Podcasts

The Mid Night Club

Formed in 1987 and active until 1999, the Mid Night Club took illegal street racing to a whole new level. Join Scott and Ben as they delve into the clandestine adventures of the Mid Night Club, and find out why they so abruptly disbanded.

How Ice Roads Work

Ice roads are more than just a clever way to truck supplies to isolated areas in the cold winter months. In fact, ice roads have played a meaningful role in history. Join Scott and Ben as they test the ice on this unusual method of transport.

The $1,000 (or less) Good Used Car

Make no mistake: Buying any car is a serious endeavor -- and buying a good used car is an art. In a market full of lemons, overpriced junkers and ticking transmission time bombs, is it really still possible to find a decent used car for under $1,000?

The $10 Million Enzo Ferrari

No, that $10 million isn’t the price of an Enzo Ferrari at auction. But it was (almost) the ransom for Enzo Ferrari’s corpse. Join Scott and Ben to learn the common-link between Elvis Presley, Abraham Lincoln, Charlie Chaplin and now, Enzo Ferrari.

High-Altitude Surveillance Blimps

It’s easy to understand how a high-altitude surveillance blimp could be helpful for military use. But what happens when you bring the same technology to the civilian world? Scott and Ben discuss the pros and cons of these eyes in the sky.

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.

Nuts and Bolts – April 2017

What do you do when you have a stack of news stories, listener mail and leftover show notes piled up on your desk? Well, around here, that means it’s time for Scott and Ben to record another episode of Nuts and Bolts.

An Unexpected Consequence of Autonomous Cars

We’re still in the early stages of the first wave of semi-autonomous cars, with fully autonomous vehicles promised soon after. But as technology begins to take over behind the wheel, a new and startling consequence has been realized.

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.

The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

Don’t call it a Camaro. (But the story does begin 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.