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!
Episode 188: 2020 BMW X5 M Competition, Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept, 2021 Hyundai Kona, 2021 Hyundai Tucson, 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Listerner Questions
September 6th, 2020 | 41 mins 20 secs
alfa romeo, bmw, competition, grand cherokee, grand wagoneer, hyundai, jeep, kona, mercedes-benz, s-class, stelvio, trackhawk, tucson, x5 m
Benjamin drives the 2020 BMW X5 M Competition, while Sami breaks down the latest launch news from Jeep (the Grand Wagoneer), Hyundai (the Tucson and the Kona), and Mercedes-Benz (the S-Class).
August 16th, 2020 | 46 mins 42 secs
bmw, brz, brz ts, cadillac, ct5-v, lexus, parts bin cars, pontiac, rc f, solstice, subaru, z3
Benjamin drives the 2020 Subaru BRZ tS and falls in love all over again. Sami takes a turn in the 2020 Cadillac CT5-V and emerges more confused about the brand than ever. The pair also discuss the Z3, Solstice, and RC F parts bin sports cars.
July 19th, 2020 | 42 mins 48 secs
4x4, 7 series, bmw, bronco, ford, forte 5, kia, m50i, off-road, suv, x7
Benjamin drivers the mightiest BMW X7 of all - the M50i - and resumes his lovefest with the German brand's largest SUV. Sami samples the 2020 Kia Forte 5 GT and wonders why we don't get more stealth hatchbacks. Finally, the pair are a week late with news about the 2021 Ford Bronco.
Episode 159: 2020 Honda Passport, 2020 Toyota Sienna, Best 80s Driving Video Games, Toyota Supra Power Boost, Listener Questions
February 16th, 2020 | 48 mins 43 secs
bmw, cooper, driving games, honda, mini, minivan, nightshade, passport, pilot, sienna, supra, suv, toyota, video games
Sami spends a little more time with the 2020 Honda Passport and asks if it's more than just a shorter Pilot. Benjamin passes a very uncool week with the super useful 2020 Toyota Sienna minivan. The pair then discuss the best 80s driving games, the controversial Toyota Supra power boost, and answer a listener question about the Mini Cooper S.
February 2nd, 2020 | 42 mins 30 secs
bmw, crossover, genesis, gv80, m50i, suv, x6
Benjamin has a weird change of heart about the 2020 BMW X6 M50i, while Sami flies down to Miami, Florida, to get a first look at the 2020 Genesis GV80 SUV.
January 19th, 2020 | 39 mins 35 secs
bmw, crossover, escape, ford, gran coupe, listener questions, m550i, sedan, suv, xdrive
Sami asks whether the 2020 Ford Escape is enough SUV to replace the Focus, Fiesta, and Fusion combined. Benjamin samples a familiar platform with a more powerful drivetrain and questions whether the 2020 BMW M550i xDrive makes the full-blown M5 obsolete. Also, listener questions!
January 12th, 2020 | 51 mins 1 sec
8 series, bmw, carlos ghosn, cr-v, crossover, gran coupe, honda, justice, m850i, suv
Sami applauds the 2020 Honda CR-V as the entry-level SUV that's maybe too good to really talk about, while Benjamin spends 2 weeks with the all-new 2020 BMW M850i Gran Coupe and is surprised by how much he likes its advanced self-driving features. Plus, car showers and Carlos Ghosn's action movie escape from Japanese custody.