Episode 189: 2020 Kia Seltos, 2020 Chevrolet Traillazer, Automatic Climate Control, What's The Deal With Crossovers
September 13th, 2020 | 45 mins 10 secs
chevrolet, climate control, crossover, g70, genesis, kia, seltos, suv, trailblazer
Is there any difference between any class of small SUV or crossover anymore? Benjamin and Sami have their minds blown by the infinite possibilities of the segment, and also drive the 2020 Kia Seltos and the 2020 Chevrolet Trailblazer, before getting lost in the magic of the AUTO button on modern climate control systems.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 179: 2020 Volvo V60 T5 Cross Country, 2020 Cadillac XT4, Dodge Durango Hellcat, G-Wagen Buyer's Guide
July 5th, 2020 | 40 mins 21 secs
book review, buying guide, cadillac xt4, cross country, crossover, g-class, g-wagen, mercedes-benz, suv, t5, v60, veloce publishing, volvo, wagon
Does it make sense to buy the 2020 Volvo V60 T5 Cross Country when you get more options with the standard V60 wagon instead? Benjamin spends a week with Volvo's faux-crossover to try and find the answer. Sami gets acquainted with the 2020 Cadillac XT4 SUV, and the pair also discuss the new Dodge Durango Hellcat before Benjamin reviews the latest buying guide from Veloce - this time for the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen.
April 5th, 2020 | 40 mins 50 secs
cherokee, dodge, elantra, g80, genesis, hybrid, hyundai, jeep, memories, suv, viper
Benjamin drives the 2020 Jeep Cherokee, while Sami keeps up to date with the launches of the 2021 Hyundai Elantra and the 2021 Genesis G80. Also, Benjamin shares his memories of the time he rented a sketchy Viper at a gas station.
March 22nd, 2020 | 36 mins 33 secs
crossover, highlander, hybrid, rav4, suv, toyota, trd, trd off-road
Benjamin dares to ask the question, 'does the world need a TRD Off-Road version of the 2020 Toyota RAV4?' Sami spends a week with the much more logical 2020 Toyota Highlander SUV.
Episode 163: 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo, 2020 Kia Seltos, 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered, Guest William Clavey
March 14th, 2020 | 50 mins 9 secs
ev, exotic car, f8 tributo, ferrari, ferrari f8, kia, phev, polestar engineered, seltos, sports car, supercar, suv, volvo, william clavey, xc60
Sami drives the 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo at Road Atlanta, and he has nothing but good things to say about the latest Italian exotic. Benjamin related his strange experience with the 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered SUV, while guest William Clavey talks about his time with the brand new 2020 Kia Seltos.