July 11th, 2021 | 40 mins 48 secs
4xe, book review, ev, iroc, jeep, plug-in hybrid, porsche, wrangler
Benjamin and Sami both drive the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid and try to figure out who this electrified 4x4 is for. Plus: a deep dive into the first year of IROC racing with a Porsche-focused book review.
Bonus Episode - Bradley Brownell Talks Radwood, Rad4Sale, Autopia 2099, and Hybrid Porsche Boxster EV Project
March 11th, 2021 | 52 mins 25 secs
autopia 2099, boxster, bradley brownell, electric cars, ev, ev podcast, guest, porsche, rad4sale, radwood
Radwood's own Bradley Brownell talks about the future of the Rad-era car show, the new Rad4Sale auction site, his upcoming Autopia 2099 EV car show, and of course his monster Porsche Boxster track car hybrid EV.
Bonus Episode - Lightning Round - Subaru Wilderness Brand, 2021 Chevrolet Bolt, 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander, 2022 Audi e-tron GT, 2021 Kia K8, 2021 Honda HR-V Hybrid, 2021 Porsche 911 GT3, McLaren Hybrid Supercar
February 18th, 2021 | 20 mins 52 secs
911 gt3, audi, bolt, chevrolet, e-tron gt, honda, hr-v hybrid, k8, kia, mclaren, mitsubishi, outlander, porsche, subaru, wilderness
Sami and Benjamin have too much to say about the big drop of new car debuts this week so it's time for a Lightning Round!
January 10th, 2021 | 40 mins 27 secs
ev, grand cherokee l, jeep, porsche, taycan
Sami's take on the 2021 Porsche Taycan devolves into a discussion of off-brand batteries, featureless LCD dashboards, and the word 'boost.' The pair then go deep on the all-new 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L, which is perhaps the least creative nameplate in the Jeep portfolio.
Episode 187: 2020 Porsche Macan Turbo vs. 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63, 2020 Lexus GX 460, Kia Stinger, Bollinger, Audiobooks
August 30th, 2020 | 45 mins 47 secs
4x4, audiobooks, bollinger, glc 63, gx 460, kia, lexus, macan, mercedes-amg, off-road, porsche, suv
Which performance SUV has more personality - the 2020 Porsche Macan Turbo or the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63? Sami spends the week with both and comes away with a definite answer. Benjamin is completely puzzled by who the 2020 Lexus GX 460 is built for. The pair also discuss automotive audiobooks and news from both Kia and Bollinger.
June 21st, 2020 | 40 mins 41 secs
1500, 4s, 911, carrera, diesel, ecodiesel, pickup, porsche, ram, ram rebel, rebel, truck
We're back driving cars! Benjamin road trips to the race track in a 2020 Ram 1500 Rebel EcoDiesel, while Sami gets fancy with a 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
Episode 171: Cars Designed By Musicians, Pierce Brosnan Fights With Aston Martin, Super Expensive Porsche Coffee Maker
May 10th, 2020 | 33 mins 41 secs
aston martin, cizeta-moroder v16t, coffeemaker, james bond, lincvolt, movie cars, neil young, pierce brosnan, porsche, rinspeed, singer, talbo, vanquish, will.i.am, yellow
Why did musicians choose to build cars? Were any of them cool? Surprisingly, yes, and Benjamin and Sami run down the best rocker-turned-wrench models out there. The pair also discuss Pierce Brosnan's battle for a free Bond car, and Porsche's desire to sell you a coffee maker that costs more than a Nissan Micra.
Episode 148: 2020 Porsche Taycan, 2020 Hyundai Venue, 2020 Acura MDX, Ford GT Book Review, Listener Questions
December 1st, 2019 | 46 mins 41 secs
acura, book review, cybertruck, ev, ferrari, ford, hyundai, mdx, porsche, suv, taycan, tesla, venue
Sami drives the all-electric 2020 Porsche Taycan and has a lot to say about the future of the German sports car brand. He also samples the more affordable 2020 Hyundai Venue, which tries its best to Kicks its way into his heart. Benjamin is unimpressed by the 2020 Acura MDX, but has good things to say about his latest book review, which covers the Ford vs. Ferrari clash with the Ford GT40. Also, listener questions!
Episode 143: 2019 Porsche Cayenne, 2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio vs. 2019 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S
October 27th, 2019 | 32 mins 2 secs
alfa romeo, amg, cayenne, glc 63 s, glc-class, high performance, mercedes-amg, porsche, quadrifoglio, stelvio, suv
Sami finds fault with the Porsche Cayenne compared to the current crop of luxury SUVs. Benjamin celebrates the glut of high performance people movers out there by stacking the 2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio up against the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S, two very different ways to go much, much too fast in a sport-utility vehicle.
September 15th, 2019 | 50 mins 26 secs
contest, datsun, hyundai, mazda, miata, mx-5, palisade, porsche, roadster, suv
Benjamin falls in love all over again with the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata's rev-happy engine, Sami slips under the 2020 Hyundai Palisade's luxury spell, and a certain Datsun motor gives up the ghost after four decades of exemplary service.