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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  1. GustavoHP

    GustavoHPPřed 12 dny

    Poor Nolan saying brazilian names lol

  2. Zé

    Před 22 dny

    Man as a brazillian never in my life i thought you guys would make a video about us this feels like a fever dream lmao my favorite donut video fashooo ❤️ 🇧🇷

  3. Alessandro Santos Beltramo

    Alessandro Santos BeltramoPřed 23 dny

    Puma GTB 6 cilindros, foi amor a primeira vista.

  4. Melchor Vincent Agot

    Melchor Vincent AgotPřed 27 dny

    The switch from FWD to RWD happened in recent times with the Toyota Mirai, frankly.

  5. Claimar Vaccari

    Claimar VaccariPřed 27 dny

    In 3:08 The engine is a vw boxer used in The late pumas. Not a 2 stroke.

  6. Claimar Vaccari

    Claimar VaccariPřed 27 dny

    The idea Was use a alfa romeo engine. But we got VW beatle boxer

  7. dj funil

    dj funilPřed měsícem

    I'm a brazilian car guy born in the 80's. I know Puma but didn't know about this Muhammad Ali story. Thank you!

  8. BrunoDB3

    BrunoDB3Před měsícem

    Would love to see Donut talk about the Chevrolet Opala, which came from the Opel Rekord and became such a legend in Brasil. From Stock Car racing to Drag racing, Opalas are icons.

  9. Tyler Wear

    Tyler WearPřed měsícem

    Youabian Puma isn’t related to any of this. WTF? Why would you intentionally include wrong info? 🤦‍♂️

  10. Luiz Miguel Alves

    Luiz Miguel AlvesPřed měsícem

    Nolan: "Until it came back" Me: No it didn't

  11. Sandro Soares

    Sandro SoaresPřed měsícem

    Sempre há histórias muito loucas quando se fala em Brasil

  12. matiss hansens

    matiss hansensPřed měsícem

    How do you keep up that content? Where do you find the information? It is sick Nolan keep it up, man!

  13. Kolin Martz

    Kolin MartzPřed měsícem

    This could be a passed gas episode. I’d love to hear an expanded story of Al Fassi.

  14. Vinicius Oliveira

    Vinicius OliveiraPřed měsícem

    I can say that every car enthusiast here in Brazil knows about Puma. but no one knows about the Muhammad Ali relations, and I was surprise to know that they still make cars in South Africa as well. You have to tell the history about Gurgel company someday!

  15. Ram Walker

    Ram WalkerPřed měsícem

    Can you do a video on the history of volvo

  16. Ram Walker

    Ram WalkerPřed měsícem

    Sting like a beamer

  17. Eduardo Reinheimer

    Eduardo ReinheimerPřed měsícem

    I've never asked anything to you, please do a video about Gurgel cars

  18. RFN Kami

    RFN KamiPřed měsícem

    foda-se gurgel, eles deveriam falar sobre o Miura, esse sim foi uma perda de partir o coração pra indústria nacional.

  19. Anthony Thomas

    Anthony ThomasPřed měsícem

    I’m starting to not like this channel

  20. Anthony Thomas

    Anthony ThomasPřed měsícem

    Main export was definitely not coffee lol something similar and much more potent haha. Speak that truth . Cmon now.

  21. chilobinson

    chilobinsonPřed měsícem

    não esperava por essa kkk

  22. Roberto Bonafé

    Roberto BonaféPřed měsícem

    Now that you talked about Puma. Look for the Brazilian car brand Gurgel. Amaral Gurgel developed an electric car in the 1960s

  23. Lucas Clemente

    Lucas ClementePřed měsícem


  24. Grant Schulz

    Grant SchulzPřed měsícem

    Please do the best car chases from the 2010s

  25. Jose Amado Martinez Jimenez

    Jose Amado Martinez JimenezPřed měsícem

    Have you guys at donut ever heard of a Nissan Tsuru, idk know story behind it but here in Mexico they are everywhere and it looks like a early 90's Sentra that ran up to 2017 I think

  26. Muriloegames 21

    Muriloegames 21Před měsícem

    Brasil kakakakk

  27. Rodolfo Kocsis

    Rodolfo KocsisPřed měsícem

    aaaooeee caraleo huehuehue brasilsilsil sensacional ! ameio o video

  28. Geek Gamer Things

    Geek Gamer ThingsPřed měsícem

    A Puma come cu de gringo

  29. Raposo Nanquim

    Raposo NanquimPřed měsícem

    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!

  30. Robert Kennedy

    Robert KennedyPřed měsícem

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

  31. Robert Kennedy

    Robert KennedyPřed měsícem

    Sei que vc, sim, vc Brasileiro, também só ouvia Muhamed Alface...kkk

  32. Eduardo Chaves

    Eduardo ChavesPřed měsícem

    Shout out from a Brazillian Sub!

  33. Juliano Pimentel Testa

    Juliano Pimentel TestaPřed měsícem

    the only part where I not sure is , the rebirth in South Africa, I pretty sure they restart the project in Brasil.

  34. BathRo

    BathRoPřed měsícem


  35. Água Inigualável

    Água InigualávelPřed měsícem

    Iiiiiih que isso mané tá de tiração com minha cara

  36. Ryan Stevens

    Ryan StevensPřed měsícem

    Should do an athletes best collection list... then you could also do one covering racing legends and their normal/exotic/ridiculous rides...

  37. Mogale Matlala

    Mogale MatlalaPřed měsícem

    Bro I'm from SA buh ion even know the Pima car lol🤣

  38. yazeed 911

    yazeed 911Před měsícem

    Every time they bring up Saudi I get excited my country is being mentioned

  39. SevenDeMagnus

    SevenDeMagnusPřed měsícem

    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

  40. Rodrigo Nogueira Mota

    Rodrigo Nogueira MotaPřed měsícem

    Donut Media: puts a Brazilian flag... Brazilians: meeeeeeeeenggoooooooo!!!!!!

  41. Pedro Linhares Machado Marchi

    Pedro Linhares Machado MarchiPřed měsícem

    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!

  42. Dingo

    DingoPřed měsícem

    that picture really is in every classroom thats so accurate lmao 😂

  43. Radeo Dreams

    Radeo DreamsPřed měsícem

    where is the Gurgel in the story?

  44. André Luiz Tiago Soares

    André Luiz Tiago SoaresPřed měsícem

    Am I tripping or are animations particularly good in this video?

  45. Edwin de Paula

    Edwin de PaulaPřed měsícem

    lol the picture you guys got for araucária veículos is from a random dealership in paraná

  46. João Henrique

    João HenriquePřed měsícem

    Donut falando da Puma, nunca imaginei que veria isso kkkk Cadê os BR?

  47. Fellipe Navarro

    Fellipe NavarroPřed měsícem

    Opa, you just said Brazil?

  48. Matuca Matchola

    Matuca MatcholaPřed 2 měsíci

    If you put Brazil in the title, you'd get soooo much more views

  49. Max Micheloni

    Max MicheloniPřed 2 měsíci

    I have one puma gts 76. Wheeee.

  50. viswa srujith

    viswa srujithPřed 2 měsíci

    Do a detailed documantary about TATA motors of India.

  51. Samuel Aguina

    Samuel AguinaPřed 2 měsíci

    How about dina motors from Mexico

  52. Ily Rod

    Ily RodPřed 2 měsíci

    I love his voice

  53. rabbi bd

    rabbi bdPřed 2 měsíci

    Muhammad ali❤️❤️❤️

  54. João Brigato

    João BrigatoPřed 2 měsíci

    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)

  55. Lucas Falcao

    Lucas FalcaoPřed 2 měsíci

    Brasilian car history has some pretty interesting things

  56. Pratap P

    Pratap PPřed 2 měsíci

    How the host pronounces “puma” 😂😂😂

  57. Futo Karin

    Futo KarinPřed 2 měsíci


  58. Renato Nehr

    Renato NehrPřed 2 měsíci

    quem vai fazer a legenda em PT BR pra eu poder mandar esse video pro meu veio!! kkk Mo preguica

  59. Walter Jr.

    Walter Jr.Před 2 měsíci

    Oh no mention of the Puma GTB and Puma AMV?

  60. Jigsjigz

    JigsjigzPřed 2 měsíci

    Who's Moohammed ali

  61. Megumin Crimson

    Megumin CrimsonPřed 2 měsíci

    𝙎𝙊 𝙔𝙊𝙐 𝙎𝘼𝙄𝘿 𝘽𝙍𝘼𝙕𝙄𝙇??? you sumoned us 𝗛𝗨𝗘 𝗣𝗢𝗪𝗔 𝗕𝗔𝗕𝗬

  62. Gustavo Reis

    Gustavo ReisPřed 2 měsíci

    Fun fact: Al Fassi is the right pronunciation for the lettuce in Portuguese

  63. usa flag

    usa flagPřed 2 měsíci

    That’s gold car look sick I would bought one of those.

  64. micah fuller

    micah fullerPřed 2 měsíci

    Ol "shake" al fassi seemed like a crazy guy to hang out with. Haha

  65. Marcelo Maricate

    Marcelo MaricatePřed 2 měsíci

    O país dos memes!

  66. Pedro Henrique

    Pedro HenriquePřed 2 měsíci

    yeah, that ending is totally incorrect. puma is still in brazil, and you showed the brazilian prototype. gj on reasearching...

  67. Mitchell Lewis

    Mitchell LewisPřed 2 měsíci

    Ali was a pos person, I found this one hard to watch

  68. Markus-Frank Jünemann

    Markus-Frank JünemannPřed 2 měsíci

    Bruh, so many mistakes in one video.... This is so badly researched... Subscription stopped.

  69. Icaro Turci

    Icaro TurciPřed 2 měsíci

    Curiosity: "Al fasi" in portuguese sounds exactly like "Alface", that means lettuce!

  70. Marty Woolf

    Marty WoolfPřed 2 měsíci

    yo the zoom and enhance into that DKW at 2:38 is underrated

  71. Alias SmithandJones

    Alias SmithandJonesPřed 2 měsíci

    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.

  72. Pedro 919

    Pedro 919Před 2 měsíci

    As a brazilian pumas are sick up to this day 😍

  73. TheSdrubs

    TheSdrubsPřed 2 měsíci

    Al Fasse sounds like lettuce in portuguese. Oh, and aqui é Brasil, porra, by the way.

  74. Cody Musser

    Cody MusserPřed 2 měsíci

    This was a neat video

  75. João Gustavo Di Salvio Teixeira

    João Gustavo Di Salvio TeixeiraPřed 2 měsíci

    Have you heard about a genuine brazilian company called Gurgel?

  76. The Dungeon Studio

    The Dungeon StudioPřed 2 měsíci


  77. FBI Agent

    FBI AgentPřed 2 měsíci

    So... that's mean there is a 400 to 1440 car in Saudi Arabia that is very rare ???

  78. Ole Bror

    Ole BrorPřed 2 měsíci

    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.

  79. Pablo Olivero

    Pablo OliveroPřed 2 měsíci

    I Still waiting for a Up to speed of Fangio.

  80. Pablo Olivero

    Pablo OliveroPřed 2 měsíci

    Talk about Fangio

  81. HJ GHOST

    HJ GHOSTPřed 2 měsíci

    please make a video of Gurgel we would be very happy

  82. julio pinto

    julio pintoPřed 2 měsíci

    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

  83. Renato Buzinaro

    Renato BuzinaroPřed 2 měsíci

    nothing better to represent brazil than a fail!

  84.řed 2 měsíci

    The Holden commodore was going to be exported to LHD countries using the Saab 2.3L engine as it was all under GM

  85. 11 B

    11 BPřed 2 měsíci

    Your pronunciation isn't bad. Good video!

  86. 11 B

    11 BPřed 2 měsíci

    I get so happy when my country is cited in something. AEEEE BRASIL OBRIGADO.

  87. Rex Christian Elle

    Rex Christian EllePřed 2 měsíci

    Content suggestion: Jeepneys in the Philippines ft. American G.I

  88. amvl

    amvlPřed 2 měsíci

    Puma Alface : Puma Lettuce

  89. Eklingsingh Rathore

    Eklingsingh RathorePřed 2 měsíci

    Almost at the end

  90. Eklingsingh Rathore

    Eklingsingh RathorePřed 2 měsíci

    Hey mr donut editor you also forget to add the gun reloading sound in the end of the video

  91. Fire Knight

    Fire KnightPřed 2 měsíci

    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

  92. Jimmy Fish

    Jimmy FishPřed 2 měsíci

    Stimulating the economy by tariffing imports. What a novel concept….

  93. Nasir Abbasi

    Nasir AbbasiPřed 2 měsíci


  94. Savage YT

    Savage YTPřed 2 měsíci

    id buy it

  95. W Cube

    W CubePřed 2 měsíci

    Absolutely awesome information- wow

  96. cris dlcruz

    cris dlcruzPřed 2 měsíci

    Nolan the whitest kid you'll know

  97. Bruno Andreon

    Bruno AndreonPřed 2 měsíci

    Great story! Please, do the same with Gurgel and Amazonas.

  98. Eugénio Montês

    Eugénio MontêsPřed 2 měsíci 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...

  99. Ian Stewart

    Ian StewartPřed 2 měsíci

    Pyuma, not pooma

  100. Alexis 200SX

    Alexis 200SXPřed 2 měsíci

    Wait! Where is James' country song ad?

  101. Dalia Racer

    Dalia RacerPřed 2 měsíci

    As a Brazilian it's really funny to hear him saying brazilian words with the american accent haha!!

  102. J

    JPřed 2 měsíci

    3:21 wow you butchered the shit out of that name lol