Here's Everything that's Broken on My McLaren MP4-12C Over the Past 2 Years

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  • Опубликовано: 07 декабря 2018
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  • Hoovies Garage
    Hoovies Garage   8 месяцев назад

    My Autotrader.com/Oversteer article linked below organizes these repairs much better, with a lot more information. It also made Doug DeMuro faint... https://www.autotrader.com/car-video/video-heres-everything-s-broken-my-mclaren-over-pa-281474979900152

    • michieff
      michieff  1 месяцев назад

      nice try....

    • ycnexu
      ycnexu  6 месяцев назад

      1. 1st model year;
      2. 1st model of a new manufacturer;
      3. low volume production;
      4. Very little prototyping and testing budget;
      5. In-house electronics;
      6. Extremely complicated tech with high priority of performance over repairability or reliability. Kind of a tribute to the best 2000's Audi engineering standards; Toyota manufacturing engineers have heart attacks when they hear of McLaren.
      7. Hand-made;
      8. British.


      What's there to break I say.

    • campkira
      campkira  7 месяцев назад

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhtVbZrZiGw
      Rob fixing the reverse

    • mh488
      mh488  8 месяцев назад

      @Jason 2 Mifflin ok buddy i see you are a class act. Why would you buy a used McLaren with many visits to dealer for repairs including replacing the engine and transmission when you could just buy a new one? The new models are much more reliable. Have a great day dumbass.

    • Jason 2 Mifflin
      Jason 2 Mifflin  8 месяцев назад

      Your mother should of swallowed

  • raulio81
    raulio81  7 дней назад

    "It was bad but it evolved..." just a comment from Top Gear and Fifth Gear videos that made me laugh :)))

    • Robert B Rice
      Robert B Rice  3 недель назад

      You are a double stupid f word. This is nothing more than an expensive garage ornament. Every wonder why any exotic always has low miles. Because they are a garage ornament they are hard to drive and not that fun in the long run. So they sit in a garage collecting dust. Also race cars and reliability do not go together.

      • Will Johnson
        Will Johnson  4 недель назад

        Remember how happy you were when you sold your BMW M5 POS? The owner of that McLaren felt like he won the lottery finding a sucker to buy that McLaren.

        Real question is....are you as dumb as you come off?...or a big act. I have to presume the latter...all about shilling for clicks. Your hook is you make everybody feel better by watching all your f ups.

        Your 'schtick' is what could be descirbed as a parody of the car hobby. You are like Jay Leno's retarded brother..

        But...if you can somehow survive, why not be a f up?

        You have to be dumbocrat ...lol.

        • justicia
          justicia  2 месяцев назад

          whats the point in building somthing that will constantly brake???

          • Dennis3Run
            Dennis3Run  2 месяцев назад

            Thanks for the information. Now I know this car is way over the top for me. Back to a Gallardo LP560 xD

            • goran ferenzia
              goran ferenzia  3 месяцев назад

              What a 🍋

              • H5mind
                H5mind  3 месяцев назад

                For $25K plus options, you can buy a brand new Factory Five GTM super car and drop an LS1 in it. It will run circles around the McLAren and you can buy parts at your Chevy dealer oe Pep Boys.

                • Luis Santana
                  Luis Santana  3 месяцев назад

                  Lol, i have a 08 Camry with broken engine mounts which would cost $600 to be like new again which is a lot to me, it has 165k miles and that’s the only thing wrong.

                  • Dan R
                    Dan R  3 месяцев назад

                    These cars are meant to be driven a few hundred miles a year.

                    • James Thompson
                      James Thompson  3 месяцев назад

                      video is too quiet.

                      • Tyran Mathurin
                        Tyran Mathurin  4 месяцев назад

                        Just be the way this guy tries to open the door, I realize he is a joker. And stopped watching the video right at that point.

                        • Ranjit
                          Ranjit  4 месяцев назад

                          What I see from this video is mcleran is a awesome company, standing by what they sell.

                          • Corran Helme
                            Corran Helme  4 месяцев назад

                            A pile of shit.

                            • pv_plays games
                              pv_plays games  4 месяцев назад

                              Does it come with bumper to bumper warranty

                              • domitry jobby
                                domitry jobby  4 месяцев назад

                                Holy shit that thing is unreliable. Whithout a warranty it's a ticking financial time bomb

                                • bushtucker88
                                  bushtucker88  4 месяцев назад

                                  McLaren 3.8L engine: i burn 1 quart of oil every 1000 miles.
                                  Audi/VW EA888 engine: hold my beer!

                                  • Ultra vern
                                    Ultra vern  4 месяцев назад

                                    Fine in my Leon Cupra. Must be an off day.

                                • Coby B
                                  Coby B  4 месяцев назад

                                  You should find out what kind of transmission they going to put in there is it the same one that's that has been changed twice already

                                  • Lee Hawkins
                                    Lee Hawkins  5 месяцев назад

                                    That’s what we call a ‘Lemon’

                                    • tr v
                                      tr v  5 месяцев назад

                                      My Dodge has probably had $150.000 in repairs done.... Kidding it's more like $3000.

                                      • rttx
                                        rttx  5 месяцев назад

                                        This is the funniest Hoovie video ever, without even trying, just presenting the facts. I remember Top Gear reviewing this car, being so proud of the technological achievement, yet being critical of it being clinical and artificial compared to the 458. This presentation shows what it's like to actually live with one of those pieces of cutting-edge British engineering. It's like an Alfa Romeo; fantastic when it works, but an absolute nightmare when it doesn't. No wonder they liked it.

                                        • richard brunt
                                          richard brunt  5 месяцев назад

                                          When these cars come out of warranty they will be worthless lol who's actually going to buy one without a warranty ?

                                          • Alejandro Sudiro
                                            Alejandro Sudiro  6 месяцев назад

                                            Ok. Now I know if I want a money pit automobile, UK made cars are the the best option.

                                            • Pieter G
                                              Pieter G  6 месяцев назад

                                              This car is what I would call a "lemon".

                                              • ycnexu
                                                ycnexu  6 месяцев назад

                                                Hand-made
                                                British
                                                Low volume
                                                New manufacturer, 1st model, early model year
                                                Extremely complicated tech with no regard to repairability or reliability, engineered to the best 2000's Audi standards

                                                What's there to break I say.

                                                • Quinn Jones
                                                  Quinn Jones  6 месяцев назад

                                                  OMG...there is dumb, there is brain dead and then there is brain dead dumb and then there is something beyond that...something like black hole, other dimension kind of dumb. $30k for a transmission, $80k for a motor. I am thinking that your old NSX is err was a dream come true.

                                                  • - JPL -
                                                    - JPL -  6 месяцев назад

                                                    What's amazing is that such cars are designed in this case to go 0-60 in 3.2 secs and 207 mph. Yet the engine and transmission were toast under most likely normal driving conditions for most of its miles. I bet that original owner didn't track the car everyday. Isn't the whole point of a supercar in theory is to drive it hard? That's what's so disgraceful with these things. MP4 isn't the only one. The Italians still can't build a reliable car. Moral of the story. Get a Lexus LFA if you can. Funny how they can figure out how to build a reliable supercar.

                                                    • buddhastaxi666
                                                      buddhastaxi666  6 месяцев назад

                                                      First Top Gear barely reported these tyoe if issues. Now they are known why would you buy one and not a Porsche or something that you can drive?

                                                      • Mattias Hallin
                                                        Mattias Hallin  6 месяцев назад

                                                        An expensive piece of junk...

                                                        • TheMan
                                                          TheMan  6 месяцев назад

                                                          the door opening method is SOOOOOO stupid. getting hands dirty every time i want to open a damn door.

                                                          • Rondog54
                                                            Rondog54  6 месяцев назад

                                                            Buying one of those things is pure insanity!!!

                                                            • El Barto
                                                              El Barto  6 месяцев назад

                                                              And you talked so bad about the parts breaking on the most hated bmw in America... Hopefully you will get to drive it a couple days on the 1 year warranty while it’s not sitting in a shop having more stuff fixed! Lol I can’t blame you tho, it’s a Mclaren.

                                                              • Richard Fife
                                                                Richard Fife  6 месяцев назад

                                                                Why by a headache. To get views?

                                                                • Arden Reid
                                                                  Arden Reid  7 месяцев назад

                                                                  This is a real fancy rolling piece of junk !!!!!

                                                                  • TOSA air
                                                                    TOSA air  7 месяцев назад

                                                                    Any news??? Where is the mp4??

                                                                    • mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm420
                                                                      mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm420  7 месяцев назад

                                                                      White does the car no favours at all. The first owner must have been colourblind.

                                                                      • first name first
                                                                        first name first  7 месяцев назад

                                                                        I bought a 1981 alfa gtv6 around 1989 with 47000 or so miles with a stack of service records an inch thick. It was amazingly dependable after prexious owner had every flaw fixed. I pledged to properly care for it (as alfa dealear still existed) but as working college kid could not afford it. Traded almost for what I bought it for and got an 86 CRX si. The Alfa was one of the coolest cars i ever owned, rhe Honda probably one of the best i ever owned.

                                                                        • first name first
                                                                          first name first  7 месяцев назад

                                                                          Moral of the story is sometimes a temperamental machine needs sorted to be good.

                                                                      • Death Painful
                                                                        Death Painful  7 месяцев назад

                                                                        Man why would you buy this? ? come on!!!

                                                                        • Vtec & Yamaha
                                                                          Vtec & Yamaha  7 месяцев назад

                                                                          Well Scotty Kilmer is right I should stick to Toyota ...

                                                                          • Andrew Silva
                                                                            Andrew Silva  7 месяцев назад

                                                                            HAHA THIS IS MY NEIGHBORS CAR WHAT

                                                                            • Patrik Floding
                                                                              Patrik Floding  7 месяцев назад

                                                                              Lemon law: New car! BTW, how can the standard warranty be one year? Sounds unlawful?

                                                                              • Deplorable B.R.
                                                                                Deplorable B.R.  7 месяцев назад

                                                                                "Deep and slow." That's what she said. Lol!

                                                                                • az rak
                                                                                  az rak  7 месяцев назад

                                                                                  you paid 4000 usd for 150,000 USD fix
                                                                                  what!!!! I am speechless

                                                                                  • Chris Rios
                                                                                    Chris Rios  7 месяцев назад

                                                                                    Ok so are they updating the previously doomed transmission or cramming the same junky tranny in & hoping it outlasts the warranty?

                                                                                    • Zachary Farrias
                                                                                      Zachary Farrias  7 месяцев назад

                                                                                      McLemon

                                                                                      • krishna pal
                                                                                        krishna pal  7 месяцев назад

                                                                                        One way of getting broke is that you buy a british car & avoid warranty.

                                                                                        • krishna pal
                                                                                          krishna pal  7 месяцев назад

                                                                                          2:20 that's what she said.

                                                                                          • fzsd ktx
                                                                                            fzsd ktx  7 месяцев назад

                                                                                            No update video on this car??