13 legendary cars... Which 'stole' from cheaper cars!
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Have you ever looked at a really expensive cars and thought you'd recognised parts from somewhere else? Well chances are, you probably had!

You see, it can be really expensive for manufacturers to design every part of a new car from scratch. Even smaller parts such as light fittings or interior buttons can cost time \u0026 money to develop, so more often than not, manufacturers will borrow elements from other models.

And whether the car is cheap or expensive, they're all at it! Even some of the most legendary cars you can think of are guilty of borrowing from other manufacturers! So with that in mind, we've pulled together a list of 13 of the most legendary cars which have borrowed from others before.

The question is, are you surprised that any of these cars have appeared on our list? Let us know in the comments!

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  • carwow

    What do you think is the most legendary car of all time?

    • Connor Scott
      Connor Scott

      Venti 400 GT

    • Tanwier Suliman
      Tanwier Suliman

      Mclaren P1, GTR, buggati

    • Umıt Bozkır
      Umıt Bozkır

      @Hugh RussellF1, the one and only, unreplacable.....

    • Nrkeks

      Benz Patent Motorwagen

    • احمد الدواي
      احمد الدواي

      @Hugh Russell Of course it is it’s the best

  • Zduba Sprunga
    Zduba Sprunga

    Now you all see why Bugatti is better than Koenigsegg

  • Lamborghini Countach used the tail lights from Alfa Romeo Alfetta

  • Miguel Ramírez
    Miguel Ramírez


  • Felix Jikiun
    Felix Jikiun

    You should also mention that the 4.0 V8 found in the Panamera is also used in the Porsche Cayenne, Audi RS6/RS7, Audi RSQ8, Audi S8, Lamborghini Urus, Bentley Bentayga, and Bentley Continental.

  • bunnyjgamer.

    Me waiting for him to talk about Firebirds stealing a camaro gen 5 body

  • Miguel Den Boer
    Miguel Den Boer

    How about the Porsche b32?

  • Razvan Lina
    Razvan Lina

    I'm sooooo happy there were no Ferraris on this list. Tho i kinda knew there won't be😁😁😁

  • TS

    If im not mistaken Aston Martin used Volvo infotainment in the early 2000s.

  • Vlad Ilkevich
    Vlad Ilkevich

    it's the mazda light on the aston for me

  • Mike Antonios
    Mike Antonios

    Bmw is the best brand🔥🔥

  • Arif Hamidi
    Arif Hamidi

    More over the Lotus; The Lotus Evora side mirrors actually were from 2nd gen Proton Saga.

  • Chidubem Emmanuel
    Chidubem Emmanuel

    Also Bugatti db10 headlights are Nissan 370z

  • Chidubem Emmanuel
    Chidubem Emmanuel

    McLaren f1 doors are from a tiny Toyota sport car(1990)

  • DreamRide

    You forgot the Yamaha V10 engine in the Lexus LFA

  • dima dk
    dima dk

    Пиривидите на русский

  • Deadteam Jako
    Deadteam Jako

    Right so let's stop calling the Xtype a Mondeo

  • Tassil A. Altaiz
    Tassil A. Altaiz

    Both the the Pagani Zonda and the Lamborghini Diablo share the same rear lights coming from a bus too.

  • Waifuzzy

    juling air

  • vyger009

    Second part from the DB7 that is originally from a Mazda: the inner door handle is from a MX-5 NA.

  • Paul Phelps
    Paul Phelps

    The daffy ant scully exist because rule pharmacologically offend down a endurable refund. afraid, gaping dash

  • Budget Boost DIY
    Budget Boost DIY

    This would be a blessing in disguise when the part breaks and you find out you can just get the part from common cars for cheap.

  • Allen Oommen
    Allen Oommen

    Ah take me back to these simpler times , makes these fast cars feel so down to earth .😌

  • Hubert Paul Farrugia
    Hubert Paul Farrugia

    The Lotus Esprit *also* had mirrors borrowed from a Citroen CX (Series 2) and door handles from a Morris Marina

  • Kurt Feneon
    Kurt Feneon

    Mclaren f1 also had the door “inspired” by the Toyota sera

  • Joe Johnson
    Joe Johnson

    In the near future "the Ford GT got it's engine from a tradesman pick-up truck"

  • Joe Johnson
    Joe Johnson

    The McLaren F1 used the bus light because it can haul ass! (Insert any ass, it haul's)

  • Wayne Randall
    Wayne Randall

    I love the comments, "You mean the [supercar] has the same parts as my [turd]? R E L A T E D"

  • ashlee A
    ashlee A

    You look old, Matt!!

  • Mighty Moyan
    Mighty Moyan

    You forgot the Mitsu Eclipse and what parts from it went into a SuperCar....I think it was a Mclaren.

  • President Evil
    President Evil

    who cares, this video is just nitpicking about stupid shit

  • Justin Johnson
    Justin Johnson

    Fails to mention the Zonda’s engine is from the MB S-class

  • Carlos Clivilles
    Carlos Clivilles

    To further expand on your list, the 1990 - 2004 Lotus Esprit's steering wheel is from the 1990 - 1992 Pontiac Trans Am.

  • F C
    F C

    It’s so funny when you get into a Volvo, Land Rover/Jaguar, Astons, and some Fords and see that they still all use the same exact window and mirror switches even though they’re all owned by different groups now.

  • thenoobslayer

    No mentions of the McLarens with the 3.8L Nissan IndyCar engine that have Mitusbishi Evo turbos? Now that's not just sharing, it's almost like inbreeding to create an exotic.

  • Friedmann

    First generation of Pagani Zonda also uses the rear light of the Lamborghini Diablo and the tacho panel of the Lancia Y....... 🤣

  • Ally Crawford
    Ally Crawford

    Boxy 240 Estate in brown is a dream car

  • Craig Moy
    Craig Moy

    Best shared parts of all time are the Rover V8 and the door handles that appeared on just about every Leyland Rover product, through to the Lotus Esprit! Might be a cool video to find how many models got them, including the might Allegro on my old TR8!


    i think carwow give up there car business soon thats why they want money from youtube. make unfair drag race, pointless and incomparable review for just views!

  • ultimate moments
    ultimate moments

    Interesting and fun video with a lot of facts 🌎👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻Thanks 😎

  • Blexxlow

    Me like Porsche 924

  • Steve Boyd
    Steve Boyd

    Metro 6R4 was Naturally Aspirated, do your homework Matt.

  • SP3TS

    The controls for the side mirrors on the Audi 80/90 were from the Ferrari 355, or vice versa, I don´t actually know.

  • Erwan Gregoire
    Erwan Gregoire

    The incredible Bugatti W16 come from 2 Volkswagen Passat w8

  • Erdal Caran
    Erdal Caran

    The Pagani Zonda had the V12 engine of Mercedes S600 🤫

  • Jordan Y
    Jordan Y

    Pronouncing Porsche as 1 syllable is like spelling Matt’s name wrong

  • Yosif Starkov
    Yosif Starkov

    Mini Metro with 550HP ... wow!

    • HWJ.

      MG Metro 6R4 only around 50 left there was 200 but got crashed or blew up in group B rallying

    • Sean

      It was an MG metro

  • 7rays

    Porsche 935 used. The headlights from the Mazda RX-7

  • Dennis Bakker
    Dennis Bakker

    Renault espace used the v6 from Nissan 350z

  • Simp Simpson
    Simp Simpson

    Everyone copy Volvo 😉🇸🇪❤️

  • Roby Gadea
    Roby Gadea

    Very big likeeeee

  • Sam

    Im pretty sure McLaren didn't intend on it being the fastest car in the world

  • Martin Pitt
    Martin Pitt

    So pretty much like Tesla having bits from the Mercedes parts bin now......I await the fan boys!

  • Happy Halfwit
    Happy Halfwit

    The Ferrari Testarossa had fiat panda window winder switches and drives 🤦🏻 if it went it was £3 for the fiat part or £20 from the Ferrari dealer 😱

  • denpo

    Can't believe you forgot Bugatti!

  • TrainKreator84

    Did you ever check the lambo murcie and gallardo cabin? Steering wheel, aircond control panel and many furhter parts from audi. Also the latest lambos teminds you sitting in an audi!!

  • Erik Lane
    Erik Lane

    He knows he's saying Porsche wrong and continues to say it wrong... *Cringe*

  • Zayniddin Mutalov
    Zayniddin Mutalov

    Mat Watson review 6th generation Chevrolet Camaroz ZL1

  • xdurance

    What about aston martin virage which has front headlights from audi 80, mirrors from citroen and brake lights from fiat i think??😂

  • GTCrais

    SIM Card 1000? **thinking**

  • Be8

    McLaren F1 had mirrors from a VW Me: Couldn't be bothered.

  • Adrian Huntley
    Adrian Huntley

    Taillights is hella 4169: Lamborghini Diablo (facelift or GTR), Saleen S7, Pagani Zonda C12, Ford Thinkr and farm equipment tractor McLaren F1 taillights from bus same as Lamborghini Diablo taillights Bugatti Chiron wheel is borrow from Vauxhall/Opel Insignia VXR/OPC Ascaris (supercar from uk) is headlights from Peugeot 206

  • Wisso Project
    Wisso Project

    Its not “stole”, its inspired from cheaper cars !

  • Abishek J
    Abishek J

    I'm happy Mercedes and BMW isn't included 😅

  • JFCW

    The Murcielago also had the Zonda’s climate controls.

  • Shane Martin
    Shane Martin

    Matt loves a volvo really

  • Shane Martin
    Shane Martin

    Ultra dull volvo 240 how dare youuuuuu🙃

  • paul taylor
    paul taylor

    Very good Mr Watson, top of the class.

  • Ajmal Hussain
    Ajmal Hussain

    nissan micra

  • Harsh Roy
    Harsh Roy

    Toyota and suzuki are borrowing cars from each other

  • Oliver Shawn
    Oliver Shawn

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      Norah Grace

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      Lucy Andrew

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  • Eric Keane
    Eric Keane

    CarWow seems to be "borrowing" this content from Car Throttle too, as they did this 5 years ago with some of the same vehicles! ilcomp.info/home/2oygsoisotvOm60/wyd-w.html

  • Eric Keane
    Eric Keane

    Ultra dull 240? I don't think Mat knows what he's talking about here.

  • AMGxliker

    Koenigsegg is still using der windshieldwiper from a w124 Mercedes

  • Connor Johnson
    Connor Johnson

    TVR Cerbera also borrowed fiesta rear lights. IS200, S2000 & RX8 I believe all shared the same gearbox internals?

  • Piyush Kumar
    Piyush Kumar

    And Rolls just managed to escape 😂

  • Nemanja Savic
    Nemanja Savic

    it's porsche, not porscha, thx!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Alle Warten Auf Das Licht
    Alle Warten Auf Das Licht

    That Mondeo V6 in the Aston was a spectacular unit, and they threw 2 of them into their cars.

  • V A
    V A

    You didn't mention that Toyota Supra used Yamaha engine for it's legendary Supra 2JZ. Not the new one from bmw :)

  • Alex Nest
    Alex Nest


  • T vs
    T vs

    It's just a small hint of proof that opensource is more efficient than competitive groups (companies)

  • Adam Restall
    Adam Restall

    What about the Ford Focus RS using a Volvo engine?

  • Aarav

    Just waiting for tesla model s plaid+

  • CAM 1
    CAM 1

    Lol I was looking at pictures of the McLaren F1 then I clicked on this video and the first car was a McLaren F1 lol

  • Game Rap
    Game Rap

    Car manufacturers make a deal Carwow editor: 'stole' Clickbait titles 101 Matt does good enough job to get people to see his videos, you don't have to play dirty tricks to bait people into watching carwow videos.

  • Romain Genre
    Romain Genre

    The Lamborghini Gallardo have a AC controller from the Audi A8, the radio is a RNS-E from Audi, the speedometer and interiors lighting from the Audi RS4 convertible

  • 855glt

    Yamaha got it from Volvo? You mean Volvo got it from Yamaha. Yamaha designed and built it with very specific dimensions/configurations and powerband requests from Volvo. They actually came as complete crate engines from Japan. Because Volvo owned the design rights, Noble had to purchase them from Volvo.

  • ArmorMaciek

    May calling the Volvo 240 ultra dull shows that he’s newer been to a Scandinavian country in the winter

  • Johnny Brännström
    Johnny Brännström

    Koenigsegg also use the windshield wiper from a Mercedes- Benz w124

  • Alexander McKay
    Alexander McKay

    Wow! Who didn't know this? Every boutique car maker has it. Ferrari is filled with FIAT switchgear, TVR were made with Ford of England parts, hell, RR's for decades used GM's THM400 transmissions. It's a good thing usually after the models get aged because it means there's still parts available and sometimes rather cheaply.

  • Matsgueggel

    funfact koenigsegg still uses the windscreen whiper from mercedes w124.

  • Stan Yen
    Stan Yen

    Koenigsegg CC8 series also use: Mk1 Audi TT rear view mirror, W124 wiper assembly, steering column from Porsche, A/C system from Volvo~

  • John Stramiello
    John Stramiello

    I thought the V8’s in those audis, Porsche’s and now Lambo Urus were all Porsche engines, not audi.

  • Shaan

    Please do Porsche 911 turbo s vs Tesla model s performance

  • Connor Scott
    Connor Scott

    Yamaha also made a supercar in the noughts

  • HDBassMusic

    I wish everyone who clicked on this video the most love, peace and abundance. You’re so much closer than you realize. I love you♥️🤞🏾

  • Zadster

    the XJ220 also had Ford Granada instruments and switchgear. The aforementioned Ford Duratec V6 (as used by Noble, Jaguar etc) was a Porsche design, with Cosworth designed heads.

  • 취사완료

    Probably it would be even harder to find a car sharing none of its parts with others?

  • stephen john baldwin
    stephen john baldwin

    The worst one for me was the TVR Griffith which had "upside down" Mk3 Vauxhall Cavalier lights on the rear.....Great cars, but when you know it, you can't get it out of your head when you see it.

  • Aidan Joash Azuelo
    Aidan Joash Azuelo

    Next race: Evolve BMW M5 vs Ferrari sf 90 stradale

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