The Smoking Tire
Summary: Friends sit down and discuss cars and whatever else comes to mind.
Todd and Paul of Everyday Driver stop by to talk about Guinness records, tranny fluid, BMW 1 series M vs M3, heavy duty pickup trucks, Corvettes, CKY, and the reliability of high end cars.
Grand Am driver Craig Stanton stops by the house and we talk about video games, driving instruction, Datsuns, suspension tuning, Porsches, and the ALMS Grand-Am merger.
Blake Rong of Autoweek stops by again and we talk about border patrol, casual alcoholism, the Fast and the Furious, stereotypes of American cars, and Engine Tuning.
Today we talk about ordering seafood in the desert, the new Range Rover, the C63 Black/SLS GT, Jackie Chan, Craigslist ads, and the new VW Beetle Cabriolet Turbo.
Smoking Tire alumni Blake Rong now of Autoweek joins us to talk about the Batmobile, George Barris, Concept Cars, Bob Lutz, C7 Corvettes, Arizona Etiquette, and SLR McLarens.
This week we talk about the C7 Corvette, Greg Fitzsimmons' podcast, the Audi RS5, Forum Tantrums, Matt drives a Formula Drift Car, lunch tray drifting, and the Venom GT Guinness Record.
Wes Siler and Jamie Robinson of Ride Apart join us for a chat about english accents, the Isle of Man, Japanese vs Euro bikes, and Matt's forthcoming ride.
We celebrate one year of the podcast with Jeff Glucker of Hooniverse. We talk about bullet proof cars, the standing mile, the new Mazda 6, Lexus LS 460 F Sport, Ford's new 3 cylinder Ecoboost, and compare radar detectors.
In our final episode of 2012 we talk about Larry's modeling career, wiring money to rappers, Zack reviews the Equinox LTZ, we talk about the Polestar Volvo C30, and we do some bus shopping.
Here is a bonus episode for the week of Christmas where we discuss the Mercedes S600, minivan burnouts, drifting in AZ, and Matt's first Hummer.
Fresh from Chuckwalla Raceway we talk about the spectacle that is Lemons and some quality time spent in a newly turbocharged track prepped FRS.
Our friend Dan is a 3D artist on the Call of Duty series, he stops by to talk about game development and the usual variety of cars and b.s.
Chris Harris, Mike Spinelli, Mike Musto, Neil Carey, and JF Musial all join us for conversational melee as we discuss the LA Auto Show.
Mike Spinelli and JF Musial of the Drive network stop by for what is best described as recorded attention deficit disorder mixed with our usual automotive news and questions.
Comedian Alex Scott is our guest and we discuss the EvoMS 911, bus fights, and the life of a touring comedian.