How Selling A Car Nearly Got Me Killed | Your Car Stories

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This week, we read out a brutal car jacking story, discuss cheap investment cars and find out what happens when you commit insurance fraud!
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Emin
Emin 18 päeva tagasi
Actually VAG means or meant "Volkswagen Audi Group" or "Volkswagen Audi Gemeinschaft". What meant is the long version of "VW AG".
Shuriken Cookies
Shuriken Cookies Місяць tagasi
The Skoda Fabia vRS is my favourite car I would love to own one someday
CozmoGaming
CozmoGaming Місяць tagasi
a few of my mates had/have skoda fab vrs' and they are fucking quick, especially with small mods, they are sick cars
manofsheerawsomness
manofsheerawsomness 2 місяці tagasi
England reminds me of where america will be if we embrace socialism when it comes to things like taxes and car laws / highways.
Jamie Parker
Jamie Parker 2 місяці tagasi
I got a story about car jacking from a school friends father he was south african and was involved with the diamond trade, got held up for his Bentley and handed it over as it was better that than the half a million pound diamond in his pocket, he lost 2 Bentleys that year he had one stolen from his drive in the UK as well
Rayaan Moazzam
Rayaan Moazzam 2 місяці tagasi
Back in 2014 my uncle was selling his 2011 Silver Mercedes E Class Saloon. Two guys came and pretended to be interested in purchasing the car. One was in the car and my uncle was negotiating on the price with the other guy. Then bam. He pulled out a knife but luckily he dodged it. He snatched the key and drove off. This happened in London in Ealing and the car was never found
stewie 250
stewie 250 2 місяці tagasi
VW golf mk3.5 cabriolet are on the value rise
Noodle22767
Noodle22767 2 місяці tagasi
Gotta say, it's strange seeing my name on your knob.
Fraser B
Fraser B 2 місяці tagasi
Disappointed that you didn't recommend an FN2 Type R for the hot hatch requirement, quality hot hatch.
Jamshaid Hameed
Jamshaid Hameed 2 місяці tagasi
Wonder how may people who work for Highways England are watching this podcast 😂
oliver mansfield
oliver mansfield 2 місяці tagasi
Here's a plan, keep the hard shoulder and up the speed limit to 85 to "ease congestion"
JensenPGATourDriven
JensenPGATourDriven 2 місяці tagasi
Hi guys , awesome content really enjoy watching your vidz !! #liveinlockdown, Ps : DID you ever get your Lego Land Rover defender built !! 👊
spyburn007
spyburn007 2 місяці tagasi
Original fiesta ST, 2L. Shitbox but good
Julian Arellano
Julian Arellano 2 місяці tagasi
you guys are funny, can be near each other but not in the van together.
BOAC
BOAC 2 місяці tagasi
The second it got to 'suzuki, rwd' I knew what Alex was thinking :))
Mustachio's Motovlogs
Mustachio's Motovlogs 2 місяці tagasi
Theory: "Smart" motorways actually aim to ease congestion by killing or emotionally scarring enough drivers to persuade them into never taking the motorway again.
Mark
Mark 2 місяці tagasi
I honestly never wore my seat belt while being in the rear of a vehicle, the front I buckled up. I Decided for my safety I would start buckling up every time a few months ago only takes a few seconds for your life to be saved and have many more years of life to come.
newfiesmum
newfiesmum 2 місяці tagasi
A couple of things occur to me. Firstly, why assume older drivers with FAR more experience than a 31 year old, would have a car that hasn't got the gadgets? Personally, I'd rather not have the gadgets; I have been driving for 50 years and I don't need them. But I do like a nice car. Another thing that occurs is the smart motorway thing. I had never heard of them until recently, and now I think they must have been invented by someone with the brains of a turnip. A vast majority of drivers don't even notice a road sign; they are not going to notice a big red cross floating above a motorway lane.
Dan Moran
Dan Moran 2 місяці tagasi
Top tip Alex, wrap your keys in tinfoil. It blocks the signal completely and stops people from stealing the car using a signal repeater.
b0redom
b0redom 2 місяці tagasi
Future classic shitbox; Citroen C3 Pluriel, won't make you money at all though.
Andy Genner
Andy Genner 2 місяці tagasi
Traffic light? Gareth? You mean robot
AsdaTrollys
AsdaTrollys 2 місяці tagasi
So the car theft button, I reckon it would be great if the button activated a tracker, locked the doors and windows, and cut power. Granted they might just break the window but if not law enforcement could just go get them
William Bilverstone
William Bilverstone 2 місяці tagasi
My dad's range rover hybrid the engine practically melted it became a mechanical write off
Danny Jones
Danny Jones 2 місяці tagasi
I know “Alan” said a hot hatch for around 4-5k but perhaps a left wing choice to be completely different but for the same performance you’d get with a lot more torque and many more MPG e92 330d, very tuneable indeed and more torque than you’ll ever need, or maybe a 330cd e46 but more rust.
strbst
strbst 2 місяці tagasi
Use Dummy clips working inside road closures when your jumping in and out the van
N H
N H 2 місяці tagasi
When Ethan said “Is it blue?” I spat out my coffee, fantastic.👍🤣
Sam M
Sam M 2 місяці tagasi
I get peeved off when I sell say a PS4 on eBay and they mess you around for the fun of it, let alone a 28k? M4.. he must be heaving about it. Feel for him
Talex 0211
Talex 0211 2 місяці tagasi
Some say alex still doesn't understand the Thesaurus joke.
Big Dave
Big Dave 2 місяці tagasi
SMART motorways are not about road safety they are purely designed to increase revenue, the M20 is a notorious for being "activated" advertising obstructions that dont exist, the M23 is activated as and when they feel like making a few quid. the whole "safety" aspect is just a vale to cover this. The M23 Smart extension was originally meant to be done as part of the 2012 olypmics - over ran, then extended, they finally did the "SMART" bit that over ran and the average speed check zone was used for another 6 months during the lockdown just to get some money for the government. total con, I do a journey between Brighton and kent for the last 8 years, journey time is 20 mins longer since the SMART motorways were introduced across the M23, M25 and M20, traffic and congestion is disgusting, better to invest in teaching people not to sit in the outer two lanes!
Henry Kravitz
Henry Kravitz 2 місяці tagasi
When i was learning to drive i had 3 white van drivers keep there distance when i was driving and left a space when i was at a junction, other people were right up behind in a 30/40 mph zones
Claire Marie
Claire Marie 2 місяці tagasi
Jack, good man for running that Saab! Won't let you down 😉😎
Andrew Last
Andrew Last 2 місяці tagasi
Fabia vRS 1.9 130bhp diesel .... I don't see the fascination with it.
Speedystig
Speedystig 2 місяці tagasi
This podcast cease to understand anything outside of VAG BMW or Mazda
Archie Grove
Archie Grove 2 місяці tagasi
Vrs fabia try 3000
Madonkey
Madonkey 2 місяці tagasi
14:33 Where you get those binoculars Gareth?
ibra
ibra 2 місяці tagasi
front wheel drive xdrive s3😂😂😂😂
Richard Baron
Richard Baron 2 місяці tagasi
Gym looks great, very fresh :).
Iain Ansell
Iain Ansell 2 місяці tagasi
the highways agency are f***ing useless.. the amount of times the m25 variable speed limit is set to 40mph for10 junctions and there no roadworks or anything happening on the m25, in the early hours of the morning, is a feckin joke... I'm an emergency callout engineer and it really pisses me off..
Junaid JDM
Junaid JDM 2 місяці tagasi
I own a mk1 fabia vrs with some tasteful mods and it's one of the best daily's I've had
MrSluby
MrSluby 2 місяці tagasi
Just wondering why you guys say Mk5 golf but never seat cupra (ko4) or Skoda Octavia vrs (same car but bigger and about 2/3k cheaper. (Own an Octavia, tuned it a bit, goes like stink and loads of room).
Lane Sandburg
Lane Sandburg 2 місяці tagasi
i love the mk2 focus st and really wish we could have had them in the US
Lane Sandburg
Lane Sandburg 2 місяці tagasi
@Andrew Last I could always make my own I guess of course we didn't get the mk2 hatch so it'll be a tad different
Andrew Last
Andrew Last 2 місяці tagasi
Glad you like the car. I've had my Mk2.5 Focus ST for nearly 7 years (my second one) & 4 years on one before that. It wasn't a global car until the Mk3 which was the same around the world. USA had the Mk1 pretty much the same as UK but then went a bit different for a while. There are Mk2 RS's in USA so you an still have the same 5-cyl engine, just a bit better.
OriginalOwner777
OriginalOwner777 2 місяці tagasi
The 2001 fiesta freestyle will go masively up in time. Just like the Siera Saphire was the fastest siera cosworth the fiesta freestyle was the fastest of the older model fiesta st.
meriton berisha
meriton berisha 2 місяці tagasi
I love Gareth, feel like he goes unappreciated.
Adeel M
Adeel M 2 місяці tagasi
Yh adds another dynamic to the poddy
ollieb81
ollieb81 2 місяці tagasi
I know you havent named the car supermarket. This is dissapointing as I feel any company that treats an employee like that, doesn't deserve any future customers.
Joshua Rosen
Joshua Rosen 2 місяці tagasi
+1 for the classical reference. I studied Darius and Xerxes in Greek at school.
Ross Adam
Ross Adam 2 місяці tagasi
Remember when jack got pushed along sideways by a lorry ahaha wtf
Henry Rolt
Henry Rolt 2 місяці tagasi
I realise this won't be popular, but being strongly anti smart motorway is completely illogical and requires at least some misunderstanding of road risk. You have the same risk of being killed per mile travelled on a smart vs conventional motorway. You are three times more likely to be killed per mile travelled on an A road. Is anyone campaigning to ban A roads? No. Do smart motorways increase capacity of the motorway network to prevent traffic re-routing onto higher risk A roads? Yes. Source www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/936811/smart-motorway-safety-evidence-stocktake-and-action-plan.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwjF0Z37nPTuAhU6VBUIHUjNCsQQFjAAegQIAhAC&usg=AOvVaw0rtKBf93wTVc1te-ZmY4dA
Justin Hedrick
Justin Hedrick 2 місяці tagasi
He’s gonna roll up with a different M4
Batman WanaBe
Batman WanaBe 2 місяці tagasi
I have a fabia vrs special edition and a standard silver one that I want to sell.....😉
Calum MacKenzie
Calum MacKenzie 2 місяці tagasi
Microwave makes a good farady cage, just don't turn it on with your keys inside.
Simon Wilson
Simon Wilson 2 місяці tagasi
Taxi Drives are exempt from wearing a seat belt, i believe that there have been cases of drivers being choked by their belt......
Steven Hanley
Steven Hanley 2 місяці tagasi
Gareth ive got 23k here for your BMW. Hold out yer hand.
Carl Cassidy
Carl Cassidy 2 місяці tagasi
They've gotta keep building them so their mates can syphon off some public money. Standard cronyism.
K2o
K2o 2 місяці tagasi
I had a Fabia VRS many moons ago
George Adams
George Adams 2 місяці tagasi
54:25 - following on from Alex's story about the Taxi driver in Prague who wouldn't wear a seat belt. I've heard that in a lot of European countries (especially in Eastern European / EX USSR /etc) that it's offensive to Taxi drivers to wear a seat belt whilst riding with them. Like it's suggesting that you don't trust them.
ibra
ibra 2 місяці tagasi
south africa just sounds like one big GTA server
Julian Bell
Julian Bell 2 місяці tagasi
The ultimate hot hatch under 5 grand must be the EP3
George Austers
George Austers 2 місяці tagasi
Agreed Alex... I have a 130i
N Squareroot
N Squareroot 2 місяці tagasi
Insurance companies are professional scammers. Their whole business model is based on fraud.
Magician Lorenzo
Magician Lorenzo 2 місяці tagasi
I think it'd be cool to see you and Car Thought do a video working on/talking about his MX5 Mk3
Kim Thomas
Kim Thomas 2 місяці tagasi
306 Rallye for a grand lol
Abhiditya Singh
Abhiditya Singh 2 місяці tagasi
If there any car company name Mahindra or Tata then try theirs car and upload video
Evan Hughes
Evan Hughes 2 місяці tagasi
Did the audio guy forget to turn the reverb off 😂
Jigsjigz
Jigsjigz 2 місяці tagasi
Ive been saying that about smart motorways since before they put them in. drove on them daily and avoided and saw 1st hand how bad they are... ive been lucky so far but yeah now i kind of lane hog 2 and 3, hardly ever use the inside lanes anymore due to so many accidents.
NorbsWS
NorbsWS 2 місяці tagasi
I wear seatbelts. But, how dare you to criticize people for not wearing seatbelts, it’s their life. Seatbelts shouldn’t be mandatory.
Lks112201918
Lks112201918 2 місяці tagasi
Ethan's right, Xerxes I was indeed the son of Darius I. Cool reference
squid's don't have ankles
squid's don't have ankles 2 місяці tagasi
Ngl, I think that P plates should be mandatory for at least 3 months
T Green
T Green 2 місяці tagasi
Sounds like the guy worked for the car shop mega store. An absolute shit show when it comes to people management.
Paul Sheehan
Paul Sheehan 2 місяці tagasi
Is Gareth wearing 18 jumpers?
Kieran Nash
Kieran Nash 2 місяці tagasi
Can the next car that the guys buy for Alex be a Nissan Figaro??
Nigel Marumahoko
Nigel Marumahoko 2 місяці tagasi
Compare the meerkat 😂
Wade Crile
Wade Crile 2 місяці tagasi
The unnamed car supermarket is obviously carmax
Dylan Bloomfield
Dylan Bloomfield 2 місяці tagasi
Gareth I live in York, I could go to his house if u want 😂
Ian Edmonds
Ian Edmonds 2 місяці tagasi
I speak bleep. The name is Farquar. Luv and Peace.
Pro Tune HD
Pro Tune HD 2 місяці tagasi
car insurance is a fucking rip off
Steven Quarrell
Steven Quarrell 2 місяці tagasi
That Likewise joke was underrated
44 YAM x
44 YAM x 2 місяці tagasi
Isnt it lock down?
Hannah Millington
Hannah Millington 2 місяці tagasi
Smart motorways were created by some committee that probably don't have a driving licence between them
SundayWarship
SundayWarship 2 місяці tagasi
Alex, if you've got a microwave oven, you DO have a Faraday cage
DroneBoy
DroneBoy 2 місяці tagasi
Gareth drinks out of the bottle like Donald Trump 😂🤣😂🍶
Speedystig
Speedystig 2 місяці tagasi
The "smart motorways" on the M62 up north have a permanent X in lane 1 now I'm glad to say , the next best thing they can do is turn the bloody signs off saying 40 when there's no congestion!!!
BU CKO
BU CKO 2 місяці tagasi
Enyone get roddny trotter vibes off ethan
xUsuSx
xUsuSx 2 місяці tagasi
Is it red? Yes Is it the royal mail lorry? Yes
Rampage
Rampage 2 місяці tagasi
nah he should have stolen 250pounds worth of stuff from his job. aint nobody gona steal money from my paycheck and get away with it. fuck it i whould have stolen shit for 500pounds just becaus fuck that employer
Calum240
Calum240 2 місяці tagasi
38:22 put the key in the microwave👍🏻
Alfie Forrest
Alfie Forrest 2 місяці tagasi
They are still building them! they're fucking up the whole of Southampton doing a smart motorway conversion! KILL ME NOW
Perci
Perci 2 місяці tagasi
fabia was my first car! not the VRS, 1.2 ambiente (60hp shitbox) I loved it! had a Volvo v40 afterwords which I just hated and never connected with, bought a mk2 fabia 14 plate Monte Carlo (facelift diffuser, spoiler, rims, etc) 1.2 again, however its a tsi so around 110 bhp and it really licks when you get higher up in the revs, looking to get either the fabia or superb ESTATE next!
Bos
Bos 2 місяці tagasi
44:30 Leon mk1 cupra (r)
Crimbly Crimbo
Crimbly Crimbo 2 місяці tagasi
You can also get the same engine from the golf in an Audi A3 which I have, they're actually cheaper as well from that era so definitely a good shout
John Woods
John Woods 2 місяці tagasi
Can't figure this out, they have Martins Van, turned it into a Mobile Studio for Podcasting, they could rock up somewhere and sit outside van spaced out and use van as back drop, power supply, lighting etc. Don't let it go to waste be more creative with it.
vishan madas
vishan madas 2 місяці tagasi
Can you please make a video about your DIY truck please
Elliot
Elliot 2 місяці tagasi
A got a Fabia VRS about a year ago for a daily, they are ok. I only paid about £800 for mine. They will start to go up soon as lots of them have crazy mileage now or have been modified badly
Jacob Brookes
Jacob Brookes 2 місяці tagasi
I know absolutely nothing about cars but cant stay away from this channel
DappaDon Dave
DappaDon Dave 2 місяці tagasi
Smart Roadster lads, bargain buy!
Sam H
Sam H 2 місяці tagasi
This is why all the ubers in SA are pieces of crap. Tourist advice - get the cheapest uber.
Epic Gaming
Epic Gaming 2 місяці tagasi
Where the podcast van
CJAOSHENY JC
CJAOSHENY JC 2 місяці tagasi
the AG in VAG means its a limited company, others own shares in vag and the owners are not responsible for debt of the company to put it simply
Hanif Kardan
Hanif Kardan 2 місяці tagasi
To Ethan, as a Persian I was very impressed with your reference to Darius and Xerxes
Revolutions88
Revolutions88 2 місяці tagasi
VAG OVER BMW any day
Scott
Scott 2 місяці tagasi
Pretty sure that Tom guy broke a few laws in the data protection act If he's searching restricted databases and not just public ones he shouldn't be able to give out the guys information
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