We found the lost 2.0-litre V10 sportscar!

25 nóv 2020
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At the start of 2020, Mike put out a video about a lost British sportscar called the Connaught Type-D, with the unique thing about it being that it had a tiny 2.0-litre supercharged V10 engine. We had so many people messaging us to rediscover the car after the company went under in 2004, so Mike set about trying to find the unique sportscar. And after some serious digging, he found it!
Here's Mike's original video: isworlds.info/item/rNttmb95tW29ZK4/v-deo
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  • Thank you to everyone who DM'd me asking for progress on finding the car, we got there in the end! Stay tuned for the first drive further down the line.

    Mike DriveTribeMike DriveTribe3 mánuðum síðan
    • This could be a great car. Brilliant!

      Sam MetzgerSam Metzger4 dögum síðan
    • Drive the car

      SebastianSebastian7 dögum síðan
    • @Si Raff yes was still ahead of the game at the time with some idea's but due to lack of funding being a small British car company didn't go anywhere really, some great ideas on that V10, like shutting down one bank of cylinders for economy , regen braking , regen motor used for starter , and the Hybrid was supercharged to

      Gary 'Man'Gary 'Man'Mánuði síðan
    • @Gary 'Man' 15 years early or this would have taken off in a big way.

      Si RaffSi RaffMánuði síðan
    • @Si Raff funny enough we made one with a hybrid system to

      Gary 'Man'Gary 'Man'Mánuði síðan
  • It looks like someone took a lot of car styles and threw them in a blender...can see a chevy camaro/Mercedes/weird Japanese rear end...

    M owlerM owlerKlukkustund síðan
  • So its basically a volkswagen vr design... Nice...

    lamazverlamazver16 klukkustundum síðan
  • Great car in this time with electric cars and hybrids. This little v10 or vr10 are going too for in great think of this engine name vr10 hybrid. Or 2.0 vr10 hybrid or just the little hybrid

    Dta JakobsDta JakobsDegi Síðan síðan
    • After this video I pressed subscribe

      Dta JakobsDta JakobsDegi Síðan síðan
  • I can certainly help with the computer.

    jpspenjpspenDegi Síðan síðan
  • The exterior styling somehow reminds me of the 5th gen Camaro.

    oldskool59oldskool59Degi Síðan síðan
  • Looks like a mini Camaro to me from the front.

    phil ophil o2 dögum síðan
  • I mad that nobody invested in this back in the day... 2.0-litle engine is perfect for European legislations. I want to see a car with this engine on roads.

    ArunixArunix2 dögum síðan
  • Geat looking British car in years...and it's 15 years or more old

    Snoopy The DogSnoopy The Dog2 dögum síðan
  • its a VR-10! this engine could most likely fit into most straight 6 cars. I wish this guy would bring it back as a crate engine

    Isaac TrockmanIsaac Trockman3 dögum síðan
    • wait its pretty small... it could fit in 4 cylinder cars too

      Isaac TrockmanIsaac Trockman3 dögum síðan
  • This is what we need. Someone to take an old British name and reboot it. There must be investors out there looking for just such a folly.

    El BeckoEl Becko3 dögum síðan
  • Wow! Loved it!! Hope they get this car to market!!💪👌

    cliff longcliff long3 dögum síðan
  • The piston sizes remind me somewhat of my old 6 cyl Triumph Vitesse!

    Cuchi de SotoCuchi de Soto3 dögum síðan
  • Brilliant simply brilliant👍

    Jeffrey RobersonJeffrey Roberson4 dögum síðan
  • Great looking car

    Mark GibbinsMark Gibbins4 dögum síðan
  • It's beautiful

    ahotcupoftruth mcgroryahotcupoftruth mcgrory6 dögum síðan
  • Love the channel, you could of found a better presenter though guys a bit of a shmuck.

    Kyle MurrayKyle Murray6 dögum síðan
  • I sold my ears and brought bitcoin!

    My New LifeMy New Life6 dögum síðan
  • I sold my ears and brought bitcoin!

    My New LifeMy New Life6 dögum síðan
  • I wish I had enough resources to let this man finish his dream.

    mmaxeatormmaxeator6 dögum síðan
  • What a sin,that is one beauty of a machine

    Stacy DornanStacy Dornan7 dögum síðan
  • I wanna see the car driving

    Skeng in my blazerSkeng in my blazer7 dögum síðan
  • Lancia is pronounced "Lan-cha" in English. It's like mispronouncing "Por-sha". It annoys me.

    5th time account deleted.5th time account deleted.7 dögum síðan
    • They're also mispronouncing connaught. Connaught is pronounced like Con-ockt. Its a province here in Ireland consisting of 5 counties.

      Tadhg McElligottTadhg McElligott6 dögum síðan
  • Now THAT is a car to bring back! Idk how to appeal to investors, but, if i was one, id put that car into production immediately...it's so rare to see a one-off car that is so perfect and beautiful 😍

    John KJohn K7 dögum síðan
  • Very cool

    Drew DemienDrew Demien7 dögum síðan
  • A baby V16 BRM,,,

    steve driversteve driver8 dögum síðan
  • "Making it a VR10 engne" Labels the video as a V10

    Milan VondřichMilan Vondřich8 dögum síðan
  • What a lovely bloke

    chris brinkleychris brinkley8 dögum síðan
  • Can I buy it?

    Old ManWillyBoyOld ManWillyBoy8 dögum síðan
  • Mad props for the Sopwith shirt chap.

    Collin CullereCollin Cullere9 dögum síðan
  • Doesn't look like it uses a "Headgasket" per se i'm assuming it uses silicon sealant around the flat surfaces then on the cylinders it probably uses a copper ring.... something like this if produced could become quite the kit engine, i can imagine getting in bed with a casting company and seeing as they are already machinists they could probably pump these out for a few grand each in kit barebones form (No ecu or anything) just the engine block and head... i'd love to throw one of these into my mustang! 2.0 V10.... i bet supercharged that would make some lovely noises.

    D4RKHOUNDD4RKHOUND10 dögum síðan
  • Came here to see & hear supercharged mini v10. Instead got an Awkward interview & a bare engine block. 💩

    J PJ P10 dögum síðan
  • engine specialist at jlr does not bring one a lot of confidence

    Baz zaBaz za12 dögum síðan
  • When I saw the picture in your thumbnail, I saw a VW Golf Mk3 or 4.

    lokisgodhilokisgodhi12 dögum síðan
  • The back of this car is hideous

    P-FunkP-Funk12 dögum síðan
  • Nice 👍

    mee5fulmee5ful12 dögum síðan
  • Imagine if every person that contributed to the (currently) 31,000 likes, kicked-in at least say....$5 towards this goal.

    Terry HesticlesTerry Hesticles12 dögum síðan
  • What's its redline?

    Chuck SelvageChuck Selvage12 dögum síðan
  • You are looking at serious brains. Brilliant.

    Daro DariusDaro Darius12 dögum síðan
  • Want one 👍

    Mark OvertonMark Overton12 dögum síðan
  • Geez, the owner was genuinely interesting and definitely proud. Less turtlewax and more of him!

    Edward GribbleEdward Gribble14 dögum síðan
  • Got Camaro vibes from the front

    Miguel CordeiroMiguel Cordeiro14 dögum síðan
  • It's awesome you helped to bring this back to light.

    Tight TTight T14 dögum síðan
  • Move! Passing through! Sorry for the drooing.

    Francisco MachadoFrancisco Machado14 dögum síðan
  • Instead of more V10s, how about a flat-10?

    Donovan PikoDonovan Piko14 dögum síðan
  • Without all the gears and fueled by alcohol it really gets interesting.

    UnbiasUnbias15 dögum síðan
  • I think this engine would work on cars like BMW m1/ Mercedes A amg. .BMW had the e60m5 who had a V10 now they could Have his nephiew

    NGPNGP15 dögum síðan
  • Bro this would make a killing in Australia

    Jesse JamesJesse James15 dögum síðan
  • Wish me luck, fellow admirers, with my projects, please, so I can bring this back. Amazing ingenuity! My respect for both the video and the Connaught project.

    R SvSbgR SvSbg15 dögum síðan
  • Start the car!

    FlankyFrankieFlankyFrankie16 dögum síðan
  • And there is the people building a 4.0 liter Flat 20 cylinder engine based on the V-10.

    mpetersen6mpetersen616 dögum síðan
    • @Covert Garage I personally believe in a past life they designed and built aircraft engines for Napier.

      mpetersen6mpetersen616 dögum síðan
    • I agree with you and welcome to my channel about cars

      Covert GarageCovert Garage16 dögum síðan
  • 0:11 months ago

    Tom NathanTom Nathan16 dögum síðan
    • I agree with you and welcome to my channel about cars

      Covert GarageCovert Garage16 dögum síðan
  • front looks like a Camaro, back looks like a TVR

    MrCrispyNipsMrCrispyNips17 dögum síðan
  • No performance numbers? No hp? No torque?

    RobbanxCRobbanxC17 dögum síðan
  • "Very 2004 inside". Really? Just looks like a kit car from the 80s inside. That engine though. Amazing. Take that and just make a new car. The existing one looks like a Simca 😂

    Alex DeLargeAlex DeLarge17 dögum síðan
  • mom can i get a v10? no we have one at home

    GrimGrim17 dögum síðan
  • Front end reminds me of a deformed 2010 Camaro and rear tail lights look like Smart Roadster headlights

    Sa BrSa Br17 dögum síðan
  • What a shame, barely any information about the engine other than its size, is all the other stuff a secret or something.... 🤔

    2ndBest Bob2ndBest Bob17 dögum síðan
  • They should make engine kits for those wanting to do engine swaps.

    John GrizzleJohn Grizzle17 dögum síðan
    • Right! So you're welcome to my video blog about cars.

      Covert GarageCovert Garage16 dögum síðan
  • Just crowd source a 2022 version, seems nice

    Roy VSRoy VS17 dögum síðan
  • I wonder what Buckminster Fuller would say about this

    angryadrienangryadrien18 dögum síðan
  • Gotta love listening to a history-making engineer who looks like a farmer/mechanic

    angryadrienangryadrien18 dögum síðan
  • Its like a vr10 and the front looks like a mini camaro

    TheRiceguy78TheRiceguy7818 dögum síðan
  • front clip looks like a chevy camaro. how is it a super car? why didn't u ssk how the hybrid is set up?

    Che johnnyChe johnny18 dögum síðan
  • Not a huge fan of the front end look, but it seems like a car ahead of its time sadly. Hope it gets the funding and expertise needed to make it viable.

    asambi69asambi6919 dögum síðan
  • I remember seeing this on the carpet in their office foyer in Dafen, Llanelli. I was amazed I'd not heard of it at the time!

    Gareth LloydGareth Lloyd19 dögum síðan
  • @3:55-3:59 instant thumbs-up ;}

    SuedeStonnSuedeStonn20 dögum síðan
  • What if such an engine would be mounted in a Morgan....

    Wolf JordanWolf Jordan20 dögum síðan
  • I want one!!!

    Chicken DippersChicken Dippers21 degi síðan síðan
  • Wow i didnt know the existence of such a car!! such engines could also be used in superbikes!!

    fidel catsrofidel catsro21 degi síðan síðan
  • 2 big ol dents in the front left wing near the door. Im willing to bet, they would total the car at an american insurer

    Justo TalkalottashitJusto Talkalottashit21 degi síðan síðan
  • Horsepower?

    Talk my WalkTalk my Walk22 dögum síðan
  • Only me that se s liten camaro in the front

    Elias HenrikssonElias Henriksson22 dögum síðan
  • v10 swapped miata?

    ReleventGamingReleventGaming24 dögum síðan
  • Why not turn on car

    Emanuel MuresanEmanuel Muresan24 dögum síðan
  • It looks like a BeamNG Automation car.

    Sergej NadaždinSergej Nadaždin24 dögum síðan
  • A Super Rare Car indeed! Squarishly Handsome! Love It! 🕯🌷🕊

    Toma HawkToma Hawk25 dögum síðan
  • It looks like a camaro

    Wayn SmithWayn SmithMánuði síðan
  • I NEED to know more about this engine and its hybrid system. Because it makes zero sense to me. Everyone else has been using fewer and fewer cylinders for years because it increases fuel economy through less frictional resistance. But this guy's like "Moar cylinders!!" Also what the heck does not idling have to do with having ten cylinders?? If he'd have said "I want it to run really, really low revs" then more cylinders would make sense, but not the other way round. This car makes no sense and I'm intrigued.

    Kj16VKj16VMánuði síðan
    • I agree. Ford are using a 3-cylinder engine now in place of 4. Many V8s are being replaced by V or straight 6s... all for the sake of getting the engine friction down. A 2-litre V10 is just a vanity exercise.

      Lewis72Lewis724 dögum síðan
  • I want to see the 2022 version of this company 👍

    Jose Francisco DavilaJose Francisco DavilaMánuði síðan
  • Beautiful engine like wow gorgeous! Wonderful design work and top notch engine builder!!

    Mike MiZeRy#1Mike MiZeRy#1Mánuði síðan
  • sounds like an aircraft radial engine!

    moosianmoosianMánuði síðan
  • enjoyed this video Mike, keep them coming

    Lionel BaronLionel BaronMánuði síðan
  • He should take it to SEMA or a similar event to see the reactions it would get.

    Garrett BischoffGarrett BischoffMánuði síðan
  • Artisanal carmakers rarely get much attention they deserve. They have great ideas that don't always get well with major and larger car manufacturers. Of course, being small companies also meant that getting short on money and no significant fundings are common sad stories for many of them.

    Izzat Fauzi MustafaIzzat Fauzi MustafaMánuði síðan
  • This car should be ported in too a driving game like forza or something so people all over the world can see it and get too love it

    2sik2sikMánuði síðan
  • It's sad to see the developer's dream die - Unfortunately it was too little, too late and not enough money......That's business. Similarly, there's another new(ish) car company who are on the complete opposite end of the spectrum, but the outcome will be the same. Interesting times - Keep safe and well.

    Craigy WaigyCraigy WaigyMánuði síðan
  • I would buy one. If there is one for sale...I will buy it.

    Devil's AdvocateDevil's AdvocateMánuði síðan
  • I hate bald young guy.........hahaha no hard feeling, you also sounds like a non a real British guy.....where u from actually....sorry lads....hohoho🤪🤪🤪

    Dhani71 IsaacDhani71 IsaacMánuði síðan
  • I really like this car. Even the exterior styling is spot on.

    Nate LeenheerNate LeenheerMánuði síðan
  • Definitely looks more like brushed aluminum than stainless steel in the interior.

    jeff steevejeff steeveMánuði síðan
  • Too bad no test drive

    buzzbbirdbuzzbbirdMánuði síðan
  • They should have made a donation page for them

    TrauneTrauneMánuði síðan
  • The front of the car looks like if a Camaro was on acid but also angry for some reason Massive headlights but an angry grill

    TheEpicFuzzTheEpicFuzzMánuði síðan
  • If I'm right, there's a 20 odd cars to be build, any millionaires that can buy sum for 500k?

    pear7777pear7777Mánuði síðan
  • ide like to know how they seal those cylinders.... the vr has canted top pistons and the liners are flat as the deck.....

    Todd OmicioliTodd OmicioliMánuði síðan
  • I'd like a motorcycle with that engine.

    Wade GuidryWade GuidryMánuði síðan
  • Prius a hideous car, the car that started it all and made Toyota the biggest car manufacturer in the world and billions of money, typical Brit. The last thing they made that made a difference was the radar, brilliant invention though, but a long time ago

    Bapster ManBapster ManMánuði síðan
  • Why is it named after an Irish Province? Would love to know. By the wat it's pronounced Konnoct

    Eu PhonyxEu PhonyxMánuði síðan
  • Camaro mx5?

    Ethan REthan RMánuði síðan