Times they are a changing. We all remember our favourite TV shows and movies that were about, or featured our favourite vehicles from the past. But we now have access to the Internet, and video services like YouTube. There is so much amazing, and free stations for all your automotive cravings.
We have listed some of our favourites and combed YouTube for new channels we think you should try. We definitely lean towards North American muscle cars personally, but we feel these channels below will cover most of the bases.
WARNING!!: We cannot be responsible for your job or family getting upset with you because you've been watching hours of videos. Open these channels at your own peril.
The Dale Adams Team
Are you an automotive history buff? Do you enjoy watching cars being built? Are you infinitely curious about engines? Do you want to know the stories behind some of the coolest cars, all while having a laugh?
Donut Media is a channel for all types of car people, from JDM diehards to American muscle car enthusiasts and everything in between. Every week, we give you new episodes of our most popular shows. Whether your favorite car is the Skyline GT-R, the Dodge Challenger, VW GTI, BMW M3, WRX STi, 4Runner, Miata or Supra - we've got you covered. You don't have to be an expert to enjoy our videos, we have something for everyone.
Before you buy your next car, before you work on your junk car, before you go bumper 2 bumper, no matter what your wheelhouse is, we'll get you up to speed at Donut.
We don't work on Formula One cars really, but this is a great part of performance development and we respect the heck out of that.If you want a down-to-earth overview of the best that F1 and other track racing has to offer from an authentic driver's opinion, this is your channel.
Driver61 is here to help you get faster on circuit, understand more about track driving and shortcut your journey to the podium.
If you're a track day enthusiast, seasoned racer or sim racing driver, our Driver's University and circuit guides will improve your driving technique.
Driver61 was founded by racing driver and professional coach, Scott Mansell.
A new video every Sunday! Visit Jay Leno's Garage, the Emmy-winning series where Jay Leno gives car reviews, motorcycle reviews, compares cars, and shares his passion and expertise on anything that rolls, explodes, and makes noise. Classic cars, restomods, super cars like the McLaren P1, sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Camaro Z28, cafe racers, vintage cars, and much, much more.
Watch Jay Leno's Garage Channel
MotorTrend caught up with the times by offering a very contemporary and well-funded YouTube channel with more content than anyone can watch across all genres of motor vehicles.
All the content is free, but they also offer a streaming service with even more exclusive content for just $2/month. Great job MotorTrend.
Petrolicious creates quality, original videos and articles for classic car enthusiasts.
We celebrate the inventions, the personalities, and the aesthetics that ignite our collective lust for great machines. We are fans and fanatics, collectors and racers. We seek to inform, entertain, and inspire our community of aficionados and pique the interest of those who have been missing out.
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How do cars work? It's a simple question, without a simple answer. That's what this channel is for! You could search the web endlessly for consumable information, or you can watch my simple to understand videos. I'm a graduated mechanical engineer with a passion for cars, and my goal is to help other people passionate about cars learn how they work. Hope you find my videos enjoyable; feel free to ask questions!
New videos every Wednesday.
Jason Fenske - Channel Owner - Engineering Explained
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Welcome to Canadian Auto Review, our online automotive world filled with test drives, gear reviews, and stunning photographs. We're also the first Canadian automotive website in North America to offer content in both English and Chinese. With over 25 years of journalism experience and as a member of the Automotive Journalist Association of Canada (AJAC), I hope you enjoy our material. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for daily updates!
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