that was exclusive of the Mexican market like the Ram Charger that you mencioned.

    MikeCerMikeCer3 giorni fa
  • Sierra Cosworth saloon was the Geordie ramraiders preferred getaway car. Option A; Drive something old and/or heavy through the front window of your favourite electrical retailer/jewellers/sportswear shop nab what you can, load it into the 'Cossie' and be offski before the local plod can respond. Opt B Use the Cossie to pull as much heat onto the motorway (It's the late 80's/ early 90's police helicopters are 1 rare and 2 expensive) away from the city centres or retail parks and use a nice anonymous stolen white van as both ram and getaway vehicle. No matter which option you choose the cossie is getting torched at the end.

    Chris SiddallChris Siddall3 giorni fa
  • That Chev Montana would definitely qualify to be called a ute.

    Kelvin HillKelvin Hill4 giorni fa
  • Yeah, the Holden V8 was not a big block. It’s a small block engine that came in either 253cid or 308cid. There was a later version at 304cid which was made for Group C 5.0L rules. That version replaced the 308 and eventually got EFI and was used until the LS1 began being used in the late 90’s.

    Kelvin HillKelvin Hill4 giorni fa
  • Not to much we missed in that list, although I could use the bullet proof Cherokee.

    Off The JacksOff The Jacks4 giorni fa
  • It's too bad the US never got the Ford Sierra RS Cosworth. Built by Ford Europe from 1986 to 92 for Group A racing...

    Shaun ColemanShaun Coleman4 giorni fa
  • the greenscreen shirt hole is immaculate

    Benjamin ColeBenjamin Cole4 giorni fa
  • Montanas in Brazil is very expensive and really god car. I am from BR

    Gustavo EuclidesGustavo Euclides4 giorni fa
  • We have an XR4TI with an RS500 body kit pushing about 400 hp and damn it's one hell of a sick car 😎

    Dinesh PersaudDinesh Persaud4 giorni fa
  • Get your f*ckin' head out of the way so we can see the cars you talk about!

    Roy RainwaterRoy Rainwater4 giorni fa
  • Yoh i want to meet that south African who speaks like that

    Joshua AllisonJoshua Allison5 giorni fa
  • The Ford escort Ed turbo is a barn find in Forza horizon 4.

    Bass HeadBass Head5 giorni fa
  • Anything with a tray is a ute

    Blaze FMBlaze FM5 giorni fa
  • The Best escort is called mandy (second best is the rs cosworth)

    stoeger 2stoeger 25 giorni fa
  • Somehow you left out the AU when talking about Falcons

    batch2448batch24485 giorni fa
  • Need an up to speed on the Aussie falcons 🥰

    Chris ScrimgourChris Scrimgour5 giorni fa
  • 8:34 mistake

    WBricks centralWBricks central5 giorni fa
  • Thank you for the peking duk shout-out, my favorite aussie dudes 😂😂

    Mr. RamirezMr. Ramirez5 giorni fa
  • The british Fords are more a lotus then an american Ford

    Nikko ferdeNikko ferde5 giorni fa
  • Nah bahh that's not a ute my ghee that's a fuckin girly truck. Eshayyy BAHHHHHH

    five minute craftsfive minute crafts5 giorni fa
  • I think I might know who's buying all the expensive armored Mexican jeeps...

    Andrew HarperAndrew Harper5 giorni fa
  • 5:15 best part of the video

    TreyMusahTreyMusah6 giorni fa
  • The australians you asked about the ute thingy... They probably are still trying to figure out how much the thing can carry. Subtitle units in Metric so the rest of the world can understand you please... Or just use the metric system, that works well too

    Victor MoraalVictor Moraal6 giorni fa
  • did he say normcore?

    Sam MasSam Mas6 giorni fa
  • I wonder who is in possession of the black turbo escort these days

    MrWashespMrWashesp6 giorni fa
  • You forgot the Toyota Hilux

    David HidrogoDavid Hidrogo6 giorni fa
  • the montana is actually somewhat based on the holden commodore platform

    AP_ GUY10AP_ GUY106 giorni fa
  • Dont forget the XB Falcon....you know, the Mad Max car!!

    rod928s4rod928s46 giorni fa
  • James. My man, JP. Love the video. You know what though, I miss Up To Speed. Like, a lot. Can you PLEASE bring it back. Like, please. For realz.

    Bonnie SlaughterBonnie Slaughter6 giorni fa
  • Chevy Can Am had the Camaro 302 engine, not the Holden V8.

    Yossarian67Yossarian676 giorni fa
  • Ford Sierra was a Merkur XR4ti in the US. it didn't last long

    Jimbacca SandersJimbacca Sanders6 giorni fa
  • You forgot the valiant charger RT with a 265 hemi that made more power than a 351

    Hairy VikingHairy Viking6 giorni fa
  • I came down here for two reasons and two reasons only. What the fuck is a ute and is the chevy montana one!?

    Addison BodisAddison Bodis6 giorni fa
  • pfffffft 44 magnum. Bitch please

    FathomFathom6 giorni fa
  • I would no doubt change the european chevrolet or ford to the american. Just look at the european and the american ford fusion.

    András CsontAndrás Csont7 giorni fa
  • The Montana would be a good fishing truck.

    Carl Eric PickettCarl Eric Pickett7 giorni fa
  • Very disappointed James. HOW can you bring up the Falcon in a video, and NOT mention the Barra?

    Daniel JonesDaniel Jones7 giorni fa
  • You forgot the Chevy Opala sold in Brazil

    xTHExWASPxxTHExWASPx7 giorni fa
  • The Chevy Montana is sold in South Africa too, albeit with a different looking front. It started as an Opel Corsa "bakkie", then it got an uplift, then it got a Chevy badge as Chevy Corsa, then it was changed to look like the Montana in your video. However, while popular the Nissan NP100 (Dacia-based) is way more popular.

    Pastoor Anderson In Het NederlandsPastoor Anderson In Het Nederlands7 giorni fa
  • Are you sure South Africa sold the Chevy Calibra? I'm here and never saw one branded as a Chevy. A few as Opel, a couple (maybe imported) as Vauxhall but never as a Chevy.

    Pastoor Anderson In Het NederlandsPastoor Anderson In Het Nederlands7 giorni fa
  • Well done for picking the xy gtho. Although it's is widely believed to be more around the 350-380 hp mark. Ford did quote 300hp. But that was to get the government off their back at the time. The next generation of muscle cars were scrapped. Because the government said they wouldn't buy cars from manufacturers that made high powered cars. So all three companies toned down their road cars. Then emissions laws came in the mid 70s. By the early 80s the cars were slow and lame. The once mighty 351 produced only 200 hp.

    guess whoguess who7 giorni fa
  • No you want the e49 charger 265 hemi six triple webbers 300hp.

    guess whoguess who7 giorni fa
  • The guy three doors down has a Ford Falcon Phase 3 GTHO that he takes to the drags every now and then. When he starts it to give it a tune, we all know about it.

    Rick AdrianRick Adrian7 giorni fa
  • Mexico got a 67 falcon 289 v8 and c4 option

    Chris MarquezChris Marquez7 giorni fa
  • Holden ute!!

    Chris MarquezChris Marquez7 giorni fa
  • It’s all going well with the Cherokee until the cartel start buying them

    Waleedkm0 6Waleedkm0 67 giorni fa
  • im from South Africa... and an Opel Calibra was just that here. never heard of a chevrolet calibra, it was and is an Opel Calibra here

    grauser brandgrauser brand7 giorni fa
    • Seconded. They're quite rare too.

      Pastoor Anderson In Het NederlandsPastoor Anderson In Het Nederlands7 giorni fa
  • I have to say I love the look of the montana, definitely similar to a 2012 Holden Colorado with the curves etc, since its based off of a hatchback it certainly is a ute, although with front wheel drive its essentially a Jumbuck...Which means its the last of the utes. Kind of painful to know that us Australians went down swinging by building 2 of the greatest v8 utes (holden/hsv and ford) only to have Chevy continue building utes elsewhere.

    LCaddy StudiosLCaddy Studios7 giorni fa
  • The montana is considered a small pickup here in Brazil, where a Fiat Toro is medium, and a ford ranger is a "full size" truck. We don't really get much of american "full size", so we basically ignore those in the size mesurements.

    Eduardo SantiagoEduardo Santiago7 giorni fa
  • That last gen Montana is pure garbage. The car falls apart on itself. Both of it's rival are way better (Fiat Strada/Ram 700 and VW Saveiro)

    Eduardo SantiagoEduardo Santiago7 giorni fa
  • petition for a buff kangaroos shirt

    Duwindu RanasingheDuwindu Ranasinghe7 giorni fa
  • Chevy Montana is a Ute. Story. End of.

    Andrew RollasonAndrew Rollason7 giorni fa
  • More of the cars in the video and less of your face please.

    James ClarkJames Clark7 giorni fa
  • it's not the Rs turbo. look at the RS1700T

    andyandyandy360andyandyandy3607 giorni fa
  • Mad Max was in part inspired by the Falcon GT and was prominent in the movie!! Over the yrs Ford offered a wide variety from mild to wild.Ford did similar here in the states with Gran Torino's but only from 68 thru 72. Outside of the F150 and possible the mustang the ford Falcon Aussie edition was one of the longest running and successful platforms Ford ever produced!!

    martybowen1martybowen17 giorni fa
  • You can name 10 cars that sold everywhere but US I can name 1000 cars that sold in US but not Europe,many witch I really wanted.

    AlbertAlbert8 giorni fa
  • my family had a '98 park avenue for a while, that was an INCREDIBLY unlucky car

    Mr Biggie CheeseMr Biggie Cheese8 giorni fa
  • .44 mag? Cartels running around the .50 BMG... hard pass.

    Cynical OptimisticCynical Optimistic8 giorni fa
  • The GTHO made 380hp

    Chase AttenboroughChase Attenborough8 giorni fa
  • The Aussie falcons are not American

    Chase AttenboroughChase Attenborough8 giorni fa
  • 2:30 The Cartel, that’s who

    Gavin SullivanGavin Sullivan8 giorni fa
  • its a ute

    conrelateconrelate8 giorni fa
  • lol the Jeep Grand Cherokee Cartel Edition.

    Eremon1Eremon18 giorni fa
  • How are these "American" cars? From American car companies, but none was sold here because none was made here and they all would have been imports.

    VideoArchiveGuyVideoArchiveGuy8 giorni fa
  • Best car is the ford falcon but there's a inline 6 motor called Barra turbo which is the iconic Australian car

    ABIN SIJOABIN SIJO8 giorni fa
  • Valiants and Falcons are ours, piss off m8

    Kyle MacfarlaneKyle Macfarlane8 giorni fa
  • Shia doesnt have swag. More like Tard

    Horatio HuffnagelHoratio Huffnagel8 giorni fa
  • Was interested in the cars but your narration and presentation sucked to the point that it was painful to watch.

    MartmnsMartmns8 giorni fa
  • I got a donut velositer n add before the vid started.

    Cash HeltonCash Helton8 giorni fa
  • The Sierra cosworth was made in Belgium!! And the escort RS2000 was the best escort, just thought you should know 😉

    Paul CorbettPaul Corbett8 giorni fa
  • some people here could say it's a ute,but I wouldn't give it that honour...

    Joshua WinsorJoshua Winsor8 giorni fa
  • There's a couple in our car club, he's from here in the US, she's an Aussie ex pat, that shipped over her dad's Falcon Ute, a 74, and her mom's Valiant Charger, 15 years ago, after they passed on. Not something they daily, but they don't just sit either. We were able to borrow the VC, for our daughter's wedding, last October, and that's what they drove to the reception.

    kevin foxkevin fox8 giorni fa
    • @LCaddy Studios Nice.

      kevin foxkevin fox7 giorni fa
    • @kevin fox haha yeah, without a doubt year 12 formal is the main event for the VC community, followed by weddings. They’re a great car which are obviously still popular today, every man and his dog used to own them when they first came out and only the lucky or smart ones hung onto them, my dad has two friends who are brothers, one of them got their parents VC as a wedding present and the other brother got the money to buy another VC and restore it for his.

      LCaddy StudiosLCaddy Studios7 giorni fa
    • @LCaddy Studios Makes sense. I always kind of wondered if there was something more to them letting us use it, for the kids' wedding. I know that her mom and dad loaned it to them for their wedding, and that she came home from the hospital in, after she was born. Her older sister came home in the Fakcon ute, and the VC was bought used, when mom was pregnant with her. Yes, we've had more than a few conversations about both vehicles with them. Have also traveled with them to Brisbane a few times, to visit with friends and family down there. Including for her brother's wedding, to a friend of mine, that I knew from dad's time in the marine corps.

      kevin foxkevin fox7 giorni fa
    • The Valiant Charger is one of the most popular classics in Australia for formals/weddings/etc it seems everyone knows someone who has one, cant beat orange with black accents

      LCaddy StudiosLCaddy Studios7 giorni fa
  • I remember Opel Calibra being called hobo Ferrari 🤣🤣🤣

    marcius marciukasmarcius marciukas9 giorni fa
  • The Mexi Ramcharger is fullsize, it is 1/2 ton pickup front. NOT a Durango. On the South African Chevy Firenza. A. There is no such thing as a Holden big block. B. Production specials got the 1969 camaro DZ302 Chevy smallblocks because it was a high revving motor that couldnt pass emissions in the US in 1973 so the NOS motors GM had in stock went overseas. Lastly the calibra? No mention of the Chevy Opala in Brazil? Or for Ford? You pick that Escort over the awd Escort Cosworth? Or even the Escort RS200? What about all the odd ball GM n Ford trucks in Brazil?

    Adventures of AbbottAdventures of Abbott9 giorni fa
  • hey arsehat, the GT FALCON is NOT american !!! You never had it , or designed it. You guys had crown vics OMG.

    JOHN MILLERJOHN MILLER9 giorni fa
  • wheres the ford Cortina

    Bailey John BatesBailey John Bates9 giorni fa
  • The Merkur XR4ti was a Ford Sierra.We actually did get a rebadged Sierra here...the only mods were the installation of impact bumpers and the engine. We didn't get the shitty V6,we got the Mustang SVO 2.3 turbo. They were built on the same line the Sierra XR4i was..whale tail and all.Get rid of your Millennial research team..it sucks

    net-rioternet-rioter9 giorni fa
  • I do be liking Hyundai Veloster N

    HX3_EnFrHX3_EnFr9 giorni fa
  • Mmmmm ... You're talking about the Chrysler Valiant Charger ... but mostly showing a Pacer sedan???. And although the 300+ E55's did have a 340ci small block ... it was hooked up to 727 torque flight a crappy rear diff ratio with a small carburettor, stock exhaust manifolds connecting into a single unit ... No ... The REAL Charger was the E38/E49 265 hemi straight 6 - twin system with headers from factory with triple twin barrel side draught carburettors ... 3 on the floor for the E38, 4 on the floor for the upgraded E49 ... until the nissan R32 Skyline showed up in 1989 it held the record for the fastest production car across the standing Qtr mile (14.2) nudging out the Ford Falcon XY GTHO by a half sec ... there are rumours that the E55 was supposed to be the beginning of the next iteration ... Chryslers 1st V8 ... and with a little bit of swank to add to the normally spartan interior of their vehicles ... As for the small pick up ... not really ... I mean TECHNICALLY you could call it a ute ... but most would rather have a V8 or Barra Falcon ... or a V8 SS Holden :)

    Artful ProductionsArtful Productions9 giorni fa
  • You can’t claim the falcon after 1970, sorry guys

    ZomerladZomerlad9 giorni fa
  • Dude, I can not believe you didn't mention the iconic XB GT version of Ford Falcon.

    WeakyWeaky9 giorni fa
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