In a heart-warming display of love and appreciation, YouTube supercar influencer Mat Armstrong recently gave his dad a surprise. Gift-giving took on a whole new meaning as the influencer presented his dad with a meticulously rebuilt Ferrari.
Who is Mat Armstrong
Born in England, Mat Armstrong is a car enthusiast who developed a passion for automotive at an early age, especially having been raised by a skilled mechanic. The influencer learned the art of repairing cars when he was younger, igniting a passion that later fueled his worldwide fame.
Mat launched his eponym YouTube channel primarily for his BMX prowess. However, he shifted his passion for cars and took center stage after he suffered a dislocated shoulder during the BMX World Championships qualification round. The injury compelled him to retire from his BMX hobby and career and transition into a life of full-time automotive repair.
In his recent video, Mat Armstrong showcased a profound gesture of his love and appreciation to his dad, who helped him achieve his goals by gifting him a fully restored supercar.
A Gesture of Love
Like he usually does, Mat bought an ex-rental, non-running rare Ferrari F430 that was abandoned after experiencing an engine and gearbox failure. He and his dad worked on the car, dismantling it and looking for every function, part, and gear that needed saving.
Mat, his dad, and the team worked on fixing the gear stick, bumper, brakes, cables, and all parts that needed fixing. Their expertise and knowledge in giving different cars the overhaul they need generated an almost seamless result because, at the end of the video, the rare Ferrari F430 was up and running, ready to hit the road. Although some minor bits still needed touch-ups, the car had everything it needed for driving.
The fact that Mat Armstrong went through the efforts of rebuilding a whole car, giving it a fresh restart, and making it look like a brand new Ferrari all for his dad, who has helped him fix every other supercar on his channel, including his dream cars. And it is about time the influencer gives back to the hard work his dad poured for him.
For the influencer, the least he could do for his dad, who always supported him in his passion and YouTube channel, is to let him have the Ferrari F430. Mat Armstrong showed that rebuilding a wrecked Ferrari F430 and making it look fresh from the oven for his dad indicates his love for his dad and his passion for rebuilding cars.
The influencer truly knows how to give back to the people who have helped him become the person he is today, and everything he has, especially his passion for cars and expertise in fixing him, he owes to his dad.
If you are a car enthusiast, you can check out Mat Armstrong’s YouTube channel and watch the full video while it’s still at #29 on YouTube. You can definitely learn so much about cars from Mat and his dad.