September 19th, 2021 | 42 mins 47 secs
alfa romeo, bmw, c63, civic, giulia, honda, m3, m4, mercedes-amg, quadrifoglio
Benjamin fires up the gnarly sounding 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio to tell a story of line-crossing performance and gorgeous styling. Sami tries out the new 2022 Honda Civic, an Accord-sized compact car that he says feels more refined... but kinda large.
September 5th, 2021 | 44 mins 30 secs
bmw, dodge challenger, ford, genesis, gt500, gv70, hellcat, m4, m4 competition, mustang, redeye, shelby, srt
Got grille? Benjamin sees past the proboscis of the 2021 BMW M4 Competition and justifies its auto-only status by pointing out how much of a bargain the Competition package is over the base model. Sami claims Genesis has pinned its German SUV rivals to the mat with the impressive new 2022 Genesis GV70. Here comes the three-count!
July 25th, 2021 | 37 mins 16 secs
392, 5 series, bmw, dodge, durango, hellcat, srt
Benjamin and Sami discuss the most laid-back Hellcat in the Hell-pack, the Dodge Durango, before answering a listener question about what to do with a modern vehicle that might one day be a collectible classic
Episode 231: 2021 BMW 330e, 2021 Ford Bronco Sport, Interview With Fast and Furious 9 Writer, Listener Questions
July 4th, 2021 | 52 mins 3 secs
3 series, 330e, bmw, bronco, bronco sport, daniel casey, ev, f9, fast 9, fast and furious, ford, phev
Sami drives the plug-in BMW 330e hybrid , while Benjamin finally gets a turn with the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport SUV. Benjamin also discusses his interview with Daniel Casey, writer of Fast 9, before Sami brings up a listener question about the best sport sedans outside the luxury segment.
Episode 228: 2022 Ford Maverick Pickup, 2021 Lincoln Navigator, 2021 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, BMW M3 M4 Book Review
June 13th, 2021 | 53 mins 31 secs
bmw, book review, ford, hybrid, hyundai, lincoln, maverick, navigator, rav4, toyota, tucson
It's a packed episode! We go deep on the 2022 Ford Maverick pickup, revisit an old favorite in the 2021 Lincoln Navigator, and then try to figure out which affordable hybrid SUV is better—the 2021 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid or the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid—before wrapping things up with a BMW M3 and M4 book review.
May 2nd, 2021 | 48 mins 39 secs
bmw, competition, hamilton, infiniti, m5, m550i, qx55, waterfalls
Benjamin drives the 2021 BMW M5 Competition and again considers whether it makes sense as an upgade over the M550i, while Sami tries to determine whether the 2021 Infiniti QX55 can set itself apart from other luxury SUVs. Plus, in-depth waterfall and best driver's car discussion.
January 3rd, 2021 | 39 mins 20 secs
45e, avalon, avalon awd, bmw, phev, plug-in hybrid, toyota, x5, x5 m, xdrive45e
Benjamin discovers that the plug-in hybrid version of the 2021 BMW X5 might be better than the hardcore M model, while Sami tries to figure out who, exactly, is lining up to buy the modest all-wheel driver version of the 2021 Toyota Avalon. Plus, listener questions answered!
December 6th, 2020 | 43 mins 59 secs
2 series, 228i, bmw, defender, gran coupe, land rover, prime, rav4, rav4 prime, toyota
Sami slips behind the wheel of the iconic Land Rover Defender to decide whether the 2021 model carries on the lineage, shortly before having his mind blown by the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid. Benjamin is baffled by the 2021 BMW 228i Gran Coupe, which is now the most affordable car offered by the German automaker.
November 15th, 2020 | 52 mins 24 secs
bmw, genesis, gran coupe, grand wagoneer, gv80, jeep, ls swap, m8
The 2021 Genesis GV80 is finally here, and Sami gets behind the wheel of the new luxury brand's very first SUV. Benjamin drives the 2021 BMW M8 Gran Coupe and compares his week of living large against Sami's track time in the same. Finally, an update from Benjamin's long-suffering, now almost-complete Jeep Grand Wagoneer LS swap project.
Episode 196: 2021 Mini JCW GP, 2021 BMW 440i, 2021 Alpina XB7, 2020 Honda Clarity, Listener Questions
November 1st, 2020 | 50 mins 3 secs
4 series, 440, 500, abarth, alpina, bmw, clarity, fiat, honda, hybrid, jcw, mini, mini gp, movie cars, phev, x7, xb7
Sami hits the track in the 2021 Mini John Cooper Works GP, the new BMW 440i, and the Alpina XB7 SUV, while Benjamin goes gas-free - almost - in the 2020 Honda Clarity, Plus, listener questions!