Rambling About Cars by Motor1.com

Rambling About Cars by Motor1.com

Listen to hear Christopher Bruce, Chris Smith and the Motor1 (https://www.motor1.com) team talk about everything automotive: cars, sportscars, supercars, sedans, SUVs, motorcycles, auto shows and more.

Episodes

September 30, 2022 67 min
It’s truck week with the new Ford Super Duty, updated Chevrolet Silverado HD, and 2023 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty Rebel debuting at nearly the same time. BMW unveiled the powerful XM SUV, its first standalone M model since the M1. A facelifted BMW Z4 also arrived, and Bentley revealed an updated Bentayga Hybrid with more power and electric range.
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We kick off the show by checking out the Mercedes-AMG C 63 S E Performance. We also take a look at the Dodge Challenger SRT Black Ghost. The Chrysler 300C sold out quickly, and Renntech built a Mercedes S-Class restomod. We end the show by checking out automotive-themed horror movies like Christine, Maximum Overdrive, The Wraith, and more.
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The seventh-generation Ford Mustang is revealed, including a Mustang Dark Horse model. The Ferrari Purosange debuted, but with a 715-horsepower V12 and rear-biased weight distribution, it’s unlike any other super SUV. Several special editions debuted for the 2022 Detroit Auto Show, including a new Chrysler 300C and a pair of Jeeps. We also cover the updated Lincoln Corsair, the Dodge Charger King Daytona, and the Pagani Utopia hype...
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The first half of this week's Rambling About Cars is full of EVs. We check out the Equinox EV, Jeep Recon, Jeep Wagoneer S, and Jeep Avenger. Then, we look into a mystery from Chrysler, the price of the GR Corolla, and the Dodge Charger and Challenger Scat Pack Swinger.
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Honda released more information on the Civic Type R, including
horsepower. Dodge announced its second "Last Call" model as the Charger
Super Bee. Ford is planning a special event for Mustang owners leading
up to the big next-gen debut in Detroit. And we talk about cool car
movies to watch over Labor Day weekend.
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August 26, 2022 76 min
 Motor1.com editors Brett T. Evans and Jeff Perez join us to discuss their experience as first-time attendees to the events during Monterey Car Week, including the Quail, the Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca, and the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. We discuss debuts during the week like the Koenigsegg CC850, Bugatti Mistral, Lamborghini Urus Performante, Rimac Nevera, and Lucid Air Saphhire. Plus, Jeff gives his impressions...
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 Big news from Dodge includes the debut of the brand’s first electrified vehicle, the Dodge Hornet. The Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept previews the all-electric future, but the Hellcat V8 gets one last dance with the 2023 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat. The 2023 Porsche 911 GT3 RS also debuted this week, and we spend some time sharing listener comments from previous episodes.
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The show kicks off with a look at the teasers for the debuts at this year's Monterey Car Week and Pebble Beach Concours. Vehicles from Aston Martin, Bentley, Lamborghini, and a whole lot more are on the way. Then, we check out the 2023 GMC Canyon, including the rugged, new AT4X trim. Sticking with trucks, there's a discussion of the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning's increased price. We end the show by checking out the 2023 Ni...
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The Acura NSX Type S, Polestar 2, Mercedes-Benz EQXX, and Porsche 718 Boxster are some of the cars featured in this special podcast. A panel of Motor1.com editors join Bruce and Smith for a mid-year review of new vehicles that have made a lasting impression.
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 Jason Marker from RideApart joins us this week to tell his story of riding a Ural motorcycle from Oregon to Michigan. Plus, we dig into the 2023 Chevy Colorado and 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R. 
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Several major vehicle debuts are up for discussion, including the 2023 Honda Civic Type R, 2023 Toyota Crown, and 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV. Hyundai unveiled two stunning concepts, the Ioniq 6-based RN22e and N Vision 74. Motor1.com Editor-In-Chief Seyth Miersma recently drove the Lucid Air Grand Touring; he joins the discussion to share his memorable experience. Director of Video Clint Simone also joins as a special guest.
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Brad Hansen is an '80s and '90s car aficionado, including daily driving a 1996 Chevrolet Corvette. We kick things off with some news, like the 2023 Honda CR-V debuting and the latest teaser for the new Civic Type R. Then, it's time for a deep (and nerdy) dive into the automobiles from the Radwood era. We finish with an '80s-themed cheap car challenge.
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The first production Cadillac Escalade-V brings $500,000 for a college in Detroit, but at Chevrolet, the Corvette Z06 NFT failed to sell. A Porsche 911 gets the world’s blackest paint job that absorbs nearly all light, and we check out a crazy custom Kenworth truck converted into a camper thanks to an Airstream trailer mounted on the back.
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Jeff Perez is our guest to talk about the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Then, we check out the Hyundai Ioniq 6's styling. Finally, there's a cheap car challenge.
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The 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed is up and running, and numerous new vehicles like the BMW M3 Touring are making a public debut at the historic event. We run down the major debuts for the festival, including the Prodrive P25, Ford SuperVan, Polestar 5, numerous Bentleys, Porsches, and more. Smith is back and shares road trip stories from his recent 2,500-mile trip.
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Ted Ryan from the Ford archives joins us for the first half of the show to tell us about the newly launched Ford Heritage Vault. It's a place to dig into the history of the automaker with over 5,000 images and scanned brochures. Seyth Miersma and Brett T. Evans are also on the show. For the second half of the show, we discuss the latest supercars and hypercars like the McLaren Artura, Aston Martin Valkyrie, Mercedes-AMG One, an...
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The 2023 Honda HR-V debuted, slightly larger than its predecessor with considerable influence from the Civic. We take a close look at the SUV inside and out, then pivot to the Ram TRX Sandblast Edition with its appearance upgrades. Discussion also includes the Buick Electra-X concept, Apple’s next-generation CarPlay system, BMW’s hybrid LMDh race car, and we wrap with a front-wheel-drive cheap car challenge.
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There are so many debuts this week. We check out the Mercedes-AMG One, Toyota GR Corolla Morizo Edition, Buick Wildcat concept, Lexus RX, BMW X1, and DeLorean Alpha5.
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From SCCA involvement to autocrossing, tire testing, and driver education programs, Tire Rack has long been a resource for drivers and auto enthusiasts. Executive Vice President Matt Edmonds shares industry insight, cool stories, and more in this special episode that also includes a look at the new Maserati MC20 Cielo convertible.

Maserati MC20 Cielo:
https://www.motor1.com/news/588092/maserati-mc20-cielo-debuts-sky/

Tire Rack:
h...
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Larry Kosilla from AMMO NYC is this week's guest. He is an expert at car detailing and shares some fantastic stories with us, including the worst vehicle he ever cleaned. He also offers some tips about what to use to clean your car better.
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