That Time Muhammad Ali Bought a FAILING Carmaker

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What do you get when you mix a Brazilian sportscar maker, a legendary boxer, and a plan to sell 400 exclusive drop tops? You get one of the strangest stories we’ve ever told on this show! This is the wild saga of the Puma Al Fassi. It floats like a butterfly, stings like a…nvm. You get it.

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  • A Puma come cu de gringo

    Geek Gamer ThingsGeek Gamer ThingsMinut tagasi
  • If you think the Puma is cool (and it really is) wait until you search about the Talking car Miura. Brazil has a surprisingly interesting automotive history, I recommend you check us out more, you guys won't regret it!

    Raposo NanquimRaposo NanquimPäev tagasi
  • I didn't know puma was a big thing here in Brazil, I see some of those once in a while.

    Robert KennedyRobert Kennedy4 päeva tagasi
  • Sei que vc, sim, vc Brasileiro, também só ouvia Muhamed Alface...kkk

    Robert KennedyRobert Kennedy4 päeva tagasi
  • Shout out from a Brazillian Sub!

    Eduardo ChavesEduardo Chaves4 päeva tagasi
  • the only part where I not sure is , the rebirth in South Africa, I pretty sure they restart the project in Brasil.

    Juliano Pimentel TestaJuliano Pimentel Testa7 päeva tagasi
  • HUE

    BathRoBathRo7 päeva tagasi
  • Iiiiiih que isso mané tá de tiração com minha cara

    Água InigualávelÁgua Inigualável7 päeva tagasi
  • Should do an athletes best collection list... then you could also do one covering racing legends and their normal/exotic/ridiculous rides...

    Ryan StevensRyan Stevens8 päeva tagasi
  • Bro I'm from SA buh ion even know the Pima car lol🤣

    Mogale MatlalaMogale Matlala8 päeva tagasi
  • Every time they bring up Saudi I get excited my country is being mentioned

    yazeed 911yazeed 9118 päeva tagasi
  • Cool, investing. I get why Ali, invested, it's a beautiful looking car, like the Maxda and the Jaguar from the 70's God bless, Revelation 21:4

    SevenDeMagnusSevenDeMagnus8 päeva tagasi
  • Donut Media: puts a Brazilian flag... Brazilians: meeeeeeeeenggoooooooo!!!!!!

    Rodrigo Nogueira MotaRodrigo Nogueira Mota9 päeva tagasi
  • As a Brazilian I fell honored to have a episode on wheelhouse dedicated to our automotive history. Please make an episode on Gurgel, this dude was a visionary! Thanks dudes!

    Pedro Linhares Machado MarchiPedro Linhares Machado Marchi11 päeva tagasi
  • that picture really is in every classroom thats so accurate lmao 😂

    DingoDingo11 päeva tagasi
  • where is the Gurgel in the story?

    Radeo DreamsRadeo Dreams11 päeva tagasi
  • Am I tripping or are animations particularly good in this video?

    André Luiz Tiago SoaresAndré Luiz Tiago Soares12 päeva tagasi
  • lol the picture you guys got for araucária veículos is from a random dealership in paraná

    Edwin de PaulaEdwin de Paula12 päeva tagasi
  • Donut falando da Puma, nunca imaginei que veria isso kkkk Cadê os BR?

    João HenriqueJoão Henrique13 päeva tagasi
  • Opa, you just said Brazil?

    Fellipe NavarroFellipe Navarro14 päeva tagasi
  • If you put Brazil in the title, you'd get soooo much more views

    Matuca MatcholaMatuca Matchola14 päeva tagasi
  • I have one puma gts 76. Wheeee.

    Max MicheloniMax Micheloni14 päeva tagasi
  • Do a detailed documantary about TATA motors of India.

    viswa srujithviswa srujith14 päeva tagasi
  • How about dina motors from Mexico

    Samuel AguinaSamuel Aguina14 päeva tagasi
  • I love his voice

    Ily RodIly Rod14 päeva tagasi
  • Muhammad ali❤️❤️❤️

    rabbi bdrabbi bd15 päeva tagasi
  • Been brazilian and having a video about our cars here is amazing. But, as we like memes, I can't handle with Al Fassi (is lettuce in Portuguese)

    João BrigatoJoão Brigato15 päeva tagasi
  • Brasilian car history has some pretty interesting things

    Lucas FalcaoLucas Falcao15 päeva tagasi
  • How the host pronounces “puma” 😂😂😂

    Pratap PPratap P15 päeva tagasi
  • Bruh

    Futo KarinFuto Karin15 päeva tagasi
  • quem vai fazer a legenda em PT BR pra eu poder mandar esse video pro meu veio!! kkk Mo preguica

    Renato NehrRenato Nehr15 päeva tagasi
  • Oh no mention of the Puma GTB and Puma AMV?

    Walter Jr.Walter Jr.16 päeva tagasi
  • Who's Moohammed ali

    JigsjigzJigsjigz16 päeva tagasi
  • 𝙎𝙊 𝙔𝙊𝙐 𝙎𝘼𝙄𝘿 𝘽𝙍𝘼𝙕𝙄𝙇??? you sumoned us 𝗛𝗨𝗘 𝗣𝗢𝗪𝗔 𝗕𝗔𝗕𝗬

    Megumin CrimsonMegumin Crimson16 päeva tagasi
  • Fun fact: Al Fassi is the right pronunciation for the lettuce in Portuguese

    Gustavo ReisGustavo Reis16 päeva tagasi
  • That’s gold car look sick I would bought one of those.

    usa flagusa flag16 päeva tagasi
  • Ol "shake" al fassi seemed like a crazy guy to hang out with. Haha

    micah fullermicah fuller16 päeva tagasi
  • O país dos memes!

    Marcelo MaricateMarcelo Maricate16 päeva tagasi
  • yeah, that ending is totally incorrect. puma is still in brazil, and you showed the brazilian prototype. gj on reasearching...

    Pedro HenriquePedro Henrique17 päeva tagasi
  • Ali was a pos person, I found this one hard to watch

    Mitchell LewisMitchell Lewis17 päeva tagasi
  • Bruh, so many mistakes in one video.... This is so badly researched... Subscription stopped.

    Markus-Frank JünemannMarkus-Frank Jünemann18 päeva tagasi
  • Curiosity: "Al fasi" in portuguese sounds exactly like "Alface", that means lettuce!

    Icaro TurciIcaro Turci18 päeva tagasi
  • yo the zoom and enhance into that DKW at 2:38 is underrated

    Marty WoolfMarty Woolf18 päeva tagasi
  • Ford had an assembly factory in Brazil a hundred years ago? I don't think that's factual. Ford built a rubber plantation and named it 'Fordlandia' so they could produce their own tires but it was a dismal failure.

    Alias SmithandJonesAlias SmithandJones18 päeva tagasi
  • As a brazilian pumas are sick up to this day 😍

    Pedro 919Pedro 91918 päeva tagasi
  • Al Fasse sounds like lettuce in portuguese. Oh, and aqui é Brasil, porra, by the way.

    TheSdrubsTheSdrubs18 päeva tagasi
  • This was a neat video

    Cody MusserCody Musser18 päeva tagasi
  • Have you heard about a genuine brazilian company called Gurgel?

    João Gustavo Di Salvio TeixeiraJoão Gustavo Di Salvio Teixeira18 päeva tagasi

    The Dungeon StudioThe Dungeon Studio18 päeva tagasi
  • So... that's mean there is a 400 to 1440 car in Saudi Arabia that is very rare ???

    FBI AgentFBI Agent19 päeva tagasi
  • Do a story on all the times entrepreneurs tried to start car production in Norway, the most famous one is Think which had production help from Porche. And another one is Mustad built in 1917, with six wheels and It also had headlights that followed the right and left wheel movements in the front.

    Ole BrorOle Bror19 päeva tagasi
  • I Still waiting for a Up to speed of Fangio.

    Pablo OliveroPablo Olivero19 päeva tagasi
  • Talk about Fangio

    Pablo OliveroPablo Olivero19 päeva tagasi
  • please make a video of Gurgel we would be very happy

    HJ GHOSTHJ GHOST19 päeva tagasi
  • I know this is completely off topic but just so you guys know the army used y’all’s videos to teach new mechanics car stuff that’s how dope y’all are

    julio pintojulio pinto19 päeva tagasi
  • nothing better to represent brazil than a fail!

    Renato BuzinaroRenato Buzinaro19 päeva tagasi
  • The Holden commodore was going to be exported to LHD countries using the Saab 2.3L engine as it was all under GM päeva tagasi
  • Your pronunciation isn't bad. Good video!

    11 B11 B19 päeva tagasi
  • I get so happy when my country is cited in something. AEEEE BRASIL OBRIGADO.

    11 B11 B19 päeva tagasi
  • Content suggestion: Jeepneys in the Philippines ft. American G.I

    Rex Christian ElleRex Christian Elle19 päeva tagasi
  • Puma Alface : Puma Lettuce

    amvlamvl19 päeva tagasi
  • Almost at the end

    Eklingsingh RathoreEklingsingh Rathore19 päeva tagasi
  • Hey mr donut editor you also forget to add the gun reloading sound in the end of the video

    Eklingsingh RathoreEklingsingh Rathore19 päeva tagasi
  • Clay bay fake the ta that got taken for a long ride at least he didn't try and safe a car company by selling cocaine

    Fire KnightFire Knight19 päeva tagasi
  • Stimulating the economy by tariffing imports. What a novel concept….

    Jimmy FishJimmy Fish19 päeva tagasi

    Nasir AbbasiNasir Abbasi19 päeva tagasi
  • id buy it

    Savage YTSavage YT19 päeva tagasi
  • Absolutely awesome information- wow

    W CubeW Cube19 päeva tagasi
  • Nolan the whitest kid you'll know

    cris dlcruzcris dlcruz19 päeva tagasi
  • Great story! Please, do the same with Gurgel and Amazonas.

    Bruno AndreonBruno Andreon19 päeva tagasi
  • Well I just made yourself work for a few decades, there are lots of attempts of car brands around the world, here in Portugal the most famous was the UMM. The legend says that UMM Alter chassis was the toughest in the market and went on to inspire a generation of Nissan Patrol... Anyway it was a cool off road vehicle that made a bright presence in the Dakar rally...

    Eugénio MontêsEugénio Montês20 päeva tagasi
  • Pyuma, not pooma

    Ian StewartIan Stewart20 päeva tagasi
  • Wait! Where is James' country song ad?

    Alexis 200SXAlexis 200SX20 päeva tagasi
  • As a Brazilian it's really funny to hear him saying brazilian words with the american accent haha!!

    Dalia RacerDalia Racer20 päeva tagasi
  • 3:21 wow you butchered the shit out of that name lol

    JJ20 päeva tagasi
  • That new puma looks like the Coil electric car from GTA V

    geezyX 333geezyX 33320 päeva tagasi
  • Some should have given Nolan a quick Portuguese lesson😂😂😂 I give him probs for trying with the pronunciation tho.

    SuperFruitstandSuperFruitstand20 päeva tagasi
  • It's such a shame EEtvs removed community subtitles. I really wanted to to translate it to Portuguese to show the video to my father and my uncle who had a Puma GT

    Juliano Souza ChavesJuliano Souza Chaves20 päeva tagasi
  • South Africa we make that?

    Josh GroenewaldJosh Groenewald20 päeva tagasi
  • rich man from Malaysia bought lamboghini

    han hanhan han20 päeva tagasi
  • You should talking about the Dominican guy that built a car outta straight wood or the Dominican that made his own f1 car in Dominican Republic

    Felix OrtizFelix Ortiz20 päeva tagasi
  • 🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷

    Tiago Paulo goisTiago Paulo gois20 päeva tagasi
  • The 50s when every rich guy was a racing driver in their own right

    Drag MediaDrag Media20 päeva tagasi
  • I was a passenger in a Puma GT in my early teens in Canada. It was a lot like an Opel GT (pretty common in BC).

    kieran finneykieran finney20 päeva tagasi
  • How about the Greek Pony cars?

    EjTnTEjTnT20 päeva tagasi
  • overrated

    General PinochetGeneral Pinochet20 päeva tagasi
  • Well after seeing this I think the convertible special is a wreck on my city

  • Civil rights activist? You mean guy who called for lynching interracial couples?

    1 01 020 päeva tagasi
  • Amazing video! The only mistake is that there are now two Pumas. One is the South African Puma, that making this Dakar prototype like vehicle, and the other is the Brazilian one, that is making the Luminari and other small sports cars.

    RafaelRafael20 päeva tagasi
  • Donut needs more Up to Speed Videos. Nolan should do a parody

    Zac AppsZac Apps20 päeva tagasi
  • Adding all of that stuff to the Puma shell wasn’t a big deal. These are VW Type 1s we’re talking about: most of the mechanical parts are attached to the chassis (or as the ethusiasts call it, floorpan or pan), while the body shell is a separate piece. That’s part of the reason that there were so many European coachbuilders who built cars on these chassis after the war (including Karmann themselves) and so many kit cars have been based on it over the years. All a Puma owner would have to do is find a donor Ghia, get it running if it wasn’t already, unbolt the Ghia shell, and attach the Puma shell. It’s actually possible to run a Type 1 chassis with no body attached to it (which quite a few people did before the Manx-type was invented), that’s how modular the design is.

    TBustahTBustah20 päeva tagasi
  • São Paulo é a cidade melhora. ✌🇺🇸🇧🇷

    Carlos AndersonCarlos Anderson20 päeva tagasi
  • Como o brasileirinho eh carente... e ainda querem vídeos sobre as carroças que tentamos produzir!!! PQP!!! kkkkkkkkkkkkk

    magoo73magoo7320 päeva tagasi
  • 1:55 this is the reason Mazda’s aren’t sold in Brazil.

    Camilo Gomez KeepCamilo Gomez Keep20 päeva tagasi
  • A lot of mistakes: just can't believe, this is sub-standard compared to other Donut productions. Greetings from Brazil.

    Felipe BituFelipe Bitu20 päeva tagasi
  • This is an Up to Speed, does James know lol

    Brady MadisonBrady Madison20 päeva tagasi
  • Mike Mazowski in his sick Briggs and Stratton Hybrid. FIFY

    mick heatonmick heaton20 päeva tagasi
  • das pistas nascemos e nas pistas voltaremos

    Pedro Augusto RoquePedro Augusto Roque20 päeva tagasi
  • I wonder if they'll touch up on region locked cars In my country, Toyota Kijangs are EVERYWHERE

    Why Not?Why Not?20 päeva tagasi
  • you should have showed the puma gtb

    bruno pobruno po20 päeva tagasi