How much power has this car lost in 20 years and 150,000 miles?

23 feb 2020
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The Mondeo ST200 is back and this time Mike is putting the car through its paces on a dyno. The question is, how many horses have left the stable since the year 2000? The numbers will reveal all...
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  • Just to be clear, these are crank figures! So we are comparing crank figures from factory vs crank figures on the dyno (the dyno is converting to crank power from the wheel horsepower). So the car has lost 33bhp, as stated in the video!

    • You Guys pick a number and then wait for the result and comment down below !! WTF? is this channel for utter morons !!

      Christopher RobertsChristopher Roberts9 mánuðum síðan
    • DRIVETRIBE Unless you know the exact percentage of drivetrain loss, it’s not accurate to try to convert a wheel horsepower number to a brake horsepower number.

      83FB783FB79 mánuðum síðan
    • @fanatic26 hm seems legit..............

      NathanielNathaniel9 mánuðum síðan
    • So what's the wheel horsepower ? That's the one you feel, not the engine power

      CzechboundCzechbound9 mánuðum síðan
    • Still calling bullshit on this. I mean listen to the garbage reasons that were used to try and explain this missing power. My 500k mi toyota corolla hasnt lost 15% of its original power. You guys just fucked up on this video by having incorrect power numbers,. and a host without a clue.

      fanatic26fanatic269 mánuðum síðan
  • I was close on the first pull I guess 152 horses

    Taylor LoboskyTaylor Lobosky4 dögum síðan
  • 8 months... When's the next installment?

    S LS LMánuði síðan
  • lost intrest after the mondeo ,, sorry the bmw might be fast but i wouldnt give it a 2nd glance compared to a blue oval classic

    stu gillstu gillMánuði síðan
  • My bet was 185 hp so i was close hahaha

    josif nightrangerjosif nightrangerMánuði síðan
  • Rebuild the existing engine.

    Dave DaveDave DaveMánuði síðan
  • I strongly recommend you to coderlious5 on Instagram he's fast and reliable hacker he track down all kinds of lost cars

    TianaTiana2 mánuðum síðan
  • Any update videos?

    Ciaran GaviganCiaran Gavigan2 mánuðum síðan
  • For sure with old filters,old spark plugs....

    jirka87jirka872 mánuðum síðan
  • Loosing that much horsepower is not normal at all

    Johnny HaleJohnny Hale2 mánuðum síðan
  • I suggest a 5.0L W126 Mercedes. Cheap speed and only increasing in collector value!

    Videos From ElsewhereVideos From Elsewhere2 mánuðum síðan
  • Shame you didn't keep to the St200.

    Lee BawdenLee Bawden3 mánuðum síðan
  • I am lucky that my st200 only have 37.000 Miles :p

    mick nurminenmick nurminen4 mánuðum síðan
  • I know my Explorer is running with the original spark plugs since the the day the engine was built and I've been wanting to die know it but I'm afraid the engine with blow up

    Larry Cassar 1999Larry Cassar 19995 mánuðum síðan
  • Okay so judging by the loss of hp of the M5, the mondeo still does 200hp! That is power at the wheels.

    Emin MuradovEmin Muradov5 mánuðum síðan
  • Coincidentally, the 2.5L version of that V6 had... 170 hp.

    JMUDocJMUDoc5 mánuðum síðan
  • Svt?

    East DallasKick’sEast DallasKick’s6 mánuðum síðan
  • What a bell end how can someone who quite clearly knows jack s..t abought cars engines and dynos be presenting !!!! The thumb ring says it all!!!

    geoff cookegeoff cooke7 mánuðum síðan
  • 182hp car on test now

    Peter JamesPeter James7 mánuðum síðan
  • It was 200 to the engine not at the wheels..from factory so your 169 at the wheels is ok ablut 200 to the engine .. My svt contour wich la the América counter part Made about the the wheels.. nothing wrong with your number. But if it was to the.engine You need to check imrc box.. clean the Upper And lower intake manifold chagce both fuel pump And fuel filter ..clean injectors chance spark plugs And wires.. and also put better flow Exhaust ir headers without Cats.. my.svr made.169 but yo te wheels not crank

    Carlos BarraganCarlos Barragan7 mánuðum síðan
  • 174

    William WigglesworthWilliam Wigglesworth7 mánuðum síðan
  • I'm just curious when are these "motor journalists" going to stop comparing factory (crank hp) and dyno (wheel hp). That Mondeo has some good engine there...

    Kamen DimitrovKamen Dimitrov8 mánuðum síðan
    • And just to clarify no rolling Road setup like this can convert WHP to BHP correctly in these circumstances.

      Kamen DimitrovKamen Dimitrov8 mánuðum síðan
  • Ford Escort Cosworth👍

    BrewDiePieBrewDiePie8 mánuðum síðan
  • But first you have to learn how speak.

    alimechsalimechs8 mánuðum síðan
  • With full service @ plugs @ carbon clean it will go over 190

    p kp k8 mánuðum síðan
  • Hi did you check to see if the imrc module was working as that will only give you half the cars power as it opens all 24 valves if not working runs on 12 valves

    II8 mánuðum síðan
  • Haha, not as bad as the bag of shit MK1 Focus ST170s, a load of owners did had dyno day a good few years back and they were all around 130bhp 🤣🤣

    cwuziicwuzii8 mánuðum síðan
  • fords

    Matias ForsmanMatias Forsman8 mánuðum síðan
  • It hasn't lost 30hp it's just being quoted as wheel horse power. Ford quote at the fly.

    daniel jordan nicoldaniel jordan nicol8 mánuðum síðan
  • I’d look at old Leon Cupra or cupra R

    jason21jburgjason21jburg8 mánuðum síðan
  • As a future project car, wouldnt an older M5 be perfect?

    OxcartOxcart8 mánuðum síðan
  • I said 154. 🤣

    Silky TrackSilky Track8 mánuðum síðan
  • That is a bunch of guessing on the hp. Wheel hp vs crank. Useless test

    Cody BlankenshipCody Blankenship8 mánuðum síðan
  • Haha, I guessed 155

    bustedravbustedrav8 mánuðum síðan
  • Mk4 golf 1.8T AUQ Good base, parts are endless & with regards to tuning get very good power with not much 💵💵💵

    Ryan TurleyRyan Turley8 mánuðum síðan
  • Manufacturers use engine Dyno numbers, so this is probably what it made from factory. This is complete nonsense

    Caleb PotterCaleb Potter8 mánuðum síðan
  • Nothing shows power loss better then a 1/4 mile run. But either way that car is awesome, and deserves some detailing and paint correction. You should hit up some local shop to help you out with that

    EmilthehunEmilthehun8 mánuðum síðan
  • Id love to see a giulia quadrifoglio project car, i think its a very capable car, but its tuning abilities are rather untested and its an undoubtedly fantastic platform from a handling perspective

    Lewis Price-NutmanLewis Price-Nutman8 mánuðum síðan
  • Not as bad as Crackpot Clarkson’s disintegrating Maserati Merak with a fake SS badge!

    Brian SergeantBrian Sergeant8 mánuðum síðan
  • Next project car - TVR Cerbera Speed Six

    Doblo DobsyDoblo Dobsy8 mánuðum síðan
  • As well as variables like how tightly the car is strapped down or not strapped down haha can make a difference in readings as well as the dynos brake. All are variables that can vary a dyno reading

    Dillan MartinDillan Martin8 mánuðum síðan
  • So filthy

    nombre apellidonombre apellido8 mánuðum síðan
  • I thought 137 BHP, so I was a little off.

    Clarino IClarino I8 mánuðum síðan
  • So it made 169 at the wheels. Drivetrain loss is about 18%. 169 x 1.18 = 199.42. So the engine is pretty healthy.

    Mike CantwellMike Cantwell8 mánuðum síðan
  • Watching drive-tribe & me m8 imran pops up 😁

    Piston HeadPiston Head8 mánuðum síðan
  • I owned two st200 in my time and I never saw one make 200 bhp my first made 193.6 bhp and my second one made 195 but I put a stainless exhaust and kn air filter and a remap got 197bhp

    Gavin BettsGavin Betts8 mánuðum síðan
  • Hey jo. Please fresh oil and Check the imrc....

    Robert SimonRobert Simon8 mánuðum síðan
  • @DRIVETRIBE, for a more powerful project car, how about either a Nissan 300zx, or Mitsubishi 3000gt. Both can be had for about 5k, 280hp-ish TT V6 in both.

    parkylolparkylol8 mánuðum síðan
  • I have opened up these engines a million times and lack of power is pretty much always down to two things: a completely clogged up intake manifold thanks to the EGR system and/or the intake manifold swirl flaps sticking because of either this or the motor that regulates them having failed.

    Nakke144Nakke1448 mánuðum síðan
  • Its crazy how much better the mondeo sounds than that bmw 😳 some new german cars just sound crap lol 👍

    woody555klwoody555kl8 mánuðum síðan
  • Ol cossy still got some get up n go bless er Next vid: can we get those gg’s back. With a basic tool kit.

    Wotshud AyerightWotshud Ayeright8 mánuðum síðan
  • 2009 Mazada 6

    Kerry HenryKerry Henry9 mánuðum síðan
  • 175bhp

    We Shall FeastWe Shall Feast9 mánuðum síðan
  • Maybe an Audi RS2? Buy one, just to save it from extinction.

    lilguydoingitlilguydoingit9 mánuðum síðan
  • Could of Turned down the noise from the dyno ya fucking pillocks

    Nick JeffreyNick Jeffrey9 mánuðum síðan
  • 172

    Joe EmmJoe Emm9 mánuðum síðan
  • How cool is that Mondeo! I love it

    fiesta51fiesta519 mánuðum síðan
  • Pick a saab 95 next

    BoxFreshBoxFresh9 mánuðum síðan
  • I guessed 154. Because despite the lack of rust, the dents and mileage told me that it would've lost quite a bit. But i did not expect it to climb up to 169.

    DethstruXioN ™DethstruXioN ™9 mánuðum síðan
  • Get a bmw 645ci.... ;) then I can watch ur vids if anything goes wrong with mine haha

    Nick PughNick Pugh9 mánuðum síðan
  • Next project car should be a Volvo 242, I've always had love for those and the have been used for rally racing.

    Clayton JolliffeClayton Jolliffe9 mánuðum síðan
  • I would like to see an old S-class for your project

    Αλέξανδρος ΓκαμανήςΑλέξανδρος Γκαμανής9 mánuðum síðan
  • Fit a mustang v8 to the mondeo

    Liam CurrieLiam Currie9 mánuðum síðan
  • ou Guys pick a number and then wait for the result and comment down below !! WTF? is this channel for utter morons !!

    Christopher RobertsChristopher Roberts9 mánuðum síðan
  • All guesses where typed after the reading

    Troll HunterTroll Hunter9 mánuðum síðan
  • E60 m5 new project. Everyone needs a V10 in their life.

    Jeff McJeffJeff McJeff9 mánuðum síðan
  • My guess was 750 hp

    LuiSantPêcHeurLuiSantPêcHeur9 mánuðum síðan
    • @David Lazarus no Shit Sherlock 👍👍👍

      LuiSantPêcHeurLuiSantPêcHeur8 mánuðum síðan
    • Phille_Swe nah m8 3000bhp

      David LazarusDavid Lazarus8 mánuðum síðan
  • Volvo 240

    Aidan BowerAidan Bower9 mánuðum síðan
  • Stupid thumbnail, worried looking guy facing instant death. Must do better multi-million pound youtube channel

    gaffnaldo1gaffnaldo19 mánuðum síðan
  • 203 hp.. ok unpausing. will edit after the dyno run. OK, to be honest I thought you would have 1) changed the oil, air filter, and spark plugs 2) would have had the fuel system cleaned. do that stuff and bring it back please. I imagine that you are within margin on the original hp numbers.

    trwsandfordtrwsandford9 mánuðum síðan
  • Go for a Honda S2000 to take up to MAX HP, and watch your views go through the open roof.

    Paul DevinePaul Devine9 mánuðum síðan
  • B5 Audi s5 4.2 v8

    Stephen TuckeyStephen Tuckey9 mánuðum síðan
  • This videos is as unprofessional as it gets.

    bax442bax4429 mánuðum síðan
    • bax442 You're on youtube, dipshit. Get used to it.

      David LazarusDavid Lazarus8 mánuðum síðan
  • I guessed it would have 6 left....

    John WilsonJohn Wilson9 mánuðum síðan
  • Get a high mileage 1 series coupe hardtop and engine swap it with the S54 engine.

    John MitchellJohn Mitchell9 mánuðum síðan
  • The cam lobes in these don't wear because they're for hydraulic rollers. Carbon build up and piston ring wear are what's got you down, and in these engines they both bring out the worst in each other restricting your secondary intake runners, exhaust manifold, and the ports in your heads. You very lucky to have one with 150k on the clock, in North America those are "SVT Contours" (also 200ish HP) and the typical owner shows them relentless abuse from the time it left the dealership to the time the engine blew/locked up..... Everyone thinks "Oh SVT, it's a race car!" and proceeds to treat it as such. I have 3 pre-owned SVT Contours, one blew up the motor before 95k, another was turned into a race car with condition unknown at about 90k, and our only running one barely runs at 115k - it burns more oil than gas now and with a serious vacuum leak once it's warm it doesn't run for much longer than 20 minutes at a time...... Here in the states the NON-performance Contours are what you want, lucky for you the ST200 owners seem to be more civilized drivers.

    William BartholomewWilliam Bartholomew9 mánuðum síðan
  • Mercedes any class over 5Liter

    G55STEYRG55STEYR9 mánuðum síðan
  • 140

    Mostafa SaberMostafa Saber9 mánuðum síðan
  • 169

    Duncan DonovanDuncan Donovan9 mánuðum síðan
  • Please do a Subaru Impreza next!

    Adventures of Sue BaruAdventures of Sue Baru9 mánuðum síðan
  • I said 155bhp in my head first

    GregGreg9 mánuðum síðan
  • How are the tires, btw? Are they newer, or as old as the car?

    DigitalRangerDigitalRanger9 mánuðum síðan
  • Please, please, PLEASE change the oil, trans fluid, filters, plugs, injectors, etc, and try the dyno again. Same dyno. I know you are going to restore it, but please do this first.

    DigitalRangerDigitalRanger9 mánuðum síðan
  • have a learn DRIVETRIBE

    theblackmechtheblackmech9 mánuðum síðan
  • put the p45 on that thing

    Victoria EvelynVictoria Evelyn9 mánuðum síðan
  • bmw E46

    ThranaThrana9 mánuðum síðan
  • How about a Fiat coupe 20v turbo for a project car lots of potential.

    Darren MarkhamDarren Markham9 mánuðum síðan
  • I guessed 160

    System11 YTSystem11 YT9 mánuðum síðan
  • Not bad at all. The old program on BBC, May gained quite a bit of HP with just a simple tune up. Good luck on the restoration!

    MajorDstructionMajorDstruction9 mánuðum síðan
  • Bizarrely edited / shot video. Why does he keep talking to the wrong camera, really annoying, get a grip!

    JamesJames9 mánuðum síðan
  • Who calibrates the dynos that are all over the country, we need to transport the same car to all of them for a reference point!, same fuel, ambient temperature etc.

    Tony O'MalleyTony O'Malley9 mánuðum síðan
  • 182

    Francesco Cristian D'AmbrosioFrancesco Cristian D'Ambrosio9 mánuðum síðan
  • 184.. edit.... shit I was a mile off!

    gingerbread mangingerbread man9 mánuðum síðan
  • Peugeot 206 GTI 180 or RC as you guys call it

    Zero Degrees NorthZero Degrees North9 mánuðum síðan
  • Says lost hp could be caused by Clogged injectors or bad fuel pump... AFR is going pig rich @ 10:1.....

    Mikel AngeloMikel Angelo9 mánuðum síðan
  • Since Mike loves Jaguars so much, why not an XJ X350 as a project?

    Bogdan GhitaBogdan Ghita9 mánuðum síðan
  • NON car guy ON A dyno

    Rob JeevesRob Jeeves9 mánuðum síðan
  • ✌️ 154 was my prediction.

    john doejohn doe9 mánuðum síðan
  • Project car suggestion, w210 E55 AMG or maybe w202 C36 AMG? Maybe an old Jaguar with the 4.0/4.2 supercharged V8? Depending on budget, maybe a ropey TVR if you can find one.

    krazyjApAnkrazyjApAn9 mánuðum síðan
  • lol It was obvious Imran was devistated.

    SMIFFYSMIFFY9 mánuðum síðan