Why Was the 90s' Biggest Porsche Tuner Killed By Gangsters?

čas přidán 26. 07. 2021
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Iconic Porsche tuner Gemballa was the brainchild of German businessman Uwe Gemballa. His life ended tragically in 2010 and his aspiring-tuner son was left struggling to carry on his father’s legacy, because his own name now belonged to someone else. How crazy is this story? Well, there’s a vehicle full of homemade remote-controlled machine guns, so there's that.

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  • How come nobody asks who on set killed Paul Walker a.k.a. Brian??

  • Nolan is the least capable man in the world. Almost the least capable woman too. it's just obvious. He would not be able to get a car home if the problem was just a plug wire. Straight up.

  • I font get where the price for porsche cgt is taken, $450k??? Its worth over $1m

  • Wenn man das so als deutscher hört wie er "Sonderwunsch" sagt, ist es echt lustig

  • How can 390.000 DM get to 700.000USD? To my memory from 80s it would be like 200.000USD!?

  • the cheapest carrera GT here in Europe costs about 750000€

  • My pop used to own a gemballa before we went broke, fun car ngl

  • Ok, thanks you for dont saying where Radovan Krejčí was born :D

  • Ya, seems pimp my ride squashed dudes retarded customers dreams. How dare a mini van have more monitors than my Porsche. I'm destined to be poor because I refuse to believe the pathetic shit fools waste money on.

  • Those crooks are everywhere, they specialize in taking over and impersonating their victims names and business since the middle ages.

  • This Radovan Krejcir guy somehow looks remarkably ordinary and remarkably dangerous and terrifying at the same time.

  • This was a very interesting video clip.

  • I feel bad for his son

  • I can add a bit to this story, as its not 100% the full story. Radovan was my neighbor and I went to school with his son in South Africa. Lolly Jackson (strip club owner) also a neighbor a few doors down introduced Radovan to Uwe. There were supposed to be 5 or 6 cars loaded with cash to arrive but on the first one that came through...no money. Radovan thought he was being set up and had them both killed, with in weeks of each other.

  • Radovan Krejčíř is from my country Czech Republic. He is biggest mob of our country

  • You can bet a guy with numbers like that under his mattress has got internet in his jail cell!

  • …. Come on. Y’all know those aren’t the real prices of these cars. And that made me NOT want to watch this video. Please.

  • A fax machine in a porsche, the wet dream of every german bureaucrat.

  • I like this vid not going to click it tho bc he asked

  • Fascinating story.

  • Who cares

  • There is a good chance that he was killed by Gangster's because that is the type of things that happen in the criminal world.. Like in the Carnivorous world you know.. This animal ate that animal ate the other animal..ect .ect ..ect......

  • I always wanted a gemballa.

  • Take a rare car (enzo) and make it even more of a race car and more rare and people get mad nowonder they shut down

  • holy shit i vaguely knew of gemballa bc of the mirage but i almost never hear abt gemballa and never knew abt this 90s shit wild

  • Pfffff

  • It feels like the “Be kind” at the end of this was directed at one specific South African viewer.

  • He. Still in prison 😂

  • All money isn’t good money. \-_-/

  • Haven’t y’all already done a video on Gemballa??

  • $800,000? And where in the hell can you find a Carrera GT for 450k!? I know someone that just sold theirs for 1.1 million! You guys have lost your touch

  • Mr. Krejci is from Czech Republic. Just check his life story. He escaped SWAT team which already have him in custody on crime scene. Humble beginnings

  • You should do a video on Rudolph diesel. He invented a sustainable engine to run on peanut oil. But he fell off the boat and died. The oil companies had a new fuel called diesel ready convenient don't you think.

  • Jen tak koukáš na video od donut media a najednou krejčíř xdddd

  • Conclusion never trust anybody that from africa

  • “James Bond kinda stuff” Pee Wee Herman

  • That was great, i have to sub now. I feel bad for Krejcir but obviously he did it to himself. Being in isolation will drive him crazy. Unless its not as bad as we think. Although the escape plan could have him sent to a more secure and less perky place. Maximum security with isolation could be as bad as being a cannibal serial killer.

  • Duuuude, Mark Gemballa's 959ish Porsche looks to die for! I mean it looks really good. Kudos to him for becoming a kick ass designer like his dad. What a sad story though ;(

  • Gambling debts?

  • Lmao at the prices of GTs doubling since this video was made

  • The way you asked for a thumbs up in this one I immediately stopped and gave you one

  • Awesome fascinating information.

  • gangsters are awesome

  • wow.. .. and I thought DMC was messed up.

  • Watching Donut cause of cars, and i see Krejčíř xD Didnt expect him in your vid. Long fingers i guess.

  • This guy's poor son is just trying to carry his father's torch, and gets sued for using his own legal birth name , you can't trademark someone's last name

  • 9:30 thats the Ferrari FXX Evo lol Ferrari made it later on 🤣

  • Anyone who’s life is like a evil James Bond and spends 18 million to get out of jail eventually ends up like most cartel bosses dead or in jail

  • Wow. Just wow. I had no idea.

  • 390k DM was NOT $700k! More like $200k.

  • Show me where your finding a Carrera gt for less than 700k

  • Thanks Dude , some great looking cars there. NOW RUN 🔫 nah I’m sure you’ll be fine . He’s probably a Christian by now . 🏎🏎

  • Sounds like Porsche killed him

  • I feel sorry for the son. Basically the conclusion here is Money kills people.

  • 930 The deadliest car known to man

  • Awesome video brother! Used to have Gembella posters all over my walls as a teenager!

  • South Africa…. LOL 😂 what

  • I'd really like to know in which universe and at what time DM 390K equalled $ 700K... But yeah... Uwe Gemballa murdered by Keyser Söze himself, seems to be a nice marketing stunt!

  • "While the charges against him we mysteriously dropped" It's such a mystery you guys, the most mysterious mystery

  • Fuck I love the OG gehmballa cars

  • Hope he doesn't have internet 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • My guy uwe.😎😎😎😎😎😎💣😎💯🎯

  • In presons they have phones >> internet and much more stuff. Corrupt Africa cud let him out for some cents

  • No wonder! How in real world wud be founder of megaexpenso tuning shit company. Only gangsters 🤣🤣🤣

  • I have hung out with Uwe many times in LA and at the SEMA show. We once went to Cindy Crawford’s club in LA and spent the night partying with a bunch of people including Xena the Warrior princess. Good times.

  • Got a little factoid to toss in At no time in the history of the 2 currencies was 390000 DM worth 700000US$ .. try it the other way around and from the 80's on you'd be close 700K DM = about 350US$

  • 390.000 Deutsche Mark were not 700.000$. 390.000$ were 700.000 DM Check your Math

  • Its funny to Hear German words Form Englisch speaking people

  • Madness

  • for anyone who wants there is 2 movies (part one and two) named Gangster Ka about Radovan Krejčíř's live how he got the powe ;) It describes 90s in centre of Europe

  • You should mention how long the sponsorship segment is, I get so annoyed trying to skip it properly

  • Wow! What drama!

  • His name is uwu

  • A man by the name of Mr. O.R. FROM Willemstad CURAÇAO thought about and ordererd the 911 with a slant nose design from porsche back in 1979, and the car was build with the design company BB for him. So making him the first to put this concept into production. The car had a cell phone and a sony tv build in the dashboard. Freezer in under back seat, and many many more features, the car was stationed in the Dominican Republic,

  • 6:11 - wait how did you come up with 700k USD? In 1983 1 USD = 2.55 DM so 390k DM would've been 156k USD back then!

  • I hope mark brings his father’s legacy back too the forefront of tuning cars… oh wait he has (project sandbox)

  • i mean but look at the mirage GT now... 1 of 25 super rare

  • Very nice video, much facts I didn't know 👏

  • opening add too long. im gone

  • Good old czech gangsters..

  • that price is soooo wrong. the carrera gt not gemballa mirage package goes for over a million

  • So dude didn't just hop out and put his hand straight in his pockets right in front the police? Ok.

  • Hope the best for Mark Gemballa .

  • They should make a movie about him like they did DeLorean

  • 15:30 I'm South African and trust me, you don't wanna be in a South African prison🙏

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  • :))))))) Radovan Krejcir - James Bond of Czech republic :)))) A video with him, playing a football with Oscar Pistorius is slowly becoming a legend.

  • Yeah that guy is a big time criminal in South Africa unfortunately south africa has been unsafe since 1994 and is even worse now in 2021

  • I was stationed in Germany in the 1980's. The exchange rate ran from 3-4 DM/$. Pre Euro days. I had a lot of buddies that bought exotic cars for relatively next to nothing and shipped them to the states. Your 390,000 DM car would have cost $100K at that time.

  • Anybody notice the typo in the graphics @15:43 "Maxium", lol

  • Am I the only one who thinks Gemballa's cars were hediously effing ugly and tasteless? I remember being a kid in the 80's, growing up seeing those cars in magazines, and I always thought that they were just vulgar and silly. I guess I was more of a MAKO fan back then...

  • Horrible. Take classics shoot them in the face with the ugly gun and charge a million dollars.

  • I had a poster of an Avalanche on my wall when I was a kid!!! It was right beside a CJ7 jeep poster and that was my two dream rides! I had to settle for the CJ7 which filled that hole pretty good😎

  • If nolan goes missing we know where to start looking. We will save you nolan you sweet angel.

  • I want them to modify a tycan turbo shaha

  • 2and a half minutes of advert is too much man

  • Man do I remember these cars .

  • CGT's are trading currently for way over a million dollars.

  • R.Krejcir is probably the most infamous criminal from Czech rep. ( former Czechoslovakia for all you non Europeans 😎 ) You can make a whole episode about him. There are even a few movies made about his life. He is most famous for his escape from his mention where he was taken back to after his arrest and the place was literally full of cops, he just ask if he can go take a leak and vanished 🤷‍♂️🤦‍♂️ Karma got to him and now he is fighting for a transfer back to Czech prison which he tried to avoid so much 🤣

  • 390 000 dm was not even close to 700 000 usd, it’s 220k usd