Why some slow cars FEEL fast

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Muaj më parë

Ever wonder why certain cars give you a rush while others don't, even at the same speed? Well there's tons of science and math behind why some cars feel fast and others don't. we look at the difference between Speed and Acceleration, the phenomenon of "Jerk", and how the manufacturers can even tune in a sense of speed. Everything from the suspension to the chassis, to the windows come into play. In this video we explore how much a drivers sense of speed can be affected, and just how susceptible our host Jeramiah really is to all of it.
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H. R. Lawrence
H. R. Lawrence 2 orë më parë
Driving close to the limit of any car makes you feel like your driving fast. On Top Gear, they drove a Mini and a Sports car. Since the Mini tops out at a much lower speed, it felt fast and fun to drive at 100MPH. However, since the Sports car tops out at 210MPH, it felt like an Every-Day-Drive at 100MPH.
Arnold Corriette
Arnold Corriette 11 orë më parë
The mask is for u not to smell the speed of the car
Arnold Corriette
Arnold Corriette 11 orë më parë
Nissan just make a car fill faster by putting GTR on it
Arnold Corriette
Arnold Corriette 11 orë më parë
I like the toyota GT86 they are quick little cars i sold my Nissan skyline 250GT and by a Toyota GT86 it the 2.0L 4U-GSE and that is quick and handling well
Carlos B
Carlos B 14 orë më parë
NGL, my straightpiped slammed VQ keeps me at the speed limit. "low and slow" When I first bought it and it was stockers, I was all over the place.
Joseph Riffel
Joseph Riffel 15 orë më parë
I'm gathering that since it says higher up cars consistently drive a few miles per hour faster than lower cars. Would that correlate to taller people being slighter faster drivers on average than shorter people?
Eizlan Iskandar
Eizlan Iskandar 20 orë më parë
Lol, even owning a Mustang Ecoboost I4, it feels already fast
Steven Martin
Steven Martin 22 orë më parë
Slowest car that feels fast ever Plymouth Sundance
theawesomenan
theawesomenan Ditë më parë
I’m pretty sure every Honda owners know exactly how it feels
new york and new jersey railfan
new york and new jersey railfan Ditë më parë
idk its probably vtec
mattster693
mattster693 Ditë më parë
I really think the most fun car i ever had was a 1980 mercedes 240d with a 4 speed, at 67 hp it was never fast not even in the slightest, but to cruise in it was a dream
Jack B
Jack B Ditë më parë
Me in my '88 Scirocco doing 35 in da 'Hood: 1.21 GIGAWATTS. WE'RE GOING BACK TO 1985.
TheCarKids
TheCarKids Ditë më parë
4:16 I actually miss that host I want him back making videos :(
jrag1000
jrag1000 Ditë më parë
Why do people always speed in the XB? I've noticed that. It's a brick... lol
pumpikqq_
pumpikqq_ Ditë më parë
a step further would be installing the same seat in every car
Mike Herzfeld
Mike Herzfeld Ditë më parë
I've been wondering this forever, thanks for answering, awesome video. Also...69 Nice
Confused Cat
Confused Cat Ditë më parë
Driving at 80km on my 800kg 35hp 3 cylinder Mira feels like passing by the Gargantua black hole
FrostMelon
FrostMelon Ditë më parë
Wow Bogus science at the worst...
HUNK
HUNK 2 ditë më parë
I drove my girlfriends sisters Civic a few times and when I was doing 50 I thought I was flying down the highway doing 100. Although on my motorcycle, 50 feels like residential zone speeds.
Mark Peterson
Mark Peterson 2 ditë më parë
I'll have to avoid every video from 2020 for the rest of my life. If i have to see one more person wearing a face diaper... Don't be a sheep.
Jacob Bell
Jacob Bell 2 ditë më parë
It’s more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow. -David Freiburger
Stephano X
Stephano X 2 ditë më parë
So @ 7:00 explains why you always got a lifted dodge ram right on your bumper when you’re driving😂
Unknow0059
Unknow0059 2 ditë më parë
00:20 this sounds like God Hand music. this was a really fun video.
Andrew Flynn
Andrew Flynn 2 ditë më parë
The survey was done poorly, you shouldn't have been told how fast you were actually going, this allowed you to get better at guessing speed over time and influenced the results.
Orifha Mbedzi
Orifha Mbedzi 2 ditë më parë
Something about this dude's face resembles Ayrton Senna
Maxwell Perez
Maxwell Perez 2 ditë më parë
I want to see you track the Miata again to see the improvements after the cooling system
Chrispewkreme
Chrispewkreme 2 ditë më parë
Irk man S2Ks don’t feel fast
Sunnique Crombie
Sunnique Crombie 2 ditë më parë
I want that hat
Rodrigo Silva
Rodrigo Silva 3 ditë më parë
69 B A S S
jason lavergne
jason lavergne 3 ditë më parë
Pulled a straight up Brain Games over here
Lucas F
Lucas F 3 ditë më parë
7:35, does he really need to cover his mouth as well...? *Remembers corona* oh yeah nevermind
Bader Alaraimi
Bader Alaraimi 3 ditë më parë
captain disillusion is your brother?
ReZ AmPz
ReZ AmPz 3 ditë më parë
Whats with the reeses puff commercial vibes
GETCHA_PULL665
GETCHA_PULL665 3 ditë më parë
VTEC
DavieDrum98
DavieDrum98 4 ditë më parë
Donut Media... I'm an aspiring professional racing driver currently in Formula 4, and I just came across the biggest piece of information for me moving forward - and it definitely wasnt about what makes a slow car feel fast. Thank you for this video guys... Wow.
Zerotwo Two
Zerotwo Two 4 ditë më parë
IS THAT A SUPRA
Onimod PL
Onimod PL 4 ditë më parë
so... *MUFFLERS ARE MADE BY THE GOVERNMENT TO MAKE MORE MONEY FROM SPEEDING TICKETS!*
mastersvante
mastersvante 4 ditë më parë
its like when i drive a dirtbike it feels 30mph faster than my dads car
Edsel Earl Dausen Convento
Edsel Earl Dausen Convento 4 ditë më parë
VTEC!!!!!!!
Neil Gibbons
Neil Gibbons 4 ditë më parë
I remember when this used to be a normal car program
It’s Lucas
It’s Lucas 5 ditë më parë
Heeyh my FRS isn’t a slow car >:(
Huey Iroquois
Huey Iroquois 5 ditë më parë
I used to know someone who told me that he preferred driving a VW Karmann Ghia to his Packard with pneumatic suspension, because it felt faster at 50 than the Packard did at 90.
steve2122
steve2122 5 ditë më parë
Not gonna lie.. pretty stoked for the upcoming NVH Department's new album! \m/
Pharoahe F34
Pharoahe F34 5 ditë më parë
@DonutMedia OHHHHHHHH THAT'S WHY.... it all makes sense now.
MagicD3VIL the 2nd
MagicD3VIL the 2nd 5 ditë më parë
Listening to Eurobeat makes you feel like driving faster than you actually are
Timo D.
Timo D. 5 ditë më parë
Love it!! It's like Science Garage reborn!! ❤❤
Alex Lopez
Alex Lopez 5 ditë më parë
Amazed that no Vtec reference/vid was used....
Merphine Correia
Merphine Correia 5 ditë më parë
dude i hate physicys
Dan Du P
Dan Du P 5 ditë më parë
Did anybody else question the effectiveness of the blindfolded+ear-muffed "test" of guessing speed? I mean how was Jeramiah able to hear how far off his prediction was if his ear plugs and ear muffs were actually effective? Even if he was hearing Joey electronically via the headphones from the microphone Joey was using, that means he'd also be hearing the engine noises that the mic picked up, right?
Speed Undead
Speed Undead 5 ditë më parë
Why did you leave Blink-182?? :(
Ρομέο GR
Ρομέο GR 5 ditë më parë
Very good video...reasoning, images eveything very good! And try to keep this way of speaking....without the shouts and the useless things that we listen in other similar videos. So , the final conclusion could be that a tuned , hard and a bit noisy car might actually slow down the driver. If in relatively low speed I feel like going fast...I don't need to go faster!!
madtabby66
madtabby66 6 ditë më parë
My pickup is bad for that. You just don't realize how fast you're going.
Deniz Oz
Deniz Oz 6 ditë më parë
TOO MANY ADS
Brandon Aynesmay
Brandon Aynesmay 6 ditë më parë
I guess that's why some cars have shit visibility in the rear to make it feel faster so you go slower. I question those who backup too slow if they can actually see or are waiting for that thump. :)
joel ramirez
joel ramirez 6 ditë më parë
Muscle memory doesn’t exist
Toby Richmond
Toby Richmond 6 ditë më parë
Timeless driving proverb #1: "It's more fun to drive a slow car fast, than it is to drive a fast car slow".
Silver Shine
Silver Shine 6 ditë më parë
Ah so that’s why a ricers car is so slow 😂
Francis Atobra
Francis Atobra 6 ditë më parë
Why does donut media teach physics better than my teacher?
Abhijeet Ghoshal
Abhijeet Ghoshal 6 ditë më parë
Also, this video felt much slower because it had so much new information and so much going on that by the end of it I thought a lot of time has passed but it's just a 12 mins video.
Hunter
Hunter 6 ditë më parë
So my 86 4runner should feel like a jet at terminal velocity
Finnish Fatman
Finnish Fatman 6 ditë më parë
Every young man ever certainly knows the effects of jerk and acceleration and how it sometimes makes things feel faster... Ok that was 100% nonsense. I don't know what I'm even talking about...
bsldesigns
bsldesigns 7 ditë më parë
You all really fascinated me with the facts and science here. Thank you
Isaiah Dunphy
Isaiah Dunphy 7 ditë më parë
i have a buick lesabre and i go 90 thinking i’m going 50 and then drive my moms hyundai tucson driving 50 feeling like i’m going 90
Luis Batres
Luis Batres 7 ditë më parë
That's why my si feel a lot faster than my Camry at the same speed! Makes sense now
3ISTURK -
3ISTURK - 7 ditë më parë
Guys this could’ve been 5 minutes
Jason Bales
Jason Bales 7 ditë më parë
I bought a used toyota Corola as a daily runner to save on fuel... It has the opposite issue. It feels like I'm barely doing the speed limit, look down at the speedometer and I'm doing 80 MPH in a 55.
gregfox
gregfox 8 ditë më parë
I swear the people where I live with the giant SUV’s and trucks all drive like fucking maniacs and the people with fast small cars are really chill Could also be small pp syndrome though
Gil Xav
Gil Xav 8 ditë më parë
The theory of relativity
Ted Teddy
Ted Teddy 8 ditë më parë
ill say this, i haven't had a working speedometer or rpm for over a year now and somehow i seem to gauge my speed quite well within a 10km/h guestimate that video never changed speed for me either
F. Huff
F. Huff 8 ditë më parë
You want a real buzz try driving a 58-61 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite. At 50 MPH it feels more like 80, and if you can hit 80 on a country road it feels so fast the police pistol whipping you before an arrest would be justified. A friend had one and just the speed limits was a rush. By the way, you can reach your arm over the top of the door and drag your fingers on the ground.
Kaleb Fernandes
Kaleb Fernandes 8 ditë më parë
I can all all that with any hat 🧢 😂
Eli In the Wolverine State
Eli In the Wolverine State 8 ditë më parë
My old wagoneer with pos shocks is like the millennium falcon in hyper space shifting into 3 rd gear about 50mph.
Sssaga Benches
Sssaga Benches 8 ditë më parë
Gonna tell this to the cop next time he stops me for racing 32 km/h in 30 km/h zone.
Davon Stevens
Davon Stevens 8 ditë më parë
When I drive my car in manual mode it feels faster, even at lower speeds lol it’s funny and fun to drive that way
Sssaga Benches
Sssaga Benches 8 ditë më parë
I enjoy driving '98 Civic the most on curvy mountain roads. The best feeling ewven though i drive mostly 80-110 km/h. 90 PS / 988 Kg... yeah, slow on straight road.
mk6dom
mk6dom 8 ditë më parë
i think if you drive really slow, lets say 10mph for a while and then went up to 30mph that would feel really quick, but thats because its in comparison to 10mph, but if you did 70mph and went down to 30mph that would feel really slow. So i guess its also due to getting used to it? anther one would be your speed compared to other drivers on the motorway/highway, or even something as simple as going changing lanes as the barriers will be closer/further so it will feel quicker/slower
SVGLNR
SVGLNR 8 ditë më parë
Why it feels great driving a grocery cart.
Mr. Flexy
Mr. Flexy 9 ditë më parë
35 MPH feels like 10 MPH to me lol
Philadelphia W Dustwater
Philadelphia W Dustwater 9 ditë më parë
11:42 speak for yourself dude 😂😂
Philadelphia W Dustwater
Philadelphia W Dustwater 9 ditë më parë
My 2007 Mazdaspeed 3 felt fast at all times
Alexapexgod
Alexapexgod 9 ditë më parë
Are they really were in a mask in the car
Jay Barker
Jay Barker 9 ditë më parë
I tell people that my '83 Porsche 928-s2 is 'slow as shit BUT FAST AS HELL'...and it IS...Factory Minimum Performance specs are: 1/4 Mile in 14 sec. flat & 100 MPH even ( SLOW as SHIT, Right?) BUT I go thru the traps STILL winding up 3rd GEAR!! I can 'slip the clutch ',get it rolling in 3rd Gear and run out of 3rd Gear at about 112 MPH!!! Factory minimum top speed is listed at 182 MPH* Actual top speed determined by aerodynamic drag--Top recorded speed 202 mph ( FAST AS HELL!) It's MUCH SAFER to drive a FAST car HARD ,& SLOW than to drive a SLOW CAR Hard & FAST. Just as much fun too... You were shocked at doing 75->90 on the Express way. That's the speed I come onto the Interstate with in 4th gear...
Goldenhordemilo
Goldenhordemilo 9 ditë më parë
i drove for months without a speedo cable and lived in a 70kph zone
65 - Ravitosh Sarwan
65 - Ravitosh Sarwan 9 ditë më parë
Now he's never gonna get a sponsorship from BMW.
Hug Stunts
Hug Stunts 9 ditë më parë
Perfect for Shreddiiiiinnnggg
celica
celica 9 ditë më parë
9:59 I can totally relate to it when my first car was the 90' rover mini 1000. When the first time I drove that thing, I can barely follow the flow of traffic bc it was too hectic for me, it bumps, its loud, brake is weak, shifting is difficult, its like watching world from completely different perspective.
Is Carr
Is Carr 10 ditë më parë
my 08 camry 4 banger feels fast to me, even though its slow.
Isaacs Random Videos
Isaacs Random Videos 10 ditë më parë
I mean, I think a Subaru 2.0t is a fast car, so, I wonder what a faster car feels like.
Isaacs Random Videos
Isaacs Random Videos 10 ditë më parë
*_This also is a way to make your car feel faster_* More low to the ground means, feels faster, also, if you remove sound protection, it will feel faster aswell. Drive a go cart, drive one normally, then drive one that’s been lifted up.
Jordan Thomson
Jordan Thomson 10 ditë më parë
100
Alec Owens
Alec Owens 10 ditë më parë
I wanted to know the answer but I never made it after all the ALnetsr saying like like and subscribe and comment and push the bell notification and buy our king cobra Kentucky hat and while ur at it buy the merch to help support the channel and allow us to give u content..... oh yea today we have a sponsor to help fun our thing it’s very beneficial buy our stuff yes..... can u just get to the point my guy?
Mercedeez-Nuts GeeG 6x6x6
Mercedeez-Nuts GeeG 6x6x6 10 ditë më parë
i dont get the m badge joke im retarted can someone explain
CurryThe GOAT OF MANKIND THE PAPI of RAGE!
CurryThe GOAT OF MANKIND THE PAPI of RAGE! 10 ditë më parë
If feels dangerous it feels fast
Warren decarolis
Warren decarolis 10 ditë më parë
John deere 7810
thatswhatshesaid
thatswhatshesaid 10 ditë më parë
"Slow car that feels fast" that is such a good roast in a way 😂
J K
J K 10 ditë më parë
My 88 Trans Am feels safer driving faster because of it's design, although because apparently my speedometer is off 80mph feels like 60mph because the Speedometer says so! Had my Beast for 5-6yrs and still "forget" how fast I'm Actually going...Now my Impala SS 100mph feels like 70 on the straight away but there's no way in Hell would I want to take a curve at that speed because of the Shit stock suspension! Unless maybe it was on a track but still I wouldn't trust that BS stock suspension
MrOneye
MrOneye 10 ditë më parë
I'm not into cars but these videos you guys make are awesome. I've only learned how to drive recently with a Triton e250 and now 5 speed passat. I know now what I've been feeling in the differences. But since I've always paid attention to my Dino I could guess the speed better on the sedan than the van. Now I know why. Liked the video, lots.
PJ Broke
PJ Broke 10 ditë më parë
If you play beamng drive and set the FOV on the fly with your controller, you can get a perception of how FOV affects your perception of speed.
PJ Broke
PJ Broke 10 ditë më parë
Mirage owners be like “nah my car just feels slow” But if you own one you know how it feels at 70 mph
1L-19
1L-19 10 ditë më parë
9:35 A good illustration of jerk is in this video: alnets.info/work/ntNqbc7Qx4hp2o4/video.html . The pilot's head always snaps forward at the end of the cat shot. Why? He experiences a step-change in acceleration coming off the bow of the carrier. The catapult accelerates the jet at about 3.5g. When it goes off the end of the ship, the jet in full burner without the push of the catapult gives them much less acceleration.
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