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The Porsche 959 Is a $1.5 Million Automotive Icon
Doug DeMuro

Doug DeMuro

Published on 3 months ago

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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 . 3 months ago

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


Bernkra96 . 23 hours ago

The first help set is there because you have to have one in most of the European countries. Since the law requires. (You must be reduced 4 people can be too) must also have a safety vest and a warning triangle. In some countries you have to take more with you.

Travis Worthington

Travis Worthington . 1 day ago

Jerry jew seinfeld owns one

Travis Worthington

Travis Worthington . 1 day ago

I swear one of my mk2 vws had that same fucking oil cap


Mandel . 1 day ago

“You run across a passenger airplane that ran into a school bus” 😂. That had me in fkn stitches.

Ed Valvonis

Ed Valvonis . 2 days ago

Doug is the type of a guy that eats his sandwich with fork and knife


Tripp426 . 2 days ago

I wonder how many owners have been doing 95.9 km/h or mph in their 959 at 9:59 am/pm while listening to 95.9 on the radio while it's 95.9 degrees out.


lindas1st . 2 days ago

the Porsche 959 - A Technical Tour-de-Force.

Requiem_is cool

Requiem_is cool . 3 days ago

Doug, the person who likes warning labels more than the interior of the car

Da Shizz

Da Shizz . 3 days ago

I remember when this car was only worth $250K....


SMIFFY . 3 days ago

I disagree about the steering wheel, I mean I don't love it but it's far better than anything Ferrari has put in their cars over the past 20 years.

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البومات ليلى غفران laila ghofran albums . 3 days ago

i only knew about this car when i was kid and playing need for speed porsche unleashed

Ondřej Chutný

Ondřej Chutný . 4 days ago

Re: the offroad abilities - there is definitelly reason for that https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFLSxkXsU1Y


Moabman . 4 days ago

I like the look of the car. It's like a 911 but with some cool funk.

Skull FT

Skull FT . 5 days ago

The GT3 RS has the hole though and thats turboless :/

Phil Martin

Phil Martin . 5 days ago

Doug, you missed the single most important quirk for Porsche nerds: that car had water-cooled heads on air-cooked cylinders!

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the gayest kenji lavoski . 5 days ago

meh its good looking but not the greatest ive seen better

Quang Ngọc

Quang Ngọc . 6 days ago

0405 0500 :)

Bart Nelis

Bart Nelis . 1 week ago

your reviews are awesome !!!

Nathaniel's Phone

Nathaniel's Phone . 1 week ago

What about that crazy Group B Toyota Celica?!

Decay of Alberta

Decay of Alberta . 1 week ago

This is a beautiful car.

Felix Otto

Felix Otto . 1 week ago

All I see is a 911 that over ate. The wheel wells make it look like crap.

Brady Patterson

Brady Patterson . 1 week ago

That engine sounds damn good.

Joe Ees

Joe Ees . 2 weeks ago

Considering how I see a lot of AWD/4WD vehicles driven by n00bs in the snow I think every car with an AWD/4WD system needs a "laws of physics still apply" warning.

Martin Landry

Martin Landry . 2 weeks ago

The Germans, and Porsche AG in particular, are well known for reusing parts (if it ain't broke, don't fix it), and it's rather amazing how much this supercar shares with their normal production road cars. The end and inside of the door, including door handles (inside and out) and door locks, look just like on my '83 911SC, including the same handle to open the engine bay and same hydraulics to hold it open. That key slot inside the end of the door for the alarm system is there too, as are the ashtray and the map lights on the sides of the roof. No power seats or hydraulics to adjust the ride height on the SC though :-) That black dot under the door covers the hole for the jack, which raises the whole side of the car. You didn't mention the headlight washer spray button either! One last point, the 934 and 935, which had a limited run of road-legal variants, had those holes in the rear fenders as well. Thanks for sharing this rare jewel with us Doug.

Lizard King

Lizard King . 2 weeks ago

I count 4 shades of seat leather colour. Just saying..

richard carr

richard carr . 2 weeks ago



KalKing03 . 2 weeks ago

Thats actually a very small standard med kit and very smart, I have used mine in my mustang and my truck before and most times were in no way foreseen so having it just in case was very helpful, especially for a car that could see track duty at small and sometimes un-managed tracks where the driver is on their own and some bandages and quik clot could save their life.... most small offices and classrooms have more stuff in theirs than this Porsche.


jordythebassist . 2 weeks ago

Doug, the kinda guy who actually ensures the top half of his head is cut off when filming himself talking about the fuel filler and trunk.

Leroy Brown

Leroy Brown . 2 weeks ago

Classic car, unclassic steering wheel.

Maria I. Cubillo

Maria I. Cubillo . 2 weeks ago

https://www.gofundme.com/u58cm7-help-for-sage *CAR ENTHUSIASTS UNITE!* help her out if you can, Hoonigans stick together.

DeR_ GipsYKinG

DeR_ GipsYKinG . 2 weeks ago

Gelände not Geland


Marc28031984 . 2 weeks ago

Wow I'm loving this car for almost 25 years, but this video showed me a lot of things I didn't knew. An absolute classic

Mylen Anders

Mylen Anders . 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite cars of all time trully magnificent

killer 77__

killer 77__ . 2 weeks ago

I have a 959

JD will

JD will . 2 weeks ago

Why didn't you open the side panels under hood? Every car I have ever owned had the firing order under the hood including a Toyota! Giant tail light?? It's pretty obvious the corners are the only lights. G is for granny gear. My 1980 280Z had the stopwatch/timer/clock, not that much of an innovation in 1989. Always the worst steering wheel! BEST PORSCHE EVER!!


justatemp2000 . 2 weeks ago

Isn't it interesting that they achieved 198mph with 444hp and modern cars need 550hp or more to do the same. I thought we were supposed to be becoming more efficient, not less...

Danny Beausejour

Danny Beausejour . 2 weeks ago

funny perk... owned a a lot of vw's mk1 and mk2 from this vintage and you find extremely similar if not identical components from the seat tilt handles, hood latch or trunk for the porsche, the steering wheels and door handles are extremly similar haha love german cars of that vintage

Justin Hall

Justin Hall . 2 weeks ago

95.9 fm who says the Germans don't have a sense of humour !!! Well spotted attention to detail De Muro classic , love it !!


chriz . 2 weeks ago

Hey 12:30 what does the letter G mean?


FGGG Bits . 3 weeks ago

959 my dream car ever since i played nfs 5 porsche unleashed

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ö. . , . 3 weeks ago

The trunk is the cutest teddy bear! The first aid kit is nothing special, all cars in Germany had to have one like that in the 80ies and 90ies by law. Not sure what is required today, it changes a little bit over time. You also need some basic first aid training to get a driver license in Germany.

Corban Cutten

Corban Cutten . 3 weeks ago

Ummm no Doug that shape steering wheel is one of the greatest Porsche has ever released!! Thanks Doug!! 😊😊

Eder s

Eder s . 3 weeks ago

Group B thought, oh come on! here comes Porsche to ruin the fun, let's go home

Dan Moreno

Dan Moreno . 3 weeks ago

I like Doug's whale t-shirt for the whale-tail Porsche!


MICHAEL ANDERSON . 3 weeks ago

If you had ever lived in Germany and owned a car while you lived there, you would have known that first aid kits and warning triangles are mandatory items to have in your car. The reason for this is if you are the first on scene of an accident, you have to stop and render aid until emergency services arrive.

Luky Jones

Luky Jones . 3 weeks ago

Is doug gay????


ddavid122 . 3 weeks ago

At @11:00 you can see a Ford GT in blue with white stripes. ;)

Roger Rolex 69

Roger Rolex 69 . 3 weeks ago

Yeah dumbass the first aid kit is designed for accidents in Germany where there is no speed limit on the autobahn so yes it’s overkill because usually if you have an accident on the autobahn you’re dead. A limousine is referring to a normal four-door car in Germany at the time they were only concerned about the first and only market these cars were made for the German market not export markets. Not true S model had passenger side mirrors wouldn’t pass TUV no German manufacturers would do that anyway for a road car. What’s hilarious u think 88 is some pre historic era!!!! Sorry CGT is a complete POS compared to a 959. 959 was a complete car of what Porsche could do a CGT was only about a motor the rest of the car had zero attention or engineering .


OneCanisLupus . 3 weeks ago

That is one ugly car!

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