Which Performance Badges Are a Scam?

  • Published on: Monday, January 13, 2020
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    BMW has M. Nissan has Nismo. Ford has ST. If you see one of these badges, you know the car is serious...Or is it? Maybe some of these badges are...lying? Join Nolan as he explores the history of all of you favorite badges: BMW M, Nissan Nismo, Ford ST, Mercedes-Benz, AMG, Audi S, Hyundai N, Acura and HondaType R- and whether or not they mean anything anymore. This is a spicy one!

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     4 hours ago


  • Southsidexflorida


     5 hours ago

    What about Lexus F-sport

  • Blake Ba

    Blake Ba

     9 hours ago

    Anyone else notice that be said “2009” when he was talking about the supra ?

  • Darkeese Latifah

    Darkeese Latifah

     9 hours ago

    9:51 the new Supra was announced 11 years ago?

  • bhuuthesecond


     18 hours ago

    What does it matter if the racing division of a car company helped develop it's road car? Can not mechanical engineers do mechanical engineering? Are the ones in the racing division using a different kind of science and physics that the ones in the road car department have never heard of?

  • Gothic


     19 hours ago

    No Infiniti G/Q "sport" models?

  • Rasmon 123

    Rasmon 123

     20 hours ago +1

    5:05 ngl doesn't look that bad

  • chris8989 j

    chris8989 j

     21 hours ago

    type r has type s same as ford rs and st

  • Travis Hairston

    Travis Hairston

     22 hours ago

    Wait. So... You're tying to tell me, that a 2000 M3, and a 2000 330i share the same powertrain?

  • Roland M

    Roland M

     22 hours ago

    You conveniently forgot that Honda/Acura does make a lesser version of "Type-R", called "Type-S" which is sometimes also little more than cosmetics. They all do it.

  • DJ Dizzy

    DJ Dizzy

     23 hours ago

    List of some performance divisions or teams:
    Chevy: Chevy/GM Performance
    Dodge: Mopar, SRT
    Fiat: Abarth
    Ford: Ford Racing, SVO/SVT/ST
    Honda: HPD
    Jaguar: SVR
    Mazda: Mazdaspeed
    Mercedes: AMG
    Mitsubishi: Ralliart
    Nissan: Nismo
    Subaru: STi
    Toyota: TRD



     1 days ago

    How else do you want to call the optional sport package? Everyone knows that a car with for example a s-line badge is not comparable to s or rs models, same with the m models. I didn't know it was a bad thing to be able to buy a car with an economical engine, and add some sport seats or steering wheel.

  • Stinky


     1 days ago

    "Hun-day like Sunday" at least that's what a friend of mine told me the sales rep said when he was buying his. It's a great car brand, especially for price vs. performance!

  • Bon M

    Bon M

     1 days ago

    What a BS video the M Performance cars do get a significant power boost over the standard cars just some useless clickbait stopped watching after that

  • Megexy slovak

    Megexy slovak

     1 days ago

    Meanwhile in Czechoslovakia the skoda has the "VRS" Performance badge while it has now nothing with motorsports

  • Megexy slovak

    Megexy slovak

     1 days ago

    11:42 Ah, you're a man of culture aswell!

  • Patrik Hanc

    Patrik Hanc

     1 days ago

    In Europe we already have N-line cars from Hyundai and N-line its just a package for ordinery hyundai i30, just look exactly same like more powerful performance i30 N model. Only has a stiffer and lower suspension, power is same as stock.

  • Musky Performance

    Musky Performance

     1 days ago

    very disappointing. No Shelby, V, or SRT.......

  • ryan webb

    ryan webb

     1 days ago +1

    What about John Cooper Works badge? Anyone?

  • Nomeltta Yeet

    Nomeltta Yeet

     1 days ago

    0:45 whos joe?