Vintage Mercury Tesla-Powered Icon "Derelict" Hot Rod at SEMA! // Revival Daily 51

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A couple of weeks ago Alan and Stefan made their way to the famous SEMA Show in Las Vegas. In search of new and innovative technology in the automotive industry, they ran into Jonathan Ward, CEO and Head Designer at ICON. After learning they were fans of each other, Jonathan showed off ICON’s recent 49′ EV Mercury powered by Tesla batteries. This walkthrough is a must watch for any car enthusiast….complete with a Crazy-Town Canadian superfan who loves a good debate on the environment and how great burning coal is!

If you want to see internet gold, skip to 10:20

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50 Comments

  1. Lincoln Paul on September 20, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    Some people are breathtakingly stupid

  2. alexzanderarmstrong on September 20, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    He’s not a representative of all Canadians!!!😧🇨🇦

  3. AOL warez on September 20, 2020 at 3:58 pm

    Hell yeah. Jonathan Ward is the fucking man.

  4. Iain Ansell on September 20, 2020 at 3:58 pm

    i’ve heard it all now, coal fertilises the land and hydro isn’t clean because it get a bit warm……and coal fired electricity…and a lot of it..is used to refine petroleum from crude…. a study in poland found that EV’s are cleaner than Combustion engined vehicles EVEN when all the electricity comes from coal fired power station exclusively.. and as far as rain goes, we’ve been coal free for much of the year, but it still rains, germany has a massive amount of renewable energy supply, but its still rains half the year there aswell…

  5. Cory Soura on September 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Hi I’m a Canadian and we do not all think like that please do not take this guy as the average Canadian some of us have an intellect

  6. RaShede Marson on September 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Dope channel, broseph.

    New sub for sure.

  7. Omega Zapruder on September 20, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Was waiting for him to say "WINDMILLS CAUSE CANCER"

  8. Lassie Vision on September 20, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    The amount of respect from the guys on camera here is fantastic. Being interrupted in the interview at such a tangent and handling it with such aplomb is real self-mastery. Kudos points to you both.

  9. Samara Ring on September 20, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    15:18 Spec-D Tuning was there too, nice

  10. gjmoore5757 on September 20, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    I’m a traditionalist but this car is well done. Only downside it no longer sounds like a V8

  11. Steven Williams on September 20, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    Wow, soo much concern over a one off electric car.

  12. MilesBellas on September 20, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    11:00
    "The coal in Canada fertilizes thousands of acres of farm land"

    The man with the beard looks at the camera deadpan.
    The French have an expression for this "my eye".

    Jonathan handled this well.

  13. aurelio milaor cabal on September 20, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    That guy with the cap is not current on Canadas coal generation. Ontario is now Coal free only a few of prov.s still use coal

  14. Billy Hack on September 20, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    Coal pollution doesn’t fertilize farmland, it poisons it. Coal smoke can contain large amounts of mercury and arsenic, a toxic element as in “arsenic and old lace,” in addition to sulfuric oxide, SO2, and carbon monoxide (coal damp). These gases are heavier than air, and so can sink to lower depths and cause death by suffocation as with carbon monoxide or bronchial spasms as with sulfur dioxide. Clean coal is an oxymoron.

  15. Cathy Macdonald on September 20, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    Engines are mobile , motors were stationary

  16. Aldo Felipe on September 20, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    feels wrong but yet beautiful

  17. Tony Pret on September 20, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    Keeping your cool with the guy in the cap….. respect…. I would have lost it……..

  18. Mr. OGPaint on September 20, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    Thank you for not editing out the Canadian!

  19. Nite Knight on September 20, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    He can’t be real.Super nerd tech gear head with an enormous eye for visual design.Priceless

  20. DobyxRC on September 20, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    Camo man was great!
    No social cues what so ever.😂

  21. William Kiene on September 20, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    ICON cars are so cool.

  22. redmunkee on September 20, 2020 at 4:23 pm

    Wow, they managed to find the one impolite Canadian in the world without even trying. They should have caught it and studied it.

  23. Hubert Böhler on September 20, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    Great project👍👍👍👍👍

  24. Todd Perry on September 20, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    John I love your vehicles and your videos but please explain to us the phrase “it jumps the shark”?

  25. EGGBIRDTHEROOSTER on September 20, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    The canadian has a point

  26. Jonez DOGG on September 20, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    NICE CAR! if One or 2 Car Companies go back and do old school cars like that they’ll be making history and more money

  27. Gerry Savoie on September 20, 2020 at 4:27 pm

    I am Canadian. And my fellow canadian in vid is an moron
    Whata dick head.

  28. MilesBellas on September 20, 2020 at 4:27 pm

    8:34
    Sadly no longer in business it seems.

    Tom Addle, Toms Diesel Shop, Vulcan, Canada

    "Vulcan is a town in the Canadian Prairies of southern Alberta, Canada, within Vulcan County. It is located on Highway 23, midway between the cities of Calgary and Lethbridge. The population of the town was 1,917 in 2016."

  29. BLOGAN BURGESS on September 20, 2020 at 4:27 pm

    Do they have cameras in Canada? The old guy seems to have a lot of opinions on science but no interpersonal skills, did he really think they were filming this to show to their children for a “ home movie “?

  30. onefodderunit on September 20, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    Hey, Canadian, go sniff some cheese.

  31. Jon Blondell on September 20, 2020 at 4:31 pm

    And, a Star is born.

  32. Ross Moore on September 20, 2020 at 4:32 pm

    I had just watched Fully Chargeds interview on this car with great joy! I was doing the same with your interview until that Canadian farmer showed up! He’s at Sema for Gods sake! He misses the whole point of this build. I imagine that if he drove this monster masterpiece of technology, he would shut the f—k up quickly!

  33. Broc Luno on September 20, 2020 at 4:35 pm

    This IS the top end of EV conversion. We need so many more of these. We need to keep the ART in the automobile world and Jonathan is doing just that. Kudo’s for a good interview and a great car !!

  34. Eric on September 20, 2020 at 4:35 pm

    Wow!! Just wow

  35. Peter. Hatch on September 20, 2020 at 4:35 pm

    The guy with the hat a wood duck

  36. J Johnson on September 20, 2020 at 4:36 pm

    I love every aspect of that old Merc. This gives me hope that a new branch of the custom, street rod community will spring up.

  37. Dennis Moore on September 20, 2020 at 4:36 pm

    I want to know more about the $ cost of these products.

  38. Specialized 29er on September 20, 2020 at 4:36 pm

    how many ks to a charge? down to the shop and back

  39. Paul C on September 20, 2020 at 4:38 pm

    Stupid people everywhere

  40. M.A. M.R. on September 20, 2020 at 4:38 pm

    A Canadian trumptard with the camo hat, dude was destroyed by facts.

  41. Lawrence Rhodes on September 20, 2020 at 4:39 pm

    There was a surprise interviewee on this video. The most backward and ignorant you could imagine. His rant starts at around 10:15. Tom Koole. I could not find his diesel shop in Vulcan, Canada but it seems he graduated Central County High School in 1970. He would be about 68 years old or so but spouted all the stuff you would expect from a diesel gear head. Seems he thinks that diesel exhaust fertilizes the land down wind of him. He uses a mix of science and common sense that would make a flat earth advocate’s head spin. I will not say more as the video speaks for itself.

  42. Peterson Oliveira on September 20, 2020 at 4:39 pm

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  43. TheTyphoon365 on September 20, 2020 at 4:42 pm

    my 72 yr old dad would have a stroke lol

  44. Andre D on September 20, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    Security!

  45. Christopher Moon on September 20, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    Haha haha I’m a trucker and this is the world I’m surrounded by lol

  46. Chuck's Truck on September 20, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    Drinking game…every time he says pioneer, pioneered or pioneering.

  47. Eric on September 20, 2020 at 4:46 pm

    Dash is awesome

  48. Craig Tipton on September 20, 2020 at 4:49 pm

    Love your show but please edit out the people like the gentlemen in the camouflage hat in the future as it does not add value to your content.

  49. Michael R Nelson on September 20, 2020 at 4:50 pm

    Like it

  50. Jamie Ross on September 20, 2020 at 4:51 pm

    10:20 Contrarian idiot. – "Would you rather burn coal". "Oh you bet yeah".

    In the UK we still remember the SMOG… so FUCK off with Coal being a good thing.

    Everything this guy says is bullshit.

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