Will My £700 Vitara Survive Off Road?

29 jaan 2021
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Following on from Alex's blind purchase of a £700 Suzuki Vitara, he's taking the 4x4 off road to see if it has any redeeming features!
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  • I was looking if anyone still made a rugged 4x4 anymore, but the new Hilux hasn't got me convinced. So I thought that you guys need a little EcoSport or Ka+ and try that off-road!!! Ha ha!

    Alister Baker-LoweAlister Baker-Lowe4 päeva tagasi
  • Why did the front wheels not spin when he went in? Did the front driveshaft disconnect or did he not engage it

    Maurice HaydenMaurice Hayden9 päeva tagasi
  • I used to do donuts in my dads automatic hilux. Had to turn traction off but when you did, it was fun

    Maurice HaydenMaurice Hayden9 päeva tagasi
  • Goodbye my rust filled shit box! Goodbye my video idea!

    Jim OsbornJim Osborn14 päeva tagasi
  • Man. That Andy is a legend.

    What EverWhat Ever17 päeva tagasi
  • Wasnt this gonna be your daily

    Drin PajazitiDrin Pajaziti22 päeva tagasi
  • Great video😁😂

    Øyvind HanstadØyvind Hanstad27 päeva tagasi
  • Why? You drove too fast into the H2O and killed it,maybe a course in off roading is required. The Vitara is a legend here in Austria, it keep going when everything else cries enough. I Love my Vitara. Having said all that I love the "Daddy can you help me" from your friends Dad "priceless"

    Martyn 1994Martyn 1994Місяць tagasi
  • just the way he pronounced "sh*tbox" like it's an edition of the model or sth had me in tears

    Pantelis PantelasPantelis PantelasМісяць tagasi
  • My first car was a 2 door 2004 1.6 Grand Vitara. Loved it! 👌

    Daryl GunningDaryl GunningМісяць tagasi
  • so worn down street tires are good for offroading Are they???

    Metalhead of NorwayMetalhead of NorwayМісяць tagasi
  • Crossover time lads... For when lockdown is unlocked. Get in touch with Graham and Shaun of 4wd 24/7, fly down to aus and get some proper 4wd trails.....

    Andy MillenAndy MillenМісяць tagasi
  • I’m a bit late, but the capabilities of the Vitara where grossly let down by the driver, not saying any names , Alex . You should of had another crack at the puddle, at a proper speed while Andy the legend was there.. 🇦🇺🤙🏼

    Matt ParozMatt ParozМісяць tagasi
  • First gen Vitara are highly undervalued cars: if properly maintained they are little gems. It's now very difficult to find low mileage examples which has been treated well so if you find one, buy it. They are cool looking, it's comfortable, it's fast enough, it has an exceptional seating position with a lot of glass around (something you don't see anymore in modern cars), it's reliable and very capable in off roading. 95 to 98 cars have the two tone bodywork which look stylish and very 90s.

    AN D1AN D1Місяць tagasi
  • Andy is a legend

    LimeTreeLimeTreeМісяць tagasi
  • Driver those this in Zanzibar (called Escudo in Africa) and it was very solid small offroader. Despite the fact I liked Jimny better in those conditions it still got the job done very well and at least I fit in better (I'm 6'9).

    Viktor MorawitzViktor MorawitzМісяць tagasi
  • Did anyone let Ethan's Dad know that you don't need him anymore or is he still out there looking for you? >.

    AstrallAstrallМісяць tagasi
  • We make new sausage today called alexwurst, it makes from tuna and Nutella with no free pork alternatives for real dog food.

    Dadood FrumcheersDadood FrumcheersМісяць tagasi
  • 🤣 don’t open the door!!! 🤣

    Sid RennieSid RennieМісяць tagasi
  • The feeling when you see a disco coming over the hill knowing you’re about to be saved

    a channela channelМісяць tagasi
  • I think it will rust after that ... and I like the Mitsu Pajero (Shogun?) Pinin farina better ... if it is the 1.8 GDi and you put a straight exaust , you will say OMG its a EVO VII ...without turbo

    MadpegasusmaxMadpegasusmaxМісяць tagasi
  • you made me google "rust noise"

    Daboss999Daboss999Місяць tagasi
  • Andy for the win!!

    Ellis JamesEllis JamesМісяць tagasi
  • Be more prepared Have a proper snatch strap instead of a ratchet strap as well as some D Shackles Some cheap traction boards Deflate the tyres for them to bag out and get a bigger footprint And above all else.NEVER WHEEL BY YOURSELF!

    Hillzy87Hillzy87Місяць tagasi
  • Pretty sure this is a long way from me or I'd try the lake of doom in my bobtail Disco.

    Matt TesterMatt TesterМісяць tagasi
  • You kill the proton.. We can't be friends anymore

    Early Evo PumEarly Evo PumМісяць tagasi
  • Jeeeeesus Andy is a beast, driving like a maniac with his disco over that trail! What a legend! Please try to find him and make a video pitching the Vitara vs the Disco

    bilinas minibilinas miniМісяць tagasi
  • I think you’re supposed to approach large puddles at slow speeds.

    cj Lcj LМісяць tagasi
  • I have a 04 crv I love it as a first car I can fit a lot of stuff inside like a bike pallets and I even got a toe square for a bike rack I also got it to 110 once

    robbie kornrobbie kornМісяць tagasi
  • Ethans dad drives a really cool car. 👌🏼

    Anas NasirAnas NasirМісяць tagasi
    • It's no wonder it got stuck when you drive in like that.

      bilinas minibilinas miniМісяць tagasi
  • Ethan’s dad is still there looking for them.

    Shauka HodanShauka HodanМісяць tagasi
  • Does Andy have any vancancies for a new grandchild? If so can I get an appplication form?

    Neil ScrivenerNeil ScrivenerМісяць tagasi
  • Just slap some new tires with some grip on them. Can't expect to pass much mud with that slick.

    cetteruscetterusМісяць tagasi
  • Love it when the Forza Motorsport 7 menu music starts playing

    General GuilmonGeneral GuilmonМісяць tagasi
    • Lockwood.....hold my beer

      Shauka HodanShauka HodanМісяць tagasi
  • Bro i need a completely build of this car fix it up and take care of the rest a nice detail then after that you test the car again here.

    Tashfeen FazalTashfeen FazalМісяць tagasi
  • 9:52 can't get enough

    RandomDriveRandomDriveМісяць tagasi
  • Looking forward to the next episode lads 😁😁

    D. Daniels1990D. Daniels1990Місяць tagasi
  • Ethan’s dad is still there looking for them.

    aola wiliaola wiliМісяць tagasi
  • Love the intro, awesome cinematography!

    Stian SimonnesStian SimonnesМісяць tagasi
  • Andy passed the vibe check.

    smaulpaulsmaulpaulМісяць tagasi
  • 9:48 The shreak of a man whose testicles just retreated back into his person.

    Nico LegastoNico LegastoМісяць tagasi
  • andy is proper hero! nice one

    TheFuxxoWorksGarageTheFuxxoWorksGarage2 місяці tagasi
    • If you ever get stuck there is always some guy with an old disco who'll be willing to help you out

      aola wiliaola wiliМісяць tagasi
  • My cat wanted me to say he really enjoyed the bird-shots. Finally something we can enjoy together ;D

    bilishu alissbilishu aliss2 місяці tagasi
    • Was that an aunty Donna's reference

      dolita windodolita windoМісяць tagasi
  • hypermile on the vitara

    Mathew Peru MichaelMathew Peru Michael2 місяці tagasi
  • It's no wonder it got stuck when you drive in like that.

    Ian McLeanIan McLean2 місяці tagasi
    • Were you in 4x4 going in the water? What a rust bucket.

      bilishu alissbilishu aliss2 місяці tagasi
  • “To get rid of the carbon build up in this engine you need a chisel” 🤣🤣🤣

    dolita windodolita windo2 місяці tagasi
    • Those side boards seem to cause issues but I guess Alex needs the help getting in.

      dolita windodolita windoМісяць tagasi
  • It doesn’t look that bad and drives and is 4wd? I’d drive it till the wheels fall off save some $$

    Outlaw84Outlaw842 місяці tagasi
  • And why is this essential So many rules broken

    The one and only banter kingThe one and only banter king2 місяці tagasi
  • Lockwood.....hold my beer

    The one and only banter kingThe one and only banter king2 місяці tagasi
    • The filth 😂

      dolita windodolita windo2 місяці tagasi
  • You also need a series 2 discovery

    vwrocco17vwrocco172 місяці tagasi
  • I had a Mitsubishi Shogun Pinin, it had blue “leather” seats, met its demise after seeing how fast it could take a roundabout and accidentally taking out a lamppost.

    Brendan O'DonnellBrendan O'Donnell2 місяці tagasi
  • Thats what you get when you try do donuts in a RWD with an open rear diff, just pure disappointment lol

    christopher williamschristopher williams2 місяці tagasi
  • can't wait to see the future of this when you don't need Andy

    Nathaniel AndruschetschkoNathaniel Andruschetschko2 місяці tagasi
  • “To get rid of the carbon build up in this engine you need a chisel” 🤣🤣🤣

    hoiy vinosahoiy vinosa2 місяці tagasi
  • Yeah, Vita(ra) for life. No Suzuki's for me, except motorbikes, they are great.

    JoBBuSJoBBuS2 місяці tagasi
  • If you ever get stuck there is always some guy with an old disco who'll be willing to help you out

    North Of NowhereNorth Of Nowhere2 місяці tagasi
  • CarWow need to watch this and see how good off road videos are made. @carthrottle for some reason it didn't look like your front wheels were turning when in the pond?

    Jack BailhacheJack Bailhache2 місяці tagasi
    • VURY

      hoiy vinosahoiy vinosa2 місяці tagasi
  • Those side boards seem to cause issues but I guess Alex needs the help getting in.

    Benedict RobertsBenedict Roberts2 місяці tagasi
  • Was that an aunty Donna's reference

    yeeter skeeteryeeter skeeter2 місяці tagasi
  • Ethan’s dad is still there looking for them.

    doliio volaydoliio volay2 місяці tagasi
  • Were you in 4x4 going in the water? What a rust bucket.

    António RoqueAntónio Roque2 місяці tagasi
  • I recommend a snorkel , and agressive mud tyres , a winch wouldn't be a bad thing either , best of luck modding it anyway and try trim away as much rust as possible 👍

    SLAV willis AlmeraSLAV willis Almera2 місяці tagasi
    • @doliio volay guaranteed 👌 😅

      SLAV willis AlmeraSLAV willis Almera2 місяці tagasi
    • This is the reason Andy used to convince the Mrs to buy themself a discovery.. and I bet ya... 2 seconds after they drove off, hes ben sitting in the car shouting. "see! I told you s

      doliio volaydoliio volay2 місяці tagasi
  • U went in sooooooo hard in the lake lol

    Adz WinAdz Win2 місяці tagasi
  • The filth 😂

    I'm a chicken LOLI'm a chicken LOL2 місяці tagasi
  • I've got a 1.6 Vitara auto of the same type. Absolutely love it :DDDDDD

    C CC C2 місяці tagasi
  • Imagine Alex, Ethan and Jack taking over the Grand Tour when Hammond, May and Clarkson retire

    Thivyan SutharsanThivyan Sutharsan2 місяці tagasi
  • I love how the comments is just full of love for Andy, no one even cares about the vitara now 😂😂

    dcoog anmldcoog anml2 місяці tagasi
  • Andy is a legend

    HassanPoyoHassanPoyo2 місяці tagasi
  • I bet Andy had no idea he'd get thousands of likes for getting these young blokes unbogged. Well done ol' mate.

    Simon FungSimon Fung2 місяці tagasi
  • That sounds like the best idea ever

    Oliver HudsonOliver Hudson2 місяці tagasi
    • Bet they are manual locking hubs. It may say 4wd inside but if the hubs ain't locked you're pissing in the 2wd wind!

      dcoog anmldcoog anml2 місяці tagasi
  • Chuck a big old lift on it and some knobbly mud plugging tyres and your good to go!

    Sam ManningsSam Mannings2 місяці tagasi
  • VURY

    jamie Atkinsonjamie Atkinson2 місяці tagasi
  • Geesh! I actually thought Alex was in his 20's

    DarkCreatornDarkCreatorn2 місяці tagasi
  • I wanna see that vitara boiling that lake to steam next time you come across it!!! pimp time!!!!

    giorgio tommasinigiorgio tommasini2 місяці tagasi
  • Great video, Discovery II to the rescue!

    RPsketcherRPsketcher2 місяці tagasi
  • I’m thinking about getting a Range Rover TD6 what do people think? High maintenance cost isn’t really a concern.... unless it’s really bad haha

    Daniel NorthcottDaniel Northcott2 місяці tagasi
  • Theres a switch in the dash that puts it into sport mode, my mum had the exact same car,

    Mac KentMac Kent2 місяці tagasi
  • This is the reason Andy used to convince the Mrs to buy themself a discovery.. and I bet ya... 2 seconds after they drove off, hes ben sitting in the car shouting. "see! I told you so!"

    Q EffectQ Effect2 місяці tagasi
  • The vitara would do better if had some mud tires on

    Babo TunningBabo Tunning2 місяці tagasi
  • For the record there is no 'off-roading'' here as that lane is a highway = road. Off-tarmac or unpaved, yes, but not off-road. Off-roading is driving on private land, with or without permission and it's important to distinguish the two becasue off-roading without permission is illegal and a major complaint in rural areas. It often leads to lane closures and always generates lots of bad feeling. The two phrases were unhelpfully blurred by The Fast Show 20 years ago, bless them. Sadly 'Let's off-tarmac!' didn't make quite such a good catchphrase as 'Let's off-road!'. Driving un-paved roads is better known as 'Greenlaning', so maybe 'Let's greenlane!' would have done it. Or perhaps not. Stay legal folks. 👍🏾

    Stuart BorehamStuart Boreham2 місяці tagasi
  • Are those summer tyres?

    DominikDominik2 місяці tagasi
  • I guess the upside is you cleaned the offside rear wheel :P

    RWoody1995RWoody19952 місяці tagasi
  • Andy, what a legend

    MikeyMikey2 місяці tagasi
  • Bet they are manual locking hubs. It may say 4wd inside but if the hubs ain't locked you're pissing in the 2wd wind!

    Gareth BellGareth Bell2 місяці tagasi
  • Half surprised the Rover didn't breakdown en route to the rescue.

    Dan JonesDan Jones2 місяці tagasi
  • i miss my disco :p

    xhovisx1xhovisx12 місяці tagasi
  • You only had it in 2 wheel drive

    Patrick DelaneyPatrick Delaney2 місяці tagasi
  • Is it me or did Alex not put the car in 4WD? In the big hole, only the rear wheels are spinning.

    NemesisNemesis2 місяці tagasi
  • Where abouts is this green lane? looks to be a goodun

    Matt LinesMatt Lines2 місяці tagasi
  • Andy what an absolute animal, need more of him.

    Hellalive 89Hellalive 892 місяці tagasi
  • Ethan’s dad is still there looking for them.

    qopoy dnonqopoy dnon2 місяці tagasi
  • Here in Australia, 4x4 country, Vitaras are Gold! even the old ones. Their worth has gone up as well as the sierra. If you spend a little on a lift and bigger tyres plus a snorkle and you will be getting further than most larger 4x4s ever will have. Most shit drivers will always blame the car 🤣 I've seen people in cheap stock 4x4 go further than poser who've spent thousands on their 4x4 just by picking their lines and knowing which speed to take. If he took it at a steady pace and created a wake so he wouldn't have flooded his engine he would've been fine.

    Jordan MacleanJordan Maclean2 місяці tagasi
    • 1:19 my dad does those things 🤣🤣🤣

      qopoy dnonqopoy dnon2 місяці tagasi
  • Disco saves the day

    wilkothewizwilkothewiz2 місяці tagasi
  • Andy has been waiting for this day 63 years, 11 months and 5 days. Andy will fall asleep happy and with a smile on his face.

    Juan SoloJuan Solo2 місяці tagasi
  • Bought one of these at 17 for $700 as my first car. In the US, it's called the Sidekick, and mine was literally a barn find, with only 5,000 original miles. So many memories. In deep water, they're trash as you discovered. But they'll go pretty much everywhere else. I had mine for 7 years, eventually sold it for parts after a double T bone accident left the frame bent, damn I miss that thing.

    Alexander Martin CauseyAlexander Martin Causey2 місяці tagasi
  • I had no idea they shoved a v6 in the first gen

    Daniel SoudersDaniel Souders2 місяці tagasi
  • was it defiantly in 4wd when it was stuck?.....

    Will MorrisWill Morris2 місяці tagasi
  • sick idea! make it a monster

    R1234R12342 місяці tagasi
  • Pick up conversion, sus lift decent tyres and a winch and it’ll be an off road weapon 😀👍🏻

    Graham HowlandGraham Howland2 місяці tagasi
  • is not about the car were tire may be , put some proper tires and give a try again

    Orlando ChavesOrlando Chaves2 місяці tagasi
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