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A casual car show from people who should know better than to do a car show.
Special: Please Lose Control of Your Car Now
Nov 20, 2013 • 105 min
Special guest _DavidSmith joins us as we recount our experience at the 2-day BMW M Performance Driving School.
12: Vomit Ruins Everything
Apr 11, 2013 • 116 min
Our BMW European Delivery experience, the M5, the autobahn, the Nürburgring, and German drivers.
11: Frankenstein Car Monster
Mar 28, 2013 • 58 min
Replacing expensive built-in options with Automatic, low expectations for built-in car software, Mini cars, and targeting young buyers.
10: Driving To Ohio
Mar 21, 2013 • 73 min
LaFerrari, hybrid supercars, modern car complexity, electric vehicles’ future range, aspirational SUVs, and our dream cars.
9: Everyone Loves A Spoiler
Mar 14, 2013 • 80 min
What optional equipment should you get or avoid? Navigation, sunroofs, parking assistance, premium stereos, and more. Follow-up on octane myths and the 3-series GT.
8: Three James Mays
Mar 8, 2013 • 80 min
Top Gear metaphors, why John likes Hondas so much, visibility, seating ergonomics, boring Ferrari stories, ancient Volvos, and LED DRL eyeliner.
7: Leasing Puppies
Feb 28, 2013 • 76 min
Owning vs. leasing, weirdest car repairs, keeping maintenance records, private sales, synthetic oil, and that first scratch.
6: Alternate!
Feb 21, 2013 • 78 min
Voice-recognition interfaces, driving etiquette (turn signals, merging, tailgating), the hand-wave and the finger, backing into parking spots, driver prediction and accident avoidance, and our past traffic violations.
5: Child Service Intervals
Feb 14, 2013 • 95 min
Project cars, annoyances of having multiple cars, Marco’s next car, crossovers, American avoidance of minivans and wagons, hybrid battery lifetimes, John Siracusa’s Tesla Model S review, fake engine noises, and test-driving the BMW M5 vs. 550i xDrive…
4: If You See A Cursor, They Blew It
Feb 7, 2013 • 66 min
Good and bad navigation controls, on-screen controls vs. buttons, trying to get a fun rental car, personal value judgments, white cars in hot climates, and Casey’s fame.
3: A Bra Phase
Jan 31, 2013 • 60 min
Car bras, best new- and used-car values today, buying used to get better options, lease specials, the boring NSX, AWD vs. RWD in the snow, and some unlicensed FU.
2: Turbo Buttons
Jan 24, 2013 • 49 min
Driveways, affording expensive cars, Zipcar’s BMWs, “Tiptronic” modes, DCTs, and the future of manual transmissions.
1: Big, Fat, and Bloated
Jan 17, 2013 • 73 min
White cars and people who buy them. Car body styling. Dealer quality by brand. The Audi A3’s one powered seat. Fake Ferraris. A scary test drive in a Toyota MR2. Heavy cars. The forgettable Accord vs. the marshmallow Camry. The rise and fall of the Nissan…