Dude Drives Cars Podcast

Synopsis

This is the Dude Drives Cars podcast, hosted by Matthew the Car Guy. Join him as he talks about industry trends, some auto racing, and gives his opinion on whatever press vehicle he happens to be driving this week.Matthew the Car Guy is a lifelong gearhead who writes for CAA Magazine (American listeners: that's like AAA except with more maple syrup and hockey sticks) and for his own website DudeDrivesCars.com   Find him over on Twitter where he holds live car reviews + Q&A on Periscope.He regularly tames 9000lbs of crosswind-susceptible travel trailer, has crushed 1700 snowstorm-filled kilometers in a stickshift subcompact, and owns an equal number of running & non-running cars. He has also won two demolition derbies, although particular memories of those are understandably fuzzy.

Episodes

  • Cadillac CTS AWD, NASCAR goes to Newfoundland,  the New York Auto Show!

    Cadillac CTS AWD, NASCAR goes to Newfoundland, & the New York Auto Show!

    23/03/2016 Duration: 27min

    This week on the DudeDrivesCars podcast, Matthew the Car Guy talk about his experience with the 2016 Cadillac CTS Premium AWD. Does it have the power, chassis, & interior to hang with ze Germans? Signs point to yes ... #Magic8BallAlso on board this week is news of the NASCAR Whelan All-American series headed to Eastbound Speedway in Avondale, Newfoundland! Matthew the Car Guy raced at that track many moons ago and it's great to see its new owners remake the place and achieve great things!We'll also talk about some early reveals at the New York Auto Show, including the fantastic Mazda Miata MX-5 RF and Lincoln's wild Navigator Concept. Who'dve thought we'd be using 'wild' and 'Lincoln' in the same sentence, eh?Thanks for listening to our podcast and be sure to check us out at www.DudeDrivesCars.com for more great car content! Find us on Instagram @DudeDrivesCars

  • Infiniti QX50, Easter Jeeps,  F1s Byzantine Qualifying

    Infiniti QX50, Easter Jeeps, & F1's Byzantine Qualifying

    16/03/2016 Duration: 33min

    Thanks for checking out the Dude Drives Cars podcast! This week we're talking about our week with Infiniti's newly-stretched crossover, the QX50. Over three inches have been added to its wheelbase for 2016, with all of the extra space going to the passenger compartment. The 325hp engine zings to its 7000rpm power peak.We also chat about Jeep's new Easter concepts for Moab, NASCAR's closest finish ever at Phoenix, and F1's Byzantine new qualifying system. Find us on Instagram @DudeDrivesCars and be sure to find Matthew the Car Guy in Twitter and Periscope for more great car content and live Q&A sessions.

  • A vintage CRX, Porsche challenges itself,  the Mother Teresa of supercars.

    A vintage CRX, Porsche challenges itself, & the Mother Teresa of supercars.

    06/03/2016 Duration: 33min

    On this episode of the Dude Drives Cars podcast, Matthew the Car Guy takes a look at the stupefying numbers machine that is the Bugatti Chiron and muses about Porsche upping their own game with the 911 R.Also on board this week is special guest Craig Richard who excitedly describes exhaustively rebuilding one of the world's original pocket rockets - a first-gen Honda CRX.Thanks for checking out the Dude Drives Cars podcast!

  • The Oscars of Car Movies, Jimmie ties The Intimidator, and the awesomeness that is Geneva.

    The Oscars of Car Movies, Jimmie ties The Intimidator, and the awesomeness that is Geneva.

    29/02/2016 Duration: 25min

    In the second edition of the Dude Drives Cars podcast, Matthew the Car Guy talks about his recent brush with the why-did-you-choose-that Honda Accord Hybrid and reflects on Jimmie Johnson tying Earnhardt Sr for all-time wins in NASCAR's top series.And, oh yeah, the upcoming Geneva Auto Show! Porsche 911 R, Ferrari GTC4Lusso, Bugatti Chiron, a special-edition Lamborghini ... awesome!!

  • Auto Shows, Racing Predictions,  People Who Cant Figure Out An Automatic Shifter

    Auto Shows, Racing Predictions, & People Who Can't Figure Out An Automatic Shifter

    21/02/2016 Duration: 29min

    Matthew the Car Guy of DudeDrivesCars.com talks about his trip to the 2016 Canadian International Auto Show, riffing on some of the interesting and important cars Plus, predictions for the 2016 NASCAR and F1 racing seasons, thoughts on the FIAT 500X AWD, and musings on people who can't figure out Jeep's automatic shifter.Thanks for checking out the DudeDrivesCars podcast!

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