Episode 334: 2023 Genesis Electrified GV70, Sami And Benjamin Buy New Cars, Benjamin's Surprise Other Vehicle Purchase
September 24th, 2023 | 44 mins 59 secs
crosstrek, electrified gv70, genesis, gv70, outback, outback xt, subaru, tractor
Few automakers can successfully transform a gas powered vehicle to an electric one, but this week on the Unnamed Automotive Podcast, Benjamin is saying some promising things about the 2023 Genesis Electrified GV70. Hear how it impressed him so much and where it stands amongst its luxury EV rivals. Then the guys talk about expanding their own fleets including a fun surprise from Benjamin. Thanks for listening!
April 2nd, 2023 | 42 mins 37 secs
g90, genesis, gv70, gv70 ev
Seven years ago, Korean luxury brand Genesis was unleashed onto the world. Today, we've unleashed our "oops, all Genesis" episode of the Unnamed Automotive Podcast. Up first, Benjamin talks about finally getting into his White Whale, the 2023 Genesis G90 sedan. This full-sized vehicle has evaded him for so long, we have to ask: was it worth the wait? Then Sami talks about the 2023 Genesis electrified GV70, and whether it successfully made the transition from ICE to EV. Thanks for listening!
Episode 262: 2022 Infiniti QX60, 2022 Lexus NX, 2022 BMW X3, 2022 Genesis GV70, McDonald's Arch Deluxe, Lightning Round Game
February 27th, 2022 | 39 mins 39 secs
arch deluxe, bmw, genesis, gv70, infiniti, lexus, nx, qx60, x3
The theme of this week's episode is luxury crossovers, but be sure you stick around for the fun game at the end of the episode. First Benjamin talks about the new 2022 Infiniti QX60 and where it ranks among the tiers of luxury brands. Is it just a special Nissan Pathfinder, or something more? Then Sami chats with Benjamin about his latest drives of the 2022 Lexus NX, 2022 Genesis GV70 and 2022 BMW X3, three very good yet different luxury crossovers. Finally, Sami grilles Ben in a lightning round of "This or That," which you won't want to miss.
Episode 253: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup, 2022 Genesis GV70 2.5, Performance Driving Tips, Listener Emails
December 12th, 2021 | 54 mins 5 secs
ford, genesis, gv70, hyundai, maverick, santa cruz
This week, Benjamin proclaims "I dunno, I think this is my car of the year" about the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz. Is that a joke? Or some kind of prank? You'll have to listen to find out. Plus you'll get to hear Sami chanting "Utes Not Coupes" which is a catchphrase that's sure to take the nation by storm.
After his well of slogans runs dry, Sami decides to talk about his own potential car of the year, the 2022 Genesis GV70. This time he sampled the more affordable yet still packed 2.5T equipped model, providing a more rounded impression of the luxury crossover.
Finally Ben discusses track days, the limits of traction, and how the lessons both teach are relevant year round, especially in the snow. Download and listen up, you won't want to miss this week's energetic episode.
October 24th, 2021 | 42 mins 55 secs
ev, g70, genesis, gv70, lexus, nx, toyota, tundra
After hearing the duo fall in love over the 2022 Genesis GV70 in the previous episode, Lexus sent Sami a brand new 2022 Lexus NX Plug In Hybrid to let him know that they can't be counted out just yet. The pair then discuss the all-new 2022 Toyota Tundra and dole out the odds on its survival in the hyper competitive pickup truck segment. Finally Benjamin shares all the PG, family friendly details about his road trip to Toronto in the newly refreshed 2022 Genesis G70 sport sedan. Hear the witty banter, uncomfortable silences and all the details right here.
October 17th, 2021 | 47 mins 46 secs
bronco, ford, genesis, gv70, hyundai, jeep, santa cruz, wrangler
Did you miss us? The duo is back talking about all the cars and trucks you want to hear about. Sami gets a go in the new 2022 Ford Bronco and spills the details on how Ford's fighting the Jeep Wrangler. Then he brings up the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz, a unibody pickup that rides like a compact crossover. Finally Ben gives us his take on the 2022 Genesis GV70, and it's weird yet humorous controls.
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!