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


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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  1. Nark Mallinger u garden tool

    Nark Mallinger u garden tool

    Maand geleden

    The jealous of us so they want to kill us the car is just like a excuse

  2. Emin


    Maand geleden

    Actually VAG means or meant "Volkswagen Audi Group" or "Volkswagen Audi Gemeinschaft". What meant is the long version of "VW AG".

  3. Shuriken Cookies

    Shuriken Cookies

    2 maanden geleden

    The Skoda Fabia vRS is my favourite car I would love to own one someday

  4. CozmoGaming


    3 maanden geleden

    a few of my mates had/have skoda fab vrs' and they are fucking quick, especially with small mods, they are sick cars

  5. manofsheerawsomness


    3 maanden geleden

    England reminds me of where america will be if we embrace socialism when it comes to things like taxes and car laws / highways.

  6. Jamie Parker

    Jamie Parker

    3 maanden geleden

    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

  7. Rayaan Moazzam

    Rayaan Moazzam

    3 maanden geleden

    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

  8. stewie 250

    stewie 250

    3 maanden geleden

    VW golf mk3.5 cabriolet are on the value rise

  9. Noodle22767


    3 maanden geleden

    Gotta say, it's strange seeing my name on your knob.

  10. Fraser B

    Fraser B

    3 maanden geleden

    Disappointed that you didn't recommend an FN2 Type R for the hot hatch requirement, quality hot hatch.

  11. Jamshaid Hameed

    Jamshaid Hameed

    3 maanden geleden

    Wonder how may people who work for Highways England are watching this podcast 😂

  12. oliver mansfield

    oliver mansfield

    3 maanden geleden

    Here's a plan, keep the hard shoulder and up the speed limit to 85 to "ease congestion"

  13. JensenPGATourDriven


    3 maanden geleden

    Hi guys , awesome content really enjoy watching your vidz !! #liveinlockdown, Ps : DID you ever get your Lego Land Rover defender built !! 👊

  14. spyburn007


    3 maanden geleden

    Original fiesta ST, 2L. Shitbox but good

  15. Julian Arellano

    Julian Arellano

    3 maanden geleden

    you guys are funny, can be near each other but not in the van together.

  16. BOAC


    3 maanden geleden

    The second it got to 'suzuki, rwd' I knew what Alex was thinking :))

  17. Mustachio's Motovlogs

    Mustachio's Motovlogs

    3 maanden geleden

    Theory: "Smart" motorways actually aim to ease congestion by killing or emotionally scarring enough drivers to persuade them into never taking the motorway again.

  18. Mark


    3 maanden geleden

    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.

  19. newfiesmum


    3 maanden geleden

    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.

  20. Dan Moran

    Dan Moran

    3 maanden geleden

    Top tip Alex, wrap your keys in tinfoil. It blocks the signal completely and stops people from stealing the car using a signal repeater.

  21. b0redom


    3 maanden geleden

    Future classic shitbox; Citroen C3 Pluriel, won't make you money at all though.

  22. Andy Genner

    Andy Genner

    3 maanden geleden

    Traffic light? Gareth? You mean robot

  23. AsdaTrollys


    3 maanden geleden

    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

  24. William Bilverstone

    William Bilverstone

    3 maanden geleden

    My dad's range rover hybrid the engine practically melted it became a mechanical write off

  25. Danny Jones

    Danny Jones

    3 maanden geleden

    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.

  26. strbst


    3 maanden geleden

    Use Dummy clips working inside road closures when your jumping in and out the van

  27. N H

    N H

    3 maanden geleden

    When Ethan said “Is it blue?” I spat out my coffee, fantastic.👍🤣

  28. Sam M

    Sam M

    3 maanden geleden

    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

  29. Talex 0211

    Talex 0211

    3 maanden geleden

    Some say alex still doesn't understand the Thesaurus joke.

  30. Big Dave

    Big Dave

    3 maanden geleden

    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!

  31. Henry Kravitz

    Henry Kravitz

    3 maanden geleden

    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

  32. Claire Marie

    Claire Marie

    3 maanden geleden

    Jack, good man for running that Saab! Won't let you down 😉😎

  33. Andrew Last

    Andrew Last

    3 maanden geleden

    Fabia vRS 1.9 130bhp diesel .... I don't see the fascination with it.

  34. Speedystig


    3 maanden geleden

    This podcast cease to understand anything outside of VAG BMW or Mazda

  35. Archie Grove

    Archie Grove

    3 maanden geleden

    Vrs fabia try 3000

  36. Madonkey


    3 maanden geleden

    14:33 Where you get those binoculars Gareth?

  37. ibra


    3 maanden geleden

    front wheel drive xdrive s3😂😂😂😂

  38. Richard Baron (Venom R)

    Richard Baron (Venom R)

    3 maanden geleden

    Gym looks great, very fresh :).

  39. Iain Ansell (vic)

    Iain Ansell (vic)

    4 maanden geleden

    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..

  40. Junaid JDM

    Junaid JDM

    4 maanden geleden

    I own a mk1 fabia vrs with some tasteful mods and it's one of the best daily's I've had

  41. MrSluby


    4 maanden geleden

    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).

  42. Lane Sandburg

    Lane Sandburg

    4 maanden geleden

    i love the mk2 focus st and really wish we could have had them in the US

    • Lane Sandburg

      Lane Sandburg

      3 maanden geleden

      @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

      3 maanden geleden

      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.

  43. OriginalOwner777


    4 maanden geleden

    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.

  44. meriton berisha

    meriton berisha

    4 maanden geleden

    I love Gareth, feel like he goes unappreciated.

    • Adeel M

      Adeel M

      3 maanden geleden

      Yh adds another dynamic to the poddy

  45. ollieb81


    4 maanden geleden

    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.

  46. Joshua Rosen

    Joshua Rosen

    4 maanden geleden

    +1 for the classical reference. I studied Darius and Xerxes in Greek at school.

  47. Ross Adam

    Ross Adam

    4 maanden geleden

    Remember when jack got pushed along sideways by a lorry ahaha wtf

  48. Henry Rolt

    Henry Rolt

    4 maanden geleden

    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

  49. Justin Hedrick

    Justin Hedrick

    4 maanden geleden

    He’s gonna roll up with a different M4

  50. Batman WanaBe

    Batman WanaBe

    4 maanden geleden

    I have a fabia vrs special edition and a standard silver one that I want to sell.....😉

  51. Calum MacKenzie

    Calum MacKenzie

    4 maanden geleden

    Microwave makes a good farady cage, just don't turn it on with your keys inside.

  52. Simon Wilson

    Simon Wilson

    4 maanden geleden

    Taxi Drives are exempt from wearing a seat belt, i believe that there have been cases of drivers being choked by their belt......

  53. Steven Hanley

    Steven Hanley

    4 maanden geleden

    Gareth ive got 23k here for your BMW. Hold out yer hand.

  54. Carl Cassidy

    Carl Cassidy

    4 maanden geleden

    They've gotta keep building them so their mates can syphon off some public money. Standard cronyism.

  55. K2o


    4 maanden geleden

    I had a Fabia VRS many moons ago

  56. George Adams

    George Adams

    4 maanden geleden

    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.

  57. ibra


    4 maanden geleden

    south africa just sounds like one big GTA server

  58. Julian Bell

    Julian Bell

    4 maanden geleden

    The ultimate hot hatch under 5 grand must be the EP3

  59. George Austers

    George Austers

    4 maanden geleden

    Agreed Alex... I have a 130i

  60. N Squareroot (NextSquareRoot)

    N Squareroot (NextSquareRoot)

    4 maanden geleden

    Insurance companies are professional scammers. Their whole business model is based on fraud.

  61. Magician Lorenzo

    Magician Lorenzo

    4 maanden geleden

    I think it'd be cool to see you and Car Thought do a video working on/talking about his MX5 Mk3

  62. Kim Thomas

    Kim Thomas

    4 maanden geleden

    306 Rallye for a grand lol

  63. Abhiditya Singh

    Abhiditya Singh

    4 maanden geleden

    If there any car company name Mahindra or Tata then try theirs car and upload video

  64. Evan Hughes

    Evan Hughes

    4 maanden geleden

    Did the audio guy forget to turn the reverb off 😂

  65. Jigsjigz


    4 maanden geleden

    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.

  66. NorbsWS


    4 maanden geleden

    I wear seatbelts. But, how dare you to criticize people for not wearing seatbelts, it’s their life. Seatbelts shouldn’t be mandatory.

  67. Lks112201918


    4 maanden geleden

    Ethan's right, Xerxes I was indeed the son of Darius I. Cool reference

  68. squid's don't have ankles

    squid's don't have ankles

    4 maanden geleden

    Ngl, I think that P plates should be mandatory for at least 3 months

  69. T Green

    T Green

    4 maanden geleden

    Sounds like the guy worked for the car shop mega store. An absolute shit show when it comes to people management.

  70. Paul Sheehan

    Paul Sheehan

    4 maanden geleden

    Is Gareth wearing 18 jumpers?

  71. Kieran Nash

    Kieran Nash

    4 maanden geleden

    Can the next car that the guys buy for Alex be a Nissan Figaro??

  72. Nigel Marumahoko

    Nigel Marumahoko

    4 maanden geleden

    Compare the meerkat 😂

  73. Wade Crile

    Wade Crile

    4 maanden geleden

    The unnamed car supermarket is obviously carmax

  74. Dylan Bloomfield

    Dylan Bloomfield

    4 maanden geleden

    Gareth I live in York, I could go to his house if u want 😂

  75. Ian Edmonds (EdShift)

    Ian Edmonds (EdShift)

    4 maanden geleden

    I speak bleep. The name is Farquar. Luv and Peace.

  76. Pro Tune HD

    Pro Tune HD

    4 maanden geleden

    car insurance is a fucking rip off

  77. Steven Quarrell

    Steven Quarrell

    4 maanden geleden

    That Likewise joke was underrated

  78. 44 YAM x

    44 YAM x

    4 maanden geleden

    Isnt it lock down?

  79. Hannah Millington

    Hannah Millington

    4 maanden geleden

    Smart motorways were created by some committee that probably don't have a driving licence between them

  80. SundayWarship


    4 maanden geleden

    Alex, if you've got a microwave oven, you DO have a Faraday cage

  81. DroneBoy


    4 maanden geleden

    Gareth drinks out of the bottle like Donald Trump 😂🤣😂🍶

  82. Speedystig


    4 maanden geleden

    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!!!

  83. BU CKO

    BU CKO

    4 maanden geleden

    Enyone get roddny trotter vibes off ethan

  84. xUsuSx


    4 maanden geleden

    Is it red? Yes Is it the royal mail lorry? Yes

  85. Rampage “the sneaky”

    Rampage “the sneaky”

    4 maanden geleden

    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

  86. Calum240


    4 maanden geleden

    38:22 put the key in the microwave👍🏻

  87. Alfie Forrest

    Alfie Forrest

    4 maanden geleden

    They are still building them! they're fucking up the whole of Southampton doing a smart motorway conversion! KILL ME NOW

  88. Perci


    4 maanden geleden

    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!

  89. Bos


    4 maanden geleden

    44:30 Leon mk1 cupra (r)

  90. Crimbly Crimbo

    Crimbly Crimbo

    4 maanden geleden

    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

  91. JW | M0VCX

    JW | M0VCX

    4 maanden geleden

    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.

  92. vishan madas

    vishan madas

    4 maanden geleden

    Can you please make a video about your DIY truck please

  93. Elliot


    4 maanden geleden

    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

  94. Jacobbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb


    4 maanden geleden

    I know absolutely nothing about cars but cant stay away from this channel

  95. DappaDon Dave

    DappaDon Dave

    4 maanden geleden

    Smart Roadster lads, bargain buy!

  96. Sam H

    Sam H

    4 maanden geleden

    This is why all the ubers in SA are pieces of crap. Tourist advice - get the cheapest uber.

  97. Epic Gaming

    Epic Gaming

    4 maanden geleden

    Where the podcast van



    4 maanden geleden

    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

  99. Hanif Kardan

    Hanif Kardan

    4 maanden geleden

    To Ethan, as a Persian I was very impressed with your reference to Darius and Xerxes

  100. Revolutions88


    4 maanden geleden

    VAG OVER BMW any day