The Porsche 959 Is a $1.5 Million Automotive Icon

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  • Joylandi 4-Dek, 2018
    The Porsche 959 is one of the most famous Porsche models of all time -- and the 959 is one of the most famous cars from the 1980s. Today I'm reviewing the Porsche 959 to show you the details of one of the world's most amazing cars.
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  • Doug DeMuro
    Doug DeMuro  14 kun oldin +3255

    Have a good day at school, sweetie! Don't lose your 959 first aid kit!

    • tfs2O3
      tfs2O3 Kun oldin

      +Anton Lind They are beautiful BMWs! They didnt sell many here in the U.S. so I rarely see them

    • Anton Lind
      Anton Lind Kun oldin

      I have the same first aid kit in my BMW 635 CSi from '87 =).

    • soren schjodt
      soren schjodt Kun oldin

      you are a idiot doug and you are the youtuber i hate most

    • tfs2O3
      tfs2O3 2 kun oldin

      I remember as a boy when this came out and was overshadowed by the F40.
      But as a kid, I was hooked on the Countach QV.
      I still think this is the 2nd best looking Porsche roadcar built behind the Carrera GT.
      Bill Gates wrecked his 959 and an F40, soon after delivery! LOL.
      Too bad so many have been moded by Canepa to S3 640bhp and many other mods.
      Could u please do a review of a Jag XJR-15 or XJ220 please.

    • shafqat rasool
      shafqat rasool 2 kun oldin


  • Phil Case
    Phil Case 4 soat oldin

    Do those gauges in the VDO cluster show power to any given corners in wheel time?

  • augnkn93043
    augnkn93043 5 soat oldin

    It’s ugly .

    KREEPSHOW GAMEZ 6 soat oldin

    what cars does doug own? doug do your garage!

  • MrProccy
    MrProccy 6 soat oldin

    Until this day, I thought there was at least 1 person behind the camera. Turns out not!!!

  • Shutbyotch
    Shutbyotch 7 soat oldin +1

    Porsche the type of company to make body panels out of kevlar and fiberglass to save weight, but then add heavy run-flat tires to the 959.

  • Shutbyotch
    Shutbyotch 8 soat oldin +1

    This is a really cool car. Probably one of the most interesting Porsche models there is. But if you ever talk bad about Toyota Camrys again I'm sending Scotty Kilmer after you because my '95 LE drives like a go cart which is exactly how you and the owner described the Agera RS1. Don't ever talk down on THE budget RS1 aka The 1995 (transitional year) Toyota Camry LE again! Got it?!?

  • Norbert Krasovski
    Norbert Krasovski 9 soat oldin

    You are a car guy if you chase a 959 in your new lambo just to admire the creation! Props to the fellow guys in that lambo :)

  • justblazz9
    justblazz9 9 soat oldin

    Where is the cocaine holder

  • Germanophilie1
    Germanophilie1 10 soat oldin +1

    “Porsche, there is no substitute.” True then, true now! Pure German excellence …

  • David Ayotte
    David Ayotte 18 soat oldin

    This car is timeless

  • kevin q
    kevin q 19 soat oldin

    I love the styling it should have gotten a ten.

  • Seekay
    Seekay Kun oldin

    8:45 There's a typo in the owner's manual! It says "igntion" instead of "ignition".

  • mrvwbug44
    mrvwbug44 Kun oldin

    I actually like floor hinged pedals, having previously owned a car with them ('73 beetle) and driven a few others with them. Also interesting to see the trigger door handles, a feature which even VW bugs had from 68 until the end of their production run, there really is a certain satisfying click when you open them.

  • Robert allan
    Robert allan Kun oldin

    Never liked the shape of the Porsche.

  • Mahmoud Karam
    Mahmoud Karam Kun oldin

    And asphalt 8 makes it a class D car

  • Sander
    Sander Kun oldin

    WHAT THE FUCK??? a 1.5 million dollar car and bitches don't know how to balance wheels.....

    • Sander
      Sander Kun oldin

      weights in multiple places on one side - also known as the ''sun'' method. very wrong

  • thefunmachine
    thefunmachine Kun oldin

    If the turbos are sequential then they're not twin. Educate yourself, Doug, jeez.

  • the gayest kenji lavoski

    it looks like plastic ,good style,maybe its the paint job ,but it has a plastic look

  • MachEight
    MachEight Kun oldin

    I got to sit in one at a Porsche dealer in London in the early 90's. Very special car, remember it like it was yesterday.

  • Viper8828
    Viper8828 Kun oldin

    Even tho theyre some bros in lambos, it makes me happy that they know their cars lol @34:57

  • Fresh Plus
    Fresh Plus 2 kun oldin

    I have one

  • ____________________
    ____________________ 2 kun oldin

    The moment he started referring to the ‘side inlet’ as a ‘hole’ was the moment I switched off...

  • Craig Thomson
    Craig Thomson 2 kun oldin

    Forget the 959, I wanna here more about this coffee!

  • tim schonewolf
    tim schonewolf 2 kun oldin

    i wouldnt look at that twice

  • colin sist
    colin sist 2 kun oldin

    Did he clean up the excessive amount of bandages in the first aid kit?

  • Hassan Oyoni
    Hassan Oyoni 2 kun oldin

    1.5m ??

  • hheythered
    hheythered 2 kun oldin

    Not to be weird Doug, but I jerked off to this video. I tried to hold my hand over you, but you were in some. Sorry

  • hheythered
    hheythered 2 kun oldin

    Those coffee containers are fucking cool

  • Buğra Akdemirci
    Buğra Akdemirci 2 kun oldin

    my renault fleunce has the same code stuff. 1 month ago I had to change the battery and the radio needed a code. I couldn’t acces the radio because I wasn’t the first owner then I called renault service they asked for some license numbers etc. anyways we solved the problem at the end of the day.

  • tfs2O3
    tfs2O3 2 kun oldin

    The Paris to Dakar rally car just sold at auction for $5945000!

  • Spongschbob
    Spongschbob 2 kun oldin +1

    G = Gelände 🤪 wow... btw it pronounces something like "gay-land-day", with the emphasis on "land". It means 'terrain', but I guess it also helps with having a fun day outside of the city. Now it all makes sense...

  • MarcLeoNyu
    MarcLeoNyu 2 kun oldin

    When I was a kid I used to have many toy cars and there were two of the same size which were my favourites ones: a black ferrari and a white porsche... ...some time later I discovered they were a Ferrari F40 and a Porsche 959.... If I only knew what I was holding in my hands........ Whatever, never felt better to have those, even if they were just toys.

  • Nasser  Monteiro sampaio

    A space ship in its era. It'is still living in the most modern Porsches of today. Greetings from Brazil.👍👍

  • Alex Habr
    Alex Habr 2 kun oldin +1

    A unicorn. A true work of art. And it's not 1980's fast, it's 2020 fast.

  • Alex Habr
    Alex Habr 2 kun oldin

    Same horn a VW Beetle :S

  • Blueberry
    Blueberry 2 kun oldin

    This was always one of my favorite cars

  • Zahemi AZUL ISLAMI
    Zahemi AZUL ISLAMI 2 kun oldin

    Even looking at it is sooo breathtaking

  • Brett C
    Brett C 2 kun oldin

    It’s only valuable while the world and economy are stable.

  • MagicAyrtonforever
    MagicAyrtonforever 2 kun oldin

    Doug?? Have you never seen locking wheel nuts using a key?? These youngsters LOL

  • Ivo T.
    Ivo T. 2 kun oldin

    excellent report about this icon. Thank you!

  • Josh Thatguy
    Josh Thatguy 3 kun oldin

    I remember being 16 and getting the mail one day. There was a cardboard tube from Porsche addressed to my dad. Inside was a poster of the 959, a brochure that was like a book of 911 history & design plus beautifully detailed cutaway artwork & technical specifications for the 959, and a hand-signed letter from Dr. Ferry Porsche inviting dad to own one of the upcoming supercars. Dad said "that's the car I saw in the R&D building they wouldn't let me take pictures of" two years prior when he had been at the factory for a tour and track time after taking deliver of three 944s. The letter stipulated five times in three pages that the 959 was "not legal for highway use in the USA" and was "never to be operated upon a U.S. highway." The price was just under $250,000U.S., and dad laughed and said "for a car we can't drive?!" He passed on the offer.
    Within a year, he was kicking himself often, especially when M.S.O.s and title bonds for the 959 were trading at $750k before the cars were even being built!

  • Anthony Jonas
    Anthony Jonas 3 kun oldin

    the *hole*

  • Anthony Jonas
    Anthony Jonas 3 kun oldin

    better in white

  • J- Hickz
    J- Hickz 3 kun oldin

    This car looks Horrible

  • Joey Lavoie
    Joey Lavoie 3 kun oldin

    Absolutely beautiful car.. but god damn does it need a good detail..

  • will k
    will k 3 kun oldin

    Omg they decided to make Porsche with a new design, just kidding it’s still almost identical to every other Porsche ever

  • Don K
    Don K 3 kun oldin

    If you have to ask, "has this ever happened to anybody" i assume the answer is yes. people are dumb.

  • Ricardo Santos
    Ricardo Santos 3 kun oldin

    I read that the gelande gear is actually the first gear. but to be aproved on some noise laws, it had to do a launch at full speed in first gear and it had to be below a certain noise volume at redline. Because it starts in 2nd gear, it reaches the redline further of the microphone doing the volume check. Don't know if it is true or not, maybe someone from Germany can confirm is this law was something real or not

  • mena seven
    mena seven 3 kun oldin

    The Porsche 959 is a beautiful, powerful and high tech off road sport car. I like the 959 hydraulic suspension that can be raise and lower. The Porsche participated in the Paris to Dakar Sahara desert car rally or race that started in the city of Paris France and end in the city of Dakar in Senegal. This was one of the longest and hardest off road race in the world that happened mainly in the hot and sandy Sahara desert in Africa. I remember there was a rich businessman that own a 959 on his vacation home in the Dominican Republic and the Microsoft Billionaire Bill Gates own a Porsche 959.

  • Brody Bowen
    Brody Bowen 3 kun oldin

    Doug. Drive a volvo s60 polestar

  • Amayzin Rayzin
    Amayzin Rayzin 4 kun oldin

    the title reads "1.5 dollar million automotive icon"

  • aneebaba06
    aneebaba06 4 kun oldin

    I've got a midsize toy version if this car 🙂

  • Alex Barman
    Alex Barman 4 kun oldin


  • Lee in NC
    Lee in NC 4 kun oldin

    You gave "one of the all-time icons of the automotive industry" a Doug Score of 65. I don't even know what to say other than you should just throw the Doug Score out for some cars. (this would be one of those cars)

  • Cardigan Flynn
    Cardigan Flynn 4 kun oldin +1

    Kinda ugly but I'm not a porshe fanboy

  • Lee in NC
    Lee in NC 4 kun oldin

    I'm just at the coffee ad. I'm really hoping you don't give the 959 a Doug Score...

  • Kimokeo Cole
    Kimokeo Cole 4 kun oldin

    Is this Orange County. This looks like newport beach/ irvine area

  • Max Carter
    Max Carter 4 kun oldin

    30 minutes talking about warning labels and books in the glovebox, two minutes driving it.

  • Jeff Gilligan
    Jeff Gilligan 4 kun oldin

    hood popper in door looks cheap breakable

  • Jeff Gilligan
    Jeff Gilligan 4 kun oldin

    Beautiful but no car worth that money

  • VolksTrieb
    VolksTrieb 4 kun oldin

    Weil der vom Rennwagen 956 abgeleitete Boxer für die Straßenzulassung zu laut war, erklärte Porsche den Ersten zum Geländegang. So konnte der 959 die Geräuschmessung einen Gang höher (und damit leiser) bestehen. From Autobild.
    Means: Because the engine was too loud, porsche declared the first gear to the Offroad gear, so the measurement was one gear further up which means more silent so it passed ;)

  • RapidKiller11b
    RapidKiller11b 4 kun oldin

    I'm kinda disappointed that no one will ever write their name on the first aid kit since that would lower the value

  • ShinTsu
    ShinTsu 4 kun oldin

    one of my Fav cars, I think people don't notice since porches look all alike. i only think a GT or a 356 will give people notice

  • Capt. George
    Capt. George 4 kun oldin

    F40 was such a kooler supercar. That ass on that 959 was like a dumpy ass on a fat women.

  • glashoppah
    glashoppah 4 kun oldin

    So - there appears to be a keyhole in the trailing door edge (the part facing the jamb when the door is closed). What is the purpose of that keyhole?

  • glashoppah
    glashoppah 4 kun oldin

    Central locking didn't just lock and unlock doors, it usually also locked the front and rear compartments (boot and engine) and the fuel filler door.

  • zm5431
    zm5431 4 kun oldin

    This car was a beast in Porsche Unlimited.

  • Herathrig
    Herathrig 4 kun oldin

    finally! I've been waiting for this review for so long.

  • Joshua Oregel
    Joshua Oregel 4 kun oldin

    can someone explain to me why this coast 1.5 mil I just don't see it

  • demsonek
    demsonek 5 kun oldin

    Polish material .
    Beautiful machine BTW

  • Anshuman bisarya
    Anshuman bisarya 5 kun oldin

    Porsche can make a really fast exquisite car along with common car comforts such as power seats in this whereas F40 didn't, same for porsche 918 , it has all sort of comforts you can expect from a modern car whereas the p1 doesn't but both are brutally fast.

  • e james
    e james 5 kun oldin


  • barry0gee
    barry0gee 5 kun oldin +3

    doug review a McLaren F1 . The owners manual shows you how to gracefully enter the car.

  • Theodore Marakas
    Theodore Marakas 5 kun oldin +1

    Most people, including Porsche people don't know what this is......
    That's pathetic.....

  • Pacifico
    Pacifico 5 kun oldin

    doug the type of guy to blow on a camera

  • basjon ingold
    basjon ingold 5 kun oldin +1

    2018 UZclip rewind becomes the most downvoted video on UZclip.
    Me: 21:25

  • Ace Aardvark
    Ace Aardvark 5 kun oldin +1

    Your feelings of absolute joy are showing. I cannot imagine

  • Igor Parra
    Igor Parra 5 kun oldin

    what does it mean when he says "do they ever" ? this is in the part of the owners manual that talks about the stiffness of the suspension.

  • Loc Mai
    Loc Mai 5 kun oldin

    Really 35 mins 35:21

  • Zakaria Ben lalouch
    Zakaria Ben lalouch 5 kun oldin

    When a passenger airplane runs in to a school bus... negative thoughts doug

  • Alan Ladd seine Katze
    Alan Ladd seine Katze 5 kun oldin

    The Walther Röhrl Porsche! The only true ancestor of the Ur-Quattro! IN *RED?* *REALLY?*
    If this paintjob is originally done in Zuffenhausen, I feel the force making me ask myself:
    What went wrong?
    This unexplainable piece of engineering art should have only been shipped in three paintjobs to choose from.
    Those being white, anthracite, and silver.
    No red, blue, or racing green.
    A RED Porsche???? And not only "a" Porsche, but the finest one?
    Soooo sad.

  • Marians D
    Marians D 5 kun oldin

    What's this shit?

  • High Peak Autos
    High Peak Autos 5 kun oldin

    Ok, so it’s very rare and very valuable but it’s still hideous

  • barthj21
    barthj21 5 kun oldin

    THIS.... Is my favorite video. Thank you Doug

  • FullOilBarrel
    FullOilBarrel 5 kun oldin

    Doug is the type of guy to lick a frozen streetlight

  • Todd Troutman
    Todd Troutman 5 kun oldin

    Really appreciate the owner allowing Doug to give us this incredible detail and vicarious experience. This was by far the most interesting piece on the 959 I've ever seen.

  • KlausM54
    KlausM54 5 kun oldin +5

    I´ve read an anecdote in a German car magazine, that during the development of the 959 chief R/D engineer Helmut Bott returned from a test drive and said to his staff: "At 125 mph the car feels a bit squirmy..." The engineers were shocked before he added: "...on gravel..."

  • Mc H
    Mc H 5 kun oldin

    Great - have you notice the extandet cost for have to pay every 10 years. There must be a service with exange of the hydraulicsystem and the cost about 40 - 45.000 only for the material.

  • ChopStickZero
    ChopStickZero 5 kun oldin

    I love the cars this guy reviews but man he is impossible to watch....I dont think a more annoying person exists and just by talking,grimacing and obviously scripting every single thing from clothes to how many times he says "hole" so people think hes quirky and "oh, thats so Doug" we can make it a drinking game etc... Obnoxiousness personified.

  • Scott Akeman
    Scott Akeman 5 kun oldin

    LOL, my '82 280ZX had silver leather seats as well.

  • David M
    David M 5 kun oldin

    Savagegeese > demuro

  • Adarsh Kumar
    Adarsh Kumar 5 kun oldin

    review bmw 8 series or 8 series msport version

  • xytj cruz
    xytj cruz 5 kun oldin

    Doug the type of guy i like

  • TheFunkhouser
    TheFunkhouser 5 kun oldin

    No way.. its still sorta crappy

  • Rare, Collectible & Cool Cars

    Now that, is an amazing dream car! And I'll bet that was one Hell of a race that didn't make the cut! You Know the owner of that Porsche told Doug to 'Go ahead and let em' have it, show them what this old Porsche can do 😏 I know I would.

  • Venners
    Venners 5 kun oldin

    "And then I'm gonna give it a Doug Score" *trembles*

  • Krishnakumar Pandit
    Krishnakumar Pandit 5 kun oldin

    so u mean to say that its opposite of a modern suv? (supercar that can offroad instead of suv that cant) thats crazy!!!

  • blackmeinu
    blackmeinu 6 kun oldin

    Doug's that type of guy that people write comments about Doug's that type of guy.

  • Vadim Dmitriev
    Vadim Dmitriev 6 kun oldin

    Coffee ships in a WEEK after you pay :(