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TV presenter Jonny Smith and Sniff Petrol creator Richard Porter are two friends who talk about cars, and many other things.
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Smith and Sniff Jonny Smith and Richard Porter

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    • 5.0 • 140 Ratings

TV presenter Jonny Smith and Sniff Petrol creator Richard Porter are two friends who talk about cars, and many other things.
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    The Muppet Show

    The Muppet Show

    Jonny reveals a surprising influence on The Late Brake Show. Also in this episode, driving in the ‘60s, how quickly cars used to go rusty, old people not looking like old people any more, an encounter with a driverless Audi, what the Fiat 500’s tailpipe looks like, a visit to book corner, wide load escort vehicles, a plan to make F1 more like Strictly Come Dancing, getting tailgated by a private ambulance, tiny brake lights, getting locked out of a borrowed Mustang in just some swimming trunks while in a fancy part of Los Angeles, and news of the next Smith and Sniff live show. 
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    On The Other Side Of Things 1

    On The Other Side Of Things 1

    In the first of their new Friday spin-off shows, Jonny and Richard answer listeners’ questions. Topics covered include the best city for car spotting, what Gene Hunt would drive in the ‘90s or ‘00s, best car launch gift, one engine layout for life, a car to stash for a future barn find, first supercar experiences, cars that ought to be sold in the UK, collabs with other podcasts, plans for the Eagle Quest limo, being given a car buying budget by DJ Khalid, and does Jonny’s dad still over-gift the binmen? 
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    • 36 min
    Not a euphemism

    Not a euphemism

    Richard has been polishing his Panda. Also in this episode, the Malbec mechanic dyes some seats, Jonny likes singing while strimming, the sluggishness of the Audi Allroad, air suspension problems, the hunt for a Honda Element gearbox, under-the-counter creosote, the Smith and Sniff fragrance collection, a surprise discovery about the A1 grot shop, M.I.A. driving an E30 cabrio, KC Daylighters, a binbag of Eurocrisps, the pile cream of airlines, and taking a curry on a plane. 
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Live from the limo

    Live from the limo

    Jonny and Richard have collected the Eagle and are sitting in it as they speak. Also in this episode, washing horses, the campaign to get rid of beards, doing work experience with the Red Arrows, monocoque animals, interesting cars in Jonny’s neighbourhood, bleak Fenland houses, the demise of the guard’s van, a railway waiting room horror story, Brazilian trucks explained, ergonomic Danish cutlery, too many sunglasses being worn indoors in Top Gear, and the extremely varied stock of the second hand car dealer that sold this podcast its new limousine. 
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Talking cars with Pet Shop Boys

    Talking cars with Pet Shop Boys

    Richard has met his musical heroes and learnt some surprising things. Also in this episode, Jonny’s JDM nail care kit, Kate Beckinsale’s barn finds, the world’s most ridiculous man, a listener almost gets in a fight because of this podcast, a sports bus, a word for camper van you never hear anymore, troubling news about SAABs for cricketers, Alfa makes a terrible mess of things, why the Tonale is like a mk4 Polo, and we have news about a second weekly Smith and Sniff show. 
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    • 59 min
    The Eagle has Quested

    The Eagle has Quested

    Jonny and Richard have finally bought an official podcast car. Also in this episode, parts gloating, a few nights in a California, wanting an ‘80s motorhome, annoying chainsawing, more praise for the Alpine A110, not wanting to look seedy just because you have a camper van, CVT gearboxes sounded like out-of-tune men in churches, unlikely overtaking, the disappearance of the fallen over caravan, strange Brazilian trucks, Instagram ads for trousers, and Omega, Omega or Omega? 
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    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
140 Ratings

140 Ratings

Nomadmechanix ,

They bought an E-Q, Brilliant

This might just be an automotive cult. . .

On that side of things--highly recommended. Would drink Kool Aide again.

Ron_EV ,

A little about cars and so much more

Waiting for the Pies!

Voodu3 ,

Awesome show

Boxster shooting brake

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