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.
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.
December 20th, 2020 | 37 mins 43 secs
diesel, ecodiesel, is, jeep, lexus, wrangler
Benjamin spends a chilly week with the 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited EcoDiesel 4x4, while Sami samples each and every version of the 2021 Lexus IS sport sedan.
March 29th, 2020 | 35 mins 46 secs
4x4, bolt, chevrolet, electric vehicle, ev, gladiator, hyundai, jeep, kona, off-road, rubion, wrangler, wrangler rubicon
Benjamin talks about why the 2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is infinitely better than its Gladiator cousin, while Sami compares two EVs - the Hyundai Kona and the Chevrolet Bolt - after spending a week driving them back-to-back.
Episode 132: Guest Chad Kirchner, 2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO, 2019 Mercedes-Benz G550, 2019 Jeep Gladiator
August 11th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
chad kirchner, g-class, g550, gladiator, gt-r, jeep, mercedes-benz, nismo, nissan, pickup, suv, wrangler
Auto writer Chad Kirchner shares his experiences with the $212k 2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO, Benjamin rolls like an oligarch in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G550, and Sami scouts out new horizons in the 2019 Jeep Gladiator.
Episode 122: 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, 2019 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Sky One-Touch Convertible, Weird Car Names Lightning Round
May 26th, 2019 | 52 mins 30 secs
cls-class, jeep, lightning round, mercedes-benz, sahara, sky one-touch, weird car names, wrangler
Sami drives the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and is puzzled by how much it's lost its design mojo. Benjamin samples the 2019 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Sky One-Touch to try and figure out whether this convertible compromise makes sense for open air off-roaders. Sami is then put to the test in the weird car names lightning round.
February 24th, 2019 | 47 mins 42 secs
600lt, jeep, kia, mclaren, rubicon, soul, suv, wrangler
Sami drives the 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider on the track, while Benjamin pilots the boxy 2020 Kia Soul through snowy San Diego. The paor then compare notes after having driven both the 2-door and 4-door versions of the 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.
November 4th, 2018 | 44 mins 39 secs
grand cherokee, jeep, mazda, miata, panamera, porsche, sema, suv, trailhawk, wrangler
Sami is back from Bahrain where he drove the 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS on an F1 race track, while Benjamin finally gets a dose of the new engine in the 2019 Mazda Miata. Sami also explains what it's like to off-road through the Valley of Fire in a variety of different Jeeps, before the two wrap things up with lowlights from this year's SEMA show. Bonus: stealth 100th episode!
September 30th, 2018 | 55 mins 32 secs
7 series, alpina, avendator, b7, bmw, jeep, lamborghini, nurburgring, suv, svj, wrangler
Guest Brad Iger takes us to the the former F1 track at Estorol where he drove the 2019 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, while Sami opines about the underwhelming 2018 Alpina B7. Meanwhile, Benjamin gets his first turn behind the wheel of the redesigned 2018 Jeep Wrangler.
Episode 42: Volvo Polestar 1, Next-Generation Jeep Wrangler, Toyota Fine Comfort Ride, Smell Like A Mazda, 2018 Chevrolet Malibu
October 21st, 2017 | 49 mins 36 secs
chevrolet, jeep, malibu, mazda, polestar, toyota, volvo, wrangler
We hit the auto news hard this week to talk about the Polestar 1 electric sport coupe from Volvo and all the leaked goodies about the next-generation Jeep Wrangler. We also question the decision to name a car the 'Fine Comfort Ride,' and debate who, exactly, wants to smell like a Mazda with the company's new fragrance. Wrapping things up is Benjamin talking about his time with the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu Redline and Malibu Hybrid.