The Drive with Alan Taylor

Heavy Competition Yields Automotive Innovations | FULL EPISODE | #279

February 25, 201783 min
In this face paced world of the automotive industry, it can be hard to keep up with the ever evolving trends. Designers, engineers, and aftermarket customizers must constantly reimagine how we think of cars. Some of our favorite experts, Kelley Blue Book's Karl Brauer and BJ Killeen of CarBuzzard, sound off on recent late model test drives. Then, we get a preview of two exciting events on the horizon; the Shell Eco-Marathon in Detroit, and the oh-so-glamorous Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. We prepare for a life of adventure with the head of GoRVing.com and find out the best way to get started in the RV lifestyle. Also, aftermarket geniuses from Hennessey Performance and LA Workshop 5001 share how they're achieving unprecedented horsepower and overall quality. It's time to experience the new wave of collector cars, one-of-a-kind designs, and the innovative technology that is exciting automotive enthusiasts everywhere! [00:00:00] Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance Celebrates 22 Years [00:05:43] Popular Car Event Donates Over $3-million to Charity [00:12:24] Prepare for Adventure with GoRVing.com [00:19:33] Shell Eco-Marathon Inspires Fuel-Saving Innovations [00:30:05] Chris Duke Reviews Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT [00:35:34] Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Blends Performance and Luxury [00:41:48] Hennessey Performance Revamps Epic 2017 Ford Raptor [00:48:04] Horsepower 101: Aftermarket Mods for Camaro ZL1 [00:53:57] BJ Killeen Buys Lincoln MKC SUV, Enjoys Luxury Perks [01:01:13] Hyundai Ioniq's Modular Drivetrain Platform [01:11:50] Vintage Porsche Sales Rise Says Workshop 5001 Founder [01:17:14] Boutique LA Garage, Workshop 5001, Restores Classics

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