There's nothing we like more here at MotorWeek than talking about cars. But we can't really squeeze everything we want to say into a 30-minute weekly show. That's why the conversation continues on MotorWeek's podcasts. It gives us a chance to share our candid, and sometimes comical, thoughts about the cars we test drive, as well as our auto shows adventure and the most recent new vehicle launches we've attended. We hope you enjoy listening! Would you rather watch?! Head over to our YouTube channel for our Video Podcasts!
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In Podcast 266, John Davis and the MotorWeek crew talk about testing some vehicles off the beaten path! Dave and Brian chat about getting rough in the all-new Ford Bronco and Subaru Outback Wilderness. Then we dive into Jessica’ recent time with the Subaru Forester Wilderness while John finishes up with a first drive in a vehicle from an all-new automaker, the Rivian R1T. The Lightning Round takes a look at how vehicle production is changing due to the chip shortage before moving to a viewer question about regenerative braking.
In Podcast 265, John Davis and the MotorWeek crew talk about everything electric! Jessica starts off with some details about her time behind the wheel of Volvo’s C40 Recharge and then Greg dives into his recent Over the Edge segment about EV conversions. The group finishes up with their favorite upcoming EVs. The Lightning Round takes a look 15 years into a potential future with a majority of EVs and a viewer has a question about the cost of charging
In Podcast 264, John Davis and the MotorWeek crew dive right into new-car talk with the track-ready Lamborghini Huracan STO. Then, it’s more performance with the Ford Mustang Mach-E Performance Edition. Ben Davis joins this week to talk about his recent drive in another Ford, the Maverick. The Lightning Round covers a major dealership merger and a viewer has a question about hazy headlights.
In Podcast 263, John Davis and the MotorWeek crew have the details on all the big reveals from the 2021 Munich Motor Show. Then, they dive into the first two Road Test vehicles of MotorWeek's 41st season: the Jeep Wrangler 4xe and Porsche 911 GT3. Dave Scrivener tells the story of Pat Goss’ long lost Maxton before the Lightning Round sparks a debate over the best and worst cities to drive in. Finally, things wrap up with a viewer question about the chip shortage.
In Podcast 262, John Davis and the MotorWeek crew discuss three major car reveals. First, it’s the 2023 Nissan Z. Then, it’s an Italian renaissance with the return of the Countach. Finally, it’s over to Genesis with their all-new, all-electric GV60 crossover. The Lightning Round covers a flood of news from Acura and a viewer has a question about the new Nissan Z.
In Podcast 261, John Davis and the MotorWeek crew finally get to discuss driving impressions of the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. Then things scale way down as Greg talks about his recent track drive in Toyota’s GR 86 coupe. Then, it’s on to the Hyundai Elantra before the Lightning Round covers a purpose-built Chevy. Things wrap up with a viewer question about new parking brakes.
In Podcast 260, John Davis and the MotorWeek crew chat about a few flashy new vehicles we’ve recently had a chance to drive: the latest Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT, and Cadillac CT5. Then the Lightning Round covers Tesla’s plans to open up their supercharger network and a viewer is curious about what happens to our long term fleet vehicles.
In Podcast 259, John Davis and the MotorWeek crew chat about the latest from the special edition of this year’s Chicago Auto Show. Then Lauren talks about her recent drives in the Jaguar XF and F-Pace while Brian delves into his time with the latest Porsche 911 GT3 Touring before we finish off with a discussion about the new Chrysler Pacifica minivan. The Lightning Round covers the latest EV plans from Dodge and a viewer wonders about safety features being less safe for new generations of drivers.
In Podcast 258, John Davis and the MotorWeek crew finally have driving impressions on the Ford Bronco two- and four-door. Then Jessica talks about her drive in the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee L before the car-talk wraps up with the first-ever Genesis SUV, the GV80. The Lightning Round covers a leaked image of a major vehicle and a viewer is curious about a long-time MotorWeek test facility.
In Podcast 257 John Davis and the MotorWeek crew discuss details on the all-new Ford Maverick pickup. Then Greg Carloss talks about theToyota Corolla Cross and redesigned Lexus NX before they all chime in on their recent drive in the Audi RS7. The Lightning Round covers GM’s latest workaround of the chip shortage before the panel answers a viewer question about tires.