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Affordable 1990s Dream Cars

 Affordable 1990s Dream Cars

When these cars were brand-new they were simply too expensive for most of us. But now, prices have dropped on a lot of those once unobtainable dream machines of the 1990s. Tune in to see if one of your favorites made the list. See more »

Nuts and Bolts – April 2017

 Nuts and Bolts – April 2017

What do you do with a stack of news stories, listener mail and leftover show notes piled up on your desk? Record another episode of Nuts and Bolts! See more »

An Unexpected Consequence of Autonomous Cars

 An Unexpected Consequence of Autonomous Cars

We’re in the early stages of the first wave of semi-autonomous cars; but as technology begins to take over, a startling consequence has been realized. See more »

Abandoned Auto Factories Around the World

 Abandoned Auto Factories Around the World

Sometimes old automobile factories are put to good use when the assembly line finally stops moving. We’re not talking about those places in this episode. Join Scott and Ben as they discuss the decrepit remains of some once-great car factories. See more »

The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

 The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

Don’t call it a Camaro. (But, to be fair, the story does start there.) Join Scott and Ben as they unravel the history of this American-made automotive icon and scrutinize a few of the behind-the-scenes characters that made the Pontiac Trans Am a reality. See more »

The Borgward Story

 The Borgward Story

In 1957, Borgward was Germany’s second-largest auto manufacturer, right behind Volkswagen. By 1961, the company was bankrupt. But, as you might have guessed, that’s not the whole story. Listen in to hear the twists and turns in Borgward’s history, and learn how the company revived itself after a 55-year pause in production. See more »

Legends: Harry Miller – American Race Car Designer and Builder (Part 2)

 Legends: Harry Miller – American Race Car Designer and Builder (Part 2)

By the start of the 1920 racing season, Harry Miller was designing and building race cars that were decades ahead of the competition in terms of engineering as well as style. Tune in to find out what the 1920s, the 1930s and even the early part of the 1940s had in store for the legendary Harry Miller. See more »

Legends: Harry Miller – American Race Car Designer and Builder (Part 1)

 Legends: Harry Miller – American Race Car Designer and Builder (Part 1)

The legendary American race car designer and builder Harry Miller was known as "the greatest creative figure in the history of the American racing car." His cars and engines dominated the American oval-track racing scene for almost half a century. Tune in to hear the first half of Scott and Ben's discussion of the legendary Harry Miller. See more »

Cars and Trucks You'll Still Crave 10 Years from Now

 Cars and Trucks You'll Still Crave 10 Years from Now

You know the ones we’re talking about: The new cars and trucks that are so cool in 2017 that you’ll spend your evenings and weekends searching for them on eBay and Craigslist when we finally make it to 2027. Listen in to find out which ones made the list. See more »

The MV Cougar Ace and Other Large-scale Car Disasters

 The MV Cougar Ace and Other Large-scale Car Disasters

The Cougar Ace sailed out of Hiroshima in July 2006 with a cargo of 4,703 brand-new Mazdas, all 2007 model-year vehicles, plus 109 small commercial trucks strapped to its 14 decks. On July 23, things went wrong in a hurry. Listen in to learn more about the Cougar Ace and other large-scale car disasters. See more »