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Matt Farah and Zack Klapman sit down with automotive icons, pro drivers, comedians and other friends to discuss automotive industry news, racing, projects and whatever else comes to mind. Watch our car reviews at www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Rent or buy our movies!, where we find out if some bad CraigsList cars can cross an entire US State, off-road!https://vimeo.com/thesmokingtire

Matt Farah and Zack Klapman sit down with automotive icons, pro drivers, comedians and other friends to discuss automotive industry news, racing, projects and whatever else comes to mind. Watch our car reviews at www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Rent or buy our movies!, where we find out if some bad CraigsList cars can cross an entire US State, off-road!https://vimeo.com/thesmokingtire

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United States

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Matt Farah and Zack Klapman sit down with automotive icons, pro drivers, comedians and other friends to discuss automotive industry news, racing, projects and whatever else comes to mind. Watch our car reviews at www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Rent or buy our movies!, where we find out if some bad CraigsList cars can cross an entire US State, off-road!https://vimeo.com/thesmokingtire

Language:

English


Episodes

STANCEWORKS (Mike Burroughs)

11/29/2022
Mike Burroughs (@stanceworks and @mike_stanceworks) is a YouTuber and fabricator behind the brand Stance Works. He's known for his impressive projects that require a high degree of engineering and fabrication work. On this episode he gives us a detailed breakdown of his Ferrari 308, which has a 1000HP Honda engine, completely custom suspension, carbon fiber, and a whole lot more. We're really proud of Mike for all the work he put into building this car. His clarity of vision and quality...

Duration:01:35:00

Richard Porter (Top Gear UK, The Grand Tour, Smith and Sniff)

11/18/2022
Richard Porter is the script supervisor of "The Grand Tour", the former script supervisor of "Top Gear", and hosts the "Smith and Sniff Podcast" alongside Johnny Smith. He's written a number of hilarious books about obscure cars, and as expected, his car knowledge is incredible. Topics include: why he bought a Fiat Panda instead of curtains; "man math"; having his 911 stolen; the Porsche Dakar; what the trio (Clarkson, Hammond, and May) deserve more credit for; his favorite episode of The...

Duration:01:52:05

Why You Need a Lawyer in Your Car w/ Jazz Hampton

11/15/2022
Ever been pulled over and wish you had a lawyer with you? That dream is now a reality. Jazz Hampton is the CEO and co-founder of TurnSignl, an on-demand, real-time service that provides 24/7 legal guidance from an attorney to drivers while their camera records the interaction. When drivers are stopped by law enforcement officers or involved in a car accident, they can access live video chat with an attorney at the press of a button or voice command. TurnSignl attorneys are vetted and...

Duration:01:16:34

Confusing Vantage Values; Jackie Stewart; Corvette vs SL?; Don't Throw Soup; Q&A

11/10/2022
On today's crew show we talk about the Jackie Stewart documentary "STEWART"; wonder why the V8/V12 Vantage values haven't risen alongside Porsches and Ferraris; why Jerry Falwell Jr. fell; the electric Boxster test mule; how to cross-shop a Mercedes SL55 and a C6 Grans Sport; Twitter; play a game of F/M/K (sort of); and answer Patreon questions. Recorded November 8, 2022 Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire65 and use code smokingtire65 for 65% off plus free shipping! FIND BERRYMAN AT...

Duration:01:28:13

Why autonomous cars, Uber, & e-scooters won't fix transportation

11/8/2022
Paris Marx, is the author of the incredible book, "Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation". In it, Paris does a comprehensive analysis of the recent wave of "new" mobility solutions created by the tech industry. From Uber to e-scooters to tunnels, and cars that are "autonomous" or can fly, the tech industry has promised to solve all of our traffic issues. But have they? Can they? The book does an excellent job at looking at numerous recent...

Duration:01:50:08

NASCAR Wall Ride; 328 Trip; Q&A

11/3/2022
How did the Ferrari 328 handle 900 miles? Why does Matt have a cough? How is the final lap of a NASCAR short track the best moment in all of 2022 racing? Should you rent a sports car in Hawaii? All that and more! Recorded November 1, 2022 Head to https://www.policygenius.com to get your free life insurance quotes and see how much you could save. The main course for Thanksgiving dinner can sometimes be a main source of stress! Not anymore. Sign up today at...

Duration:01:37:31

BaT co-Founder Randy Nonnenberg

11/1/2022
Randy Nonnenberg is the co-founder of Bring-a-Trailer.com, THE car auction site for collector cars. BaT changed how people buy collector cars forever, inspiring numerous copycats along the way. Randy still runs the site and has his ear to the ground on the market, what's hot (and not), and why prices are cooling. @nonnstock https://www.bringatrailer.com Head to policygenius.com to get your free life insurance quotes and see how much you could save. The main course for Thanksgiving...

Duration:01:35:19

Dirs. Chris Otwell & Graham Suorsa - "The Fastest Woman on Earth"

10/27/2022
Chris Otwell and Graham Suorsa are the directors of "The Fastest Woman on Earth", the documentary about the late Jessi Combs. Jessi rose to fame on television as a host on "Mythbusters", "Overhaulin'", "All Girls Garage", and "The List". She was also the first female Grand Marshall of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Most notably, she set the women's land speed record in 2019, with an average speed of 522.783 MPH. Unfortunately she was killed during the second run. We talk to Chris and Grant...

Duration:01:12:56

Larry Kosilla

10/25/2022
Matt sits down with childhood friend and internationally known detailer, Larry Kosilla. Topics include: Matt picks up his new Porsche Boxster Spyder; paint correcting a new car; his AWD 964's unique driving dynamics; life with his Taycan and range anxiety; choosing lighting for your garage; why one test-drives a car after detailing; whether modern seats need leather conditioning, and more! Recorded at AMMO Studio/Detailing Center on October 22, 2022 FIND BERRYMAN AT ALL MAJOR AUTOMOTIVE...

Duration:01:27:21

Ferrari 296 GTS Review; Nikola CEO Guilty; Countach surgery; Q&A

10/20/2022
Zack gives us his take on the Ferrari 296 GTS; Matt's Countach goes under the knife with surprising results; Nikola's president gets sentenced; How to buy your brother-in-law's car; we recommend the best winter fun car; and more! Recorded October 17, 2022 https://experiences.roadandtrack.com/ That’s 20% off with free shipping at manscaped.com, and use code TIRE The main course for Thanksgiving dinner can sometimes be a main source of stress! Not anymore. Sign up today at...

Duration:01:13:24

Selika Talbott: An EV/AV Reality Check

10/18/2022
Selika Talbott is the Founder and CEO of Autonomous Vehicle Consulting. She is a leading industry voice for responsible investment, engagement, and preparation for New Mobility including robot delivery, autonomous and electric vehicles, and self-driven freight. On this show we discuss urban planning (the good, bad, and dumb); why EVs might not save the world; what entrepreneurs are doing wrong; the motivations behind EV mandates; the impact of lithium mines on communities and how to improve...

Duration:01:33:10

Luft 8; Weird Car robbery; Q&A - TST Podcast #768

10/13/2022
We went to Luftgekühlt 8; discuss a scary car crash scam happening in LA; Zack moved things with the Ram Rebel GT; the Giveaway 135i got a BUNCH of new parts installed; Matt drove the Lamborghini Technica; and we get questions about weekend Autobanh cars, whether swapping a transmission will spice up your car, and more. Recorded October 10, 2022 FIND BERRYMAN AT ALL MAJOR AUTOMOTIVE RETAILERS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO BERRYMANPRODUCTS.COM. Use CODE: THESMOKINGTIRE at checkout for...

Duration:01:39:02

Andrew Collins (300ZX road trip; New C63 AMG engine; 2-car solution; more!)

10/11/2022
Andrew Collins -longtime auto journalist and friend- is about to drive his ratty Nissan 300ZX across the country. But before he does, he sits down to talk with us about: the new C63's odd powertrain; the dream two-car solution from a single OEM; what our no-budget daily would be; parking project cars near bears; Jeffrey Dahmer; and more! Andrew Collins is an automotive journalist and longtime friend. He cut his teeth at Jalopnik, ran Car Bibles, and currently writes for TheDrive. He owns a...

Duration:01:19:57

Jonny Lieberman (What's Wrong w/ Acura?; RR Sport; RS4/5 Comp.)

10/6/2022
Jonny Lieberman (MotorTrend) tells us about his drives in the new Audi RS4/RS5 Competition; his trip to Goodwood Revival; why the new Range Rover Sport is better than its predecessors (and the regular RR); buying the Rivian instead of the Cybertruck; what's wrong with Acura; oligarchs; the new Guntherwerks Tornado; learning to write again; and a whole lot more. It's 2 hours of whiskey-powered conversation. Recorded October 4, 2022 Go to https://www.HelloFresh.com/smokingtire65 and use...

Crew Show: Z06 Review; Huge M3 Repair Bill; Q&A

10/4/2022
Matt tells us alllll about the new Z06; Zack found not-fun surprises underneath his M3; the 135i is heading out for some MAJOR installs; our DBX 707 review goes up; and Matt is back from the big test that is Road & Track's Performance Car of the Year ("PCOTY"). Plus we answer questions about the best road trip sedan to replace a BMW 320i; the most engaging 2+2 for $90k; and what to do if you can't park your track car outside. Recorded October 3, 2022 Go to...

Duration:02:03:28

Doing 185MPH on the Autobahn, Secret Transportation Conference, Q&A

9/27/2022
Matt drove an Alpina on the Autobahn and got a tour of the Alpina factory. He tells us all about the semi-secret mobility conference, where he heard talks from titans of transportation, startup visionaries, and educated skeptics. Oh, and there's coffee drones. Then we answers questions about the ultimate 4-seat speed machine; how to make a Jimny expedition ready; monster truck vs track car; and more! Recorded September 26, 2022 Masterworks does have a wait list due to demand, but...

Duration:01:31:29

Alex Roy

9/22/2022
Matt met up with Alex Roy in Germany where they are attending a conference about autonomous vehicles, transportation, electrification, and a lot more. Alex Roy once held the transcontinental driving record but now spends his time working as a consultant for Argo, a company developing autonomous driving systems. When it comes to driving, he's a well of knowledge. FIND BERRYMAN AT ALL MAJOR AUTOMOTIVE RETAILERS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO BERRYMANPRODUCTS.COM. Listen to FAST & LOOSE: F1...

Duration:01:11:46

TST Giveaway car; Zack's DBX Take; Why Urus Performante?; Q&A

9/20/2022
It's been a busy week! Zack gives us his take on the Aston Martin DBX; we reveal our new project car (that you could win), and we discuss why the Urus Performante even exists. Then we answer questions about mods that make your car special, tracking a convertible vs buying a new car, the best used AWD sedan for $40k, and more! Recorded September 15, 2022 FIND BERRYMAN AT ALL MAJOR AUTOMOTIVE RETAILERS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO BERRYMANPRODUCTS.COM. Listen to FAST & LOOSE: F1 on...

Duration:01:24:01

Crew Show (Aston DBX 707; 240SX SR20; GSX driven; EV Cobra; Q&A)

9/15/2022
Matt spent the weekend in the Aston Martin DBX 707 Edition and drove an electric Shelby Cobra. Zack had a ‘90s day and drove a crazy Frankenstein Eclipse GSX and a 400HP 240SX. And we answer questions about whether or not the newest car makes the best track car; is buying a German super sedan a good use of $40k; keep or upgrade: Mazda 2 commuter edition; $500 watches; and more! Recorded September 12, 2022 Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire16 and use code smokingtire16 for 16 free meals...

Duration:01:23:21

Alonzo Bodden(Bronco Markups; Modifying Bikes; Fish out of Sturgis, Q&A)

9/13/2022
The hilarious @zofunny Alonzo Bodden is back! Alonzo is knows motorcycle and jokes in equal measure which is to say: a lot. He walks us through his crazy bike collection which includes some funky, cool modified pieces. We also talk about the bike he had no business buying; how he "lost" $2k on a Grom; the one car he would buy if he had $400k to spend; his new special (available on YouTube); and answer your questions. Recorded September 9, 2022 Watch Alonzo's special:...

Duration:01:38:03