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    Behind the Wheel Podcast 507

    Behind the Wheel Podcast 507

    It's a sad day - our last edition of the Behind the Wheel Podcast.
    After ten years we've decided to focus on other areas of the business and that means our beloved podcast has to come to an end.
    Catch this last edition to hear some highlights over the past decade, including a look back at the very first edition of the show!
    From all of us here at Behind the Wheel thank you to our loyal listeners, it has been a great ride.

    • 46 min
    Behind the Wheel Podcast 506

    Behind the Wheel Podcast 506

    Toyota won the 24 hour Le Mans race for the first time last weekend. That’s pretty good news. What’s better is they’ve committed to building a road going version of the car that won the race.

    It’ll be a hypercar capable of beating promised hypercars from Mercedes Benz and Aston Martin. James Lang from Toyota will join us with details. 

    BMW have launched a raft of new models recently. Lenore Fletcher will be on the phone with news on the new X5, an all new Z4 and a stunning new 8 Series.

    The Electric Vehicle council released their State of Electric Vehicle Report for Australia. It won’t surprise many of you that Australia is lagging behind the rest of the world. Behyad Jafari, CEO of the EV Council breaks it down for us.

    Joel Helmes has been driving a four-cylinder version of the Kia Stinger. Is it better then the twin turbo V6, or is there an even better Kia on the market?

    Simon Lai has had the keys to a funky new SUV - Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. It kind of looks like him, so we expect he'll want to buy one. We'll find out if that's true.

    And, we give an in depth look at the supercharged V6 Jaguar F-Pace 35t - just wait till you hear that engine note!

    • 50 min
    Behind the Wheel Podcast 505

    Behind the Wheel Podcast 505

    Another enormous edition of Behind the Wheel…

    There’s been news from Porsche - their Mission E Electric Concept Car finally has been confirmed as a production car & it has a name. There's a new 911 Speedster concept too, Chris Jordan from Porsche will call in with all the details.

    Kia has unveiled an electric car called the Niro in Seoul. With a range of 400km +, wrapped in a body that looks like the current day Sportage, there's a lot to be excited about. Kevin Hepworth, Marketing Manager from Kia Australia has all the details for us.

    Joel Helmes has been driving an enormous van. More enormous than you could ever imagine. You'll need to tune in to find out how big.

    Simon has had the keys to the Alfa Romeo Guilia. It hasn't broken down once, and apparently its really nice. We'll find out why he thinks it's so good.

    Pete will really take you around the block in the latest Range Rover Evoque. It's genuine this week after all of last weeks promises!

    And Chris & Pete will debate the value of the 7 seat offering from NIssan - the latest Pathfinder.

    Rachel Franco wants to chat mobile phones & cars. She's stern, but still Rachel, so it makes for an interesting discussion.

    Belt up - it's on again for another week!

    • 49 min
    Behind the Wheel Podcast 504

    Behind the Wheel Podcast 504

    Behind the Wheel has lots on this week…
    An all new & rather angry Audi has just been launched here in Australia - the RS4. Shaun Cleary from Audi calls in with all the details on it.
    There’s also a new turbocharged version of the Mazda6. Alistair Doak, Marketing Director of Mazda Australia will let us know what to expect.
    Joel Helmes has been in the Peugeot 308 Wagon - Is it a good alternative to an SUV?
    Simon has the goss on the 2018 edition of the Jeep Compass.
    Pete & Chris will take you for a drive in the new flagship Lexus LS.
    And Rachel Franco wants to chat about how far safety systems in cars has come.
    It's a big show, so buckle up and hit play.

    • 51 min
    Behind the Wheel Podcast 503

    Behind the Wheel Podcast 503

    Anyone would think it was Bastille Day with the French flavour of this weeks edition of Behind the Wheel.

    Tyson Bowen from Peugeot & Citreon takes us through what is next on the agenda for the car marques here in Australia.

    Joel & Pete have a great yarn about the latest Citroen C3, and Pete takes us around the block for a drive in it.

    Chris is excited about a Korean Car, and no, it's not the Kia Stinger. It comes from Kia's sister brand, Hyundai. It's their first ever performance offering and Chris is confident they've nailed on the first attempt with the i30N. And just wait till you hear it!

    Rachel Franco returns, with a bit of extra attitude this week. It's so worth listening too, even though she's a bit shirty, she has good reason to be.

    Settle in, turn it up and enjoy another week of talking cars on Behind the Wheel.

    • 46 min
    Behind the Wheel Podcast 502

    Behind the Wheel Podcast 502

    Over 2 billion witnessed the first ever all-electric E-Type Jag last weekend during Harry & Meghan’s wedding.

    We’ll talk to James Scrimshaw from Jaguar to get all the details.

    Speaking of Jag’s, Pete will take us around the block in the all-new E-Pace.

    Chris will take you around the block in the new people mover from Peugeot - the 5008. Or is it an SUV?

    Volkswagen are laying on the performance upgrades for the GTi. Paul Pottinger from VW has all the details.

    Joel Helmes has been driving the updated version of the Nissan Navara
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    Simon has the goss on the 2018 edition of the Toyota Corolla.

    And Rachel Franco is just back from a road trip. She has some interesting rituals she goes through before heading off.

    • 54 min

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