If you know MyCarHeaven you will know that we’re a big fan of YouTube, we try to post regular videos from the UKs biggest automotive events or walkarounds of some of the world’s most desirable and iconic vehicles.
I am one of those individuals that clicks on a video about racing Ferraris and 5 hours later realises that they are now watching a video on how to fix your own engine. We have made a list of the top 10 automotive YouTube accounts to follow. They have hours and hours’ worth of content to get stuck into if you’re at home and bored. Enjoy!
Tim Burton, known professionally as Shmee150 or Shmee, is a British car vlogger and YouTuber, who is based in London. His YouTube channel has two million subscribers and features videos of him traveling to see exotic cars and maintaining and using his own car collection.
Tim is one of the first to have created a channel based on extravagant super cars and road trips. With his fan base hitting higher than the mil marker on youtube, instagram and Facebook he’s the one to be following for hypercar test drives and Shmeemobile adventures.
2. Mr JWW
James is a luxurious lifestyle blogger and vlogger who predominantly focuses on cars, and has over quarter of a million subscribers on youtube. It took James William Walker — better known as Mr JWW — less than 18 months to go from writing a little-known blog about cars to racking up hundreds of thousands of views for his first YouTube video, about a Ferrari 458 Speciale. His father raced Formula Ford, his uncle is one of the most respected Aston Martin specialists and his granddad was a classic car salesman. James was bound to fall into this world one way or another.
DriveTribe is an automotive online community platform founded by The Grand Tour presenters Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond. The platform features different automotive-themed ‘tribes’ which people can join, post to, live chat with members of and share content on.
4. Supercar Blondie
Alex Hirschi, known as Supercar Blondie, is a social media entertainer with over 20 million followers. She creates car related content on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. Alex is known for her fun take on cars and is now one of the biggest automotive entertainers in the world.
5. THE DRIVE
Drive celebrates the culture of cars, taking our audience on the road, to the races, to the factories, to the studios — and to other places car lovers have always wanted to go, but never had the chance.
6. Chris Harris on Cars
Chris Harris is one of the presenters currently on Top Gear (as most will know), his YouTube channel created with Neil Carey review the latest cars on the road. This YouTube channel has been around since October 27, 2014, but it has very quickly established itself as an important one. Although he hasn’t posted a video in 3 years, the channel continues to grow. The content on the channel is completely original and very engaging. See for yourself!
‘On this channel you’ll find performance car reviews, supercars and hypercars on the limit, the world’s greatest roads and in-depth motor show videos’. Today, EVO currently has a magazine, website and an award-winning app, their YouTube channel alone has over half a million subscribers, and in excess of 131m views.
EVO is a car channel that introduces itself with, “Expert performance car reviews, supercars and hypercars on the limit, the world’s greatest roads explored and in-depth motor show videos.” When you take a look at their videos it’s easy to see why they have a strong following.
8. Jay Leno’s Garage
Jay Leno has found the perfect life after TV: a show on YouTube. Jay Leno’s Garage is one of the most popular car channels. With over 2 million subscribers, the channel has really benefitted from Jay Leno’s previous popularity and success as a late-night TV host. Jay shares car and motorcycle reviews, from classic and vintage cars to super cars like the Porsche 918 Spyder. For a regular update on the some of the worlds most amazing cars, and Ray’s jaw-dropping car collection, head to his channel.
Petrolicious is full of documentary-style videos of gearheads with their classic cars. These videos aren’t low budget, either. Watch everything from air-cooled Porsches to a Ferrari 330 P4 and a 1991 Toyota Previa. We could honestly spend days getting lost in this channel.
10. Car Throttle
Car Throttle is an internet car community with a following of over 1.7m, the channel hosts a number of car-related series including, ‘readers’ rides’ and ‘living with’. For a more fun car obsessed channel, check out Car Throttle.