You can get every type of information on Google search engine, but if you want to explore videos and animations there is no other better platform than YouTube. Considered as the most popular social media network, YouTube has over 2.7 billion users. YouTube was launched on February 14,2005, by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim and since then it keeps on becoming popular day by day. YouTube videos have several categories which include short films, music videos, documentaries, vlogs, news, audios, movie trailers, teasers, live streams, automotive videos and more.
Automotive freaks always had been involved in YouTube by uploading videos that include new car launches, Reviews, different categories of cars, car collections, and more. If you are a gearhead you should probably have known the different automotive users who are providing a piece of valuable information related to automobiles. The top 10 of them are mentioned below which you can adore and may want to follow.
1. The Straight Pipes
The top YouTube channel to gain information related to automotive is “The Straight Pipes”. This channel is based out of Toronto, Canada, and run by Yuri and Jakub. They have 1.52 million subscribers and provide content related to car reviews and Test Drives. The Straight Pipes joined YouTube on Apr 19, 2012 and have nearly 346 million channel views.
Coming into this list, the next one is DriveTribe. It is a YouTube channel based out of United Kingdom. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May runs this channel by posting the reviews every week and have 2.16 million subscribers. They have joined the YouTube on Sep 15,2016 and have over 347 million views on their channel.
3. Rory Reid – AutoTrader UK
If you want to buy or sell a used or new car then Auto Trader can be one of the option for you. One can checkout their YouTube channel to sort out their issues regarding the purchasing of vehicle. They present the new car reviews, specs. of cars and the cost of ownership. AutoTrader is an United Kingdom based channel that doesn’t have much subscribers counting only to 750 thousand, even after joining platform on July 6,2007. Over 200 million views were recorded on their channel.
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4. Sudhir Matai – Double Apex
Not a very famous one but still providing interesting information, the Double Apex channel is run by Sudhir Matai. An automotive journalist who managed to write for several international publications has launched Double Apex as an automotive clothing brand in 2015, but it grew up as a YouTube channel. It is a South Africa based channel joined on July 3,2013 and have nearly 50 thousand views.
5. Throttle House
Thomas Holland and Brit James Engelsman runs the Throttle House, and it is another channel to come out of Canada. They provide car reviews, track tests, and racecar builds for both the American market cars and European market cars. Joined on Dec 20, 2011, they have over 325 million channel views and 2.07 million subscribers.
6. Matt Gallagher – WTF1
Another channel coming out of the United Kingdom is WTF1 which runs by Matt Gallagher. This channel offers every type of information regarding Formula 1 and motorsport. It is one of the fastest growing YouTube channels with 1.09 million subscribers and nearly 268 million channel views. They joined the platform on Jan 12, 2017.
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7. Mighty Car Mods
One of the largest independent YouTube channels and run by two long-time friends Marty and Moog. They provide content related to unique car builds and showcasing of the car culture. The Australian-based out channel has 3.65 million subscribers and 763.5 million huge views on the channel. They joined the platform on Jan 8, 2008.
8. Jay Leno’s Garage
After retiring in 2014, John Leno started his own TV show in which he shows his leverage collection. One of the most popular comedian loves to showcase his cars that’s why have 3.36 million YouTube subscribers. It is based out of the United States and have over huge 793 million channel views. Leno joined the YouTube platform on Dec 11,2008. One can view his show on CNBC.
9. Doug DeMuro
With 4.42 million subscribers Doug DeMuro is one of the most popular automotive channels on YouTube. Doug is a writer and a journalist who also offers great content for every gearhead and regular consumers. His channel is based out of San Diego, United States, and has over 1.6 billion views on the channel although he joined the platform only on Sep 12,2013.
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10. Mat Watson – Carwow
With the most subscribers on this list is Mat Watson’s “carwow”. All the information about premium auto reviews, performance tests, and some of the rarest and most powerful cars in the world is delivered by this channel. It covers every category from Bugatti to F1 cars. Carwow has 7.15 million subscribers and joined the platform on Jan 2, 2014. Till now carwow has over 2.5 billion views.
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