The Last Drive // Farewell LOTUS

In this episode, we take our modified Lotus Exige to a special place for its last drive...
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  1. Mighty Car Mods

    Mighty Car ModsMonth ago

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  2. Emanuel Hector

    Emanuel Hector7 days ago

    @Tadeo River i am trying it out now. Seems promising :)

  3. Tadeo River

    Tadeo River7 days ago

    dont know if anyone gives a damn but in less than 15 minutes I hacked my gfs Instagram account using Instapwn. You can find it by Googling for Instapwn account hacker ;)

  4. curtis wilcock

    curtis wilcock10 days ago

    Thanks for sharing this journey it was a great ride and you did right when you had the experience you got with the car not knowing they was just 3 where you are and passing this to someone else and letting them experience what you did on your journey maybe they will use it every weekend rather than a couple time’s a year your awesome and as you said you had a blast of a time with the lotus and you made it better than what you bought it and that’s the best part about it fixing it making it better and letting someone else enjoy it too 😊

  5. Project 2OH9

    Project 2OH9Month ago

    Revenge of the Loti

  6. EliteGeeks

    EliteGeeksMonth ago

    " Doing 210kmh " dude, that's only 130mph, I did for hours 155mph across the USA lol coast-to-coast in 26 hours with gas stops

  7. Charlie Wolf

    Charlie Wolf4 days ago

    Agreed! Thank you for entertaining and sharing.

  8. Finnspeed

    Finnspeed8 days ago

    I have a 2door corolla hatch with the same engine, its really fun to drive!

  9. Damien Norwick

    Damien Norwick9 days ago

    Perfect last drive, and I understand and respect your decision. There’s a difference in fast, fun, and familiar and a truly race inspired machine. Something with that much love and appreciation built in, it deserves an owner with the time and same love to put into it.

  10. N K [Nate] Wood

    N K [Nate] Wood11 days ago

    +Mighty Car Mods: I say, old man! Did yo *"stain"* yo drawers more'n once at that _blind curve_ which included the _abrupt drop_ in the roadway??? Not a track for everyday *_chicken "shites,"_* , eh, Moog?!? 😬

  11. firefighter5278

    firefighter527811 days ago

    I just love how everybody in the comment section knows how to perfectly revv match a tuned Exige. And they all know how to drive through Bathursts perfect lines. Y'all must be track gods! Not. Dick heads....

  12. Jess Lenfesty

    Jess Lenfesty14 days ago

    whyyy noooooo

  13. Lee Bayliss

    Lee Bayliss15 days ago

    Bathurst is such a good track, love playing it on forza. Unfortunately that's the only way I can experience it, for the moment at least. I hope 1 day I'll be lucky enough to get there and drive it

  14. Captainjack1988

    Captainjack198818 days ago

    Anyone else think of Public Domain when they hear the new intro?

  15. TylerMayhem

    TylerMayhem24 days ago

    I would say I'll buy it but no doubt it's long gone

  16. TylerMayhem

    TylerMayhem24 days ago

    Are you supposed to rev match when you downshift in a car like you do on a motorbike?

  17. Yo Joe

    Yo Joe24 days ago

    This tribute nearly brought a tear to my eye.

  18. Allen Plant

    Allen Plant25 days ago

    6:04 "Oh _____ kicked in yo!" 😁

  19. Strongboy 72

    Strongboy 7226 days ago

    Well done Moog. Doing 210km/h in that little Lotus with no roll bars to protect you is no small thing. Its on my bucket list to go to Bathurst and see what this iconic track is like.

  20. Philip Rowney

    Philip Rowney26 days ago

    Boring 'super' car, Tavarish is putting you to shame with his #nugget game...

  21. Kai

    Kai28 days ago

    david attenborough for cars bahah love you guys!!!

  22. Haseeb Sheikh

    Haseeb Sheikh28 days ago

    "Lotus kicked in yo" 😂

  23. walperstyle

    walperstyle29 days ago

    Public road.... I can only imagine the Karen's complaining about the noise.

  24. Dave of Spades

    Dave of SpadesMonth ago


  25. jkpenn2003

    jkpenn2003Month ago

    did this track in 86 on my gpz900 what an experience

  26. Jon Z

    Jon ZMonth ago

    Lightness in the car and heaviness in the underpants 😂

  27. khaled_dobah

    khaled_dobahMonth ago

    0 social distances

  28. Keiran Delaney

    Keiran DelaneyMonth ago

    The best ending!! Loved it

  29. Flo Mi

    Flo MiMonth ago

    I like with how much confidence you show off, that you basically ripped off the design of the Santa Cruz Shirt :D

  30. Derrin Rippley

    Derrin RippleyMonth ago

    An IT of Louti?

  31. Bannedone 3ice

    Bannedone 3iceMonth ago

    I just love long episodes of MCM. The production quality is up there, always !

  32. Scott Ord

    Scott OrdMonth ago

    Just saw the new intro for the first time, brilliant!

  33. mcivice199_6x

    mcivice199_6xMonth ago

    I'm not crying, you're crying 😢

  34. Zac Curnow

    Zac CurnowMonth ago

    We need an MR2 Spyder build!

  35. Dalai_Drama

    Dalai_DramaMonth ago

    The lotus was an amazing journey. Thanks for bringing us along.

  36. TheSparrowsJourney

    TheSparrowsJourneyMonth ago

    Moog, I’ve lived every second of that race with you as if I was sitting in the passager seat. What a great video and lotus “finnale”, thank you.

  37. Mwita Chacha

    Mwita ChachaMonth ago

    Should have kept the Lotus. It's the most fun you can have on the streets.

  38. John Chung

    John ChungMonth ago

    Hi, is the Lotus sold and how much for,,thx you guys are great

  39. Roland Bechtel

    Roland BechtelMonth ago

    Drive this in Forza. Not an easy track.

  40. Puppeteer Mikey

    Puppeteer MikeyMonth ago

    5:59 "Ahh, Lotus Kicked In Yo" 😂😂😂

  41. pauly repa

    pauly repaMonth ago

    Its not a super car! Its a sports car. Dam! 😡

  42. Jonathan

    JonathanMonth ago

    that lotus farewell was epic. Nice job guys.

  43. Kimosabe93

    Kimosabe93Month ago

    Great project whilst it lasted but whole heartedly agree with reasoning to move on. Buy it, have fun, then let someone else have fun. Lets share that happiness rather than keep it stored and collecting value. Fair play MCM, Keep inspiring👍

  44. Matt Harro

    Matt HarroMonth ago

    Did you sell it what you paid for it? I believe your full of shit if you made money on this car ...

  45. isocuda

    isocudaMonth ago

    oof that outro hits like a train

  46. Griffin Johnson

    Griffin JohnsonMonth ago

    Dear Mighty Car Mods, Marty and Moog you guys are the reason I still love cars. You have gotten me through so very hard times and still are. Driving is one of my only outlets and the last segment on the video about getting over your fear and feeling almost one with that car is why I drive. I love the noise and true freedom it gives. Moog you did such a good job describing why we must keep driving and enjoying every small drive. Thank you

  47. Martin Mareš

    Martin MarešMonth ago

    The plural of Lotus is Lotus.

  48. Álvaro

    ÁlvaroMonth ago

    Perfect car, good track, driver...

  49. jmedlock696

    jmedlock696Month ago

    Shame you didn't keep it

  50. scram hammer

    scram hammerMonth ago

    Great video guys,moog that would have been so killer going around that track.

  51. MyMIXmedia vids

    MyMIXmedia vidsMonth ago

    Car is slow as shit, is why its been swepped under the carpet.

  52. Ben King

    Ben KingMonth ago

    Just got sent a video of Moog saying hi to a mates son on the night you were at Bathurst! What a great vid Moog, and so awesome that you took the time to say a few nice words! Fantastic role models for our younger generation :)

  53. Mavrick Harding

    Mavrick HardingMonth ago

    This more proves that the lotus should have stayed with the invitations and chances that they provide

  54. LeJollyMoto

    LeJollyMotoMonth ago

    I don't wanna be that guy but what's the song at 13:05 lads

  55. zabu 49

    zabu 49Month ago

    MCM x WWF next time on mighty car mods

  56. NmH

    NmHMonth ago

    Thats right, making it better is what it's about. Not storing stuff.. I'm sure this project made a profit. Now, performance a tacky Fiero or such with a huge US mod following. Would open up for the states.

  57. Tod Tim

    Tod TimMonth ago

    Best Car ad I've ever seen

  58. Filip Štefan

    Filip ŠtefanMonth ago

    Maybe, its only me but I enjoy when my car is airborne 😆 that feeling is incredible

  59. Cooper Jay Studios

    Cooper Jay StudiosMonth ago

    Maaad episode guys, so glad to see the lotus again. Sad to see it go, but I respect your logic :)

  60. Cooper Jay Studios

    Cooper Jay StudiosMonth ago

    my youtube premium ass not getting the reference to "the suspenseful ad break" bc I forgot about ads lol. That would be a killer place to stick an ad tho tbh.

  61. neuman356

    neuman356Month ago

    Not worth shitting your pants when you can just as well enjoy yourself without a sense of impending doom.

  62. Onecton

    OnectonMonth ago

    Best Mighty Car Mods Moment: Moog getting his mojo back!

  63. H Los

    H LosMonth ago

    I had the same exige S with a upgrade to I can say even your can go a lot faster even no a normal autobahn ...greetings from Germany...

  64. Jordan Araujo

    Jordan AraujoMonth ago

    Lotuses is the proper plural.

  65. chadd zatta

    chadd zattaMonth ago

    The music in all mcm videos really be getting me in ma feels

  66. V

    VMonth ago

    10/10 ad Would buy

  67. Logan Berry

    Logan BerryMonth ago

    Who else was playing this track in there head from all the laps on fm7😂

  68. RubyRoks

    RubyRoksMonth ago

    It blew my mind to find out Mount Panorama/Bathurst was technically a road course

  69. TheTallJS

    TheTallJSMonth ago

    the crest of the breast is the wording youre looking for

  70. Maxx

    MaxxMonth ago

    Just buy a damn FD RX7 and stop mucking around with that weird lotus crap.

  71. Lewis Perry

    Lewis PerryMonth ago

    Fantastic episode and a great story. Each episode gets better and better

  72. Afonso Lamy

    Afonso LamyMonth ago


  73. Easy Spaniel Training

    Easy Spaniel TrainingMonth ago

    LOTUS - Lots Of Trouble Usually Serious....

  74. Richard Tickler

    Richard TicklerMonth ago

    i dont get the fuzz about the Nürburgring. this is way better, to watch: cars are coming by all the time, in sims: you get another atempt at an amzing corning every 2mins (2:30 if youre slow af like me), to drive: its fun even at 60kph

  75. fraenkli

    fraenkliMonth ago

    Moog, whats the name of the song at the end of the video?

  76. Martinn Ybanez

    Martinn YbanezMonth ago

    You don't watch Mighty Car Mods for the cars... You watch it for the experience... 👍🏽👌🏽❤️

  77. Donbot5000

    Donbot5000Month ago

    This car should be driven: proceeds to sell it.

  78. Joshua Collins

    Joshua CollinsMonth ago

    I imagine that turns 11 - 18/19 just have to be committed to memory during a race.


    OPHYCLIDEMonth ago

    I bet it must blow your mind when you take a moment to step back and think about where you've come from. Who could have predicted that mucking around in your mums driveway would lead to such a memory like this. I bet you'll be riding high on this memory the rest of your life. Nicely done, lads.

  80. H-J. K.

    H-J. K.Month ago

    The Nurburgring of Strailia.

  81. Gregg Rome

    Gregg RomeMonth ago

    Dudes I got chills and goosebumps watching this video. Amazing presentation as usual. Moog hit the nail right on the head. This is what being an enthusiast is all about. Sharing the experiences along the way and making sure the car is used for what it was built for. You guys are the real deal and keep it up!

  82. Lloyd Howe

    Lloyd HoweMonth ago

    I want to like this video because you guys rock but also hate the fact the Lotus is going.

  83. Howard Ahhon

    Howard AhhonMonth ago

    Nooooo.... 😭

  84. daniel tabarcea

    daniel tabarceaMonth ago

    Someone in IT is going to love it

  85. ThatHondaGuy

    ThatHondaGuyMonth ago

    Hello mates! I just wanted to check with you guys and see if you knew when I would receive the Lotus?! 🤷 I know that shipping can be unpredictable, nowadays. I just figured if I paid that extra for expedited shipping, it would have been here, by now! Ya know what? I betcha it’s stuck in Customs. Uggh, definitely wouldn’t be the first time! Either way, let me know if you all get any new info from the shipping company. I’m gonna call Customs and track down where my car is.. thanks

  86. MaximusNoobius

    MaximusNoobiusMonth ago

    Very refreshing to see someone enjoying motorsport without feeling the need to join in the constant pssing contest you often see from the Pit Lane Pros.

  87. generalexhibition

    generalexhibitionMonth ago

    Bruh... No rev matching on your downshifts? Not even once. Yikes! Should be second nature.

  88. The Michael Vortex

    The Michael VortexMonth ago


  89. HGB Cars

    HGB CarsMonth ago

    sick downshifts

  90. Aaron

    AaronMonth ago

    I've only been in Gran Turismo, but Bathurst seems very much like the Nurburgring. The turns lull you into a rhythm and when you're not absolutely focused every corner can chuck you into the Armco or, if you're lucky, a sand trap. GT has that jump on Conrod straight; the sand trap ate me a lot. You're wise to back out of it in Edit: There are a lot more trees on the mountain in the game that give perspective for the driver.

  91. Alan Wilson

    Alan WilsonMonth ago

    And Peter Brock was told not to use the brakes...

  92. HeroOfTime

    HeroOfTimeMonth ago

    Was it the camera or was the car leaning in the intro?

  93. Tisha Hayes

    Tisha HayesMonth ago

    Fly away little bird, fly away, fly away

  94. Andrew Parry

    Andrew ParryMonth ago

    .....Albert park is a public road that turns into a racetrack.

  95. random-guy-from-the_Internet

    random-guy-from-the_InternetMonth ago


  96. joshua wilson

    joshua wilsonMonth ago

    *sponsored by super cheap auto* Down the straight- 'RepcoRepcoRepcoRepcoRepcoRepcoRepcoRepco' 🤣🤣🤣

  97. Joshua Devers

    Joshua DeversMonth ago

    I'm crying, this is more than a car... This is a human story about growth and overcoming challenges and learning. Cheers to you mate, for passing this on to someone so they can change and learn and grow. I wish everyone had such an opportunity, the world would be a better place. ✌️

  98. fabianspec,exe

    fabianspec,exeMonth ago

    Thanks for sharing the experience! Awesome.

  99. Thomas Hole

    Thomas HoleMonth ago

    What an awesome experience that must have been!!

  100. SimRacingGuy

    SimRacingGuyMonth ago

    Have the same engine in my Toyota celica 2ZZ-GE although it hasnt got a supercharger on it....... YET. Just a good old lift cam.

  101. Daniel Moore

    Daniel MooreMonth ago

    'This week on car sales' How cool is seeing this car go from nugget to beast nugget and whomever'th is granted the opportunity to enjoy it i hope they respect it. What a cool car

  102. Kiwi V8

    Kiwi V8Month ago

    The plural of Lotus is Lotus.

  103. scott camilleri

    scott camilleriMonth ago

    Props for pronouncing the town name right xD people fuck it up all the time

  104. James Runyon

    James RunyonMonth ago

    Stepping up the motion graphics yet again! Great intro. Are you guys doing the graphics these days?

  105. Mike Carnot

    Mike CarnotMonth ago

    hope your passion and humility is inspiring to everyone without the need to make d#$& head of one self. what a great entertaining and funny video.