Jumping right in, BJ Killeen, Automotive Journalist & Voice of Reason, dishes about SEMA 360 and the online Battle of the Builders competition this year. BJ and Alan discuss Carlos Ghosn and his book about escaping to Lebanon. They discuss the incredible profit GM has made this year and also how impressive the all-new Volkswagen Golf R is! Next up we have Karl Brauer, Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor, and NACTOY juror and board member joining us. Karl and Alan chat about the new 765LT McLaren and Genesis G Series vehicles. Joining us now is Brian Moody, Executive Editor for Autotrader.com. Brian and Alan talk about the Lincoln Continental being discontinued and the all-new luxury Genesis G90. They close out their time together discussing Autotrader’s 10 Best Trucks for towing, under $20,000. Last up we have Dan Sandberg, President and CEO of Brembo Brakes North America, with us. Dan and Alan talk about their escapade in a Shelby GT and how they both can’t wait to get their new Shelby GT’s. Alan shares a fun story about a test drive he went on with Jay Leno and Dan shares how the brake demand is so high they are selling them as fast as they are making them. Tune in to find out more!
·[00:00:00] Battle of the Builders at SEMA 360
·[00:06:25] Will Carlos Ghosn’s book become a Movie?
·[00:12:29] The All New Volkswagen Golf R is Very Impressive!
·[00:19:50] 0-124mph in 7 seconds; The Brand New 765LT McLaren
·[00:29:10] Best & Worst Cars for Depreciation
·[00:35:49] Genesis G Series Vehicles
·[00:42:10] Lincoln Continental is being Discontinued
·[00:48:11] Luxury Genesis G90
·[00:54:41] Autotrader’s 10 Best Used Trucks For Towing Under 20k
·[01:02:01] 760 Horsepower, Shelby GT
·[01:11:44] Jay Leno and Alan Taylor Test Drive Together
·[01:18:01] Brembo Brakes in High Demand
Host: Alan Taylor
Producer: Dave Milligan
Audio Engineer: Dave Milligan
Copy Editor: Dave Milligan
Contributor: BJ Killeen
Contributor: Karl Brauer
Contributor: Brian Moody
Contributor: Dan Sandberg
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·Contributor: BJ Killeen | Automotive Journalist, Voice of Reason
·Contributor: Karl Brauer | Automotive Industry Analyst, Forbes Autos Contributor, and NACTOY juror and board member
·Contributor: Brian Moody | Executive Editor, Autotrader
·Contributor: Dan Sandberg | President and CEO, Brembo Brakes North America
Vehicles Discussed: 2022 Volkswagen Golf R, 765LT McLaren, Genesis, GV80, G80, G90, Lincoln Continental, 2011 Ford F-350, 2013 RAM 1500, 2014 Chevrolet Silverado HD, Ford Mustang Shelby GT
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