If you want performance, but you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg for it, tune in for some great tips and reviews. Kicking off the show BJ Killeen – Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason talks about John Lamm passing and what a loss it is to the automotive world and Elon Musk Tesla dissolving Tesla’s PR department, standing up to the media, and record sales. They talk about the roof blowing off of a Tesla model Y and Tesla offering to fix the car for free. Then the first game of this year’s world series is on October 20th is when the Hummer EV will be revealed with the Hummer brand coming back under the GMC Moniker. The new Honda Ridgeline truck gets a quick look. Karl Brauer – Automotive Industry Analyst, talks about ISeeCars.com.  and how it’s great because it searches multiple sites for you when you’re looking for a car. Karl Brauer talks about the new 2021 Land Rover Defender’s great off-road capabilities. This unexpectedly fast SUV starts at $49,000 with it’s steering like a monitor for a computer. They talk about the upcoming North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. He and other jurors just test drove several cars and trucks to try and determine which are the best. Karl says that the Ram TRX stood out to him for the trucks and the Kia K5 stood out for the cars. Autotrader Executive Editor, Brian Moody, brings us a list of the best-used performance cars for under $20,000, including the Ford Fiesta ST, FIAT 500 Abarth, and more! Then, automotive journalist, BJ Killeen, gushes over her test drive of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF. This jewel of a machine has style, balance, and power enough to get you around the track, all for a very affordable price. We also chat about the2020 Jeep Gladiator, pothole woes, and exorbitant insurance prices. Changing gears, Co-founder of Cartender and automotive journalist for CarGurus, The Boston Globe, and U.S. News and World Report, George Kennedy III, is back for round two of the electric car debate. Also, George gives us his test drive impressions for the 2019 Kia Soul (hint: it’s awesome), and the versatile Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk. Then, President and CEO of Brembo Brakes North America, Dan Sandberg tells us why they’ve decided to launch their all-new web marketplace,BrembostoreUSA.com, and what you can expect to find there. Closing the show, JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, praises the Tesla Model 3 and its combination of power and handling that gives it a uniquely Porsche 911 feel.  Closing out today’s show we share some Best of Show where we chat about more amazing electric cars, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk, DeLorean, & so much more! Tune in for more great stuff!

·[00:00:00] John Lamm Death, Elon Musk Standing Up to the Media

·[00:05:44] Tesla Model Y Roof Blows Off, Tesla Fixes It For Free

·[00:12:30] The New Hummer EV Revealed Under the GMC Moniker

·[00:19:51] iSeeCars.com and Tesla Dissolving Their PR Department

·[00:29:00] 2021 Land Rover Defender Faster Than Expected

·[00:35:52] Ram TRX and Kia K5 Stand Out at the North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards

·[00:42:11] Alan Just Wants A Wild Visceral Ride

·[00:48:25] Custom Electric Rides Bring the Power

·[00:54:44] Kia Soul, an All-Around Amazing Vehicle

·[01:02:05] Versatile Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

·[01:10:45] Introducing All-New BremboStoreUSA.com

·[01:18:07] Tesla Model 3: Great Power and Handling

Explore More with Helpful Links:

·Contributor: BJ Killeen | Automotive Journalist and Voice of Reason

·Contributor: Karl Brauer | Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor, North American Car and Truck of the Year Juror and Board Member, and iSeeCars.com Executive Analyst

·Contributor: Brian Moody | Executive Editor, Autotrader

·Contributor: George Kennedy III | Co-Founder, Cartender – Automotive journalist, CarGurus/ The Boston Globe/ U.S. News and World Report

·Contributor: Dan Sandberg | President and CEO, Brembo Brakes North America

·Contributor: Josh Hancock | Hollywood Car Consultant, JoshCAR

Vehicles Discussed: Tesla Model Y, Hummer EV, Honda Ridgeline, Land Rover Defender, RAM TRX, Kia K5, Tesla Model S, Porsche 356, DeLorean, Jeep Wrangler Hybrid, Kia Telluride, Kia Soul, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk, Tesla Model 3, Porsche 911


Host: Alan Taylor
Producer: Dave Milligan
Audio Engineer: Dave Milligan
Copy Editor: Dave Milligan 
Contributor: BJ Killeen
Contributor: Karl Brauer
Contributor: Brian Moody
Contributor: George Kennedy III
Contributor: Dan Sandberg
Contributor: Josh Hancock

Our Sponsors & Supported Charities:

·Austin Hatcher Foundation



·Foundation of Human Understanding




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