Episode 282: 2022 BMW i4 M50, Ford Lightning Towing Tragedy, Toyota GR 86 Engine Explosion, 2023 Chevrolet Colorado, 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor
August 7th, 2022 | 38 mins 49 secs
bmw, chevrolet, colorado, f-150, ford, gr86, i4, ix, lightning, m50, maverick tremor, toyota
Can you endure one more week of Benjamin talking about EVs? We start with his experience in the wild new BMW i4 M50, which boasts over 500 horsepower and even more torque. Benjamin calls it insanely fast, but do all of the changes to this electrified 4 Series work cohesively? Then Sami jumps in to talk about the recent happenings throughout the automotive industry, including EV towing ranges, Toyota warranty denials, and two new pickups from Ford and Chevy.
Episode 225: Guest Chad Kirchner, 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe, Learn EV, Ford F-150 Lightning EV Pickup
May 23rd, 2021 | 59 mins 52 secs
ev, ev pulse, f-150, ford, gle, gle 63 s coupe, lightning, mercedes-amg, mercedes-benz
Friend of the podcast Chad Kirchner stops by to talk about his new Learn EV feature at EV Pulse before we get ridiculous with the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe and the Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup.
Episode 210: 2021 Kia K5 GT-Line AWD, 2022 Nissan Frontier, 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor, Subaru's Flat-12 F1 Engine
February 7th, 2021 | 50 mins 6 secs
f-150, f1, flat-12, ford, formula 1, frontier, k5, kia, nissan, raptor, subaru
Benjamin drive's Kia's first all-wheel drive sedan, the 2021 Kia K5 GT-Line, and wonders why it doesn't get the top-shelf turbo engine. Sami gets excited about the (finally) re-designed 2022 Nissan Fronter, before talk of the also-new 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor causes a big argument about off-road driver assistance systems. Finally, the pair get weird with Subaru's forgotten flat-12 Formula 1 engine
Episode 180: 2020 Ford Ranger, 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road vs. 2020 Subaru Forester, 2021 Ford F-150
July 12th, 2020 | 42 mins 34 secs
crossover, f-150, ford, forester, pickup, ranger, rav4, subaru, suv, toyota, trd off-road, truck
Benjamin tries to live day-to-day with the 2020 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup, while Sami hops between the 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road and the 2020 Subaru Forester to see which is better at leaving the pavement. The pair then argue about the merits of the redesigned 2021 Ford F-150 full-size pickup.
Episode 140: 2019 Subaru STI S209 Track Drive, 2019 Ford F-150 Platinum Diesel, Jeremy Renner's Social Network App
October 6th, 2019 | 41 mins 33 secs
diesel, f-150, ford, jeremy renner, pickup, race track, s209, sti, subaru, truck, wrx
Benjamin heads to Palmer Motorsports Park to drive the limited edition 2019 Subaru STI S209 - the first full-STI car to be imported to America. Sami moves some furniture in the 2019 Ford F-150 Platinum Diesel. Also, the pair dive deep into Jeremy Renner's social network app.
November 25th, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
diesel, ecodiesel, f-150, ford, frontier, morocco, navarra, nissan, off-road, patrol, pickups, ram, terra, titan, truck
Guest Chad Kirchner tells us all about driving exotic Nissan trucks like the Patrol, the Terra, and the Navarra in the desert in Morocco, and compares them to the Nissan Titan, which he also pounded sand with. The trio then discuss the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel for a mega-truck episode.
Episode 84: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata, 2018 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, 2018 BMW 430i Gran Coupe, 2018 Ford F-150, 2018 Ram 1500, Datsun Track Tales
August 13th, 2018 | 53 mins 10 secs
1500, 4 series, bmw, corolla, datsun, f-150, ford, gran coupe, hatchback, mazda, miata, mx-5, pickup, ram, toyota, track car, truck
Sami drives the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata - the ND2 - and discovers that more power is a good thing. Benjamin samples two hatchbacks at opposite ends of the spectrum, the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, and the BMW 430i Gran Coupe, just before the pair delve in to the newest versions of the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500 pickups.