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Jonny Smith is a car perv. Richard Porter founded Sniff Petrol. Together they are Smith and Sniff, two auto journalist friends who talk nonsense about cars and many other things.
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Smith and Sniff Jonny Smith and Richard Porter

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Jonny Smith is a car perv. Richard Porter founded Sniff Petrol. Together they are Smith and Sniff, two auto journalist friends who talk nonsense about cars and many other things.
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    How to jump a car

    How to jump a car

    Jonny explains how he once jumped a Ford Sierra Sapphire in honour of the Dukes of Hazzard. Plus, having a wee with Jason Plato and almost getting banned from Millbrook proving ground. The two things are related. Also in this show, memories of Bruntingthorpe, doing a 360 degree skid in a lorry, scary noises at a 1980s USAF base, fat Stig testing a dumper truck, the 50th anniversary of the Range Rover, and the only acceptable designs of three spoke alloy wheels.
    This episode is sponsored by Adrian Flux insurance. https://www.adrianflux.co.uk/standard/?utm_source=Smithandsniff&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=Podcast


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    • 51 min
    Bacs To The Future

    Bacs To The Future

    Jonny has been hanging out with a DeLorean. Also in this episode, cars you’d completely forgotten about, the indignity of flicking on the wipers while trying to not to crash, nineties ballad singer Kia Shuma, people at school reunions that you don’t remember, how to talk like Magic FM, and showing your kids eighties movies. Plus, struggling to remember what happens in Back To The Futures 2 and 3 and realising that Doc Brown is a thief. 
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    • 42 min
    Jerry Seinfeld's chino trouser Porsche

    Jerry Seinfeld's chino trouser Porsche

    If Seinfeld ordered a Singer 911 would he have the interior made to match his nineties clothes? Also in this episode, Richard can't move for discarded Vauxhall Vivaros and Jonny introduces the taxi driver's three click. Plus, tortoise sex, rubber wings, ghostriding Amazon deliveries, and why Asimo the Honda robot should come back to host Robot Wars (with a Glaswegian accent and wearing a very long coat).
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    • 49 min
    Commer comedy

    Commer comedy

    What happened when Jonny bought a cheap Commer camper van for a romantic break in Cornwall (Clue; it involved a naked hammock disaster). Plus, the terrible state of the new BMW 4 Series, the dangers of messing with the bin lorry, and why every coach driver dresses like the drummer from an amateur ska band.
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    • 47 min
    Aston Martin needs to stop making cars

    Aston Martin needs to stop making cars

    Jonny and Richard have a solution to Aston's problems. Also in this show, are we sad about Dyson cancelling their electric car or more upset about their dryers generating fine clouds of diluted urine? Plus, getting stuck on a yacht with your nemesis, being badly prepared for offshore power boating, and waking in the middle of the night to remember that they no longer make the Fiat Punto.
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    • 49 min
    On the run in a Focus RS

    On the run in a Focus RS

    Which is worse; bolting in a fast Ford or misusing traffic cones? Also in this episode, getting stopped in someone else's Peugeot 306 cabrio and an inconvenient eBay reminder for Juha Kankkunen. Plus, we answer some listeners' questions, leading to talk about the coolness of the Ford Capri, the world's smelliest Nissan Laurel, and memories of a phone call with LJK Setright.
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    • 49 min

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