YouTube is full of content from all over the world, from sewing and tailoring to cooking and swimming. Although there are some weird things to watch on the internet platform, car enthusiasts have a wide variety of channels to choose from for content.
Some car chains deal with the day-to-day difficulties of living with a fleet of supercars and hypercars, while others buy cheap vehicles and use expensive parts to repair and/or modify them – such as installing a $12,000 exhaust system on a few hundred Dollar Mercedes-Benz. Some chains follow aftermarket shops when they restore and modify vintage cars or do special projects for customers. Then there are the YouTubers who are simply there for the love of cars, like The Hoovie Garagewhich follows Tyler Hoover spending tens of thousands of dollars fixing cheap supercars and luxury cars – usually ending with even more repairs.
So whether you’re interested in fixing or building cars and off-road vehicles, or just interested in how to live with a multimillion-dollar fleet of supercars, there’s something for everyone on YouTube. . Here are 10 great car chains to check out.
ten The Hoovie Garage
The Hoovie Garage follows Tyler Hoover, a car collector in the United States. He usually searches for the cheapest cars in the United States, which he then buys, takes to his specialist mechanic – who also has a Youtube channel – and then resells them for a profit. Some of the cars he buys stay in his collection because he likes them too much or because they do too much repair work.
The Hoovie Garage worth a try as Mr. Hoover is quite entertaining in his presentation style, often telling a story about how he got the specific vehicle he bought or telling a story about how the vehicle came to be – like a mini history lesson. He is also good at buying vehicles at excellent prices.
Freddy Hernandez, professionally known as tavarish, is a YouTuber who documents the repair of expensive supercars and hypercars at his store. He usually buys vehicles almost in full and rebuilds them to their original factory specifications or gets older rental cars which he turns into awesome models.
tavarish is also part of Car ridea Top of the line-like the Cheap Car Challenge spin-off in which he, Tyler Hoover and Ed Bolian buy used cars and complete a series of challenges. Car ride is a series to discover.
Shmee150, real name Timothy Burton, is a YouTube automotive vlogger who primarily focuses on the day-to-day job of keeping his vast collection of cars in good working order. He started out as a car watcher in London, but now owns a rather impressive collection himself, including a custom Ford GT, a rare Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series and a McLaren Senna.
In addition to his collection in London, he owns cars in different places around the world. He also travels to different venues for events and auctions as well as taking part in races such as the recent Gumball 3000. His most recent purchase is a rare Zenvo TSR-S hypercar.
seven Doug De Muro
Doug DeMuro is one of the most well-known auto critics in the United States and certainly in the whole world. He started off as simple reviews highlighting the weird features and quirks of cars, but has now grown into a phenomenon that has influenced many other reviewers on the platform.
It currently has nearly 4.5 million subscribers and over 1.6 billion views. He turned to looking at more modern cars, as classic cars have seen a bit of a downturn in recent years, and now with the ever-increasing price of fuel. DeMuro also has an online car auction website called Cars and Auctions.
CARWOW is a UK based automotive magazine channel with Mat Watson as presenter. CARWOW mainly deals with new car review, presentation of performance, practicality and build quality to all potential buyers. CARWOW is also a website where you can find the best prices for new and used cars, as well as sell cars.
CARWOW’s channel is exciting as Watson often gets some pretty awesome cars to drag race against, most of them with their owners and other YouTubers – including Yannimize. CARWOW also has regular access to exclusive new car reveals and gives updates on car shows around the world. It is a chain to discover.
5 Accelerator chamber
Accelerator chamber is a Canada-based review channel, with cars being tested and reviewed by Thomas Holland and James Engelsman. The duo usually do some pretty funny things with the cars they test and did short skits at the start of each video for humorous reasons.
Whereas Accelerator chamber is their main channel, they also broadcast Additional throttle chamber, a secondary channel in which they simply talk, rant or discuss cars. They also sometimes bring their own cars to be filmed or make a video about a new car that one of them bought for themselves or for the channel. Overall they are entertaining to watch and their sound is among the best with their review of the Lexus LFA being outstanding.
While the DriveTribe website announced its closure, the YouTube channel continues to operate, posting videos weekly. Based in the UK, DriveTribe focuses on the love of cars – showcasing interesting cars, talking to other YouTubers about their collections, rebuilding rare vehicles, and showing the opinions of the three leaders.
James May and Richard Hammond appear on the channel quite often, as Jeremy Clarkson is busy with his farm. The channel often follows Hammond as he’s busy with his classic car restoration business or asks May to roast the YouTuber’s cars for a laugh.
CarThrottle is another UK-based chain that mainly focuses on buying cheap cars and doing weird and wonderful things with them. One of their most famous videos involved going over 400 miles on a single tank of fuel with a Mazda RX-8 – which they successfully did. Other videos included buying high mileage vehicles and restoring them to their original condition.
The channel also tested the effects of weight saving on the vehicles by benchmarking the car around a track, stripping it of all but the bare necessities, running it and testing it again. The main presenter also has a construction in progress involving a Mazda MX-5 N / Awhich has been much improved over the years.
2 Matt’s off-road recovery
Matt’s off-road recovery involves Matt and his ‘Yellow Banana’, a heavily modified Jeep Cherokee XJ. The chain involves Matt and his Jeep towing, recovering and rescuing people stuck in sand or snow in southern Utah.
In addition to the Jeep, the channel also offers an even more modified Chevrolet Corvair wagon – called the Morrvair – which is specifically designed for the job at hand. Matt’s off-road recovery worth a look for anyone interested in off-roading and towing.
RetroPowerCars is a UK based workshop that exclusively builds and restores classic cars. However, unlike normal restorations, this workshop also modifies cars according to customers’ wishes, creating beautiful works of art. They have such a good reputation that the legendary Gordon Murray – the man behind the McLaren F1 – had a Ford Escort Mk1 built using their services.
RetroPowerCars‘ finished products have the same level of quality as Singer’s 911 resto-mods, but they extend that to all makes and models. Some of their projects included making a coupe out of a Jaguar XJ saloon, retrofitting a Jaguar Mk2 with a Toyota 2ZJ engine and supercharging a Lancia Stratos. RetroPowerCars is a channel for anyone who loves auto shops.