Will My £700 Vitara Survive Off Road?

29 gen 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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  • My first car was a 2 door 2004 1.6 Grand Vitara. Loved it! 👌

    Daryl GunningDaryl Gunning3 giorni fa
  • so worn down street tires are good for offroading Are they???

    Metalhead of NorwayMetalhead of Norway6 giorni fa
  • 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 Millen7 giorni fa
  • 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 Paroz9 giorni fa
  • 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 D110 giorni fa
  • Andy is a legend

    LimeTreeLimeTree12 giorni fa
  • 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 Morawitz12 giorni fa
  • Did anyone let Ethan's Dad know that you don't need him anymore or is he still out there looking for you? >.

    Ellie RoseEllie Rose12 giorni fa
  • We make new sausage today called alexwurst, it makes from tuna and Nutella with no free pork alternatives for real dog food.

    Dadood FrumcheersDadood Frumcheers13 giorni fa
  • 🤣 don’t open the door!!! 🤣

    Sid RennieSid Rennie13 giorni fa
  • The feeling when you see a disco coming over the hill knowing you’re about to be saved

    a channela channel14 giorni fa
  • 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

    MadpegasusmaxMadpegasusmax14 giorni fa
  • you made me google "rust noise"

    Daboss999Daboss99914 giorni fa
  • Andy for the win!!

    Ellis JamesEllis James15 giorni fa
  • 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!

    Hillzy87Hillzy8718 giorni fa
  • Pretty sure this is a long way from me or I'd try the lake of doom in my bobtail Disco.

    Matt TesterMatt Tester18 giorni fa
  • You kill the proton.. We can't be friends anymore

    Early Evo PumEarly Evo Pum19 giorni fa
  • 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 mini19 giorni fa
  • I think you’re supposed to approach large puddles at slow speeds.

    cj Lcj L19 giorni fa
  • 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 korn19 giorni fa
  • Ethans dad drives a really cool car. 👌🏼

    Anas NasirAnas Nasir19 giorni fa
    • It's no wonder it got stuck when you drive in like that.

      bilinas minibilinas mini19 giorni fa
  • Ethan’s dad is still there looking for them.

    Shauka HodanShauka Hodan20 giorni fa
  • Does Andy have any vancancies for a new grandchild? If so can I get an appplication form?

    Neil ScrivenerNeil Scrivener20 giorni fa
  • Just slap some new tires with some grip on them. Can't expect to pass much mud with that slick.

    cetteruscetterus20 giorni fa
  • Love it when the Forza Motorsport 7 menu music starts playing

    General GuilmonGeneral Guilmon20 giorni fa
    • Lockwood.....hold my beer

      Shauka HodanShauka Hodan20 giorni fa
  • 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 Fazal20 giorni fa
  • 9:52 can't get enough

    RandomDriveRandomDrive20 giorni fa
  • Looking forward to the next episode lads 😁😁

    D. Daniels1990D. Daniels199020 giorni fa
  • Ethan’s dad is still there looking for them.

    aola wiliaola wili20 giorni fa
  • Love the intro, awesome cinematography!

    Stian SimonnesStian Simonnes21 giorno fa
  • Andy passed the vibe check.

    smaulpaulsmaulpaul21 giorno fa
  • 9:48 The shreak of a man whose testicles just retreated back into his person.

    Nico LegastoNico Legasto21 giorno fa
  • andy is proper hero! nice one

    TheFuxxoWorksGarageTheFuxxoWorksGarage22 giorni fa
    • If you ever get stuck there is always some guy with an old disco who'll be willing to help you out

      aola wiliaola wili20 giorni fa
  • My cat wanted me to say he really enjoyed the bird-shots. Finally something we can enjoy together ;D

    bilishu alissbilishu aliss22 giorni fa
    • Was that an aunty Donna's reference

      dolita windodolita windo21 giorno fa
  • hypermile on the vitara

    Mathew Peru MichaelMathew Peru Michael22 giorni fa
  • It's no wonder it got stuck when you drive in like that.

    Ian McLeanIan McLean22 giorni fa
    • Were you in 4x4 going in the water? What a rust bucket.

      bilishu alissbilishu aliss22 giorni fa
  • “To get rid of the carbon build up in this engine you need a chisel” 🤣🤣🤣

    dolita windodolita windo23 giorni fa
    • Those side boards seem to cause issues but I guess Alex needs the help getting in.

      dolita windodolita windo21 giorno fa
  • It doesn’t look that bad and drives and is 4wd? I’d drive it till the wheels fall off save some $$

    Outlaw84Outlaw8423 giorni fa
  • And why is this essential So many rules broken

    The one and only banter kingThe one and only banter king23 giorni fa
  • Lockwood.....hold my beer

    The one and only banter kingThe one and only banter king23 giorni fa
    • The filth 😂

      dolita windodolita windo23 giorni fa
  • You also need a series 2 discovery

    vwrocco17vwrocco1724 giorni fa
  • 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'Donnell24 giorni fa
  • Thats what you get when you try do donuts in a RWD with an open rear diff, just pure disappointment lol

    christopher williamschristopher williams24 giorni fa
  • can't wait to see the future of this when you don't need Andy

    Nathaniel AndruschetschkoNathaniel Andruschetschko24 giorni fa
  • “To get rid of the carbon build up in this engine you need a chisel” 🤣🤣🤣

    hoiy vinosahoiy vinosa24 giorni fa
  • Yeah, Vita(ra) for life. No Suzuki's for me, except motorbikes, they are great.

    JoBBuSJoBBuS25 giorni fa
  • 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 Nowhere25 giorni fa
  • 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 Bailhache25 giorni fa
    • VURY

      hoiy vinosahoiy vinosa24 giorni fa
  • Those side boards seem to cause issues but I guess Alex needs the help getting in.

    Benedict RobertsBenedict Roberts25 giorni fa
  • Was that an aunty Donna's reference

    yeeter skeeteryeeter skeeter25 giorni fa
  • Ethan’s dad is still there looking for them.

    doliio volaydoliio volay25 giorni fa
  • Were you in 4x4 going in the water? What a rust bucket.

    António RoqueAntónio Roque25 giorni fa
  • 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 Almera26 giorni fa
    • @doliio volay guaranteed 👌 😅

      SLAV willis AlmeraSLAV willis Almera25 giorni fa
    • 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 volay25 giorni fa
  • U went in sooooooo hard in the lake lol

    Adz WinAdz Win26 giorni fa
  • The filth 😂

    I'm a chicken LOLI'm a chicken LOL26 giorni fa
  • I've got a 1.6 Vitara auto of the same type. Absolutely love it :DDDDDD

    C CC C26 giorni fa
  • Imagine Alex, Ethan and Jack taking over the Grand Tour when Hammond, May and Clarkson retire

    Thivyan SutharsanThivyan Sutharsan26 giorni fa
  • I love how the comments is just full of love for Andy, no one even cares about the vitara now 😂😂

    dcoog anmldcoog anml26 giorni fa
  • Andy is a legend

    HassanPoyoHassanPoyo26 giorni fa
  • I bet Andy had no idea he'd get thousands of likes for getting these young blokes unbogged. Well done ol' mate.

    Simon FungSimon Fung26 giorni fa
  • That sounds like the best idea ever

    Oliver HudsonOliver Hudson26 giorni fa
    • 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 anml26 giorni fa
  • Chuck a big old lift on it and some knobbly mud plugging tyres and your good to go!

    Sam ManningsSam Mannings26 giorni fa
  • VURY

    jamie Atkinsonjamie Atkinson27 giorni fa
  • Geesh! I actually thought Alex was in his 20's

    DarkCreatornDarkCreatorn27 giorni fa
  • I wanna see that vitara boiling that lake to steam next time you come across it!!! pimp time!!!!

    giorgio tommasinigiorgio tommasini27 giorni fa
  • Great video, Discovery II to the rescue!

    RPsketcherRPsketcher27 giorni fa
  • 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 Northcott27 giorni fa
  • Theres a switch in the dash that puts it into sport mode, my mum had the exact same car,

    Mac KentMac Kent27 giorni fa
  • 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 Effect27 giorni fa
  • The vitara would do better if had some mud tires on

    Babo TunningBabo Tunning28 giorni fa
  • 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 Boreham28 giorni fa
  • Are those summer tyres?

    DominikDominik28 giorni fa
  • I guess the upside is you cleaned the offside rear wheel :P

    RWoody1995RWoody199528 giorni fa
  • Andy, what a legend

    MikeyMikey28 giorni fa
  • 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 Bell28 giorni fa
  • Half surprised the Rover didn't breakdown en route to the rescue.

    Dan JonesDan Jones28 giorni fa
  • i miss my disco :p

    xhovisx1xhovisx128 giorni fa
  • You only had it in 2 wheel drive

    Patrick DelaneyPatrick Delaney28 giorni fa
  • Is it me or did Alex not put the car in 4WD? In the big hole, only the rear wheels are spinning.

    NemesisNemesis28 giorni fa
  • Where abouts is this green lane? looks to be a goodun

    Matt LinesMatt Lines28 giorni fa
  • Andy what an absolute animal, need more of him.

    Hellalive 89Hellalive 8928 giorni fa
  • Ethan’s dad is still there looking for them.

    qopoy dnonqopoy dnon28 giorni fa
  • 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 Maclean29 giorni fa
    • 1:19 my dad does those things 🤣🤣🤣

      qopoy dnonqopoy dnon28 giorni fa
  • Disco saves the day

    wilkothewizwilkothewiz29 giorni fa
  • 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 Solo29 giorni fa
  • 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 Causey29 giorni fa
  • I had no idea they shoved a v6 in the first gen

    Daniel SoudersDaniel Souders29 giorni fa
  • was it defiantly in 4wd when it was stuck?.....

    Will MorrisWill Morris29 giorni fa
  • sick idea! make it a monster

    R1234R123429 giorni fa
  • Pick up conversion, sus lift decent tyres and a winch and it’ll be an off road weapon 😀👍🏻

    Graham HowlandGraham Howland29 giorni fa
  • is not about the car were tire may be , put some proper tires and give a try again

    Orlando ChavesOrlando Chaves29 giorni fa
  • 1:45 whats the melody called???

    RaMoRaMo29 giorni fa
  • "Still running though .... :D" Yeah, it does. but from that clip, it sounds like it needs the timing chain tensioner replacing. A common problem on H20, H25, H27 engines ...

    fischerkofischerko29 giorni fa
  • BREAKING: Dakar rally organizers, ASO, announce the "shitbox class" for 2022

    Mudhaffar AdhwaMudhaffar Adhwa29 giorni fa
  • Loved it 😂👍🏻

    Cristian PopaCristian Popa29 giorni fa
  • "I'm happyest when I'm in a shitbox"!!!!!!!

    John AspinallJohn Aspinall29 giorni fa
  • Should do a series like the 330d vs m3 but for a off-road shit box

    Ze PIMPSKiZe PIMPSKi29 giorni fa
  • I had a Suzuki vitara fat boy - 22 inch wheels, soft top, all electronics....looked a million dollars.....everyone commented on it.....but it drove rubbish. Owned it 2 years and was reliable.

    Zaff IqbalZaff Iqbal29 giorni fa
    • lol.......

      bilij pdanbilij pdan29 giorni fa
  • Lol how did that get an mot with that advanced degree of rust? Snide mot much

    Joseph GriffinJoseph Griffin29 giorni fa
  • 1:19 my dad does those things 🤣🤣🤣

    That BikerThat Biker29 giorni fa
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