Films: 1908 Mors Grand Prix Car: Mors Ianua Vitae
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Made To Drive | S14 E01

1908 Mors Grand Prix Car: Mors Ianua Vitae

Mors literally means death in Latin, but this French monster has come back to life.
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John Hewett
John Hewett
2 years ago

Wonderful

Paul Bilek
Paul Bilek
3 years ago

Outstanding. This has to be one of my favorites of this series.

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titanium tvapp
3 years ago

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Kurt Uzbay
Kurt Uzbay
3 years ago

There is only one thing better than a race car.. and that’s an OLD race car…
The folks at Revs Institute do extremely important work in their efforts of keeping and preserving the heritage of these significant cars.
The Colliers are special people that through their generosity, make these cars available for people to experience …

Mark Jordan
Mark Jordan
3 years ago

I agree with Robert in LA – this is a marvelous series. Tremendous videography, crisp and fluid editing, inspired settings and comprehensive information. So I was amused by the apparent inability of whoever ‘translated’ the narrator’s commentary into closed captions to actually hear English spoken with a British accent and transcribe it accurately. Several examples stood out: “a racing Panhard” became “erasure panel,” and “Motoring” (pronounce “mot’rin,”) became – yep, “motrin.” The question naturally comes to mind, who’s editing the CC editor?

Afshin Behnia
Afshin Behnia
3 years ago
Reply to  Mark Jordan

We only translate and subtitle films that are not in English –and yes, British English counts as English πŸ™‚ The CC you’re seeing is automatically generated by YouTube.

Robert in LA
Robert in LA
3 years ago
Reply to  Mark Jordan

The way that we are walked around the engine I found especially useful. These are individual cylinder barrels, surrounded by copper jackets. This keeps the casting problems manageable, lets you replace individual cylinders, and all of that. Given the height of those cylinders, the stroke and therefore the torque output must have been huge. These things were build like tractors.

John Hewett
John Hewett
2 years ago
Reply to  Mark Jordan

British English counts as English πŸ™‚ Love that comment!

Jack Chesnutt
Jack Chesnutt
3 years ago

Thanks for a free Tuesday video that takes us back to the roots of auto-sport. Petrolicious at its best!

Dennis White
Dennis White
3 years ago

What a hoot! Not sure what I like best, the machine or the drivers’ gear! A mechanical marvel in its day and even now at 100+ years. A fun one, thanks!

Robert in LA
Robert in LA
3 years ago

This series of videos is marvelously diverse. This is perhaps what I enjoy most about this group of videos. Petrolicious is documenting basically all of the major automotive engineering achievements of the 20th century.