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Nicole, Roberto and Sam discuss the cars they are driving each week and then dive into some of the big topics of the auto industry including the technology, trends and personalities.

Wheel Bearings Nicole, Roberto and Sam

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Nicole, Roberto and Sam discuss the cars they are driving each week and then dive into some of the big topics of the auto industry including the technology, trends and personalities.

    Driving a whole bunch of stuff

    Driving a whole bunch of stuff

    The whole team has bugged out of southern California after several days of checking out what is new. Sam returned to chilly Michigan to drive the BMW M3 Competition xDrive on summer tires. Nicole landed back in New Hampshire to pick up the Lexus UX250h which has now been reclassified as an SUV-over. Robbie was… Read More »Driving a whole bunch of stuff

    Phoenix From The Ashes

    Phoenix From The Ashes

    This week, the whole gang has been in Southern California for the LA Auto Show and related events. In the garage, Nicole drove the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee in Moab and Sam had the 2022 Nissan Frontier Pro-X at home in Michigan. We discuss the new Acura Integra Prototype and answer a question about how… Read More »Phoenix From The Ashes

    You'll Make Your Money Back in a Week

    You'll Make Your Money Back in a Week

    In the garage this week we have first extended take of the Ford Maverick XLT hybrid from Sam. Roberto samples the Rivian R1T and spends more time with the Mercedes-Benz EQS. Nicole gives a first impression of the new Nissan Pathfinder that just arrived as she got home from a trip. In the news Ford… Read More »You’ll Make Your Money Back in a Week

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    Don't Get A Bad Car Loan

    Don't Get A Bad Car Loan

    This week, Sam is still driving a white three-row Jeep SUV, but it’s a more manageable size in the form of the new Grand Cherokee L. Nicole has been getting around in a very Halloween colored Ford F-150 Raptor and Robbie shares some thoughts on a couple of new BMWs, the Alpina B8 and M5.… Read More »Don’t Get A Bad Car Loan

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    Indy Goes Driverless

    Indy Goes Driverless

    This week Robbie gets his hands on the not-a-minivan minivan from Kia, the 2022 Carnival. Sam heads to Indy in the big, comfy and oh so thirsty Jeep Wagoneer and Nicole goes off-road in the 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness. This past week jurors for the North American Car and Truck of the Year, which include… Read More »Indy Goes Driverless

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    It Grows On You

    It Grows On You

    This week in the garage, Sam takes a road trip in the Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid, Nicole drives the Ford Explorer XLT and Roberto samples Volvo’s first electric-only model the C40. The embargo has finally lifted on the drive impressions of the BMW i4 M50 and Robbie shares his thoughts on this new German electric… Read More »It Grows On You

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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
143 Ratings

143 Ratings

SweetandHotAF ,

Love it

i found Sam listening to Leo Laporte. Always great insights

capn ch ,

No one I’d rather listen to on cars than Sam

… that being said, 1) I get it, auto journalists don’t like Tesla and you don’t have access to their cars, but I’d so rather the features of the car actually come up like a proper review rather than the maelstrom of their vaporware FSD and whatever else Elon said yesterday. As Roberto should be able to attest as a fellow Californian, while all of that is what gets talked about, meanwhile the cars themselves are a competitive EV, offer a great point of entry into the EV world, and are bought by many regular people that don’t give two figs about the cult of personality. Appreciated Nicole’s foil on the last interview. 2) Please look into what you can regarding the errant noises, barks, clicks, glass clinks, etc. it got better for a while before Dan left but has kind of slipped back.

epmoreno ,

Podcasting etiquette

Love the show but whoever is typing on your latest episode was very annoying, please mute yourself. I am trying to listen to Sam speak but your keyboard & your inability to understand is very unprofessional.

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