Spike's Car Radio


Cars, Coffee and Comedy hosted by comedian and automotive enthusiast Spike Feresten and featuring Jerry Seinfeld, lawyer Paul Zuckerman, MotorTrend's Jonny Lieberman, and The Smoking Tire's Matt Farah with guests from the automotive industry, notable comedians and celebrities. As always, there's one empty chair at Spike's table saved for you, the listener.


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Cars, Coffee and Comedy hosted by comedian and automotive enthusiast Spike Feresten and featuring Jerry Seinfeld, lawyer Paul Zuckerman, MotorTrend's Jonny Lieberman, and The Smoking Tire's Matt Farah with guests from the automotive industry, notable comedians and celebrities. As always, there's one empty chair at Spike's table saved for you, the listener.




Jerry Seinfeld

Spike, Jerry and Zuckerman light up Cubans and dig deep into this car thing of ours. Among the many topics discussed: The new Porsche 357 concept; Jay Leno's motorcycle tumble; and Tesla Road Rage guy is arrested! Plus many listener questions answered!


Ducati NA CEO Jason Chinnock

Spike chats with Ducati North America CEO Jason Chinnock about their Ready 4 Red event at Bike Shed Moto and working his way up the corporate ladder from the parts counter of a Colorado dealership. Plus the gang remembers David Crosby; Porsche can't find a GT4 RS; What happens to California cars destroyed by floods and Jonny reviews the new Rivian SUV.


The Tesla Fire Sale!

Spike and Jonny cover it all this week. Heavily discounted Teslas; A Tesla Model Y driving maniac beating LA drivers with a pipe; The New Porsche 911 ST and a review of the new Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica. Plus, Spike visits the set of HBO's Winning Time and then repairs his Rheem heater all in the same wild day.


911 T for 2

Spike and Jonny both have Porsche 911 T press cars and report in on what they've learned. The gang shares stories about rain-soaked California. How electronic license plates not only track you, but are easily hacked.


Ken Block / 992 T

Spike and the gang pay tribute to the original Hooningan, Ken Block. Also Spike's Land Rover Defender slides into a snow drift in blizzard battered South Lake Tahoe. And Jonny has the new Porsche 911 T.


Porsche Confirms New Halo Car

The guys wrap up 2022! Discussed: SCR was correct about a new 918 successor arriving in 2025; Elon Musk's continued self sabotage; Does warming up your car damage your engine? (yup) and Zuckerman gets Covid again! Recorded Christmas Day.


A Baldwin Hills Festivus

Spike and the gang get together for their annual Festivus event. Featuring a pole, a dinner, Zuckerman's airing of grievances, Jonny's impressive feat of strength and a Matt Farah Fesitvus miracle. Plus an interview with Seinfeld / Festivus writer Dan O'Keefe about the true origin of Festivus and two new previously undisclosed holidays his troubled father created!


The Top 20 Road Rage Cities

Spike and the guys discuss a new study detailing the Top US Cities for road rage and ragers' favorite in-car weapons. Jonny reports back on his Miami car auction audition. SCR gets a Tesla Model X Plaid to test. Hopes and dreams regarding Rolex's certified pre-owned program. Plus, Dear Zuckerman!


The Malibu Kitchen Farewell

It's a star studded episode as Spike and the guys all say goodbye to Bill Miller and the legendary cars and coffee spot, the Malibu Kitchen. Featuring conversations with Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Adam Carolla , Matt Farah, Jonny Lieberman, Bruce Meyer, Zuckerman, and the man himself... William Stanley Miller.


The Tesla FSD Update

Spike, Zuckerman, and Jonny return from their Thanksgiving breaks with stories from the road. Spike reviews Tesla Full Self Driving update on his Model Y and also the Mercedes AMG EQS. Zuckerman buys a Porsche Taycan and admits he's now hooked on electric and Jonny reviews the new Mustang Mach 1. And the Covid bet of the century comes to a close!


SCR Meets STG!

Sam and Tony from the "Seen Through Glass" YouTube channel and podcast join Spike and Zuckerman to talk about their British invasion of the LA Auto Show; their observations about LA driving and whether they are Porsche guys or Ferrari guys at heart.


The Malibu Kitchen is Closing

Spike has an exclusive story sure to send shock-waves through the SoCal car community: The Malibu Kitchen is closing after 22 years. The guys reflect on over two decades of driving & hanging with Bill Miller at the world famous Malibu eatery. Also covered, a Porsche owner shoots a homeless man during a fight about the loud exhaust; and the Top 10 vehicles with the highest depreciation over 5 years. Plus, a brand new Dear Zuckerman!


GT4 RS / Letterman EP Barbara Gaines

Jonny reviews the new Porsche GT4 RS; Spike is booted off Nextdoor for being mean to Nazis; And will Tesla finally starting delivering Cybertrucks in 2023? Plus, Spike talks to David Letterman Executive Producer Barbara Gaines about the newly launched Letterman YouTube channel.


The Buried Mercedes

Spike, Jonny and Zuckerman hit the latest cars news. Construction workers discover a long buried Mercedes in the backyard of an Atherton, CA home. New legislation to ban car subscription services. A golfer's hole-in-one Ford F-150 lawsuit. Plus, Spike reviews the new all-electric Mercedes EQS SUV.


Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry joins Spike and Z for Cuban cigars and Mexican food in Baldwin Hills after a long day of driving Porsches. Jerry reviews the Plan Z 992 GT3 Touring, Spike reviews Jerry's Abarth Carrera GTL and Zuckerman reviews his new Mercedes 220. They also debate the proper spec for a new 992 GT3 RS and announce several recent acquisitions. Plus listener questions answered.


Saturday Night Cigars

We cover it all this week: The Rivian recall, the gargantuan new Mercedes G-Wagon 4x4 Squared; Amazon's Lord of the Rings vs Disney Plus' Andor; Spike's stolen political yard signs and an extra long Dear Zuckerman!


Live at Luft 8

Recorded live at Luftgekuhlt 8. Spike, Jonny, Matt Farah and Z bring the world's hippest air-cooled event to you. A nice chat with Jeff Zwart, a small cameo by Patrick Long, a rundown of the people, cars and overall Porsche madness.


Hurricane Ian and the McLaren P1

Spike Jonny and Z gather to discuss illegally loud Hyundais, submersible McClarens, the final chapter of the Batmobile saga, Zuckerman's mother and a trip to the Lotus factory.


IndyCar’s Beth Paretta

Beth Paretta CEO of Paretta Autosport discusses making racing history by starting IndyCar’s first woman-owned, women-driven team. Jonny Lieberman recaps the Goodwood Revival, and reviews the new Range Rover Sport, and Spike announces a live SCR show at Luftgekühlt!


Jerry Seinfeld & KITH

Jerry returns to the SCR table to discuss his photoshoot for the new KITH Fall Collection, driving Zuckerman's vintage Jaguar and buying a lifetime of Vic Elford’s memorabilia. Plus, listener questions answered and sometimes mocked!