Matt was privileged enough to get seven hours all to himself with the 2018 Ford GT in the Angeles Forest. He used the time to film a real review, but just enjoy riding side-seat for this quick canyon blast, with just the noise of the car. Ford Special Vehicles Team provided the car and insurance for this video.
Alex Berstein was an auto journalist but now sits behind the lens shooting photos for some of the biggest OEMs in the business. But in his spare time, he builds high-powered BMWs. His current project is a 135i, bought for incredibly little, but packing a lot of good parts. We talk about BMW builds, turbos, track-specific suspension setups, and a lot more. The audio-only podcast is available anywhere you get podcasts, or at the source: http://shoutengine.com/TheSmokingTire/photographer-alex-bernstein-54899 IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @bernooo
Marcus and Grayson of RoadsUntraveled are on a So-Cal road trip and came to talk about cars, tracks, S. American road trips and lots more. Roads Untraveled is a YouTube channel hosted by Marcus Vandenburg, showcasing the coolest cars that Canada (mostly) has to offer, and they have a lot. They get all the cool stuff we don't. This episode is available in downloadable audio only format on iTunes, Google Play, wherever you get podcasts, or at the host site: http://shoutengine.com/TheSmokingTire/roads-untraveled-54725 T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @roadsuntraveled
What car would you build to live in Africa? Karl Knows. Karl Muth built a Jaguar XJ8L with an LS swap and Audi seats, and the video has 600k views on our channel. He's collected all kinds of cool cars, built a very interesting Toyota truck, and has all kinds of style. This episode is available in downloadable audio only format on iTunes, Google Play, wherever you get podcasts, or at the host site: http://shoutengine.com/TheSmokingTire/karl-muth-jaguars-and-lions-54604 Karl built this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTAXykiqsGs&t=28s IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @haystack Twitter: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman
On this episode we talk about Matt's trip to the Barrett Jackson auction in Scottsdale, and all the in.sane. things you can buy there. We talk price trends on pro touring cars, sports cars, and sheets. Then it's on to the test drive of the new Subaru STI RA and BRZ TS, special edition cars that are hopefully more than the sum of their parts. Matt went to a track to see what they're about, and then we get to your questions. This episode is available in downloadable audio only format on iTunes, Google Play, wherever you get podcasts, or at the host site: http://shoutengine.com/TheSmokingTire/tst-auctions-and-the-sti-ra-54488 T: @thesmokingtire, @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire, @fakezackklapman
Ride onboard with Doug Siddens in the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hillclimb. His crazy modified, turbo Polaris RZR-X has no doors, weighs little, and runs an 11-minute time up the mountain, even with a near-death spin! Video provided by Stuart Cross www.spcimaging.com