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.
May 9th, 2021 | 47 mins 31 secs
acura, civic, explorer, ford, honda, k5, kia, mdx, timberline
The 2022 Acura MDX is all new, and after Benjamin's turn behind the wheel he questions its place in the luxury SUV world. Sami quibbles with the 2021 Kia K5 GT-Line AWD's drivetrain. Plus: Explorer Timberline and next-generation Honda Civic news.
April 25th, 2021 | 43 mins 54 secs
chevrolet, colorado, ford, kicks, nissan, off-road, ranger, tacoma, toyota, trd pro, tremor, zr2
Benjamin heads off-road in the 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor pickup, while Sami falls in love all over again with the redesigned 2021 Nissan Kicks SUV.
Episode 220: 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Hellcat Truck, 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost, 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz, 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS
April 18th, 2021 | 56 mins 46 secs
1500, eqs, ford, ghost, hellcat, hyundai, mercedes-benz, ram, raptor, rolls-royce, santa cruz, trx
Benjamin makes a muddy off-road mess in the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Hellcat pickup, while Sami touches the stars in the 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost super luxury sedan. The pair also discuss tiny trucks like the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz before moving on to the strangely anonymous 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS EV.
February 14th, 2021 | 52 mins 50 secs
blazer, chevrolet, cobra, ford, kia, mustang, stinger, stinger gt, svt, terminator
Sami struggles to understand what the 2021 Chevrolet Blazer RS brings to the game to set it apart from the competition, while Benjamin auditions the 2021 Kia Stinger GT as a potential daily driver before the pair answer listener questions about the Terminator Mustang.
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
October 25th, 2020 | 49 mins 30 secs
blackwing, cadillac, ct4-v, ct5-v, escape, ford, movie cars, v series
Benjamin samples the next all-new V Series Cadillac, the 2021 CT5-V, while Sami struggles to find a reason not to buy the 202 Ford Escape Platinum. The two also get deep with Hollywood's fake movie cars and how easily they've been fooled in the past.
Episode 186: 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk, 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E, 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport, Hawks vs. Eagles
August 23rd, 2020 | 43 mins 9 secs
ev, ford, grand cherokee, jeep, mach-e, mustang, nissan, rogue sport, srt, suv, trackhawk
Benjamin spends a week with the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk and wonders if the Ford Mustang Mach-E GT is coming to eat its face, while Sami dives deep into what makes the 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport a surprisingly competitive small SUV. Things then get derailed due to a long hawks vs. eagles vs. falcons tangent.
August 9th, 2020 | 45 mins 29 secs
aviator, billy gibbons, book review, explorer, ford, hot rods, hyundai, kicks, lincoln, nissan, venue, zz top
Is the Lincoln Aviator SUV distinctly different from its Ford Explorer Roots? Which small SUV does it better, the 2020 Nissan Kicks or the 2020 Hyundai Venue? And finally, why would you want to read a book about cars written by ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons?
Episode 183: 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R, 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost 2.3L High Performance Package, LS Swapped Jeep Update
August 2nd, 2020 | 43 mins 10 secs
2.3l high performance package, amg gt, ecoboost, ford, grand wagoneer, gt r, jeep, ls swap, mercedes-amg, mercedes-benz, mustang, suv
Sami is blown away by the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R, while Benjamin has reservations about the 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost 2.3L High Performance Package. Plus, an update about Benjamin's LS-swapped Jeep project.